Discover March Break Fun at Discovery Landing

For Immediate Release - March 2, 2009

BURLINGTON, ON – Discovery Landing at Burlington’s Waterfront will be the place to be when children are off school the week of March 16 for March Break.

Throughout the week, Discovery Landing will offer a variety of activities to school-aged children. The Weather Network’s Meteorologists join us Monday, March 16 and Wednesday, March 18 at 11 a.m. to offer hands-on weather fun in The Observatory. Discover Birds when Mountsberg Conservation Area’s birding expert brings the birds of prey to Discovery Landing on Tuesday, March 17. Drop in to The Observatory any time between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. or register to join us at 11:30 a.m. on The Waterfowl Prowl to learn about local species along the Promenade in Spencer Smith Park.

Anchors Away is new this year and promises to offer boatloads of fun for children aged five to 10 years. The Burlington Boating and Sailing Club will offer interactive workshops from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in The Observatory from March 16 to 19. Topics include Nautical Knots, From Bow to Stern, Water Ways: Navigation and Geared up for Weather.

For more fun outdoors, bring your ice skates for recreational skating on The Rotary Centennial Pond, weather permitting. Be sure to check conditions first by calling The Rotary Centennial Pond Ice Conditions Hotline at 905-634-7263 or check the The Waterfront Web Cam at

We are pleased to offer you these programs at no charge but ask that you please register using RecExpress on line at, by phone, or in person at Tansley Woods or City Hall.



Communications Contact:
Monika Rejnowicz
Communications Associate
Tel. 905-335-7600, ext. 7879
Fax. 905-632-9082

Media Contact:
Carla Marshall
Waterfront Supervisor
Tel. 905-335-7600, ext. 7392
Fax. 905-631-0343


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