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City of Mississauga Family Day Programs and Services

Feb 11, 2013

City of Mississauga recreation facilities will offer a variety of drop in activities on Family Day, Monday, February 18 and MiWay will operate on a Sunday schedule.

Things To Do

Recreation Facilities
Purchase a Family Day Pass on February 18 and enjoy a variety of drop in activities across the City of Mississauga. A special Family Day Pass will be available for $10.50 at local facilities including Mississauga Museums and can be used for multiple activities at participating indoor facilities throughout the day. A Family Day Pass is valid for up to five people.

For locations, schedules and hours of operation at each facility, please visit

Outdoor Skating
Mississauga Celebration Square is hosting a free Family Day Skate from noon to 4 p.m. on February 18. Build a winter wonderland of castles and igloos using ice bricks and Imagination playground blocks. Channel your inner Van Gogh by adding some colour to giant ice canvases. Indulge in ice maple candy, Tiny Tom’s donuts and treats from C Cafe. Family Day Skate is presented by RBC. Stop by the RBC booth to meet Olympian Jennifer Botterill from the Canadian Women’s Hockey team. Also visit the Dixie Outlet Mall Winter Warming Cabin for your chance to win gift cards! Dixie Outlet Mall is the sponsor for the Mississauga Celebration Square skating event series.

For information on the City's other outdoor rinks, visit and click on the link under "More Fun Winter Activities."

Family Day Hours of Operation

MiWay will operate on a Sunday schedule. Customers can find customized route and schedule information at, or by calling 905-615-INFO (4636) for customer information. To view scheduled departure times on a smart phone or other mobile device, visit

All libraries will be closed on Sunday, February 17 and Monday, February 18.

Animal Services
Animal Services will be closed. Officers will be on standby for emergencies only and can be reached at 905-615-3000.

Administrative Offices
Civic Centre, Courthouse, 3-1-1 Call Centre will be closed.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

Media Contact:
Catherine Monast
Senior Communications Advisor, Transportation & Works
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5046
TTY:    905-896-5151