July 30, 2021

Bradford West Gwillimbury Summer Activities 30-minutes or Less From Home


The town of Bradford West Gwillimbury is just bursting with amusement and exciting activities to do all year long. And what better time than the summertime to start exploring. Whether you’re a visitor cruising through, an experienced local or a prospective resident looking to tour the area, there are tons of terrific amenities close to home. 


A short drive around town will reveal the many activities for families, couples or solo adventurers.  Enjoy everything West Gwillimbury has to offer by making the most of your time. Spend the entire day, the weekend or plan a few hours of fun. Here’s a list of noteworthy activities for you to discover.

Scanlon Creek Conservation Area

Scanlon Creek Conservation Area is a comprehensive trail system covering over 700 acres of wooded lands across a multitude of terrains. Wander through forests, scenic marshlands and experience the beauty of glacial erratics. Scanlon Creek Conservation is a leisurely package of endless fun for the whole family. 

This nature preserve offers two dedicated picnic areas under large pavilions, two washrooms, play areas, and more. You will also have access to Discovery Play Garden, a nature-themed kids park, and a 3-acre off-leash dog park, “Bark Park,” your furry friend will love to roam freely.  

As an added feature, the park is also home to Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority’s (LSRCA) outdoor education program. If you’re looking for the perfect place to spend your entire day, this is your best bet.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort

There’s never a dull moment at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort! Located just off of Hwy 400 and 88, this private 52-acre family campsite is a blast. Go for a swim in a heated in-ground swimming pool, play a round of mini-putt golf, watch Yogi Bear cartoons, enjoy the traditional “Hey, Hey, Hey, Wagon Ride,” jump around on the jump pad, sing your heart out at karaoke and much more. 

Take part in planned special events available throughout the summer or during the holidays. Bring your RV or rent one! Stay at the 50 spacious campsites, each with its spectacular view of the surrounding landscape. If you prefer to camp in a tent, the separate tenting area includes a large tent site with electric and water services. 

The Club at Bondhead

A member of the ClubLink family, The Club at Bondhead offers two magnificent courses with over 7000 yards from the tips on both the North and South courses. The South Course has wide fairways, gaping bunkers and fescue roughs. While the North Course features dramatic elevation changes, spectacular vistas and small, contoured greens.  The golf course is in fantastic condition – fun yet challenging regardless of your skill level.

With a stately clubhouse overlooking both lush, green courses, the Club at Bond Head is open to club members and the public. The spectacular views and breathtaking sunsets make it a popular venue for weddings and special events. Menus change every season. Visit on Thursday night for the all-you-can-eat pasta bar during theme nights, and come by for the “chef table” dinner nights. 

Find your forever home among this all-new master-planned collection of only single-family homes ideally situated in the historic hamlet of Bond Head, Bradford West Gwillimbury. Learn more about our upcoming community in West Gwillimbury and visit the amenities map.

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