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Sunday July 2, 2017

Sunday July 2, 2017

Join Us on July 2 for Free Admission!

It’s the Canada 150 birthday weekend! On Sunday July 2, Hamilton Community Foundation is marking the occasion by inviting you to discover all that Hamilton has to offer. Come out and enjoy more than 40 recreational, cultural, historical and conservation sites across the city — all for free! Have a swim, go for a picnic or enjoy our museums and world class gardens. From Dundas to Stoney Creek, downtown to the mountain, opening doors is just another way that HCF is creating a vibrant, inclusive Hamilton — a place where everyone belongs.

To download and print the venue information listed below, please click here.

Join Us on July 2 for Free Admission!

It’s the Canada 150 birthday weekend! On Sunday July 2, Hamilton Community Foundation is marking the occasion by inviting you to discover all that Hamilton has to offer. Come out and enjoy more than 40 recreational, cultural, historical and conservation sites across the city — all for free! Have a swim, go for a picnic or enjoy our museums and world class gardens. From Dundas to Stoney Creek, downtown to the mountain, opening doors is just another way that HCF is creating a vibrant, inclusive Hamilton — a place where everyone belongs. 

 To download and print the venue information listed below, please click here.

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VenueAddressActivityTime
Ancaster Lions Outdoor Pool263 Jerseyville Road West, AncasterLength Swim
Family Swim
10:45-12:45pm
1:00-4:00pm
Ancaster Rotary Centre385 Jerseyville Road West AncasterParent & Tot Drop-In
Family Gym
Basketball (18+)
11:30-4:00pm
11:45-1:30pm
1:45-4:00pm
RBG ArboretumDundas, Hamilton, ON L9H 5Y6Admission10:00 -8:00pm
Art Gallery of Hamilton123 King Street WestGallery Admission12:00-5:00pm
Battlefield House Museum
• Guided tours through the afternoon.
• ‘Battlefield Celebrates Canada 150’ – so stop by on July 2 and learn some new and exciting things about Canada and win a prize.
77 King St W Stoney CreekAdmission12:00-4:00pm
Birge Outdoor Pool39 Birge StreetAdult Swim
Public Swim
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-4:00pm
5:00-7:00pm
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum9280 Airport Road Mount HopeMuseum Admission9:00 -5:00pm
Central Memorial Recreation Centre93 West Avenue SLengths Swim
Adult Swim
Public Swim
Pickle Ball (18+)
10:30-11:55am
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-3:00pm
12:00-3:00pm
Chedoke Outdoor PoolWest 25 th StPublic Swim12:00 -4:00pm
Christie Lake Conservation Area1000 Hwy 5 DundasAdmission/ParkingDawn to Dusk
Churchill ParkCootes Paradise B, Hamilton, ONAdmissionDawn to Dusk
Confederation Park (excluding Wild Water Works) 585 Van Wagners Beach Rd, HamiltonThere's no entry charge hereDawn to Dusk
Coronation Outdoor Pool81 Macklin Street NAdult Swim
Public Swim
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-4:00pm
5:00-7:00pm
Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena & Skating Centre25 Hester St., HamiltonLittle Chillers
Adult Skate
Public Skate
10:30-11:30am
12:00-2:00pm
3:00-5:00pm
Devils Punch BowlRidge Road, Stoney CreekAdmission/ParkingDawn to Dusk
Domenic Agostino Riverdale Community Centre150 Violet Dr, HamiltonFemale Swim
Adult Swim
Public Swim
Senior Cards (18+)
Table Tennis (All Ages)
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-2:00pm
2:15-3:45pm
1:00-3:45pm
1:00-3:45pm
Dundas Pool10 Market Street South DundasLengths Swim
Public Swim
12:00-1:30pm
1:45-4:00pm
Dundas Valley Conservation Area (excludes camping)650 Governors Road, DundasAdmission/ParkingDawn to Dusk
Dundurn Castle
• Visit over 40 rooms in the home and and try some hands-on activities.
• Guided tours of Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden at 12:30pm and 2:00pm and the many varieties of produce, flowers and herbs grown in time of Sir Allan MacNab
610 York Blvd- partial wheelchair accessibleAdmission12:00-4:00pm
Eramosa KarstAccess is from Upper Mount Albion RoadAdmission/ParkingDawn to Dusk
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum
• Musical performance by Juno-winning Canadian jazz stalwarts, bassist Paul Novotny, pianist Robi Botos and award winning jazz-soul vocalist Michael Dunston. Please bring your own lawn chair or a blanket. This is a free outdoor event.
64 Sulphur Springs RoadAdmission

12:00-4:00pm

7:00pm-9:00pm
Fifty Point Conservation Area (Marina not included)1479 Baseline Rd, WinonaAdmission/ParkingDawn to Dusk
Flamborough Family YMCA207 Parkside Drive, WaterdownFamily Yoga
Family/ Community Open Swim
Family/ Community Open Gym
Indoor Playground (Parent and Tot)
9:30-10:30am
12:00-6:00pm

12:00-6:00pm

10:30-11:45am
Green Acres Outdoor Pool50 Randall Ave, Stoney CreekAdult Swim
Public Swim
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-4:00pm
Griffin House National Historic Site
• Explore the history of Enerals Griffin and other early Black settlers, and enjoy a walk along nearby trails.
733 Mineral Springs Road AncasterAdmission12:00-4:00pm
Hamilton Children's Museum• Explore our 3 differently themed galleries and create crafts on this day. Come and build, explore and discovery. 1072 Main St. E (Gage Park)Admission11:00-4:00pm
Hamilton Military Museum• "Blood Ties to a Gentle Landscape" exhibit explores the War of 1812 through hands-on displays
• New “Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes” in Coach House focuses on Hamilton during the First World War through diaries, letters and personal mementos from people who lived in Hamilton.
610 York BlvdAdmission12:00-4:00pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
• Join the Confederation Marine Modellers, the Canadian Modeling Association for Meccano and Allied Systems, the Hamilton Model Engineering Club and the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers for a great variety of boats, rides on a miniature train, moving Meccano models and working model engines and take a walk through the 1859 steam powered Pump-House.
• HCF is also sponsoring a working steam powered traction engine and a special appearance by the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Band and Ceremonial Guard
• Free cake!
900 Woodward AvenueAdmission11:00-5:00pm
Hermitage Gatehouse621 Sulphur Springs RoadAdmission/Parking (it's in the Dundas ValleyDawn to Dusk
Huntington Park Recreation Centre87 Brentwood DriveAdult Swim1:00-2:00pm
Inch Park Outdoor Pool400 Queensdale AvenuePublic Swim

Length Swim
12:00-4:00pm
5:00-7:00pm
6:00-7:00pm
RBG Laking Garden1260 Spring Gardens RdAdmission10:00am to 8:00pm
Norman Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre192 Wentworth St N, HamiltonOpen Gym
Sports Mix: Open Gym
Lengths Swim
Adult Swim
Public Swim
Family Swim
12:00-2:00pm
2:15-4:00pm
11:00-12:00pm
12:05-1:05pm
1:05-2:30pm
2:30-4:00pm
Parkdale/Pat Quinn Pool1770 Main Street EPublic Swim12:00-4:00pm
Princess Point TrailsDundurn B, Hamilton, ONAdmissionDawn to Dusk
RBG Centre680 Plains Rd WAdmission10:00am to 8:00pm
RGB TrailsVariousAdmissionDawn to Dusk
Rock Chapel TrailsDundas, Ontario L9H 5E2AdmissionDawn to Dusk
RBG Rock Garden1185 York Blvd, Waterdown, ON L0R 2H9Admission10:00am to 8:00pm
Rosedale Outdoor Pool30 Greenhill AvenuePublic Swim1:00-4:00pm
5:00-7:00pm
Sir Allan MacNab Recreation Centre145 Magnolia DriveAdult Swim
Public Swim
Family Swim
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-3:00pm
3:00-4:00pm
Tiffany FallsWilson Street, AncasterAdmissionDawn to Dusk
Valens Lake (not including activities or camping)1691 Regional Road 97 FlamboroughAdmission/parkingDawn to Dusk
Valley Park Aquatic Community Centre970 Paramount Drive, Stoney CreekFamily Gym
Open Gym (6 & up)
Adult/Length Swim
Public Swim
3:30-5:30pm
5:30-6:30pm
2:00-3:00pm
3:00-7:00pm
Victoria Park Outdoor Pool100 Strathcona DriveAdult Swim
Public Swim
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-4:00pm
Walker Outdoor Pool60 Dicenzo Dr., Hamilton Public Swim12:00-4:00pm
Westfield Heritage Village1049 Kirkwall Road, RocktonAdmission12:30-4:00pm
Westmount Recreation Centre35 Lynbrook DriveFamily Badminton
Family Gym
Youth Soccer (9-17yrs)
Youth Basketball (9-17yrs)
Table Tennis (7+)
Youth Room
Length Swim
Adapted Swim
Waterfit
Family Swim
Adult Swim
Public Swim
Family Swim
12:45-2:45pm
3:00-4:30pm
4:30-5:30pm
5:30-8:00pm

6:00-8:00pm
5:00-8:00pm
10:30-8:00pm
10:30-11:15am
11:15-12:00pm
11:15-12:00pm
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-3:00pm
6:00-8:00pm
Whitehern Historic House and Garden
• 1939 Carnival event this day
41 Jackson St. WAdmission12:00-4:00pm
Workers Arts & Heritage Centre 51 Stuart Street, Hamilton, OntarioAdmission11:00-3:00pm

VenueAddressActivityTime
Ancaster Lions Outdoor Pool263 Jerseyville Road West, AncasterLength Swim
Family Swim
10:45-12:45pm
1:00-4:00pm
Ancaster Rotary Centre385 Jerseyville Road West AncasterParent & Tot Drop-In
Family Gym
Basketball (18+)
11:30-4:00pm
11:45-1:30pm
1:45-4:00pm
RBG ArboretumDundas, Hamilton, ON L9H 5Y6Admission10:00 -8:00pm
Art Gallery of Hamilton123 King Street WestGallery Admission12:00-5:00pm
Battlefield House Museum
• Guided tours through the afternoon.
• ‘Battlefield Celebrates Canada 150’ – so stop by on July 2 and learn some new and exciting things about Canada and win a prize.
77 King St W Stoney CreekAdmission12:00-4:00pm
Birge Outdoor Pool39 Birge StreetAdult Swim
Public Swim
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-4:00pm
5:00-7:00pm
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum9280 Airport Road Mount HopeMuseum Admission9:00 -5:00pm
Central Memorial Recreation Centre93 West Avenue SLengths Swim
Adult Swim
Public Swim
Pickle Ball (18+)
10:30-11:55am
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-3:00pm
12:00-3:00pm
Chedoke Outdoor PoolWest 25 th StPublic Swim12:00 -4:00pm
Christie Lake Conservation Area1000 Hwy 5 DundasAdmission/ParkingDawn to Dusk
Churchill ParkCootes Paradise B, Hamilton, ONAdmissionDawn to Dusk
Confederation Park (excluding Wild Water Works) 585 Van Wagners Beach Rd, HamiltonThere's no entry charge hereDawn to Dusk
Coronation Outdoor Pool81 Macklin Street NAdult Swim
Public Swim
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-4:00pm
5:00-7:00pm
Dave Andreychuk Mountain Arena & Skating Centre25 Hester St., HamiltonLittle Chillers
Adult Skate
Public Skate
10:30-11:30am
12:00-2:00pm
3:00-5:00pm
Devils Punch BowlRidge Road, Stoney CreekAdmission/ParkingDawn to Dusk
Domenic Agostino Riverdale Community Centre150 Violet Dr, HamiltonFemale Swim
Adult Swim
Public Swim
Senior Cards (18+)
Table Tennis (All Ages)
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-2:00pm
2:15-3:45pm
1:00-3:45pm
1:00-3:45pm
Dundas Pool10 Market Street South DundasLengths Swim
Public Swim
12:00-1:30pm
1:45-4:00pm
Dundas Valley Conservation Area (excludes camping)650 Governors Road, DundasAdmission/ParkingDawn to Dusk
Dundurn Castle
• Visit over 40 rooms in the home and and try some hands-on activities.
• Guided tours of Dundurn’s Kitchen Garden at 12:30pm and 2:00pm and the many varieties of produce, flowers and herbs grown in time of Sir Allan MacNab
610 York Blvd- partial wheelchair accessibleAdmission12:00-4:00pm
Eramosa KarstAccess is from Upper Mount Albion RoadAdmission/ParkingDawn to Dusk
Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum
• Musical performance by Juno-winning Canadian jazz stalwarts, bassist Paul Novotny, pianist Robi Botos and award winning jazz-soul vocalist Michael Dunston. Please bring your own lawn chair or a blanket. This is a free outdoor event.
64 Sulphur Springs RoadAdmission

12:00-4:00pm

7:00pm-9:00pm
Fifty Point Conservation Area (Marina not included)1479 Baseline Rd, WinonaAdmission/ParkingDawn to Dusk
Flamborough Family YMCA207 Parkside Drive, WaterdownFamily Yoga
Family/ Community Open Swim
Family/ Community Open Gym
Indoor Playground (Parent and Tot)
9:30-10:30am
12:00-6:00pm

12:00-6:00pm

10:30-11:45am
Green Acres Outdoor Pool50 Randall Ave, Stoney CreekAdult Swim
Public Swim
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-4:00pm
Griffin House National Historic Site
• Explore the history of Enerals Griffin and other early Black settlers, and enjoy a walk along nearby trails.
733 Mineral Springs Road AncasterAdmission12:00-4:00pm
Hamilton Children's Museum• Explore our 3 differently themed galleries and create crafts on this day. Come and build, explore and discovery. 1072 Main St. E (Gage Park)Admission11:00-4:00pm
Hamilton Military Museum• "Blood Ties to a Gentle Landscape" exhibit explores the War of 1812 through hands-on displays
• New “Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes” in Coach House focuses on Hamilton during the First World War through diaries, letters and personal mementos from people who lived in Hamilton.
610 York BlvdAdmission12:00-4:00pm
Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
• Join the Confederation Marine Modellers, the Canadian Modeling Association for Meccano and Allied Systems, the Hamilton Model Engineering Club and the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers for a great variety of boats, rides on a miniature train, moving Meccano models and working model engines and take a walk through the 1859 steam powered Pump-House.
• HCF is also sponsoring a working steam powered traction engine and a special appearance by the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Band and Ceremonial Guard
• Free cake!
900 Woodward AvenueAdmission11:00-5:00pm
Hermitage Gatehouse621 Sulphur Springs RoadAdmission/Parking (it's in the Dundas ValleyDawn to Dusk
Huntington Park Recreation Centre87 Brentwood DriveAdult Swim1:00-2:00pm
Inch Park Outdoor Pool400 Queensdale AvenuePublic Swim

Length Swim
12:00-4:00pm
5:00-7:00pm
6:00-7:00pm
RBG Laking Garden1260 Spring Gardens RdAdmission10:00am to 8:00pm
Norman Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre192 Wentworth St N, HamiltonOpen Gym
Sports Mix: Open Gym
Lengths Swim
Adult Swim
Public Swim
Family Swim
12:00-2:00pm
2:15-4:00pm
11:00-12:00pm
12:05-1:05pm
1:05-2:30pm
2:30-4:00pm
Parkdale/Pat Quinn Pool1770 Main Street EPublic Swim12:00-4:00pm
Princess Point TrailsDundurn B, Hamilton, ONAdmissionDawn to Dusk
RBG Centre680 Plains Rd WAdmission10:00am to 8:00pm
RGB TrailsVariousAdmissionDawn to Dusk
Rock Chapel TrailsDundas, Ontario L9H 5E2AdmissionDawn to Dusk
RBG Rock Garden1185 York Blvd, Waterdown, ON L0R 2H9Admission10:00am to 8:00pm
Rosedale Outdoor Pool30 Greenhill AvenuePublic Swim1:00-4:00pm
5:00-7:00pm
Sir Allan MacNab Recreation Centre145 Magnolia DriveAdult Swim
Public Swim
Family Swim
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-3:00pm
3:00-4:00pm
Tiffany FallsWilson Street, AncasterAdmissionDawn to Dusk
Valens Lake (not including activities or camping)1691 Regional Road 97 FlamboroughAdmission/parkingDawn to Dusk
Valley Park Aquatic Community Centre970 Paramount Drive, Stoney CreekFamily Gym
Open Gym (6 & up)
Adult/Length Swim
Public Swim
3:30-5:30pm
5:30-6:30pm
2:00-3:00pm
3:00-7:00pm
Victoria Park Outdoor Pool100 Strathcona DriveAdult Swim
Public Swim
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-4:00pm
Walker Outdoor Pool60 Dicenzo Dr., Hamilton Public Swim12:00-4:00pm
Westfield Heritage Village1049 Kirkwall Road, RocktonAdmission12:30-4:00pm
Westmount Recreation Centre35 Lynbrook DriveFamily Badminton
Family Gym
Youth Soccer (9-17yrs)
Youth Basketball (9-17yrs)
Table Tennis (7+)
Youth Room
Length Swim
Adapted Swim
Waterfit
Family Swim
Adult Swim
Public Swim
Family Swim
12:45-2:45pm
3:00-4:30pm
4:30-5:30pm
5:30-8:00pm

6:00-8:00pm
5:00-8:00pm
10:30-8:00pm
10:30-11:15am
11:15-12:00pm
11:15-12:00pm
12:00-1:00pm
1:00-3:00pm
6:00-8:00pm
Whitehern Historic House and Garden
• 1939 Carnival event this day
41 Jackson St. WAdmission12:00-4:00pm
Workers Arts & Heritage Centre 51 Stuart Street, Hamilton, OntarioAdmission11:00-3:00pm
Canada 150 Fund wordmark

This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between Hamilton Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.