TRCA Summer Community Events in Richmond Hill

Summer Solstice Paddle
Date: Saturday, June 22
Time: 9am-11am
Location: Lake St. George Field Centre, 950 Bethesda Side Road, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3G2
Description: Learn the basics of recreational canoeing or enjoy a leisurely paddle around Lake St. George! Beginner and seasoned paddlers welcome.
Cost: Adult $25 +HST, Child (6-16) $17 +HST
 
Sunset Paddle
Date: Thursday, July 4, Thursday, July 18, Thursday, August 8
Time: 7pm-9
pm (July), 6:30pm-8:30pm (August)
Location: Lake St. George Field Centre, 950 Bethesda Side Road, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3G2
Description: Learn the basics of recreational canoeing or enjoy a leisurely paddle around Lake St. George at sunset! Beginner and seasoned paddlers welcome.
Cost: Adult $25 +HST, Child (6-16) $17 +HST
Registration:
 
Paddle Lake St. George
Date: Saturday, July 6
Time: 1pm-3pm
Location: Lake St. George Field Centre, 950 Bethesda Side Road, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3G2
Description: Learn the basics of recreational canoeing or enjoy a leisurely paddle around Lake St. George! Beginner and seasoned paddlers welcome.
Cost: Adult $25 +HST, Child (6-16) $17 +HST
 
Youth Volunteer Event: Tree Maintenance at Phyllis Rawlinson
Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Time: 9am-2:30pm
Location: Phyllis Rawlinson Park, 11715 Leslie Street, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3R7
Description: Get outside and help maintain newly planted trees! Together we’ll pull invasive plants and add mulch to help these young trees grow into a forest. Age Range: Youth entering or returning to secondary school in September 2019. Students can receive volunteer hours for participation.
Cost: Free
 
Tree Maintenance at Newberry Park
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Time: 6pm-8pm
Location: Newberry Park, 227 Bernard Avenue, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1E2
Description: Get outside and help maintain newly planted trees! Together we’ll pull invasive plants and add mulch to help these young trees grow into a forest. High school students can receive volunteer hours for participation.
Cost: Free
 
Maintenance at Ozark Park
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Time: 6pm-8pm
Location: Ozark Park, 70 Old Colony Road, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3G4
Description: Get outside and help maintain newly planted trees! Together we’ll pull invasive plants and add mulch to help these young trees grow into a forest. High school students can receive volunteer hours for participation.
Cost: Free
 
Bird Box Monitoring
Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Time: 6pm-8pm
Location: Oak Ridges Community Centre, 12895 Bayview Ave, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3G2
Description: Learn about common songbirds and help collect data on nesting boxes around the lake. Then we’ll mulch newly planted trees to help them grow into a forest! High school students can receive volunteer hours for participation.
Cost: Free
 
Bumble Bee Watch
Date: Thursday, August 1, 2019
Time: 7pm-8:30pm
Location: Oak Ridges Community Centre, 12895 Bayview Ave, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3G2
Description: Discover the diversity of native bees! Learn how to identify a bee from a wasp and to name common bumble bees in the Greater Toronto Area. Then we’ll venture outside to collect and identify local bees and learn how to use Bumble Bee Watch!
Cost: Free
 
Eyes on the Sky Night Hike
Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019
Time: 7:30pm-9pm
Location: Oak Ridges Corridor, Grovewood Park trailhead, 0 Grovewood Street, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 4X4
Description: Join us for an evening walk through the Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve (ORCCR). Explore nature at night and search for bats, moths, stars and more!
Cost: Free
 
Summer Nature Camp at Lake St George
Dates: August 6-30, 2019
Time: 9am – 4pm (Optional Extended Care: 8am to 9am and 4pm to 5:30pm)
Location: Lake St. George Field Centre, 950 Bethesda Side Road, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3G2
Description: Play and discover the natural world with us this summer! Campers will develop outdoors skills, build shelters, paddle the lake, create nature art and explore the forests of Lake St George!
For ages 5 to 12 years. Optional extended care and healthy, warm lunch available. Register weekly or for multiple weeks and save!
Cost: Child (5-12) $280/full week (August 6-9: $224). Optional Extended Care: $15/day or $60/week. Optional Healthy, Warm Lunch: $6/day.