Top Activities To Do In London Ontario

Family Friendly Action-Oriented Fun in London, ON. London ON is a great place for fun and making memories with your family.

London offers free family fun and recreation in more than 200 public parks.  There are also many hiking trails, bike paths, splash pads, recreational playgrounds and places for a picnic, as well as 11 skateboard parks.

In addition, there are numerous centres where you can create family fun memories.  Here are Dr. Janna’s top picks.


One of Dr. Janna’s favourite activities is swimming.  So she loves to swim at any of the London pools, especially at one of the outdoor pools during the summer months.

Here’s a list of the pools in London ON:

Indoor Pools

  • Canada Games Aquatic Centre
    • 1045 Wonderland Road N
    • London, ON N6G 2Y9
    • Phone: 519-661-4455
  • South London Community Pool
    • 585 Bradley Avenue
    • London, ON N6E 3Z8
    • Phone: 519-661-0920
  • Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre
    • 656 Elizabeth Street
    • London, ON N5Y 5L1
    • Phone: 519-661-2525
  • Stoney Creek Community Centre, YMCA and Library
    • 920 Sunningdale Road East
    • London, ON N5X 0H5
    • Phone: 519-667-4400

Outdoor Pools

  • Byron Pool​
    • 1330 Brock Lane
    • 519-661-4405
  • East Lions Pool
    • 1731 Churchill Ave
    • 519-661-4406
  • Gibbons Pool
    • 2B Grosvenor Street
    • 519-661-4407
  • Glen Cairn Pool
    • 370 Chippendale Cres
    • 519-661-4420
  • Northeast Pool
    • 1050 Victoria Ave
    • 519-661-4409
  • Northridge Pool
    • 15 McLean Drive
    • 519-661-4412
  • Oakridge Pool​
    • 825 Valetta Street
    • 519-661-4424
  • Southcrest Pool
    • 15 Hazelwood Ave
    • 519-661-4415
  • Silverwood Pool​
    • 36 Sycamore Street
    • 519-661-4413
  • Stronach Pool​
    • 1221 Sandford Street
    • 519-661-4416
  • Thames Pool
    • 15 Ridout Street
    • 519-661-4417
  • Westminster Pool
    • 650 Osgoode Drive
    • 519-661-4418


East Park

Climb, blast, drive, bump, jump, splash and slide your way to a great time at East Park.

Outside attractions include golfing, go-karting and a waterpark with 7 waterslides, including a single and double tube, mat slides, a high speed slide and a 55’ high bullet slide.

Inside, there is a recreation and entertainment facility, called, “Intencity,” with a 40’ climbing wall, bumper cars, soft play 2-storey jungle gym and video arcade.

Visit their website for more details.


Bowl, putt, climb, shoot pool, win and laugh with family and friends at Fleetway.

Fleetway is the only place in London where you will find both 5pin and 10pin bowling under one roof! It also offers bumper and glow-in-the-dark bowling.  Great, state-of-the-art lanes for league bowling, hosting parties, or playing with the whole family.

Golfers of all ages and skill will enjoy the unique and challenging 18-hole indoor miniature glow-golf course.

At Fleetway’s Kid’s Play Centre, there are 5 levels of challenges and fun for kids under 12 years of age.  The colourful design promotes both physical and cognitive development.

Parents and children will have hours of fun at Fleetway’s Pladium Lite games room. Redeem your points for prizes.

Fleetway maintains 14 Boston Pool Tables so that no matter what your level, you will be playing on a professional surface.

Dairy Queen and Pizza Projekt are on site for yummy eats.

Visit their website for more details on hours of operations and rates.

Palasad – two locations for double the fun!

Go bowling, play billiards or ping pong in Palasad’s retro vibe lounge, compete through arches and passageways in a black light, music-filled, heart-thumping adventure of Ground Zero Laser Tag, or take the spotlight on the Karaoke stage – no musical ability necessary!

Follow the fun with a wood oven baked pizza and more at the on-site locations.

For more details on hours of operation and rates, visit their website.

Adventures on Wonderland

Adventures on Wonderland boasts London’s largest indoor playground.  It specializes in amusing children 12 years old and under.  The main feature is a large Jungle climber with tunnels, ball bins, mazes and slides.

There is also a specialty play area for children under five years of age with a train set, ball bin, interactive games, slides, a reading area, and play village with small houses and cottages.  The “Eye” play area is an indoor playground where colourful graphics and sounds are projected onto the floor for fun interactive exploration.

There is an arcade filled with redemption games as well as air hockey and Laser Tag.

For all the details, visit their website.


Kidscape is the perfect place to go with kids on a rainy or very cold winter day.  It is a 10,000 square foot facility with a three-story climber, slides, obstacle courses, mini rock climbing wall, air hockey and foosball.  In addition to being a good place to expend some energy, Kidscape has a special studio called, Artistscape, that offers creative programming to stimulate creative minds, including ceramic painting, glass fusion workshops, craft projects, scrapbooking and card making classes, and creative cooking.


Projects for every age and ability are available. For more details on hours, classes/workshops offered and rates, go to their website. London is a great place for finding fun activities for your family.