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Winter Activities

Facilities and programs for overnight guests dec - mar

Weather and Conditions Update to Feb 11:   8+ inches fresh snow. Events as scheduled. Use caution on trails as it is icy under snow.   View Programs & Events:  Valentine's Feb 11 - 14; Family Day Feb 17 - 20;  Winter Wkds Jan 13–Mar 5​ ; March Break Mar 10-19;  Afternoon Tea Sun Jan 29 ($);   New Year's Eve and Holidays Dec 28–Jan 8;                                


These are included in your overnight guest package unless noted with ($):

A couple playing pool at The Briars Resort

  • Solarium with indoor pool ( 40 feet long ), whirlpool,  sauna and relaxation area

  • Fitness room with free weights, bike, weight machine, elliptical trainer, treadmill

  • Games room with ping pong, billiards, foosball, table shuffleboard, etc.

  • Living rooms with fireplaces, Bonfire each evening 

  • Spa with extensive treatment menu ($)


winter OUTDOOR facilities 

From Dec - Mar based on conditions and weather the following are included unless noted with ($):A couple snowshoeing together at The Briars Resort

  • Groomed, track set cross-country ski trails (equipment is free midweek and Sat mornings. Otherwise extra $) 

  • Hiking and Snowshoeing trails (midweek equipment is included, extra $ weekends) 

  • Toboggans for use on 'The Mount' 

  • Ice Fishing - local operators approximately Jan 20 - Mar 15 ($)

  • Outdoor skating and Tobogganing at the ROC,  a 7 minute drive (bring your own skates, you can borrow our toboggans)  

  • Tubing and snowboarding at Georgina ROC ($)


Winter Programs*

A complete program of Winter Activities is offered for overnight guests Christmas Dec 23 – Jan 8 , Winter Wkds Jan 13 - Mar 5 and March Break Mar 10 -19. Please do check current programs closer to the date for what's on during your stay. Here are a few things included:

  • Horse and Sleigh rides at The Briars Resort Horse-drawn sleigh rides with hot chocolate
  • Guided country walk, often ending with hot mulled wine and hot chocolate by the bonfire
  • Guided Nordic poling, indoor and outdoor historical tours

  • Yoga or aquafit class

  • Ball Hockey and Broomball

*Activities are based on schedule, weather and availability and subject to change without notice. There are no credits for activities missed due to weather or any other circumstance.