Kortright Centre for Conservation

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Location

9550 Pine Valley Drive Woodbridge, ON L4L 1A6 Get Directions

Amenities

  • Accessible Facilities
  • Catering Services
  • Facilities for Private Functions
  • Gift Shop & Refreshments
  • Pets Permitted on Leash
  • Picnic Sites Available

Activities

The Kortright Centre for Conservation is Ontario’s leading centre for sustainability education and events.

Situated 10 minutes north of Toronto, on 325 hectares of pristine woodlands, Kortright Centre combines a natural oasis with some of the most leading-edge sustainable education programs and events in Canada.

archetype sustainable house
The Archetype Sustainable House at Kortright Centre for Conservation
Kortright Centre hosts 100,000 visitors annually. It offers a wide variety of environmental education programs for schools, as well as sustainable technology education and training, naturalist courses and workshops, programs for seniors, and more.

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UPCOMING EVENTS AT KORTRIGHT CENTRE:

Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Kortright Centre for Conservation
This workshop will give you a close-up look at these beauties of nature. Learn all about butterfly biology and identification, their amazing knack for mimicry and their role in our environment. Then go out and...
Jul 21 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Kortright Centre for Conservation
This five-hour silent retreat will give you the opportunity to experience mindfulness-in-nature practices that allow you to rest your mind, connect with yourself and your body, and deepen your relationship to nature. The retreat will...
Jul 24 @ 8:30 pm – Jul 25 @ 12:00 am Kortright Centre for Conservation
First, receive a detailed introduction to the basics of astronomy through an indoor presentation. Learn your way around the night sky in an amazing portable planetarium. Next, we’ll venture out into the darkness for naked-eye...
Aug 19 all-day Swan Lake Outdoor Education Centre
The Kortright Forest School team is excited to offer a one-week Forest School Camp at Swan Lake Outdoor Education Centre in Richmond Hill this summer! This camp follows a child-led approach to learning. Children will...

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Weddings

forest wedding setup at kortright centre Celebrate your wedding in the splendour of nature. Nestled among acres of spectacular forest, the Kortright Centre is the perfect romantic setting for your special day.

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Corporate Meetings and Events

theatre at kortright centre

Kortright Centre is the ideal location for your next corporate meeting or milestone event. Our culinary team is dedicated to the use of local and sustainable products. We will work closely with you to ensure that the menu is the perfect fit for your event and budget.

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EDUCATION AT KORTRIGHT

Accessibility

  • Kortright Centre for Conservation has two accessible parking spaces in the main parking lot.
  • The Visitor Centre has accessible washrooms and an elevator to access the lower level.
  • Most education programming offered at this facility can accommodate participants in wheelchairs or with other special needs. Please advise Customer Service at the time of booking of any special requirements for your group a minimum of two weeks prior to your scheduled visit.

Admission Fees

– PRICES INCLUDE HST –

Parks Members FREE*
Adults (Ages 15-59) $8.50
Seniors (Ages 60+) $6.50
Youth (ages 5-14) $3.00
Child (4 and under) FREE with adult purchase

Special Event Fees**

– PRICES INCLUDE HST –

Parks Members FREE*
Adults (Ages 15-59) $12.00
Seniors (Ages 60+) $6.50
Youth (ages 5-14) $6.50
Child (4 and under) FREE with adult purchase
Parking $4.00

* Parks members enjoy free parking at Kortright Centre. ** Unless otherwise specified.