Petticoat Creek Conservation Area

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Location

1100 Whites Rd Pickering, ON L1V 6K7 Get Directions

Amenities

  • Accessible Pool Facilities
  • Picnic Sites Available
  • Pets Permitted on Leash
  • Washrooms

Enjoy the outdoors at Petticoat Creek Conservation area, with inviting pools and a splash area to cool off, picnic sites to gather with friends and family, and the Waterfront Trail to experience Lake Ontario.

Petticoat creek conservation area


Petticoat Creek Conservation Area offers a unique natural corridor for wildlife to live or travel along the creek towards Lake Ontario. It is home to 69 types of trees, including willows, oak, birch and pine, and a wide variety of wildlife, notably white-tail deer, fox, red tailed hawk, rabbits and squirrels.    

RECREATION AT PETTICOAT CREEK

Swimming

Petticoat Creek Conservation Area Pool & Splash offers clean and safe water fun for kids of all ages.

Pool Hours (Weather Permitting) Admission: Non Members Admission: Parks Members*
  • Weekdays: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Weekends: 10 am to 7 pm
  • $4.75 Plus Park Admission
  • $2.75

Parks Members must show membership card to receive special price.


swimming at petticoat creek conservation area


Features:

  • Fully accessible, 1,600-square-metre pool with beach entry, 800-person capacity.
  • Splash pool and water play area with interactive water features.
  • 1,000-square-metre splash pad with passive and interactive spray effects.
  • State-of-the-art water conservation technology.
  • Located in natural park surroundings.
  • MORE INFORMATION & WATER SAFETY RULES

 

Picnics

With 6 picnic sites located throughout the park, Petticoat Creek Conservation Area can easily accommodate groups both large and small. Our friendly customer service representatives will help you determine the best site for your group. For more information, visit www.picnics.ca.


picnic shelter at petticoat creek conservation area  

Waterfront Trail

The Waterfront Trail running through Petticoat Creek Conservation Area is part of the 730-kilometre Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail, extending from Niagara-on-the-Lake to the Ontario-Quebec border on the St. Lawrence. The Waterfront Trail within Petticoat Creek offers some of the most panoramic views in southern Ontario.


Waterfront trail bridge at petticoat creek conservation area


If you are visiting make sure you stop at the Waterfront Trail bridge that crosses the creek for a beautiful view of the conservation area. Visitors can enjoy incredible views of Lake Ontario from the top of the bluffs — the perfect spot to visit in the summer to enjoy the mild breezes off Lake Ontario.  

Day Camps

During the summer months, Petticoat Creek Conservation Area plays host to numerous day camps and day cares. We offer an ideal location with many shaded areas, picnic shelters for lunch and snack times, open fields for sports and plenty of washrooms. Special permit pricing applies.  

Private Functions

For more information, date availability or to book an appointment to visit the facilities, please call 416.667.6295

Accessibility

  • Pool facilities are barrier-free.

 

Pet Policy

Pets are permitted at most Toronto and Region Conservation areas. However, to ensure everyone’s safety and enjoyment, we do insist that:

  • Pets are kept on a leash no longer than 2 metres at all times.
  • Owners clean up after their pets.
  • Pets are not permitted in the Aquatic or Visitor Centres.
  • A maximum of three pets per person/family.
  • Pets are never to be left unattended.

For more information, please read our Domestic Animals Policy.  


Park Fees

General Admission (HST included)

Per Person
Adult (15+) $6.50
Senior (60+) $5.50
Youth (5-14) $3.00
Children (Infant-4), with their family FREE

 


  Schools, Day Camps and Groups

Per Person
Children (2-14) $4.00
Adult (for every 10 children, 1 accompanying adult receives a free admission) $6.50

 


  Pool & Splash Pad Admission

Per Person
Per Person (age 2+) per day $4.75
TRCA Parks Membership (per person/day) $2.75
Under 2 Years FREE
Book of 10 Passes $ 38.00

 

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