Conservation Halton hosts Pride Month events for residents of Milton, Oakville, Burlington


Published June 8, 2023 at 11:34 am

Conservation Halton is celebrating Pride Month and welcomes residents from Milton, Oakville, Burlington and Halton Hills to join the fun.

“We’re celebrating Pride month with the return of Pride in Nature at our parks,” said a Conservation Halton spokesperson.

“First launched as a one-day experience in 2021, Pride in Nature now includes a series of activities and events to celebrate 2SLGBTQ+ communities and build support for a more inclusive and equitable society. With family-friendly programs and outdoor activities for all ages, this year’s programming roster offers something for everyone throughout the month of June.”

Here are the events coming up for the rest of the month:

Friday, June 9 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Area 8 Conservation Area

Come out with your friends, families, and allies to enjoy an evening barbecue and music, hike the lakeside trail, play fun over-sized lawn games, and connect by bonfires on the beach.

Your registration includes:

  • Music
  • Lawn games including giant beer pong, giant Jenga, cornhole, and ring toss
  • Barbecue with your choice of hamburger or hot dog, side, snack and drink
  • Special no-flame “Pride Bonfires”

The cost to attend is the gate fee plus $10 per person.

Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to noon at Kelso Conservation Area

Home to many varieties of fish, Kelso Lake offers great spots to sink your bait. Canoes, kayaks, paddleboats, and stand-up paddleboards are available.

The cost to attend is the gate fee plus $10 per person.

Wednesday, June 21 at 6 p.m. at Kelso Conservation Area

Transcend your way to new heights with an evening on the challenge course with the Escarpment Walk Aerial Ropes Course Vultures View Climbing Tower.

The cost to attend is the gate fee plus $10 per person.

For more information about the events, visit Conservation Halton’s website.

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