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Free Admission to 18 Ontario Attractions for Elementary Students

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Free Admission to 18 Ontario Attractions for Elementary Students

Stay and Play in Ontario This Summer

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport

Ontario is helping families plan summer activities close to home with the 2015 Fun Pass.

The Fun Pass gives up to 1.5 million elementary school-aged children access to 18 participating attractions across the province.  With the Fun Pass, one child admission is free when accompanied by a paid adult or senior admission. Parents also save $2 on a daily parking permit at Ontario's provincial parks

Fun Passes are being handed out this month to children in public and private schools across the province. Parents can also access a printable version of the Fun Pass online at ontario.ca/funpass.


Helping to make summer more affordable for families is part of the government's plan to build Ontario up. The four-part plan includes investing in people's talents and skills, making the largest investment in public infrastructure in Ontario's history, creating a dynamic, innovative environment where business thrives, and building a secure retirement savings plan. 

Quick Facts

  • The Fun Pass is also packed with money-saving coupons to make summer more affordable for Ontario families.
  • The Fun Pass offers up to $165 in total savings for families in Ontario.
  • The Fun Pass is generally valid from June to the end of September.
  • Tourism in Ontario generates over $28 billion in economic activity and supports more than 359,000 direct and indirect jobs in Ontario.

Additional Resources

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Michael Coteau

“The Fun Pass offers affordable options for families to get out and enjoy many of Ontario’s attractions. Located across the province, attractions like the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinberg, Science North in Sudbury and the Butterfly Conservatory in Niagara have fun, interactive programming for all ages. I encourage Ontario families to take advantage of the Fun Pass this summer, discover some of the great attractions our province has to offer and make memories right here at home.”

Michael Coteau

Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport

Media Contacts

  • Denelle Balfour

    Communications Branch

    Denelle.Balfour@ontario.ca

    (416) 326-1724

  • Jesse Wright

    Minister’s Office

    Jesse.Wright@ontario.ca

    (416) 314-4266

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