Pride in Nature
We are pleased to announce that Pride in Nature is coming back!
Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022
Location: Area 8 (Kelso Quarry)
Join us to celebrate the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Halton and surrounding area with a nature-based event including food, drinks, activities, art, music, other entertainment, as well as an opportunity to plant native species in the park. All are welcome, including members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, as well as friends, families and allies.
*Please note that this is a dog-friendly event. We kindly ask that they are kept on leash and that you pick up after your furry friends.
$5 per person (plus gate fee for non-members)
Gate Fees (for Non-Members)
Adult (15-64): $9.50 +HST
Senior (65 & over): $7.50 +HST
Child (5-14): $6.50 +HST
Child (4 & under)Free
Support persons for people with disabilities are free of charge
Download the schedule here.
Brooklyn Doran (she/her) is a queer singer-songwriter originally from the heart of Northwestern Ontario, who has been a staple of the Toronto folk scene for over ten years.
Family Dance Party
Join professional hype guy, Tyler Boyle (he/him) for a hilarious and energizing dance break, no experience or coordination required! This dance party will be fun for any body of any ability!
Join one of the 2SLGBTQ+ ecologists from Conservation Halton to learn about the interesting history of the quarry and the restoration that has taken place over the years.
Join one of the restoration ecologists from Conservation Halton to find out about new shrub ecosystems, spawning shoals in the lake and other projects being conducted to bring nature back to the quarry.
These experiences can be added to your ticket when you purchase:
Help plant shrubs and wildflowers and build other wildlife habitat in this newly restored area. Come ready to get your hands dirty! (Space is limited.) Fee: $3 per person. (Free for children four years old and under.)
Join an educator from Conservation Halton to find out how decades of restoration work brought the former quarry back to life and learn more about the past, present and future of the area. (One-hour experience.) Fee: $2 per person. (Recommended for ages 8 and up.)
Yoga with Anthony (Adult)
Anthony from Nature of Mindfulness will be offering a yoga experience that combines breath work, movement (suitable for all levels), guided meditation and music that will inspire your practice. (Space is limited.) Fee: $10 per person ages 14 and up.
Youth Mindfulness with Anthony (Youth)
Anthony from Nature of Mindfulness will be offering a fun kids yoga practice for all levels of experience. (Space is limited.) Fee: $4 per person – ages 6 -12.
Fun Run and Walk
Join us for a Fun Run (5km) and Walk (2.3km) around the Kelso Quarry Lake to get active and improve your fitness. (Space is limited.) Fee: $2 per person for ages 12 and up.
Rent a canoe, single kayak or double kayak to explore the event from the crystal clear waters of the quarry lake. Fee: $22-30