Things to do in Aurora


As we enter November and the weather starts to turn, it’s hard to find activities suitable for the family – especially for families with younger children. Below are some suggestions in Aurora, that will provide you with quality family time as you prepare for the change in season.

Visit a historical site: Hillary House, the Koffler Museum of Medicine

Built in 1862, Hillary House is considered apart of the foremost historic house museums in North America. It combines architectural significance with the personal possessions of three generations of medical doctors who worked and lived there with their families. It contains a significant collection of medical instruments, books, papers, household furnishings and equipment dating from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century.

The house puts on a variety of activities throughout each month, and also has ready made youth programs to educate your children and keep them involved. Click here to check out Hillary House’s site, and get more information.

Go on a family hike: Aurora Community Arboretum

The Aurora Community Arboretum is the 100+ acres of the Town of Aurora parkland between Wellington Street and St. John’s Sideroad along the valley of the East Holland River.

With over 100 acres of parkland, the Aurora Community Arboretum has many things for you and your family to explore. Go on an adventure through the trails on a bike or on your feet, with opportunities to bird watch, take pictures and enjoy all that nature has to offer. Visit the Arboretum’s website here to learn more about what your family can experience in this eye catching community setting.

Get active! Get jumping!: Air Riderz Aurora

If you’re looking for an activity that is sure to get everyone in your family moving and having a blast, check out Air Riderz Aurora. A 26,000 square foot facility providing endless adventure and fun!

The facility includes wall-to-wall trampolines, a one-of-a-kind Climb Zone, slam dunk trampoline lanes, a dodgeball court, foam pit and so much more. Specific to the Aurora location, there is a stunt bag and maze climbing wall!

There is something for everyone in your family at Air Riderz, whether you’re a child itching for fun or an adult seeking nostalgia. If you would simply like to kick back and relax on the comfy couches and enjoy complimentary WiFi while the children tire themselves out, there is always that option as well.

The trampoline park provides families with the perfect combination of fitness and fun. Offering a number of programs and packages for anyone who loves to have a blast! This is surely one attraction you shouldn’t miss.

First Responders SPECIAL!- Week of August 10th-17th. 1 hour Jump- $10+tax, 1 hour Jump & Climb- $13+tax. Bring your ID or Badge.