Take the kids to the ballgame. Hotdogs, peanuts, cotton candy and Casey at the Bat, baseball means summer, and the field of dreams is a great way to while away a steamy afternoon.
Christie Pits Baseball
Before you splurge on a Jays game, build anticipation by catching a semi-pro game. You can see IBL Champions the Toronto Maple Leafs for free – and you can leave as early as you like to hit the adjacent splash pad. 779 Crawford St, Toronto
It’s worth checking out this flagship store at Eaton Centre. It has the best selection of adorable toddler and youth-size caps. 220 Yonge Street, Toronto, (416) 792-5254
Jr. Jays Saturdays
On Saturday home games, kids can run the bases – send a grown-up to line up early at sections 108, 208 and 508 before the end of the game so you can skip the otherwise 45-minute wait. 1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto Image credits: mapleleafsbaseball.com, sld.com