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Get Ready for an Eco-Adventure: new Zip Line and Aerial Game Park set to open at Heart Lake Conservation Area

Jun 20, 2013

Media Release

(Brampton, ON, June 20, 2013) Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) is pleased to announce that they are working with Treetop Trekking Company, to install a new Zip Line and Aerial Game Park in the forested area of Heart Lake Conservation Area. Construction is underway and plans are set to open the park the beginning of August.

 “We are excited to bring this recreational activity into the Region of Peel, providing an opportunity for people to get active, enjoy nature and experience the beauty of the forest canopy at Heart Lake Conservation Area,” said Doug Miller, Senior Manager Conservation Parks, Toronto and Region Conservation. “If you like adventure and nature, you’ll love what Treetop Trekking has planned for the Zip Line and Aerial Game Park at Heart Lake Conservation Area.”

Visitors will get to see Heart Lake Conservation Areas from new heights. There will be eight courses ranging in difficulty level from beginner to expert. The Longest zip line is over 900 feet long and two zip lines will cross a portion of Heart Lake. Aerial games will include things like log bridges, cable traverses, balance logs and Tarzan swings.

“This park and specifically the zip lines crossing Heart Lake will be the crowning jewel in our network of parks in Ontario. This will be the experience of a lifetime for guests!” said Jamie Hesser, Treetop Trekking Regional Manager.

This will be the fourth park in Ontario for Treetop Trekking and the first park of its kind for Toronto and Region Conservation.

About Treetop Trekking Company

With a head office located near Peterborough, Ontario, Treetop Trekking is a well known leader in Zip Line and Aerial Game Parks in Eastern Canada. The company operates three other parks located in Barrie, Huntsville and the Ganaraska Forest near Port Hope. The first park in Ontario was the Barrie location which opened in 2006. The company also has five parks in Quebec under the Arbraska name. www.TREETOPTREKKING.COM

 

About Toronto and Region Conservation

With more than 50 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) helps people understand, enjoy and look after the natural environment. TRCA’s vision is for the Living City – a cleaner, greener and healthier place to live, for you today and for your children tomorrow. For more information, call 416-661-6600 or visit us at www.trca.on.ca

 

 

 

 

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Media contact:

Elizabeth Oakley
Tel: 416-661-6600 ext 5856
media@trca.on.ca

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