​​​​​​​​​​The City of Brampton offers FREE interactive and exciting classroom workshops about pollination, invasive species, tree health and storm​water management to schools across Brampton (K-8). Students can learn about bugs, plants and animals that live in our parks and understand the importance of maintaining a healthy environment and neighbourhood. Workshops focus on experiential and inquiry-based learning.​​​​​​​​​​​

Topics include:

  • The needs and characteristics of pollinators, plants and animals
  • Parts of a plant
  • Emerald ash borer and its effect on Brampton’s biodiversity
  • Stormwater management

Hands On Learning

  • A wide variety of real-life bugs, plants, skulls and nests are provided.
  • All items are local and were found in a Brampton park
  • All lessons are directly linked to the Ontario Elementary science curriculum.
  • Workshops are facilitated and designed by an OCT qualified teacher
  • The duration of each workshop is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour

The Parks Department is pleased to offer its Parks Education Program for the 2023/2024 school year. We will be offering interactive environmental workshops with a strong focus on experiential and inquiry bainquiry-based Each grade will benefit from engaging activities, experiments and hands-on examples.

New Program for 2023​

The City of Brampton is offering virtual stormwater pond tours to local schools in May 2023. Students will learn about pond safety, the benefits of stormwater ponds, and how the City of Brampton maintains these ponds.


Here is an outline of the Parks Education presentations that are offered this school year:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Contact Parks Maintenance and Operations - Community Services