Best of Thornhill & Richmond Hill 2016: Do
Pictured L–R: Derek Wang (Archery District), Darcy Hagerman (Moksha Yoga) and Jason Inglis (Coach J)
IMAGE: LIBBY ROACH & CJ BAEK
BEST ARCHERY TAG
Make like you’re Katniss at ARCHERY DISTRICT and throw yourself headfirst into some high-energy tag.
770 Birchmount Rd., Unit 22
DEREK’S PICK: BEST FOR CULTURE
“I would highly recommend the AGA KHAN MUSEUM. It's a stunning space that has some incredible exhibits highlighting Islamic culture.”
77 Wynford Dr.
BEST FOR YOGIS
Align all of your chakras at MOKSHA YOGA and emerge centred.
55 Glen Cameron Rd.
DARCY’S PICK: BEST GOLFING
“There is some great golf in Thornhill like at THE LADIES’ GOLF CLUB OF TORONTO. It’s definitely an attraction in the area!”
7859 Yonge St.
BEST BOUTIQUE GYM
COACH J’s eponymous gym is all about the F.I.T. programs, like the popular rowing one.
10 Disera Dr., Unit 230
JASON’S PICK: BEST QUICK RUN
“Running THE LOOP is really nice! Running down Centre, down New Westminster, down Clark, up Bathurst and back. It’s under 20 minutes — it’s quick!”
BEST FOR AXE THROWING
Strangely enough, everyone and their aunt is keen to throw axes. BULLSEYE AXE THROWING lets you don your fave plaid and celebrate everything from a birthday to a, well, divorce.
17705 Leslie St., Unit 15
BEST ESCAPE ROOM
Although escaping from rooms sounded like a fad, as it turns out, they’ve got mad staying power. ORIGIN ROOM BREAK bases its room breaks off online video games to great effect.
9737 Yonge St., Unit 102
With solo exhibits, demos from visiting artists (like printing and watercolour) and proper art classes, THE MILL POND GALLERY is the place to let your artsy flag fly.
314 Mill St.
BEST FOR PHOTOS
Home to a clutch of photographers, THE LOFT STUDIO is a new studio where you can take photography lessons or hire rad photogs — like Navy Nhum — to snap amazing photos at your wedding.
206 Main St.
BEST BOWLING ALLEY
Don your finest Lebowski gear and shimmy over to the RICHMOND HILL PRO BOWL for some serious bowling. Whether you like five-pin games or 10, they’ve got you covered.
10593 Yonge St.