Enrich Your Stay in Richmond Hill with a Car Rental
In the Southern York Region of Ontario, Richmond Hill is an affluent town that is growing quickly and attracting plenty of attention. With an amazing 166 parks and five public swimming pools, you’ll find many things to see while you peruse this area in your Thrifty rental car.
David Dunlap Observatory
Shoot for the stars while you’re in town and stop to see the home of the largest reflecting telescope in Canada. Constructed in 1935, the amazing 74-inch telescope was then the second largest in the world. Today people still love to learn about astronomy through their fascinating public programs at this historical — and beautiful — observatory property.
Richmond Green Sports Centre and Park
You’re sure to find something to entertain you at this huge recreational complex that pretty much offers it all. There’s a skate park, a water park, an agricultural barn, outdoor soccer fields, indoor lawn bowling, picnic areas, baseball and softball diamonds and an outdoor basketball court. It also hosts many different events such as animal shows, arts and crafts shows, antique shows and more.
David Hamilton Park
Get ready to raise your game. If you love tennis, you’ll love the Richmond Hill Lawn Tennis Club located in this beloved park. This community tennis club features six tennis courts and offers many tennis programs, including competitive doubles, house league, singles ladders and social tennis.
The Wave Pool
Dive into the fun at this Richmond Hill favorite. It’s the only indoor pool in the Toronto area. This fun wave pool also features a swirl pool, an on-deck sauna and a wild 160-foot twisting water slide. In the summertime, the pool hosts a popular concert series with specific themes, known as "Concerts in the Park." You’ll want to pile the family into your Thrifty rental car and check out this good time.
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Hit the town in your Richmond Hill rental car and take in a spectacular show. At this 43,000-square-foot cultural facility located in historic downtown, you’ll discover a variety of popular art and music performances all year round. The center focuses on community unity through artistic diversity and offers educational programs that include musical theatre classes and acting training.
Richmond Hill Heritage Centre
Drive over to Amos Wright Park and check out this museum that’s dedicated to the history of Richmond Hill. It’s set in a fully restored, 1840s Regency-style cottage that offers a glimpse into the past. The grounds include alluring gardens that make it a great place to relax or have a picnic. The center features various galleries and exhibits and also runs a variety of programs related to the town's history. Stop in on a Tuesday afternoon for their regular afternoon tea tradition.