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GPK Super Summer Camp 2017 | The Best Toronto Summer Camp

This is the Toronto Summer Camp that your kid's won't stop talking about!

GPK Super Toronto Summer Camp 2017 | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

Your kid’s most anticipated Toronto Summer Camp is now open for registration, with spots still available for July and August sessions

GPK’s week-long Toronto Summer Camp program runs from 8:30am to 4pm daily, and is structured around programming for children between the ages of 9 and 15 (all participants must meet a minimum height requirement of approximately 50 inches).

We provide a safe and structured Toronto Summer Camp environment that will keep the kids exhilarated and entertained from start to finish.  Featuring both in-class and on-track instruction, children will not only learn the techniques of racing, but will also develop useful tools and skills that are transferable for road driving.  They will also participate in a number of other non-racing activities throughout the week including laser tag, slot car racing, and interactive gaming, which will offer a balance and variety to the program.  And best of all, we will provide all participants with a hot lunch, along with morning and afternoon snacks and beverages each day, so you won’t have to worry about a thing!

If your child hasn’t participated in a GPK Toronto Summer Camp before, you won’t want to miss out on this year’s Super Summer Camp.  It’s only $289 + tax for the full week—that’s less than $60 a day! For more information and to enroll online today, please click HERE, or contact us at 416-638-5278 or info@gpkartways.com

Spaces are limited, so register today for Toronto's Best Summer Camp!

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5 “Must-Haves” for a perfect Toronto Birthday Party

Providing your child with a unique and unforgettable birthday party is the goal of every parent when it gets to “that time of year”. And though it’s true that there are no shortages of great venues out there that offer suitable Toronto birthday party services, it can sometimes be a struggle to narrow down the choices to ensure you plan the perfect party. To help you with this, we have identified 5 “Must-Haves” for you to consider when planning your next Toronto Birthday Party.

1 - Must have activities that are appropriate for children of different age ranges…

There are undoubtedly a number of venues throughout the city that offer great activities for children’s birthday parties, however, many of the activities that they offer are only appropriate for specific age groups. If you’re hosting a Toronto birthday party that includes children of different age ranges, how do you make sure that everyone will be included in the activities and not get left out?

At GPK, we have a variety of entertainment activities that are appropriate for children of various ages. Featuring indoor electric go karting, tactical laser tag, interactive gaming, and slot car racing, you will be sure to find an activity at GPK that is perfect for your child’s age group.   And even adults who may be attending the party can enjoy a spin around the track, or an adult beverage in our comfortable and inviting VIP Lounge. We pride ourselves in being inclusive to anyone and everyone!

Must-Haves for a perfect Toronto Birthday Party | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

2 - Must have great food…

Must-Haves for a perfect Toronto Birthday Party | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

Make no mistake about it…children do not normally get excited for a Toronto birthday party because of the food that is being served. Despite the fact that food is rarely the highlight of the event, it can sometimes be a detracting feature of the party, or in some cases, a source of unfortunate disappointment.

At GPK, you will never have that worry. We offer premium onsite foodservices that will eliminate the stress of planning for this part of the party. With menus that are suitable for all age groups, you will never be disappointed with the quality of the food that is served at your party, or the costs of our meal packages. And best of all, we provide everything for you, from a fully furnished party room, to cutlery, plates, linens, and drinks. It’s “one-stop” shopping at its best!

3 - Must be conveniently located…

Even the best venues cannot be enjoyed if your guests are unable to conveniently get to them. Children want all their friends to be able to attend their party, so it’s extremely important to be considerate of the distance that you ask their parents to travel, and the ease of accessibility.

GPK is conveniently located within Downsview Park in mid-town Toronto, minutes away from two major highways. Public transit also travels throughout Downsview Park, offering numerous commuting opportunities. There is ample parking throughout the park, and best of all…it’s free!

4 - Must be affordable…

Must-Haves for a perfect Toronto Birthday Party | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

As parents, we always want to provide our children with “the best”, and this holds true when planning a Toronto birthday party. However, this endeavor to have “the best” often comes with a hefty price tag. Limited package options and rigid booking restrictions can sometimes have you paying for things that you may not even want as part of your party program.

When booking your Toronto birthday party at GPK, you’ll be amazed by the numerous options that are available to you. Instead of offering just 1 or 2 packages that are designed to limit choices and increase spend, we allow you to construct your own event package and tailor your selections to include only the elements that you want as part of your party. This ensures that you’re able to have the party that you want while meeting your budgetary requirements.

5 - Must be fun…

Without question, everything that we mentioned above is extremely important to consider when planning your next Toronto birthday party. However, none of these other points matter if your party is missing one thing…FUN!

You will never have this worry when booking your party at GPK. Our unique activity experiences are unlike those offered at any other venue in the city, and our friendly and experienced staff will stop at nothing to ensure that your child’s Toronto birthday party is their most memorable one yet.  Your guest’s FUN is our first priority, and this will be evident the moment you step through our doors.    

Must-Haves for a perfect Toronto Birthday Party | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

By now it’s clear that that there is a lot to consider when deciding on your child’s next Toronto birthday party. Lucky enough, we’ve taken the guesswork out of this process and made it simple for you to recognize that a birthday party at GPK checks off all the boxes.  So if you’re looking for a place to host the most memorable, exhilarating, and flat-out awesome kid’s birthday party, Click here to check out our Children’s Group Event Packages or contact us at sales@gpkartways.com to speak with one of our experienced party planners.  For more information on all of the services available at GPK, please visit our corporate site at grandprixkartways.com     

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Our Top 9 Toronto Go Karting Facebook Pages


Like everything else in life, Toronto go karting is well represented on Facebook.

From fan groups to countless Toronto go karting companies, you can find many a Facebook page dedicated to go-karts. Even Toronto’s best indoor go-kart track has a Facebook page (but we’ll get to that later).

Here are nine pages, groups and topics you should follow: (Note that for page names, “go-kart” is spelled the way it appears on the various page titles, which is why sometimes it doesn’t have the hyphen.)

9 Must Follow Toronto Go Karting Facebook Pages | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

Go Kart Interest Page – This page allows you to show your interest in go-karting by simply liking the topic. If you love these fun, little machines, you can show all your Facebook friends by liking this topic page. Over 40,600 people on Facebook like the Go Kart topic page. Show your interest in go-karts to your friends by liking it.

9 Must Follow Toronto Go Karting Facebook Pages | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

Go-Karting Sport Page – Not just for people who are interested in go-karts in general, this page is for people who like the sport of go-kart racing. Whether you are a participant, a hopeful participant or a spectator, if you love professional go-kart racing, this topic page is for you. Nearly 200,000 people on Facebook like the topic of go-kart racing and why wouldn’t they like it? It’s an amazing and fun sport.

 

9 Must Follow Toronto Go Karting Facebook Pages | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

Go Kart Legends Group – The Go Kart Legends group is open to the public who want to share their stories and photos of go-kart racing legends. If you are a fan of go-kart racing, this is a good page to check out. The page description is “Real karters from the 80’s and 90’s.” It appears that most of the posts come from Australia, but people from other countries post, too. There are even people selling and buying parts on the page. Worth a look if you grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s.

 

9 Must Follow Toronto Go Karting Facebook Pages | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

Go kart racing memes – Just for fun, this page brings together weird and wonderful memes, photos and videos about go-karts. For example, you can see a video of a go-kart going down a bobsled track on this page. (Don’t try that, by the way.) Or, you can see what Toronto go karting looks like racing on a sprint car track. Those little carts get awfully dirty racing in the dirt.

 

9 Must Follow Toronto Go Karting Facebook Pages | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

Go Kart Trading Post – A closed group, the Go Kart Trading Post is for anyone who has go-kart parts for sale or who wants to buy go-kart parts. If you’re in the market for go-kart parts, this is a great group to join.

 

9 Must Follow Toronto Go Karting Facebook Pages | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

#GoKarting – Not a page, per se, but this is the go-karting hashtag search results in Facebook. We know hashtags aren’t popular in Facebook, but people do use them and they fulfill their purpose when you click on them. For a variety of go-karting news, views and posts, check out #gokarting on Facebook.

 

9 Must Follow Toronto Go Karting Facebook Pages | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

Autoblog Canada – While it doesn’t specialize in go-karts, Autoblog Canada does post Toronto go karting related stories sometimes. If you like motorized vehicles of any kind and live in the Great White North, it’s worth checking this page out.

 

9 Must Follow Toronto Go Karting Facebook Pages | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

Go Kart Mozart – Okay, we admit that we’re reaching a little bit with this one. Go Kart Mozart is a band and we have no idea what they sound like, but they look like a fun group of people. The page isn’t updated all that often, but how could you not love a band named Go Kart Mozart?

 

9 Must Follow Toronto Go Karting Facebook Pages | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

GPK – We saved the best for last with the GPK Facebook page. This is by far the greatest go-kart related page on Facebook (although we might be a little biased). Keep up to date with everything happening at Toronto’s best indoor go karting track on our Facebook page. We’ve got comedy, drama, action, adventure, articles, videos, pics and tips.
If you’re on Facebook (and we know you are), check out these nine must-follow go-karting related pages, groups and topics. And when you’re done that, get off your phone or computer and come on down to GPK and do some serious Toronto go karting.

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6 Undeniable Reasons Toronto Go Karting is Hated

Here is a statement that pains us to say, but is unfortunately true: Some people in Toronto hate go karting.

How in the world someone could hate ripping around a track with a group of smiling friends or family without a care in the world is beyond us, but some people just plain don’t like it. Here are six potential reasons why people hate go-karting.

Reasons Why Toronto Go Karting is Hated | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

It’s seen by some adults as a kid’s pastime

There’s no doubt that kids love go-karting and go-karts, which are basically miniature race cars, are well-suited to children. But, children’s love of go-karting can cause some adults to resent it because they see it as just something children do.

But, we can definitely tell you that adults have a blast when they step into that kart and go for a spin around the track. We’ve seen some hesitant adults break into huge smiles once they’ve tried it. Go-karts aren’t just for kids.

Some people find it boring

A lot of people love go-karting because it’s so different from what they’re used to when driving. Instead of driving their car or SUV through stop-and-go city traffic, they get to feel what it’s like in an open cockpit in a place where they can go as fast as the vehicle will allow (while still being completely safe) on a race track.

But, to someone who is used to driving a motorcycle or a dirt bike or something like that, a simple electric go-kart probably isn’t going to be particularly exciting or fun. That’s okay, though. People have fun in different ways and we love that we can provide people with a good time in a safe and fun environment. Plus, some of those thrill seekers got their first rush of adrenaline while in a go-kart at a young age, so we’re happy to have inspired them.

Reasons Why Toronto Go Karting is Hated | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com
Reasons Why Toronto Go Karting is Hated | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

People think it’s unsafe

Accidents happen and when they happen on a professional go-kart racing circuit, they have the potential to be pretty brutal. People see that and/or read the stories about freak accidents happening at go-kart tracks involving people getting terribly injured (usually by clothing or hair getting caught in the moving parts of the vehicle) and they just assume go-karts are dangerous.

It’s true that go-karts have the potential to be unsafe, but racing go-karts are totally different than rental go-karts like we have at GPK. Our karts are safe and we take every precaution to avoid any kind of mishap. From our four point harnesses to our ability to electronically shut off all karts on the track simultaneously to our comprehensive staff training to our mandatory helmet rule, we take safety seriously at GPK.

People have had bad experiences due to corporate team building

We constantly tell people that go-karting is a great corporate team building exercise and we stand by that. Who wouldn’t want to come and do something fun rather than participating in some kind of silly boot camp?

We have to admit, though, that sometimes corporate team building exercises can be forced onto people who just don’t want to participate, whether they dislike their co-workers or they are just resentful for having to do something they didn’t have any say in or whatever. Sometimes people have a bad experience with a team building exercise regardless of what that exercise is. But, if everyone is on board, there is no denying that go-kart racing can bring a team closer together.

Reasons Why Toronto Go Karting is Hated | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com
Reasons Why Toronto Go Karting is Hated | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

Really competitive people can take it overboard

We all have that one friend (or possibly two or three) that turns everything into a competition. If at least two people are doing the same thing, for that one ultra competitive person, it has to be about who does it faster, who gets more done, who can raise more money etc. A little competition can be a good thing, but when you take it overboard, it ruins it for everyone involved.

Most people won’t mind coming in last if they’ve had a good time while doing it and whoever comes in first is humble about it. At GPK, even though we do have races and keep track of who finishes where, the focus is always on the fun and not on who finished where.

Some Toronto go kart tracks are run poorly

Fortunately, this isn’t something we have to deal with at GPK, but some go-kart tracks have a less than stellar reputation and often that reputation is well-deserved. Whether it’s lax safety regulations or rude staff members, a poorly run track can sour a person’s perception of go-karting.

It’s a shame when that happens and if it has happened to you, we invite you to come to GPK so we can show you how a go-karting experience is supposed to be (spoiler: it’s supposed to be fun and awesome).

These are six reasons that people can end up doing what should be impossible; hating go-karting. Here at Toronto’s best indoor go-kart track, we like to make it our mission to ensure everyone has a stellar time while participating in one of the funnest activities around. So, if you know someone who has had a bad go-karting experience, bring them down to GPK and we’ll help turn their frowns upside down when it comes to go-karting.

Reasons Why Toronto Go Karting is Hated | GPK | www.gokarttoronto.com

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Now Registering! Super Summer Camp 2016 | Toronto Go Karting

A Toronto Go Karting event your kids have been waiting for!

Super Summer Camp | Go Karting in Toronto | http://gokarttoronto.com/supersummercamp

Your kid’s most anticipated summer Go Karting activity this year is now open for registration in Toronto!

Now with 4 camp dates!

Compared to the previous years, GPK’s super summer camp now has four camp dates in the summer. This allows us to accommodate more kids this year’s super-exciting summer camp! These dates are:

JUL 11-15                JUL 25-29                 AUG 8-12                      AUG 22-26

Now, you have more reasons to make your kids’ summer, super exciting! And there’s more. Additionally, this year, you get to experience another exhilarating sport (other than Toronto Go Karting, of course) at GPK, Laser Tags! Kids get to be in the battlefield along with their team, testing their abilities to follow instructions, strategize and work with them. Their mission: Eliminate the enemies.  Now, that is exciting!

REGISTER TO SUPER SUMMER CAMP NOW!

Spaces are limited, register now to enrol!

There’s a lot more to look out for in this year’s summer camp.

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5 Awesome Things You Get Out of Go Karting in Toronto

In truth, there are more than 5 awesome things you can benefit by racing on a Toronto Go Kart.

We will only give you 5 that have made an impact in our readers’ lives.

Toronto go kart racing is an activity that surely pumps up your adrenaline, stimulates your brain and strengthens bonds among peers and family. To be perfectly specific about it, here are what we identified as the top 5 awesome things you get out of Toronto go kart racing.


Brain Stimulation | Benefit of Toronto Go Karting | 647-496-5838

 

Benefit #1: Brain Stimulation

Although most physical activities stimulate the brain, go karting in Toronto’s leading indoor raceway has a little bit more to give with its F1 style raceway. The experience is more realistic and more exhilarating than that of others.

Decision-making.

Racing demands a driver’s sound decision making ability by allowing the driver to create plans on how to finish ahead of the others. A good race driver would first and foremost assess the road he will have to trek, anticipating difficulties in some sections of the racetrack and formulating plans to ease through those. He will have to foresee that other racers are creating the same plans. How he will manage to zip away when a sharp turn bottlenecks, will really depend on what available options he has at that exact moment. He may take the turn freely without trouble if he is well ahead of the pack when he reaches the obstacle, or he may be sandwiched between aggressive drivers. That is where he will have to utilize his sound decision making skills taking into consideration the strength of his vehicle and weighing out its limitations.

Practice makes perfect,

as the saying goes. Trials and errors are analyzed and plans are modified to establish a course of action that works to attain objectives. It is common knowledge that many of our famous Nascar and Formula One or Honda Indy superstars started their careers zipping around the race track on a go kart. 

Reflexes

are put to the test when un-anticipated events happen during the race. That sends signals to the brain to heighten all the necessary senses and sharpen the driver’s reflexes. One factor that should be emphasized here as well, should be control over these reflexes. By definition, reflexes are nearly instantaneous, involuntary movement in response to a stimulus. It is done without thinking and automatically happens as a reaction. Some reflexes could be beneficial to you, some might not.  Learn how to control these reflexes.

Mastery of Controls | | Benefit of Toronto Go Karting | 647-496-5838

Benefit #2: Mastery of the Controls of a Toronto Go Kart

As the great Bruce Lee once said, in order to effectively use your weapon, you should become one with it. Well, there are no weapons in racing. But studying your go kart, its strengths and its limitations and compensating with it allows you to use it to its optimum potential. Humans are the most adaptable animals. We easily learn to adjust to the changing surroundings and the corresponding changes in its demands. That is why if there is a need to adjust to conform with the controls of the electric go kart, we can easily do just that. Thus, mastery of the controls is achieved in no time.

 

Healthy Competition | Benefit of Toronto Go Karting | 647-496-5838

Benefit #3: Fosters Healthy Competition

Racing is interactive and fun; and if used by companies as a team building tool, it creates camaraderie and team work among workers through healthy competition. That strengthens working relationships and stimulates workplace cooperation, making it easier for them achieve a singular objective.

 

Adrenaline-Rush | Benefit of Toronto Go Karting | 647-496-5838

Benefit #4: Adrenaline Rush for A Healthier You

Physical activity, in moderate amounts, facilitates the release of Adrenaline, sometimes referred to as the super human hormone. It positively affects the body by increasing blood flow into the tissues and brain during the thrill of a race. That is why a driver feels a sudden flushing, a gush of heat flooding the whole body which leads to a sharper mind and a stronger heart. The feeling of heat is caused by the increased blood supply into the tissues as the blood vessels react to the Adrenaline hormone by dilating allowing more blood to pass through. Whoah! Too technical there! But you get the drift, right?

Family Bonding | Benefit of Toronto Go Karting | 647-496-5838

Benefit #5: Builds Bonds Between Peers, Co-Workers or Family

The human body responds well to a stimulus that originates from someone whom he or she is bonded with. As mentioned earlier, that sense of belongingness and improved perception of self-worth develops into a sense of openness towards that other person. If you are a very busy father who barely has the time to spend with your kids, go karting is a perfect tool to re-establish that trusting relationship and encourage re-building of negative perceptions between you and your family member.

One reader once attested to the effectiveness of go karting as a tool to rebuild his relationship with his son. Not only did it open his son’s eyes to the fact that the father genuinely loves him. But it also enlightened the father of his shortcomings. Melodramatic huh? Before we received that comment, all of these things were just words that occupied our blog space. But then upon knowing that there was at least one, in the billions of people around the world, who was moved by our words and had went through a positive change in his life, writing writing suddenly had a purpose, a responsibility, almost like a movement.

Why don’t you give Grand Prix Kartways a call at (647) 496-5838 and book your race. You’ll never know what impact a simple Toronto go kart race can have in your life. Call us today.

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When Kids Are Too Young to Race on a Toronto Go Kart

Too Young for Go Karting in Toronto | Grand Prix Kartways | 647-496-5838

Kids below our minimum safety requirements can’t board Go Karts

Grand Prix Kartways has them covered

As we strictly adhere to the safety regulations of a Toronto go karting facility, kids that are less than 52 inches (130 cm) in height are prohibited from boarding any of our Junior karts. Instead, we provide activities that are equally exhilarating and unforgettable for your little tots. Introducing…

 

GPK Kinected Interactive Centre | 647-496-5838

GPK Kinected Interactive Center

Grand Prix Kartways has a plethora of dynamic entertainment experience that will keep your kids, even the big boys, immersed in total exhilaration.

Race Simulators

The token-driven race simulators can keep a child completely engrossed in his own racing world. The interactive computer game is so realistic even the bigger boys would want to test their driving skills on it.

Carrera Slot Car Raceway

And to give them an even more exhilarating experience, we have a 6-lane, 90-foot Carrera Slot Car raceway at the Mini Grid, a one of its kind in GTA, which is a must-try for any motorsport enthusiast.

The Mini Grid

Mini Grid | Grand Prix Kartways | 647-496-5838


Mini Grid features a 6-lane, 90-foot slot car raceway

A retail center that showcases die cast model cars with model kits, a variety of children’s toy sets, DVDs and books and Canada’s largest selection of slot cars and slot car sets.

Brand New X-Box 360

Our new Xbox 360, which features Kinect technology, is a hot item in this section! Kinect Technology is a full-body gaming experience, outmoding the agile finger and thumb video gaming. It is gaming in real-life.

Other Activities

Air and bubble hockey, foozeball and billiard tables definitely complete a motorsport enthusiast’s day at Grand Prix Kartways.


Token | Grand Prix Kartways | 647-496-5838Token Pricing:

$1 per Token   |   $4 per 5 Token Package  

For Pre-Reserved Group Events, call (647) 496-5838


Trackside Café and Nitro Lounge

And when all the energy is spent, and the hunger pangs kick in, our Pit Zone Café have quick bites and refreshments that answer to that need. Our licensed luxury bar, the Nitro Zone Lounge, will surely beckon on to the big boys for a couple of ice cold drinks to beat the racing heat in a lush, full-serviced bar

Truly, there is no other facility that can throw your kids and your big boys into their own exciting world of exhilarating fun and unforgettable experience other than at GPK. Call us today at (647) 496-5838 and race to the finish with us!

 

 

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Toronto Go Karting: Best Birthday Ever!

These are the words that every parent wants to hear from their kids.

Well,  we can make that happen for you!

Toronto Go Karting – Simply Unforgettable

If you’re looking to throw an unforgettable birthday bash, you’ve come to the right place. Grand Prix Kartways  has over 47,000 sq ft of indoor space for you child to explore. We provide everything from race suits to racing helmets to make your kid’s Toronto Go Kart racing fantasies come true! Don’t worry we are taking every possible precaution to keep them safe.

Go Karting in Toronto |(647) 496 5838 | Grand Prix Kartways Downsview Park Toronto ON M3K 2B9

One of Toronto’s fastest electric Go-karts: The Italian-made EK-5N-DR

Our Karts

We offer state-of-the-art electric go-karts – the Italian made EK-5N-DR and EK-Mini Go-Karts that are the best available in the industry today. Our race team stylized go-karts are fast, safe, and environmentally friendly!


Our Packages

Our mission at Grand Prix Kartways is to create an unforgettable Toronto go karting experience. We have a diverse array of packages for you to choose from. They are custom built to suit your needs and number of guests.

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Toronto Go-Karting Birthday Party Packages|(647) 496 5838 | Grand Prix Kartways Downsview Park Toronto ON M3K 2B9

Go-Karting Birthday Packages that are customizable to ensure an exhilarating and unforgettable Go Karting Party in Toronto

Go-Kart Racing

Time to push the pedal to the metal! You can choose from private race sessions, pre-reserved race times and a 2-for-1 gift certificate for each guest! We provide junior go-karts for children 10+ years of age and the minimum height of 50” (120 cm). Our senior go-karts are reserved for children 13+ years of age with 54” (130 cm) minimum height. We can offer private race sessions with up to 8 Senior Karts and 6 Junior Karts.

Toronto Go Karting for Kids? Seriously?

Slot Car Racing

Who said the sidelines were boring? When go karting at GPK Toronto, you get to experience a different kind of exhilaration with our 90-foot long Carrera Slot Car Raceway – a one of a kind 6-lane slot car racetrack! Slot car racing enthusiasts can enjoy model car racing with their peers.

Mini Grid at GPK - Go Karting in Toronto

GPK’s Mini Grid Slot Car Racing featuring a one-of-a-kind six-lane 90-foot long Carrera Slot Car raceway that is a “must-try” for any motorsport enthusiast!

You can even reserve a minimum of 30 minutes for your own private party. This includes free use of our rental cars and a staff person to conduct your race program!

 

Custom Services

Add a 3rd go-kart race to your package for only $13 per person more. We provide trophies with custom engraving. Even get your own custom video that chronicles the day’s festivities.

 

There’s a lot more you can do! Call us today at (647) 496-2888 and let’s start planning for a birthday your kid will never forget!

Looking for other exciting packages at Grand Prix Kartways?

 

 

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4 Things Kids Learn from Indoor Go Karting

Did you know that an estimated 39% of teens fail their first driving test?

Unfortunately that also translates into the fact that fewer kids can drive well, meaning they aren’t as safe on roads and in vehicles.

But you can help to even the odds! Studies show that indoor go karting while young can help improve kids’ driving skills long before they’re even ready to drive a real car.

Ready?

Indoor Go Karting Improves Motor Skills

Indoor Go Karting Improves Motor Skills

If your teen is ready to start driving, you won’t even be able to help them practice until they get a learners permit. While you should definitely take them out once they get their permit, you can think about taking your kids to Go Kart in Toronto races to prep their driving skills!

Improve Motor Skills

Studies actually show that go karts can improve motor skills. In fact, some educational institutions see go karting as an educational sport that enhances motor skills. With this in mind, a Go Kart Toronto race might seem like a great idea. At GPK, your child will learn to use the steering wheel, gas pedal, and most importantly, learn how they function before ever getting behind the wheel of a real car. Your child will learn the basics of driving in a safe, indoor fun environment!

Learn the Rules of the Road

Observance of our road rules protects life: yours and of others

Observance of our road rules protects life: yours and of others

While you won’t learn about passing signs or the complexities of whether or not you can turn left at GPK, we will teach your kids basic

road rules including driving politely, learning to pass other drivers and respecting other drivers, obeying the rules of the road and specially about using cell phones while driving.

There had been numerous documentations and campaigns from various Canadian organizations against texting while driving specially with the younger ones. Some are too graphic, it will turn your stomach upside down. The road in real life is a scary place. But if these drivers are equipped early on safety and responsibility, road accidents and unnecessary loss of life can be avoided.

Boost your road confidence! Practice your driving in our indoor go karts

Self-confidence allows clarity and better judgment when driving

Increase Confidence behind the Wheel

You probably remember the first time you drove, you probably weren’t very confident. You can give your kids the edge they need to succeed by letting them get comfortable behind the wheel! Your kids can learn and realize how much fun driving can be if they respect it and drive safely.

Bond with Your Kids

Be the Coolest Mom or Dad! Bond with your Kids at GPK!

Indoor go karting allows quality time between you and your kids

Let’s face it, life can get pretty hectic sometimes and you might not always have the time you want to go out and do fun stuff with your kids. Taking a trip to GPK’s indoor go karting race track could be just the thing to spark up a bond. You’ll be your kid’s coolest mom or dad by the end of the day!

While learning to drive a Go Kart won’t teach your kids everything they need to know about driving, it will certainly get them ahead of not knowing anything at all! Best of all, you and your family can have a blast while you learn!

Visit us at Grand Prix Kartways to take your kid out on an exhilarating race around our genuine F1 style racetrack on Ferrari Go Karts!

 

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