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Mermaid Classes and Parties in Ottawa

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a mermaid? AquaMermaid makes mermaid dreams come true! Now offered in Ottawa, AquaMermaid is a fun way to keep fit! It is a new discipline where you learn how to swim like a fish using both legs as a fish tail and using your core muscles to propel forward. […]

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Family Day Weekend Activities in Ottawa

Enjoy the last weekend of Winterlude at Snowflake Kingdom or at Marion Dewar Plaza or the Rideau Canal Skateway Mayor Jim Watson will be once again hosting the Family Day Skating Party at the Sens Rink of Dreams on Monday February 20th from 11am to 2pm. There will be free hot chocolate and special guests […]

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Snowflake Kingdom at Jachques Cartier Park in Gatineau

Snowflake Kingdom at Jacques Cartier Park in Gatineau

With Winterlude on from February 3rd to 20th, Snowflake Kingdom at Jacques Cartier Park in Gatineau is a fantastic snow playground for kids of all ages! Super Slides This year, experience 3 different slides: Chinook: a tube slide Iceberg and Glacier: where you can either slide down alone or as a group Kiddie slide: great fun […]

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Upcoming Family Activities in the Ottawa Area

With the kick off of Winterlude this Friday February 3rd, there are tons of  activities in Ottawa and Gatineau for kids of all ages to enjoy! Come out to the Snowflake Kingdom at Jacques Cartier Park in Hill to enjoy tons of FREE activities including super slides, an obstacle course, the NEW Canada 150 Maze, […]

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Best Places to go Skating in the Ottawa Area

Lace up your skates and enjoy Canada’s favorite activity in one of these great skating spots! Rideau Canal Skateway: The Rideau Canal is a 7.8km skateway stretching from downtown to Dows Lake. 5 rest areas are available on the canal, they include: washrooms heated change rooms open from 8am to 10pm Sunday to Thursday and from […]

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Winter Celebrations at Rideau Hall

Come celebrate winter at Rideau Hall on Saturday January 28th from 12:30pm to 4pm. All activities are family friendly and FREE! Enjoy some traditional winter sports such as skating snowshoeing cross country skiing During this Winter Celebration, you can also tour Rideau Hall FREE of charge and visit the ceremonial rooms. For more information: Rideau […]

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Fete Frissons

Come celebrate Canada’s diverse history on February 4th from 8:30 to noon at the Shenkman Centre in Orleans The morning will be filled with activities for the whole family to enjoy! Savour a $5 pancake breakfast prepared by Cora’s Breakfast and Lunch. Young imaginations run woodland-wild with Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre‘s whimsical excerpt from […]

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Festival des Jeux Gonflables

Festival des Jeux Gonflables

Come have fun with the kids in an arena full of Bouncy Castles at the Festival des Jeux Gonflables! Come and let your kids play on 16 different inflatable games and bouncy castle on February 19th from 10am to 5pm and February 20th from 10am to 4pm at Jean-Marc Lalonde Arena in Rockland. There will […]

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Winterlude 2017

Winterlude 2017

Celebrate winter in Ottawa during the Winterlude 2017 festival from February 3rd to 20th.  Three fun filled weekend of activities for the whole family to enjoy! ACTIVITIES Snowflake Kingdom at Jacques-Cartier Park will have TONS of FREE activities for children to enjoy with giant games, super slides, a kiddie zone, an obstacle course, the NEW Canada […]

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Kanata Nordic Snow Day

Come out to the Kanata Nordic’s annual Snow Day at Wesley Clover Parks to celebrate outdoor winter activities. The annual Snow Day festivities will take place at Wesley Clover Parks on January 22nd from 10am to 3pm Enjoy tons of great FREE activities for the whole family: Snowshoe and cross country ski rentals Orienteering course […]

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Dovercourt Winter Carnival

Dovercourt’s annual winter carnival will take place on Saturday January 21st from 4 to 7 pm. Activities will include: sleigh rides from 4 to 6 pm face painting skating, hockey and ice bowling a bonfire to warm up At 6:30pm, you can also join the Float in Movie: Finding Dory (regular swim fees apply) as well […]

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Skating on the Rideau Canal

Skating on the Rideau Canal

Each winter the Rideau Canal becomes the world’s largest skating rink. A unforgettable activity for families in Ottawa! The Rideau Canal is a 7.8km skateway stretching from downtown to Dows Lake. 5 rest areas are available on the canal, they include: washrooms heated change rooms open from 8am to 10pm Sunday to Thursday and from […]

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Skateway through the Forest

Skateway through the Forest

Come enjoy 3 km of icetrails at the skateway through the forest in the heart of Lac des Loups The skateway is located at 9 Montée Beausoleil in Lac des loups, Quebec, about 45 minutes from downtown Ottawa and is open every day from 10am to 4pm. Check out their Facebook page for ice conditions. […]

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Animal Tracking on Snowshoes in Gatineau Park

Animal Tracking on Snowshoes in Gatineau Park

Take a FREE snowshoe hike in the Gatineau Park with a nature guide to find animal tracks and learn how they live in the winter. This activity is 2 hours long and aimed for kids 8 years and older. It is FREE and snowshoes are provided! The hike will depart at the Gatineau Visitor Centre. There is […]

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Ottawa Family Expo

Ottawa Family Expo

Enjoy a day filled with family fun at the Ottawa Family Expo on January 28th 2017 from 10am to 4pm at Hazeldean Mall. There will be tons of vendors showing off their great products or services, and an area with building blocks and crafts for kids. Special guest visitors and tons of special activities happening […]

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Celebrate Winter at Richcraft Sensplex

Celebrate Winter at Richcraft Sensplex

Come celebrate winter at Richcraft Sensplex on January 2nd from 9am to 8pm. Come celebrate the kickoff of Canada’s 150th and winter at the Richcraft Sensplex with tons of FREE activities for the whole family to enjoy. SCHEDULE: 9am: FREE public skating 9 to 11am: FREE pancake breakfast 12pm: Have your picture taken with Elsa […]

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