ABOUT

Ottawa Kids is a free parenting directory in the Ottawa area, featuring kids’ activities, programs, birthday parties, events, attractions, playgroups, contests, and more!

Omega park

Omega Park

In the heart of the beautiful Outaouais region, this unique animal park will delight the whole family! Omega Park is located in Montebello Quebec, a 45 minute drive from Ottawa. This 800 hectare park has over 400 animals living in nature in the most authentic way possible. It can be discovered both by car and […]

Continue Reading 0
Ottawa Geek Market

Ottawa Geek Market Spring Edition 2017

The Ottawa Geek Market is Ottawa’s premiere festival of all things geeky and will be taking place Friday March 31st to Sunday April 2nd at the Nepean Sportsplex. The Ottawa Geek Market is Ottawa’s premiere festival of all things geeky. As a festival, the Geek Market provides an opportunity for patrons to celebrate their favourite […]

Continue Reading 0
Princes Dance Party -girl

The Princess & Superhero Dance Party

Looking for a fun-filled, affordable event to take the kids to this March Break? Check out The Princess & Superhero Dance Party! The Princess & Superhero Dance Party will be a fun-filled evening for children of all ages!  There will be music & entertainment provided by one of Ottawa’s TOP entertainment groups, lots of hobnobbing […]

Continue Reading 0
17016004_968149113316155_4103664780137013989_o

Ottawa Parent & Child Expo

Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine is thrilled to present the annual Ottawa Parent & Child Expo for Ottawa families. On March 25th & 26th 2017, head to the Nepean Sportsplex for a weekend of family fun and information. The Ottawa Parent & Child Expo is a fun, informative & affordable weekend for the whole family. Parents will […]

Continue Reading 0
Fall Consignment Sale Events in Ottawa

Spring Consignment Sale Events in Ottawa

Each spring, consignment sale events take place in the Ottawa area. This is a great way for families to buy gently used clothes, shoes, baby gear, toys and much more at a great price. These consignment sales are also a great opportunity for families to off-load their own outgrown items for some extra cash. Here […]

Continue Reading 0
Photo courtesy: http://discovermilton.com

Awesome March Break Activities in the Ottawa Area

With March Break 2017 right around the corner, here are some awesome activities to keep your kids busy! Take your kids to the movies for only 3$ with the March Movie Break offered by Landmark Cinemas. Indigo – Chapters are offering FREE March Break events Monday to Friday at 11am. Monday: Qixels Craft Day Tuesday: […]

Continue Reading 0
movie-house-1179538

March Movie Break at Landmark Cinemas

Looking for a cheap indoor activity for your kids during March break? Landmark Cinemas is offering select family flicks at just 3$   MONSTERS VS ALIENS A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. […]

Continue Reading 0
Little Kickers - Preschool Soccer

Little Kickers – Preschool Soccer

Little Kickers – Preschool for Kids strives to provide a positive introduction to sport for pre-schoolers in a friendly, fun-filled, non-competitive environment. Little Kickers pre-school soccer program offers classes for children 18 months – 7 years: Little Kicks for children 18 months to 2.5 years old Junior Kickers for children 2.5 to 3.5 years old Mighty Kickers for […]

Continue Reading 0
2562517009_bdbdf4eb9f_o

Registration for Spring and Summer Recreation Classes

Mark your calendars, registration for spring and summer recreation classes offered by the city of Ottawa is happening soon!   For swim programs, registration will start Monday March 6th 2017 at 9 pm online and by touchtone phone and Tuesday March 7th 2017 in person during business hours. For recreation programs, registration will start Wednesday March 8th 2017 at 9 pm online […]

Continue Reading 0
mermaid

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. […]

Continue Reading 0
IMG_2726

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
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 […]

Continue Reading 0
6818801383_449aac696f_o

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, […]

Continue Reading 0
Skateway through the Forest

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
ice-skating

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
snowman-1343528

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
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 […]

Continue Reading 0
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 […]

Continue Reading 6