Activities

There are so many things to do in Ottawa and area.

12 Great family fun events

The Casino Lac-Leamy Sound of Light When: Wednesdays and Saturdays, August 10 through 24 Where: Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier St., Gatineau What: With a mission of encouraging cultural discoveries through a varied and international artistic program, the Sound […]

Eddie Ekiyor, pictured in 2014, playing in an East-West high school all-star game. Ekiyor is one of the best basketball players to emerge from Ottawa, has said he will play pro somewhere in Europe this fall. Mike Carroccetto photo ***ONE TIME PUBLISHING RIGHTS GRANTED TO OPT****

Hoops catching on in the capital

In the wake of Raptors fever, grassroots basketball expected to grow locally Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you already know that the Toronto Raptors captured the entire nation’s interest by winning the NBA championship earlier this summer.   […]

Child jumping on colorful playground trampoline. Kids jump in inflatable bounce castle on kindergarten birthday party Activity and play center for young child. Little boy playing outdoors in summer.

Kid-tested, mom-approved

These free – or inexpensive – outings will get your kids socializing and your sanity intact. Tracey Tong – and our preschool tester – report   Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent, on parental leave, or just have the day off […]

Active fun on tap for fall and winter

If you’re looking for some fun activities and programs to keep the kids busy this fall and winter, then check out what the city has to offer at its many recreation facilities. There are swimming lessons, skating lessons, fitness and […]

Sweet summer memories in Lake Placid, New York

When you bring your family to visit Lake Placid, New York this summer (240 km south of Ottawa), you’ll find there are countless ways to enjoy exhilarating family fun amid the stunning scenic beauty of the Adirondacks. Lake Placid’s awe-inspiring […]