When the temperature drops outside, Ottawa offers up a host of great winter activities and events. I want to share some of these local opportunities to encourage residents to get outside and enjoy these great winter activities together with friends, neighbours and family.
Hunt Club Park Community Association will host their SnowBlast Winter Carnival on Saturday, February 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Elizabeth Manley Park (1161 Blohm Drive). Families can take part in skating, games, and sleigh rides.
The Albion-Heatherington & Fairlea Winter Carnival will be held on Saturday, February 18 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Albion-Heatherington Recreation Centre (1560 Heatherington Road). Highlights include a crazy craft room, tug of war, live entertainment, drumming, and free sleigh rides!
The South Keys Greenboro Community Association Winter Carnival will be held on Family Day Monday, February 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Pushman Park (1270 Pebble Road). Come out and enjoy snacks, music, and more.
The Rink of Dreams Annual Family Skating at Ottawa City Hall (across from Confederation Park) Monday, February 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join Mayor Jim Watson for a Family Day skating party complete with winter fun, free hot chocolate and special guests.
Winterlude 2017 winds up this weekend with skating, sculpture, design and activities for everyone. Ride the free OLG Sno-Bus between official Winterlude sites and special events. Visit winterlude.ca for more details on all upcoming Winterlude activities and visit octranspo.com for Sno-Bus information.