March Break 2017 Activities in Ottawa

Bring the family to enjoy these March Break activities in and around Ottawa!

Altitude Spring Break Camp

Clip and climb your way to an awesome March Break! The Altitude camp is being offered for both the Quebec break (Feb. 27 to March 3) and the Ontario break (March 13 to 17).

Spring Break Ski Lessons

Learn how to ski from professionals during spring break with their 3, 4, or 5 day lesson options. Your lift ticket is valid for the day with a two-hour lesson.

Maple Month

We eat it on pancakes, enjoy it as taffy on snow, cook and bake with it and so much more! Join us at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum for the entire month of March as we tap into one of Canada’s most iconic and versatile sweet treats, maple syrup! Our sweet line-up includes: Cooking with maple in the Museum’s demo kitchen, maple workshop with celebrity chef Lynn Crawford, maple traditions and stories, lumberjack demonstration, plaid day, pancakes and maple syrup, maple taffy on snow.

Canada Aviation and Space Museum March Break

Come to the Museum this March Break and participate in some out-of-this world activities! Learn what the atmosphere is like on Mars, discover what could help improve human living conditions in space, and help figure out how to protect objects from being damaged as they are launched into space!

Playing Through History

Discover traditional First Peoples games such as ring-and-pin, string games, lahal, and hand-shadow puppets. Try skittles, and see how the game has changed from the version popular in New France. Help decorate a large, Victorian-style dollhouse, make your own doll to take home, and try colonial toys such as a Jacob’s ladder, jacks, and spin-tops. Visit the Discovery Zone for a selection of innovative new games, Mega Bloks® building projects, play workshops, and more. The Canadian Children’s Museum is offering additional play-themed activities during March Break.

Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum Spy Camp

Enjoy a spy-themed day camp where you can learn the art of espionage from disguising for cover, to breaking codes, using spy gadgets and more! Each day will cover a new skill. This experience is designed for children aged seven to 12.

Funhaven Family Fun Centre

Located just minutes west of Ottawa’s downtown core, Funhaven offers a world-class laser tag arena, the latest high-tech mini-bowling lanes, an arcade and prize games, simulators, bumper cars and a huge jungle gym. The little ones are sure to be entertained during March Break!

Stanley Cup Tribute

On March 17, 2017, you’ll get to see the Stanley Cup for yourself! Head to Lansdowne’s Aberdeen Pavilion to meet some NHL alumni and have your picture taken with the Stanley Cup. And in the evening, a Stanley Cup 125th Anniversary Tribute Concert will take place at Canadian Tire Centre.

Mount Pakenham March Break Ski Camp

From March 13 to 17, kids aged six to 12 can participate in a 3, 4 or 5 day ski camp that offers four hours of instruction per day, lunch and other activities such as snowshoeing, skating, movies and more!