5 Family-Friendly Activities in Kanata

Finding an activity the whole family can enjoy may seem like a lot of work, especially one that’s close to home. Luckily, Kanata is full of adventures for all ages! Some require admission, but others are free. In addition to the trails in the area, read through these activities in Kanata and start planning your family’s future excursions.

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1. Superhero School Escape Room

No guarantees you’ll be starring in the next Marvel movie, but you and the whole family can attend Superhero School at Unlocked Adventures, an escape room facility located on March Road. The room is best suited for families with kids over the age of 8, as logical thinking and problem-solving will most definitely be required. 

2. Landmark Cinemas

Knowing where the local movie theater is can be a life-saver on rainy days. Landmark Cinemas at Kanata Centrum runs all the latest films, and also has special experiences like stroller-friendly showings and sensory-friendly films. The theaters concession is like a mini convenience store where you can get bulk candy, hot food, drinks, movie merchandise, and of course, popcorn. 

Movie Theatre

4. Xtreme Trampoline Park

Get up and active with Xtreme Trampoline Park, located down the road from Costco on Frank Nighbor Place. Jumpers of any age or experience level can release their inner child while jumping into the foam pit, dunking on the basketball court, playing dodgeball, or just doing their own thing in the freestyle jumping area. There’s also a designated toddler space for the little ones! Xtreme Trampoline Park also offers programs like fitness classes, Xtreme Nights (complete with lights and music), and Toddler Time in the mornings. 

3. Walter Baker Park

Pack a picnic, bring a frisbee, and spend the day at Walter Baker Park with your whole family. Located next to the Kanata Recreation Complex on Charlie Rogers Place, Walter Baker Park has play structures, soccer fields, a pond surrounded by a walking trail, and a giant hill where you can sit and look out over the area. It’s also a great sledding hill in the winter!  

Girl outside in a swing

5. Blackbird Falls Putting Course

As part of the prestigious Marshes Golf Club on Terry Fox Drive, you’ll find the Blackbird Falls Putting Course. Bring the whole family to this 18-hole mini-putting course where you can test your skills and have a ton of fun. No reservations are required.


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