Winter Sports & Outdoor Adventures in Canada

Spectator sports you've got to see & active attractions you can't miss!


Cruise into Canada this winter and take a seat for spectacular spectator sports or amp it up with adventurous athletic attractions. Check out our favorite seasonal activities or specific events to start planning your fun-filled getaway today.

2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, Ottawa

Celebrate curling December 2-10. Roll into Ottawa's Canadian Tire Centre to witness nine men's and nine women's teams battle it out to represent Canada at the 2018 Winter Games in Tim Horton's Roar of the Rings. Looking to repeat the gold-medal victories of Canada's Brad Jacobs and Jennifer Jones in 2014, this curling competition will be too cool to miss.

2018 BC Winter Games, Kamloops

British Columbia's highest-performing athletes, coaches and officials are training away for four days of stiff competition at the 2018 BC Winter Games, February 22-25. From figure skating to badminton and curling to skiing, experience 19 sports across 11 facilities in Kamloops. Come together and cheer on the 2,148 participants in style.

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Barrie Winterfest, Barrie

Named one of the "Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario," Barrie Winterfest provides a variety of winter wonderland activities for all ages. Take part in the action February 3-4 with snowshoeing, ice skating, and a kid's ice fishing pond. Or take it easy and watch expert lumberjacks demonstrate speed sawing, axe throwing and chainsaw carving.

Skiing, Countrywide

Hit the slopes and head downhill at one of the many ski resorts and hills across the country. There's no shortage of slopes, but here's a few: Winnipeg: Spring Hill; Edmonton: Snow Valley Ski Club; Kamloops: Overlander Ski Club; Kelowna: Big White Ski Resort; Barrie: Mount St. Louis

Red River Mutual Trail, Winnipeg

Skate, walk, run or sled your way into fun along The Red River Mutual Trail. This trail holds the Guinness World Record for longest naturally frozen skating trail in the world. Experience a truly unique activity at no cost to you, but be sure to check the website as the hours are completely dependent on the weather and ice conditions.

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