Kids & Families

Starr GymnasticsStarr Gymnastics & Fitness
Our goal is to inspire a lifelong commitment to sport by focusing on our members as individuals as well as gymnasts. We believe that – given the necessary guidance and patience – every Starr member has the chance to “shine!”. We lead through example and we inspire confidence through proper progression, safety and fun.

FunhavenFunhaven
Funhaven is Ottawa’s newest and best entertainment centre destination. We offer a world-class Laser Tag Arena, award winning Comfyland toddler play centre, a jungle gym with built-in Ballocity cannons, the latest high-tech Mini Bowling Lanes, Video and Prize Games, Simulators, crazy fun Bumper Cars, Mission Impossible style Laser Frenzy and other award winning attractions that will leave you thrilled. Whatever you consider fun, you’ll find more of it at Funhaven, The Fun Experts!

TumblersTumblers Gymnastics Centre
Tumblers Gymnastics Centre has recreational and competitive gymnastics programs for children of all ages and skill levels. From Kinder classes that teach fundamental movements for children as young as 18 months, to youth recreational and competitive programs, special needs programs and day camps. For more information visit our website www.tumblers.ca

Pirate AdventuresPirate Adventures
Ahoy Maties welcome to Pirate Adventures on the Rideau, a unique, unforgettable experience for the entire family, aboard a pirate ship in the heart of downtown Ottawa along the Rideau Canal.

Kids in the CapitalKids in the Capital
Kids in the Capital is a blog written by parents who share some of the activities, attractions, events, tips and tricks they love to do with their kids in the National Capital Region.


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Kids Activities

Birthday Parties

Please see our popular Ottawa Birthday Party Guide for lots of ideas, venues and entertainers.

Daycare, babysitters & nanny services

Resources for kids

  • Child & Youth Friendly Ottawa
    CAYFO strives to engage, inspire, support, and celebrate children and young people in our community.
  • Kids Help Phone
    1-800-668-6868. Available anytime of the day or night, in English and French, by phone and by web, it is the go-to resource for kids in Canada from five to 20 when they need help or trustworthy information on issues that are difficult to discuss with anyone else.
  • Turn Around Project
    Helping youth and their families to deal better with the prevalence of dugs and drug use.
  • Youth Canada
    From the Government of Canada, resources for teenagers and older youth.

Resources for parents

Blogs

A growing list of Ottawa-based blogs by parents, about their families. Add your blog…

Special Thanks

Thanks to Andre Ouellette for his assistance in creating our Kids Guide.