What Type of Family Entertainment is Found Throughout Ottawa?

Posted by Maha Shahbazian on Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 11:52pm.

Family Entertainment

Finding entertainment for the entire family is very important. Ottawa provides plenty of options for family fun throughout the city. Here are some of the best choices for family entertainment throughout the city.

Calypso Theme Waterpark

As one of the top summer attractions for families, Calypso Theme Waterpark provides over 100 acres of fun. There are plenty of waterslides, the largest wave pool in Canada and plenty of other attractions to enjoy here. The park is open from June through early September.


Found on Baxter Road, Funhaven is one of the newer attractions in Ottawa for family entertainment. They offer Laser tag, a jungle gym, video games, bowling lanes, bumper cars and so much more. This is certainly a place everybody can enjoy and they are open year-round.

IMAX Theatre

The IMAX experience is great for families. Ottawa is home to the only IMAX 3D screen and Dome Theatre in North America. You can enjoy plenty of interesting adventure, historic, cultural and nature films here. The IMAX is found within the Canadian Museum of History.

Pirate Adventures

This attraction is a 50-foot pirate ship and provides a 75 minute cruise with non-stop activities. All the activities are pirate themed and include plenty of fun, such as firing water cannons. The pirates are all in full costume and make up. This attraction sails from May to August and on weekends in September.

Valleyview Little Animal Farm

If you have younger children, this is a great attraction. You can let them meat plenty of animals including goats, zebus, geese and so much more. The kids will also love the puppet and singing chicken shows.

Other Ottawa attractions for family entertainment include:

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