Fun Things to Do in Kanataschool

Kanata is a family-friendly city with lots to do. From golfing in the summer to cross-country skiing in the winter, there is no shortage of places to see and things to do with family and friends. Kanata is known for its recreation, family fun, and sports culture, but there are also things that might surprise people unfamiliar with the area.

Did you know the Kanata Symphony Orchestra is a full-sized orchestra following Beethoven’s model? Did you know the Trans Canada Trail runs through Kanata, part of a 24,000 km walking, hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling trail that stretches from coast to coast? Do you know that the 2017 JUNO Awards will be hosted right here in Kanata?

Here’s a little taste of some Kanata hot spots:

Kanata Family Fun

Karters’ Korner
Kids Kingdom
19th Tee Golf Range & Mini Golf
Stan’s Driving Range and Miniature Golf
Xtreme Trampoline Park
Thunderbird Sports Centre


Kevin Haime Golf Centre
The Marshes Golf Club
Kanata Golf and Country Club
Loch March Golf & Country Club
Irish Hills Golf & Country Club
Amberwood Village Golf & Country Club

Recreation Facilities

Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool
Kanata Recreation Complex
Eva James Memorial Community Centre 
Kanata Seniors Centre
Richcraft Recreation Complex
Bell Sensplex

Outdoor Recreation

Trans Canada Trail
Shirley’s Bay
Kanata Mountain Biking Trails
Wesley Clover Parks Campground
Beaverbrook Outdoor Pool
Katimavik Outdoor Pool
Glen Cairn Outdoor Pool
March Tennis Club
Glen Cairn Tennis Club


Ottawa Senators
Kanata Minor Hockey Association
Kanata Girls Hockey Association
Kanata Dragons Youth Soccer
West Ottawa Soccer Club
Kanata Youth Basketball Association
West Ottawa Ringette
Kanata Baseball Association
Ottawa Sport & Social Club
Kanata GymnoSphere
Olympia Gymnastics
Kanata DOUVRIS Martial Arts

Theatres & Arts

Kanata Theatre
Kanata Civic Art Gallery
Landmark Cinemas Kanata


Tanger Outlets
Hazeldean Mall


Aperitivo (Tapas)
Ox Head Restaurant (Vietnamese)
Fratelli (Italian)
The Burbs (Pub Fare)
Tomaso (Italian)
Indian Punjabi Clay Oven (Indian)
Central Bier Haus (German)
Willy’s Pizza (Pizza)
Shawarma Prince (Lebanese)
Lapointe Seafood Grill (Seafood)
Jack Astor’s Bar & Grill (Sports bar)
Pho Moonlight (Vietnamese)
Urban Turban (Middle Eastern)
NU Caribbean (Caribbean)

When you buy a home in Kanata, you get to enjoy these many amenities and activities on a daily basis! Contact us today if you want to learn more about Kanata real estate or buying and selling homes in Kanata.