What's New?

Come spend your weekends with us! Join us every weekend for Nature Savvy Saturdays or Discovery Sundays at the Nature Centre.


Drop-in Programs

Random Snowshoeing Adventures
Saturday, February 3 & Sunday, February 25
From 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Ever wanted to try snowshoeing?
 Here’s your chance! Program runs weather and snow levels permitting.
  Admission by suggested donation of $3/person or $10/family.

Winter Family Picnic
Sunday, February 4
From 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Bring your lunches and blankets, wear your snow-pants and join us for an outdoor winter picnic! 
Weather permitting. Free event.

Family Planetarium
Sunday, February 25
From 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. & 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Join an Interpreter for a tour of the fall sky and its constellations.
$3/person or $10/family at the door.
Show starts at 1:10 p.m.


Pre-registered Programs


Family Astronomy Club
Saturday, February 24
From 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Join Alice Koning, M.Sc. Astronomy and Physics for our winter meetings. Admission is $17+GST/family/meeting or $30+GST/family for both meetings
Pre-registration is required by Friday, January 19 or February 23.

Youth Winter Survival/ Leave No Trace
Sunday, January 28
From 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Survive and thrive in the great outdoors! Learn skills beneficial for surviving in the wild by identifying edible plants and learning other useful resources.
Ages 13 to 17. $15/youth. Pre-registration is required by January 26

Family Winter Survival
Saturday, February 11
From 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre​
This workshop is aimed towards families interested in learning winter survival skills. Enhance your knowledge, confidence and connection to nature.
​$40+GST/family. Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, January 24.
Have a place in our new exhibit:
send us a picture of what YOU do in Waskasoo!

We want to see what you've seen, where you've been, and how you enjoy the many faces of Waskasoo Park.

Send us your Instagram pictures #ourpark.

We'll post your pictures on the wall 
in our new exhibit for all to see!
Pictures will be rotated out several times a year. 

Come for a visit soon and check out what's going on in the park this season!

You book your family, public and youth programs on-line! 
Click here to check it out!
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Herbal Preparation Series
From 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. each day.
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Join certified Master Herbalist, Lu Meissner, for this amazing series on making your own herbal preparations.
 All materials provided.


Medicinal Miracles In The Kitchen & Herbal Preparations 5
Tuesday, February 6
From 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Participants will be learning how to cook with culinary herbs for medicinal purposes. Lu will be teaching how to make herbal oils and vinegars. 
 Each participant will get to take either an oil or vinegar home.
All materials provided. $40+GST/person