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


Jane's Walk
Jane'sWalkSunday, May 6 starting at 1:00 p.m.
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Jane's Walk is a series of walks inspired by urban thinker Jane Jacobs, that helps put
 people in touch with where they live and each other.
 Join us as we take a walk through the Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary and discuss it's history.
Free event

Meet The Critter
Saturday, May 12 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Join an Interpreter to meet our Tiger Salamanders and Plains Garter Snake.
Drop-in. Admission $3/person or $10/family

Family Planetarium
Sunday, May 13
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 our night sky and it's constellations.
Shows start at 1:10 p.m. & 2:10 p.m.
Admission: $3/person or $10/family

Flora Talk & Walk
Saturday, May 26 starting at 1:00 p.m.
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre
The Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary has an abundance of beautiful plant life.
 Join us as we take a slow, informative walk through the sanctuary.
Admission is $ 3/person or $10/family. 
Walk starts at 1:10 p.m., please bring a water bottle and dress for the weather

Pre-registered Programs

Family Astronomy Club
Saturday, May 5 from 2:30 to 4:00 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 $45+GST/family for all three meetings.
Pre-registration required by noon the day of the astronomy club



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.

Herbs For First Aid
Herbal Preparations 8
Tuesday, May 15
Learn about which herbs to use in case of an emergency and how to make your own herbal first aid kit. Participants make and take home a couple first aid remedies to get started on creating their own kit.
Pre-registration required by May 14 at 4:00 p.m.
$40+GST/person