Top Six Winter Activities

Your CAA Membership card is the key to unlocking outdoor fun this winter. Here’s how to have fun and save more this season!

by Mary Wimmer

Winter doldrums got you feeling down and housebound? Your CAA Membership card is the key to unlocking outdoor fun this season at some of the best activities and attractions around! Get access to savings at sporting games, shows, live entertainment, and so much more – just by showing your CAA card. After all, winter shouldn’t be endured – it should be enjoyed! Here are our top picks for winter pleasure:

  1. Get caught up in the live drama of the Great Canadian Theatre Company’s production of What a Young Wife Ought to Know, on stage until February 4. CAA Members will SAVE 20% on tickets purchased at the box office.

  2. What can be more thrilling for kids than seeing their favourite Disney characters come to life on the ice? The excitement of Disney on Ice takes place March 1 to 4 at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. Have your CAA card on hand when purchasing tickets to SAVE 20%.

  3. Create lasting family memories with the Harlem Globetrotters’hilarious antics and amazing basketball skills on April 7. Get a swoosh on your savings with 30% off on select tickets for CAA Members!

  4. Cheer on your favourite junior ice hockey team, Ottawa 67’s, you’ll save as a CAA Member. Fans of the 67’s will SAVE 20% on tickets and 10% on merchandise.

  5. Enjoy some wall-to-wall aerial action at Sky Zone Trampoline Park, where just showing your CAA Membership card lets you buy one jump pass and get one free.

  6. Chow down at one of CAA’s Preferred Dining partners! Members can SAVE 10% on restaurant favourites like East Side Mario’s, Montana’s, Kelseys, Fionn MacCool’s and D’Arcy McGee’s. Just show your Membership card, and enjoy!

Don’t forget to make time to head to the nation’s capital (if you don’t live there) to check out the Rideau Canal Skateway, one of the north and east Ontario region’s most spectacular wintertime attractions. Its almost 8 km-stretch of ice makes it the largest rink in the world (and second longest!), you definitely don’t want to miss this seasonal attraction.

And if you time your visit right, you’ll be able to catch Winterlude, Ottawa’s annual festival celebrating – you guessed it – winter! It’s on February 2 to 19 and features events like the International Ice-Carving Competition and the Ice Dragon Boat Festival.

With so much to do this winter, you won’t even notice that it’s almost over.