Waterparks and swimming
Its a sweltering summer day, and you cant decide whether to take a cool shower or head out for a day full of excitementand laughter. Hint: Go for the second option! In the Outaouais regions waterparks, fun and safety are the #1 priority. For an affordable, family-friendly outing, try the Mont Cascades Waterpark: their water rides are the same ones that are installed in some of worlds top waterparks, including Canadas Wonderland and Disneys Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach. From the speed slide with its exhilarating feeling of free fallto the kiddie splash pool, there’s something for everyone. If youre up for serious thrills, visit Calypso Theme Waterpark. Located just east of Ottawa, it features more than 35 waterslides, more than 100 water features, and Canadas biggest wave pool, not to mention pirates, canyon rafting, a water zoo, and a river with a mysterious grotto. Its a great place to cool off and have fun! In the western part of the region, Chutes Coulonge Park now has brand new water play park for toddlers. Don't forget to bring a picnic!