What's on in the Outaouais February 7-13
The winter celebrations just keep on coming. Here are some of the activities and events you can enjoy this week!
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
CANADIAN SKI MARATHON
It’s the longest and oldest cross-country ski event in North America, and the trail is open only once a year. The Canadian Ski Marathon is coming up this weekend! It’s not too late to register for this unique event that brings together cross-country skiers of all ages and levels. You can ski anywhere from 12 km to 160 km!
February 7 to 9
Starting at $30. If you register on site, a $25 surcharge applies.
A SNOWSHOE EXCURSION
Champboisé has long been a place of renewal for the Eudist congregation. Discover this magnificent property on a magical evening. Accompanied by a guide (or not), explore the 2-km trail on snowshoes. More than 50 torches will light your way! Afterwards, warm up by the fire!
Champboisé, 1521 Route 309, L’Ange-Gardien
February 7 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Adults $20, children $10. Includes a hot drink and snacks.
Snowshoe rental available on request.
BREWERY CREEK CLASSIC
This is the 3rd edition of the Brewery Creek Classic, an outdoor festival celebrating our national sport. On the program: a friendly tournament of pond hockey, a form of 3-on-3 ice hockey without goalies. In addition to the tournament, there will be a host of free activities for everyone: DJs, skill contests, and an outdoor fireplace and hearty comfort food to keep you warm.
Brewery Creek, 170 Montcalm Street, Gatineau
February 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
INTRODUCTION TO CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING
You’d like to try cross-country skiing but you don’t know where to start? Here’s your chance! Every Wednesday night, the Relais plein air in Gatineau Park invites you to enjoy the Aerobic cross-country ski loop under the lights. On these evenings, ski rental will be $5 and a coach will be on hand to give you advice and answer your questions!
Relais plein air, 397 De la Cité-des-Jeunes Blvd., Gatineau
Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Winterlude is in full swing! Get out there and enjoy it!
Jacques-Cartier Park, 285 Laurier Street, Gatineau
Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.