About Ganaraska Forest Centre


The Ganaraska Forest Centre is a multi-use facility, located in the heart of the 11,000-acre Ganaraska Forest. Featuring overnight accommodations for over 80 people, the facility boasts a large Great Hall, four break-out classrooms, a commercial kitchen and expert culinary staff to look after any group's dietary needs.

The certified teachers at the Ganaraska Forest Centre offer over 25 Ontario curriculum-linked outdoor educational opportunities to students in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12, through day-use programming, or 2, 3, 4 or 5-day residential stays. The Ganaraska Forest Centres outdoor education programs meet or exceed the criteria of the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association's (OPHEA) Safety Guidelines. All instructors are Ontario-certified teachers, with outdoor education emphasis, and combined, have several years of practical, hands-on teaching experience.  The facility is also available for private and corporate events and community and non-profit groups.

The Ganaraska Forest Centre is a fully accessible site, with users having access to an All Terrain Wheelchair, for those with mobility issues.

Latest News

Notice to Ganaraska Forest Users Regarding Membership or Day Pass Purchases

Ganaraska Forest memberships and day passes are no longer available for purchase from Ganaraska Leathercraft.

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Ganaraska Forest Cross-Country Ski Trails Remain Closed – February 28

Ski trails are closed until further notice due to a combination of mild temperatures, lack of snowfall and icy conditions. For up-to-date conditions, please contact the Ganaraska Forest Centre – 905.797.2721.

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