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

Ganaraska Forest Logging Update

There are about 3 weeks left of logging in the forest; specifically in compartment 148. Please take caution when you are in the area of machinery. Recreate safely in the Ganaraska Forest!

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Family Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Day Rescheduled

Due to poor ski conditions, the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority’s Family Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Day has been postponed to February 3rd 2018. There are still spots available in each session – call today to register! Where – Ganaraska Forest Centre Times – 9:30am session & 1:00pm session The Ganaraska Forest is beautiful year-round, but especially…

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