We are following Alberta Health’s recommendation to avoid large group gathering, and since we welcomed over 400 people to the event last year, we are opting to prioritize the safety of all our guests and cancel this event. The Great Canadian Sugar Rush is an occasion for families to get together and create lasting memories celebrating our Canadian Heritage. As such, we choose to err on the side of caution and protect our extended family, our partners, guests, and team mates.


We will keep a close watch on the situation, and look to reschedule if the opportunity presents itself.  



Rediscover a Tasty Canadian Tradition


Join us for the second annual Great Canadian Sugar Rush! From family fun activities throughout the weekend to exploring the Kananaskis Valley with Kananaskis Outfitters, mountains of maple fun are waiting for you to experience.



When: Saturday, March 21 – Sunday, March 22


Take a peak at a few activities we’re excited to host:  


Maple Syrup Festival
Come and enjoy our Winter Carnival! Fun activities for all: wagon rides, live music with the Depayses and Phil Nugent, ice carving station, games, and maple syrup taffy! At 2:30PM, don’t miss the one and only moose ears eating competition.


Maple Breakfast
Start your mornings with a truly Canadian breakfast and enjoy all things maple!


Welcome Reception
Begin your Sugar rush Weekend with a taste of Canadian Maple Syrup. Until supplies last.


Artisan Market
Enjoy some shopping time, meeting some of our local vendors, artists and farmers.*Based on vendor availability*





Stargazing Snowshoe Tour*
Be dazzled by a sky full of more stars than you can possibly imagine. Run by Kananaskis Outfitters. For individuals aged 12+.


Fat Bike Frozen Waterfall Tour*
Head out on a fat bike with 4.8″ wide tires, to visit a frozen waterfall! Experience a new way to play in the Winter! This tour requires biking experience, but you don’t need to be an expert. The bikes are geared low to make it easy to pedal on the snow.


*please register for these activities with Kananaskis Outfitters




Begin planning your Great Canadian Sugar Rush weekend today!

Our brand new playground and fully loaded indoor water park is now open! The Rocky Mountain inspired leisure pool is decked out with tons of awesome splash pads, pools, slides, and excitement sure to keep the whole family smiling.   Waterpark Features will include:

  • Water jets
  • 40 foot tube slide
  • 80 foot open flume slide
  • Wolf themed children’s slide
  • Mountainscape waterslides
  • Family wide children’s section
  • Rain umbrella
  • Animal themed water cannons
  • Lounge chairs
Fitness Centre

The Lodge is happy to provide babysitting and child-minding services so you can have a getaway of your own.   We have partnered with Heritage Nanny to bring you reliable, safe childcare that you can feel good about. Their team of nannies are happy to provide the care and attention your little ones deserves.   Please be advised that the agency requires a minimum of three hours per booking within 48 hours, otherwise based upon availability. Cancellations need to be made with 72 hours’ notice, full amount will be charged after that.   Please note that rates may vary on Holidays.

Fireside Moments is our Mark of Craft. It’s our take on an authentically Canadian campfire. A hosted evening, social mixer; where guests gather to connect with the great outdoors and enjoy campfire snacks.  


Join us nightly from 5:30PM – 7:30PM.

Contact Us
Our Family Activities Team is available to assist you with any bookings, requests, and additional information you may need. You can contact us directly at 403-591-6250 or email familyactivities@lodgeatkananaskis.com.