23 Jun 2017

The Paddling Puppeteers

Come join us at the Visitor Centre on Saturday, July 8th at 1:00pm for Puppet Show and Music with Glen Caradus! The Paddling Puppeteers have been performing puppet shows across Ontario and Eastern Canada for almost 20 years. The show will aim to teach children about Canada and its beautiful land, critters, and people.

03 May 2017

Spring Has Sprung!

Yes, we love the birds, but if they aren’t exactly what comes to your mind in the Spring time, not to worry!  We still have regular programming going on throughout the month of May.   Drop by on a weekend for a wildflower hike, a night sound adventure, and many more!   If you are interested in birds however, this is the month to take advantage of!  Our songbird migration is in full force and we are offering beginner bird hikes the first three Fridays of the month.  As always, give us a call at the Visitor Centre if you have any other questions.  519-674-1768

17 Apr 2017


Come spend some time with your beautiful beach during this Shoreline Cleanup – take a few hours out of your weekend, grab some friends and help us clean Rondeau’s beaches – every little piece of plastic or garbage counts!  Search the cleanup online or get a hold of the Visitor Centre to register and find out more details!

19 Mar 2017


Spring is in the air and the songbirds are filling Rondeau’s forest with bursts of colour and song! Join us as we celebrate the annual songbird migration with daily, expert-led bird hikes, birder’s breakfast & lunch, a 24 hour ‘Big Day’ birding competition and much more! For more information please call the Visitor Centre at 519-674-1768.May Birding

07 Mar 2017

Which Parks can I visit for FREE?

LongPoint_IMG6371-825x510Are Ontario’s provincial parks free in 2017?

If you ordered the FREE 2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass, we wish you a wonderful time exploring Canada’s national parks.

BUT before you hit the road, make sure you know the difference between national and provincial parks in Ontario…

…because only national parks (Parks Canada) are offering free day-use in 2017.

Check out this blog to learn more:


01 Mar 2017


Looking for something to do March Break?
Can you believe it’s already March 1st??  You know what that means – the kids are counting down til it’s vacation time!  If you’re looking for some family fun this March Break, be sure to check out Rondeau for our Wings of Spring Event!

All week, you can take part in tons of fun programming, and don’t forget to mark SATURDAY MARCH 18th in your calendars!
Join us on the last Saturday of the break to welcome Salthaven Rehabilitation Centre as we learn about their passion: caring for sick and injured animals!   Come say hello to some of their LIVE animal ambassadors as we learn about hawk and waterfowl migration.
See you all then!

Wings of Spring

01 Feb 2017

We’re Hiring!

The Friends of Rondeau are looking for a responsible, hard-working university/college student who is seeking full time summer employment.

LOOKING FOR: Retail/cash experience is an asset, organization skills, friendly customer service, interest in natural heritage education, and love of the outdoors! Weekend availability is a must! Full time (from end of April to Labour Day weekend), minimum wage, and a great working atmosphere!

Resumes must be sent to info@rondeauprovincialpark.ca with “Attn: Jill and Emily” in the subject by MARCH 1st.
Please inform anyone who you think might be interested in this great opportunity! ☀️🍃🐢

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21 Jan 2017

Friends of Rondeau Bursary Award 2016

Each year, the Friends of Rondeau look for two individuals who have somehow made a significant contribution to Rondeau Provincial Park. This contribution can include making a difference in the quality of the Rondeau experience for visitors, always showing a positive attitude and strong work ethic, and committing to leadership, teamwork, and volunteerism. Join me in congratulating our two recipients of the Friends of Rondeau Bursary Award of 2016. Way to go Emily Toll & Heather Van Den Diepstraten!!


14 Jan 2017

Parks Canada Free Admission 2017

      2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, happy birthday Canada! Parks Canada is inviting the public to take advantage of free admission to national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas to celebrate. If you’d like to learn more, please visit Parks Canada – Plan your visit for additional information.
      Since Ontario Parks is managed by the province of Ontario, it does not fall under the jurisdiction of Parks Canada.  While Ontario Parks may be involved in local events to help celebrate this special anniversary, full fees will apply at all of Ontario’s provincial parks including Rondeau Provincial Park. 
      It may interest you to know that Ontario Parks celebrates Healthy Parks Healthy, People Day annually where free day-use is offered to all visitors!   Parks across the province will offer events and activities that encourage people to visit our parks, spend time outdoors and be active.  In 2017, Friday July 21st, is Healthy Parks, Healthy People Day and all visitors to an Ontario provincial park will be issued a complimentary day-pass and invited to enjoy the park facilities and services.  For more information about provincial parks, facilities and services, or park events please visit our website  www.OntarioParks.com.   Keep checking back to our website for more updates about Rondeau’s Healthy Park’s Healthy People Event and any other special events to celebrate Canada’s anniversary!
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