Sleeping Giant

Sleeping Giant

Events

Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Xterra Sleeping Giant August 24, 2019 August 25, 2019 Marie Louise Lake Campground

Swim, bike and run amidst the Giant! Visit Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and challenge yourself in this premier sporting event. The course is everything you would come to expect when racing an XTERRA event in Ontario’s remote wilderness. For more information please visit http://elementracing/xterra-sleeping-giant/.

Star Gazing Weekend August 30, 2019 September 1, 2019 Various Locations

Guest presenters from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada are here to offer 3 days of exciting astronomy programs for Park Visitors! Schedule of events: 

Friday, August 30, 2019

8:30 pm- Wonders of the Night Sky at Visitor Centre Indoor Amphitheatre

Join Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's Brendon Roy and learn about the incredible features of the night sky. This introduction to astronomy will get you ready to start exploring the night sky on your own!                                  

10:30 pm- Star Gazing at Marie Louise Lake Beach 

*Weather (and cloud) permitting- come and join us at the beach later where members of the RASC will have their telescopes available for you to gaze into the galaxy. Come and drop by after 10:30 pm.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

8:30 pm- Backyard Astronomy at Visitor Centre Indoor Amphitheatre  

Do you ever wonder what is "out there"? Come take a tour of the solar system and learn some of astronomy's basic terms and ideas. Join Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's Brendon Roy for this informational presentation. 

10:30 pm- Star Gazing at Marie Louise Lake Beach

 *Weather (and cloud) permitting- come and join us at the beach later where members of the RASC will have their telescopes available for you to gaze into the galaxy. Come and drop by after 10:30 pm.

Sunday, Sept 1, 2019

8:30 pm- Astonishing Astrophotography at Visitor Centre Indoor Amphitheatre  

Have you ever wondered how photographers manage to capture beautiful photos of the night sky? Members of the Royal Astronomical Society are here to teach you all the tips and techniques needed to help you capture the perfect photo.

10:30 pm- Star Gazing at Marie Louise Lake Beach

*Weather (and cloud) permitting- come and join us at the beach later where members of the RASC will have their telescopes available for you to gaze into the galaxy. Come and drop by after 10:30 pm.