Fun for the Kids and Family

Year-round, Deerhurst offers guaranteed fun indoors as well as a variety of seasonal activities to keep young ones active and entertained. Come discover why Muskoka was named as one of National Geographic's "100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life" in 2013 and "Voted One of the Best Winter Resorts" by City Parent readers 2014.

Kids are Special at Deerhurst

  • Up to two children 18 years & under share parents' room free
  • For the Decades show, children 17 & under are half price, 4 & under free
  • Childrens' menus featured at Compass, Eclipse and Maple
  • For special event or family buffets, special childrens pricing are half price and 4 & under free
  • Juniors 17 & under play golf free per paying adult at Deerhurst Lakeside, rentals included
  • Kids enjoy a variety of events & programs

YMCA Children's Programs


Deerhurst Resort partners with specialists at the YMCA to create vacation fun for our younger guests. The YMCA provides fun, active, safe, and developmentally appropriate programming for children aged 18 months to 8 years-old on weekends year-round, and daily during public school holidays. Full-day programs are available, as well as an hourly child-minding services. Available until August 29.

See more information on the YMCA Children's Program

Waterski & Wakeboarding Day Camps



New this summer, kids can learn to ride the waves with weekly, half day or full day waterski and wakeboarding camps, conducted by the WSE ski school, now in it's 21st season at Deerhurst Resort.

Learn more here

Indoor Rock Climbing Wall



Our indoor rock climbing wall provides a challenge for all ages with different degrees of difficulty. Test your strength and reach for the top! 

Open daily year-round, for ages 4 and up.


Stargazer Ridge Amusements



This lively indoor gamesroom will make you feel like you have crossed into another world. Play these entertaining carnival style games and collect enough tickets to win the big prize!

Open daily year-round. No advance booking required.



Kids'n Ponies


So much more than just a pony ride! Kids love this interactive and fun adventure in the sand ring with ponies, where they will learn horsemanship through riding and non riding games. For ages 5 to 10 years old.

Open weekends year-round, and daily during July, August and school holiday periods.

Kids'n Critters



Children will learn the sights and sounds of a working horse farm through this interactive petting zoo, which includes a ride on Homer, our miniature horse! For ages 4 and under.

Open weekends year-round, and daily during July, August and school holiday periods.

Junior Golf Clinics & Camps


Summer Junior Golf Clinics

A one-hour group introduction to basic golf skills for ages  5-12, with equipment provided if needed. Available July & August.
● Wednesday, Thursdays at 2pm, Saturdays at 11am. $25 per child.

Summer Junior Golf Camps

These half day camps are designed to introduce juniors from 6-12  to the full/short game fundamentals, golf etiquette and on course instruction in a fun and safe environment. $195 per child

● Monday –Thursdays starting the week of June 30 through the week of August 25
● Time: 9am -12pm (noon)
● Includes: Instruction, daily snacks, junior golf book, Golf Canada bag tag 

To book call 705-789-7113, Ext 4484       

Junior Tennis Clinics & Lessons


Introduce your youngster to tennis with instruction provided by Tennis Canada certified pros, Leslie Warren and Nigel Griffiths.

June 28 - September 1 | $30/child
4pm - One-hour clinics for 6-9 year olds 
5pm - One-hour clinics for 10 - 14 year olds

Private lessons also available from May - October by advance booking.

Call 1-800-461-4393, option #5 or 705-789-7113, Ext. 7-4333

  • See our current activity rates
  • If you would like to speak with someone, please call 1-800-461-4393, option #5