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Things To Do In Timmins

Pete Babando, Bill Barilko, Baz Bastien, Larry Courville, Steve Sullivan, Frank Mahovlich, Pete Mahovlich, Jim Mair, Dave Poulin… the list of NHL hockey players from Timmins goes on and on.  Hockey in Timmins is a longstanding tradition.

Every year hundreds of families come to Timmins for hockey tournaments and if this winter your family is one of them, allow us to say “Welcome” and provide you with this guide of some things to do while in Timmins for a hockey tournament.

Tubing & Downhill Skiing

Just 20 km from downtown Timmins is the Kamiskotia Snow Resort.  Kamiskotia has a 900 foot tube run, which at 12 storeys high is the tallest in Ontario and is a lot of fun for kids and parents alike.  Kamiskotia also has 12 runs for downhill skiers and snowboarders and offers equipment rentals, so no need to bring your own gear.

Laser Tag

Spend an hour or an afternoon at NEO Laser Tag.  They have a large laser tag facility, Glow in the Dark Mini Putt, a Kids Zone with an indoor playground, an escape room, and arcade games.

Dog Sledding

If dog sledding is on your bucket list, don’t leave Timmins before taking a ride with North Bark Tours.  They will take you down packed trails with a team of Alaskan Racing Huskies and professional guides leading the way.  Tours range from an hour and a half in length to a full day. Call North Bark Tours at 705-363-3647 for details.

Questions about Timmins? Want to learn more about the area or book your stay? Call us at 705-267-6211 or email