March Break fun returns to Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre

March 11, 2023
Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre
Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre

Ontario Power Generation is bringing back March Break Fun this winter, with the help of community partners, to deliver free, family-oriented programs. Whether you are interested in science and technology or environmental research, the Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre has something for you!

All activities will take place from Monday, March 13 to Friday, March 17 at OPG’s Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre, located at 2500B Street West in Cornwall.

The 2023 March Break Fun lineup includes a nature and history inspired puppet show for kids with Glen Caradus and the Paddling Puppeteers; live animal ambassador shows presented by Speaking of Wildlife; a day of science exploration with Scientists in School and Mad Science; environmental workshops with the River Institute; and a guided snowshoe nature hike, displays and engaging activities with the Raisin Region Conservation Authority.

“March Break is a great time to get out and experience some fun activities for students and families. At OPG we are pleased to once again offer fun, free educational programming all week long,” said Mike Woodcock, OPG Manager of the R.H. Saunders Generating Station. “We are grateful to all of our community partners who are offering these great programs that are sure to be memorable for our guests.”

Register now!

For a full list of programming, schedule and registration information, please visit

Registration is required for all March Break events. Spaces are limited so book your spot today!

The Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre will be open daily from 8:30 am to 4 pm during March Break.

About the Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre

Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, Ontario Power Generation’s Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre showcases the history of the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project as well as the communities and people affected, and great biodiversity stories like the American Eel.

The centre’s exciting and informative interactive displays and rich architecture help make it a key tourist destination in the Cornwall area.

For more information on the Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre, please click here.


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