Events & Activities

Dog Sled Rides for KDSR’s 25th Year

This year, the Kearney Dog Sled Races will have mini-tour rides provided by Chocpaw Expeditions. Chocpaw has been a part of our local community providing tours into Canada’s Algonquin Provincial Park and other locations in Northern Ontario for over 40 years

Winter Camping? No Problem!

Yurt Demonstration for the 2019 Race Weekend Snow doesn’t stop Curtis from camping; he embraces it! The Kearney Dog Sled Races are thrilled to have Outdoor Education Educator Curtis Moran & his daughter Kaitlyn join us at our Winter Family Fun area for some unique winter activities.  

Sugardogs dogsled rides

Dog Sled Rides

Sugar Dogs Adventure Company is coming back to Kearney to offer Dog Sled Rides on Saturday February 4th from 11a.m. to 3p.m. This will give you a taste of what dog sledding is like. Ed Schmidt of Sugar Dogs Adventure Company will be arriving in Kearney Saturday morning with a couple of expert handlers and…

Dog Sled Rides

Dog Sled Rides

We are very excited, for the first time in a few years Dog Sled Rides will be available at the Kearney Dog Sled Races this weekend. On Saturday February 13th from 11a.m. to 3p.m. you can get a taste of dog sledding. Ed Schmidt of Sugar Dogs Adventure Company will be arriving in Kearney Saturday…


Volunteers Needed!

We couldn’t do it with out our Volunteers The Kearney Dog Sled Races Committee is looking for new volunteers to help organize this year’s event.  We always have a lot of volunteers race weekend, many of which come back year after year, and we are truly grateful for them because the weekend simply would not…

Kearney Dog Sled Races

Dog Sled Photography

Photography at the Kearney Dog Sled Races Each year the Kearney Dog Sled Race brings the wonderful opportunity to photograph Dog Sled Teams competing over a two day period. Having actively photographed this event for the past few years has given me some insight into the dos and don’ts while out on the trails. The…

Children Face Painting

Children Face Painting

Children Face Painting Children face painting at the Kearney Dog Sled Races will be provided by Jessica Kaercher age 19. Born and raised in Muskoka, Kearney Emsdale specifically. Jessica loved drawing at a young age, inspired by her mother Terri Kaercher McKay. Jessica was involved in art through Huntsville Highschool and Fleming College.  She volunteered…

vintage snowmobile show

Vintage Snowmobile Show and Parade

Rickward’s Fourth Annual Vintage Snowmobile Show   In a land with as much snow as Canada, and Central Ontario in particular, it’s no wonder snowmobiles have become a staple of the winter landscape. Snowmobiles rugged enough for life in Central Ontario started to be available to the public in the mid-1900’s when other forms of…