110 Industrial Ave, Carleton Place, ON K7C 3V7
Monday – Friday: 9:00-5:00
Saturday – Sunday: Closed
Sam Bat is a must-stop for sports fans searching for the exceptional! Sam Holman hit a figurative homerun in 1996 when he introduced the maple bat to the world. It quickly became a game changer for Major League Baseball and the maple industry. Call ahead to book a factory tour or rent a batting cage and test your skills with the best-crafted bat in the world!
Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum
267 Edmund St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 3E8
Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00-4:00
You can take a stroll through the past at the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum to uncover the roots of Carleton Place and Beckwith’s history. You’ll find the history is over 10,000 artifacts and, in the museum’s, fascinating exhibits. The museum is also home to the Carleton Place Community Labyrinth.
Carleton Place Farmers Market
Market Square (7 Beckwith St, Carleton Place)
Saturdays 8:30- 12:30
The Carleton Place Farmers Market Offers locally grown produce, baked goods, prepared food and artisan products every Saturday May to late October. The market is one of the few covered markets in the area, making it the ideal place to do your shopping rain or shine.
Right beside Carleton Place Town Hall on Mill St
In the Town Hall Square there is a sitting area beside the beautiful view of the Mississippi river. There are also six murals that were completed in 2014 and depict aspects of Carleton Place History like The Ballygiblin Riots, The First Nations peoples, Steam Ships on the Mississippi, the Carleton Place Canoe Club, Logging in Carleton Place, and Falconing on the Mississippi.
Roy Brown Museum and Information Centre
170 Bridge Street
Come in to the historic Moore House and learn more about famous Canadian Caption Roy Brown, the man who was credited with shooting down the Red Baron. He has since become one of Carleton Places historical legends. While you are here check out our bikes for rent, or some of the local products in the gift shop.
Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers
142 Franktown Rd, Carleton Place, ON K7C 3P3
Monday – Friday: 9:30-6:00
The Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers (CCWG) has called Carleton Place home since purchasing its current location, an abandoned CPR roundhouse and repair depot, in 1940. The CCWG receives nearly receives nearly three million pounds of wool each year and houses a fashion store. CCWG has even inspired an annual event called Lambs Down Park that celebrates everything to do withy wool and sheep.
Enjoy the Local waterways
The Mississippi Lake and river are accessible from multiple locations in town. The water is great for boating, fishing, paddling, and swimming. Day passes for the local boat launch in Riverside park can be purchased from the town hall. There are many great fishing spots, public beaches and places to explore on the water.
137 John St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 1N7
Open Monday – Sunday: 24 hours
Riverside Park holds a special place in the hearts of those born and raised in Carleton Place. The park has a supervised beach, playground, splash pad, and serves as a home to the well-known Carleton Place Canoe Club. At Riverside Park is where local youth learn how to swim, paddle a boat, hang out with friends, and where couples can come enjoy a romantic picnic beneath the maple trees.
Things to do with you kids!
26 Industrial Ave, Carleton Place, ON K7C 3T2
Monday : Closed
Tuesday – Wednesday : 10 :00-7 :00
Thursday : 1 :00-9 :00
Friday – Sunday : 10 :00-8 :00
There is 22,000 square feet of fun! Kid’s World is Carleton Place’s newest fun zone for kids and adults alike. Kid’s World offers kid friendly arcades, 9D VR games, trampoline play, softball for toddlers, animal rides, and indoor playground. They also have party rooms for birthdays or any of your other special events. Come visit for fun for the whole family, it’s a place where everybody gets to be a kid!
Carleton Place Aquatic Centre
359 Bridge Street, Carleton Place, ON K7C 3H9
Public Swimming Hours:
Sunday 1:00-2:30 pm
Monday 6:30-8:00 pm
Friday 10:00-11:15 am
Friday 7:00-8:30 pm
Saturday 1:00-2:30 pm
Main Pool/Hot Pool/Diving Board Open
Going for a swim at the Carleton Place public pool is a good way to cool off in the summer. There’s a main pool and a hot pool. The pool offers lifeguards that are always on duty, a change room with showers, life jackets and pool toys, diving board, and beverage canteen.
Marked Adventure Park
13259 Highway 7
Walk-on Hours: Wednesday 5-9pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm
Marked is the ultimate playground for all adventure lovers. They offer paintball, low impact paintball, laser combat, obstacle courses, airsoft, axe throwing, an ultimate sandbox and archery tag. They have an onsite Pro-shop selling anything you need to participate.
Carleton Place Farmer’s Market
Market Square– Corner of Beckwith and Lake Avenue East–Carleton Place, Ontario
Every Saturday from 8:30-12:30
The Carleton Place Farmer’s Market in the market square supports local agriculture and small business be offering a venue for sales, marketing and networking between vendors and customers. At the farmers market you can get fresh produce, meats, fish, fruit, herbs, plants, honey, maple syrup, preserves, baked goods, prepared dinners, arts, and design ware.
Experience the Local Cuisine
The Good Food Company
32 Bridge Street
Open from 8:00-3:00pm from Tuesday to Sunday. Closed Monday
The Good Food Company is a cozy café offering coffee and fantastic brunches.
From eggs benedict to their Spring Naan Pizza everything on their menu is a hit.
Sagar Indian Cuisine
156 Bridge Street
Open Everyday from 11 am to 02:30 pm and 4:30 pm to 09:00 pm Excluding Tuesday
Sagar offers authentic Indian food in the heart of Carleton Place. Locals say they offer the best butter chicken around!
Black Tartan Kitchen
132 Bridge Street
Open Monday to Thursday 11:30-2pm, and 5pm-9pm Friday and Saturday Thursday 11:30-2pm, and 5pm-10pm
Black Tartan kitchen brings casual fine dining with their elegant dining room and exceptional food. Their menu is updated to reflect current seasons and showcase products from the Ottawa Valley
Smith & Barrel
7 Bridge Street
Open everyday: 11am – 11pm
Smith & Barrel is attached to the Historic Grand Hotel and offers unique adaptations on gastro-pub fare and a professional mixologist on site.
Check Out What’s Brewing
Stalwart Brewing Co.
10 High Street
Open Tuesday and Wednesday 12-6:30
Thursday – Sunday 12- 8pm
Stalwart offers numerous craft brews that you can sample on site. All their brews have intriguing names, and their Snake Oil IPA are stocked in LCBO stores.
Braumeister Brewing Co.
19 Moore Street
Opening in the summer of 2018, Braumeister offers a selection of Bavarian-inspired Brews. They have a taproom and beer garden on site to satisfy your every craving.
Explore the Nature Trails
Whether you are on foot or cycling the Carleton Place nature trails are the place to be. Many trails pass by the water offering opportunity to fish.
Mississippi Riverwalk Trail Walk
Access at Princess street. The 1.89km of stone dust and board walks, and it is wheelchair accessible.
Goes along the down town, historic Carleton Place Canoe Club and the boat launch. This trail is part of one of the self guided walking tour, the trail begins at 170 Bridge Street.
O-kee-Lee Nature Trail
Accessed at Joseph Street and the Mississippi River. This is a spacious nature trail that’s great for jogging and dog walking.
Accessed at the end of McNeely Avenue, just South of Hwy 7. Goes all the way out to 9th line Beckwith.
Roy Brown Park Trail
Begins on Boundary Road and connects to the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority. This trail meets the Roy Park, and connects to a series of trails within.