Government of Canada supports Oshawa-based tourism operator

News release

FedDev Ontario invests $125,000 in Treetop Eco-Adventure Park to develop new outdoor trampoline park

Oshawa, Ontario – Canadian tourism organizations and attractions play a crucial role in showcasing our country’s unique history, geography, culture and experiences. By attracting domestic and international travelers, these destinations also contribute to good local jobs and economic growth in communities.

Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced an investment of $125,000 for Treetop Eco-Adventure Park to expand operations at its Oshawa location.

With support from this investment through the Tourism Growth Program, Treetop Eco-Adventure Park, a high ropes and zipline ecological adventure park, will add a new outdoor trampoline attraction. This addition is expected to increase visitors to the area, resulting in spillover benefits for the local economy.

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting tourism businesses and organizations that attract visitors to the region while contributing to the local economy and positioning Canada as an all-season destination of choice.

Quotes

“Tourism is an economic cornerstone in communities across southern Ontario, stimulating job creation and contributing significantly to the region’s overall prosperity. The Government of Canada knows the value in supporting tourism businesses and organizations, like Treetop Eco-Adventure Park, who showcase the unique experiences and attractions southern Ontario has to offer.”
– The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

“Southern Ontario’s tourism industry is an incredibly important economic driver and provides jobs for Canadians from all walks of life. Through the Tourism Growth Program, the Government of Canada is supporting local organizations like Treetop Eco-Adventure Park. As we continue to invest in the industry, we’ll help bring more domestic and international visitors to the region to discover all that it has to offer.”
– The Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism

“Treetop Eco-Adventure Park is thrilled to rekindle its successful partnership with FedDev Ontario for our latest venture, IBounce—an interactive outdoor trampoline net park. With four dynamic game areas and five trampoline nets, we aim to captivate even more outdoor enthusiasts, inviting them to leap into boundless excitement amidst the scenic beauty of the Oak Ridges Moraine. Each bounce fosters a deeper connection with nature, reinforcing our commitment as stewards of Durham Region’s second-largest forest and our passion for sharing its wonders in innovative and enjoyable ways.”
– Karen Richards, Owner, Treetop Eco-Adventure Park

Quick facts

  • Treetop Eco-Adventure Park hosts up to 12,000 visitors every year and features 8 courses that entertain guests through Tarzan ropes, zip lines and a variety of different mid-air games for ages 3 and up.
  • Delivered by Canada’s regional development agencies, the Tourism Growth Program provides $108 million, over three years, directly to businesses and organizations to help diversify regional economies by investing in tourism products and experiences that will encourage visitation to and within Canada. In southern Ontario, FedDev Ontario is delivering over $30 million through the program.
  • Since 2015, the Government of Canada, through FedDev Ontario, has invested over $45 million in more than 85 projects with businesses and organizations in Durham region, estimated to create over 220 jobs and maintain over 750 jobs.
  • Since 2015, the Government of Canada, through FedDev Ontario, has invested over $415 million in more than 1,440 tourism-related businesses and organizations, estimated to create over 4,700 jobs and maintain over 20,000 jobs.

 

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