OPAS Reunion & Celebration

Connect with friends, learn about the contributions of the Ontario Provincial Air Service to bush flying, forest fire management, ecology and more, and participate in a once-in-a-century celebration. Select specific OPAS 100th Anniversary Reunion & Conference events or attend them all for one package price.

Subject to change: Check back for final Dates and Events.

Welcome Reception

Re-connect with friends and make some new ones while you enjoy a light snack. Cash Bar available.

Living History

Explore the museum, connect with friends and participate in a variety of tours, seminars and casual chats that highlight some of the greatest achievements and contributions of the Ontario Provincial Air Service (now the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry). All-day refreshments and lunch are included in your admission.

A Night with Roy Maxwell Dinner and Dance

An unforgettable evening of history, music and laughter as we step into the early days of the Ontario Provincial Air Service. Roy Maxwell was the first director of the OPAS and a known character. Dr. Robert Galway will share some of the highlights of Maxwell’s life while entertainer Tim Murphy will present an edutaining monologue as Director Maxwell. The evening will begin with period jazz and end with a Big Band dance. Tickets include a delicious buffet dinner and all entertainment. Cash bar available.

VIP Tour

Off-site programming (to be confirmed)

Bushplane Days

Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22

Join us for the Annual Bushplane Days event, where OBS takes to the water alongside captivating demonstrations. This year’s 30th annual Bushplane Days will be enriched by captivating bushplane stories shared by OPAS pilots, engineers, and other enthusiasts.