Beaches

Water Quality

Beach Information

The beaches are closed for the season.

 

Beaches 

Beach

Description

Amenities

Britannia Beach 
2805 Carling Ave. 
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613-820-1211
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WEST
Located on the Ottawa River at Britannia Bay, the beach is great for swimming, picnics or just watching the sailboats go by on a beautiful summer day.
  • outdoor showers
  • Picnic tables and barbecue pits
  • Play structures and fields
  • swimming lane
Mooney's Bay Beach
2926 Riverside Drive 
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613-248-0863
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SOUTH
A popular summer destination for swimmers, rowers, and volleyball players, the beach is located on the east shore of the Rideau River just south of Carleton University.
  • Washrooms and change rooms
  • Pay parking (7 am to 6 pm)
  • Seasonal parking passes available at the Terry Fox Field House – 2960 Riverside Dr
  • Canteen
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  • Picnic tables and barbecue pits
  • Tennis courts and play structures
Petrie Island Beach
727 Trim Road 
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613- 824-5704
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EAST
Ottawa’s newest beach offers a wonderful sandy beach and spectacular views across the Ottawa River
  • Interpretation cottage
  • 12 picnic tables
Westboro Beach
745 Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway
(formally Ottawa River Parkway)
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613-792-3875
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 CENTRAL
A somewhat smaller beach and park located on NCC property at Kitchissippi Lookout on the Ottawa River.

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