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Lansdowne

Events and Activities - July

July Events and Activities

July 5 to July 15

Ride the Trains-Trains mini train around the park. Information about the train can be found here.  Weekday schedule will vary; weekends 10am to 6 pm. The station is located at the west end of the Aberdeen Pavilion.

July 7

Red Bull Reign Basketball Courts

613Flea Aberdeen Pavilion

July 8

Lansdowne Summer Arts Showcase: Free musical performances in the East Court of the Aberdeen Pavilion. Enjoy Ottawa's local talent! In case of rain the performances take place inside the Aberdeen Pavilion. Big Soul Project is Ottawa’s largest community choir, whose 150 members share songs of hope, love and peace to promote a sense of joy and empowerment.  6:30 pm

Ottawa Farmers Market Aberdeen Square

Ottawa Fury game TD Place

July 11

Movie Night on the Great Lawn. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and settle in for a family friendly movie. In case of rain the movies are shown inside the Aberdeen Pavilion. The Princess Bride: Adapted byWilliam Goldman from his 1973 novel of the same name, it tells the story of a farmhand named Westley, accompanied by befriended companions along the way, who must rescue his true love Princess Buttercup from the odious Prince Humperdinck. Starts at dusk (8:30-9pm)

eSAX Horticulture Building

July 12

RedBlacks TD Place

July 14

Ottawa Fury TD Place

July 15

Lansdowne Summer Arts Showcase: Free musical performances in the East Court of the Aberdeen Pavilion. Enjoy Ottawa's local talent! In case of rain the performances take place inside the Aberdeen Pavilion. Tine Rufaro Marimba Band: Tine Rufaro Marimba Band plays music of the Shona people of Zimbabwe. The band performs traditional and contemporary Zimbabwean music on marimbas. 6:30 pm

Ottawa Farmers Market Aberdeen Square

July 18

Movie Night on the Great Lawn. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and settle in for a family friendly movie. In case of rain the movies are shown inside the Aberdeen Pavilion. Ferdinand: After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Starts at dusk (8:30-9pm)

July 20

Redblacks TD Place

July 21-22

RebelFest Great Lawn

July 22

Boochfest Horticulture Building

Ottawa Farmers Market Aberdeen Square

July 25

Movie Night on the Great Lawn. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and settle in for a family friendly movie. In case of rain the movies are shown inside the Aberdeen Pavilion. The Sound of Music: The film is about a young Austrian woman studying to become a nun in Salzburg in 1938 who is sent to the villa of a retired naval officer and widower to be governess to his seven children.After bringing and teaching love and music into the lives of the family through kindness and patience, she marries the officer and together with the children they find a way to survive the loss of their homeland through courage and faith. Starts at dusk (8:30-9pm)

Workshop Wednesday: Hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & math) workshops for all ages! Join us for an evening of fun and learn something new. This is a drop-in program with a small fee to cover costs. Children are welcome to participate with a parent or when accompanied by a person 16 years or older. Get retro with string art! Draw your design, hammer in nails and make it fabulous with coloured thread.

July 27-29

Indonesian Festival  Horticulture Building

Recreation programs

Summer programs

Need assistance or more information? Click here or phone 613-580-2424 x17323. Register online at join.ottawa.ca or ottawa.ca/recreation . Register in-person at a recreation facility or by touch tone by calle 3-1-1.

Need a recreation account? Create an account online or call  613-580-2588 Monday to Friday, from 7 am to 7 pm (except on statutory holidays) and follow the prompts.

Questions? Call Jeanine Anderson at 613-580-2424 x17323 or by email at jeanine.anderson@ottawa.ca 

CHILDREN

Cycling-Private Lesson

A customizable 1-on-1 cycling course that addresses the specific needs of the participant.

FAMILY

Family Maker Studio – Electrical Gizmos

This Maker Family workshop involves playing with simple circuits to create imaginative and exciting gizmos like mini-bots, and stuffed critters that light up when squeezed. A great way for the whole family to learn and play together!

Family Maker Studio – Things That Go!

This Maker Family workshop will have you designing and building a variety of projects from flying machines to crazy cars. A great way for the whole family to learn and play together!

ADULT

Dog Obedience Level 1-Low Ratio

For dogs five months and older. Entry level training course will focus on good manners and basic skills. Proof of current vaccination is required.

Dog Obedience Tricks and Games-Low Ratio

Reduce stress in your dog and help your pet become reliable at basic good manner exercises. Perform a variety of tricks such as bow, wave, sit pretty, say your prayers, spin, weave-figure eight, crawl and roll over. A tail wagging good time!

Cycling-Private Lesson

A customizable 1-on-1 cycling course that addresses the specific needs of the participant.

Family Roller Disco - Aberdeen Pavilion

August 12 

Course Requirements

Family Roller Disco - Aberdeen Pavilion

Children 14 years and under are required to register with an adult who will be responsible for their supervision.

Children 10 and under are required to wear a CSA approved helmet.

Rent quad skates in advance from the Ottawa Quad Rollerskating Club. Sizes are limited so arrange your rentals early. Feel free to bring your own quad or inline skates.

Entry will be by the WEST doors of the Aberdeen Pavilion. Please check in upon arrival to receive your wristband.

This City of Ottawa program is offered in collaboration with the Ottawa Quad Rollerskating Club and Neon Skates

Rollerskating - Open Skate

Skate rentals must be pre-arranged at least one week in advance to ensure that you get the required size. Email your rental requirements to: jeanine.anderson@ottawa.ca

Children 14 years and under are required to register with an adult who will be responsible for their supervision.

Children 10 and under are required to wear a CSA approved helmet.

Family Maker Studios

Pre-school children are required to attend with an adult.

Get the most from the experience by registering with your children. These workshops are best when the whole family plays and learns together!

What’s at Lansdowne?

With old favourites, like the Aberdeen Pavilion and Horticulture Building, and exciting new features like the Water Plaza, Children’s Garden and Skating Court, Lansdowne has something for everyone. 

Here is a glimpse of what you can expect to find throughout the year at the new Lansdowne.

Lansdowne Park

Lansdowne Park is a world-class attraction that blends modern amenities, courtyards, heritage buildings and green space. This urban public destination, situated right in the heart of city, offers programming on a year-round basis. It features events and activities for all ages and all seasons. 

Overview of TD Place, the Shops at Lansdowne and Lansdowne Park. All park amenities are outlined in the Park amenities table.

(Enlarge image of TD Place, the Shops at Lansdowne and Lansdowne Park)

Visitors are welcome to use the park daily from 5 am to 11 pm. Pedestrians and cyclists travelling through Lansdowne Park should practice awareness and caution around heavy vehicles and equipment. Your safety is our priority.


Aberdeen Pavilion Features:

Photo of Aberdeen Pavillion 

This Ottawa landmark, with capacity for 2,800 visitors, will be available for special events and community use.

Aberdeen Square

Courtyard - home to the Ottawa Farmers' Market

Just north of Aberdeen Pavilion, this courtyard is home to the Ottawa Farmers’ Market.

Basketball Courts

Basketball courts at Lansdowne Park

In warmer months, the skating court is converted into basketball courts. During major events at TD Place, the bike corral occupies this space and basketball is unavailable.

Children’s Play Area

Children’s Play Area at Lansdowne Park 

A colourful, dynamic and fully accessible play space featuring a play structure for children.

Civic Gardens 

An exhibit of local floral plants, is the perfect space for family picnics.  

East Court

Photo of courtyards

Lansdowne’s history is reflected in this heritage gateway, flanked by Aberdeen Pavilion and the Horticulture Building.

Event Square

Photo of Event Square 

The courtyard west of Aberdeen Pavilion, is the main entrance to the park from the Shops at Lansdowne.

Great Lawn

Photo of Great Lawn

With a capacity of up to 17,000 people, the Great lawn is a great space for festivals, family picnics, or a game of ultimate.

Heirloom Orchard 

Lansdowne Park features more than 800 trees, including an orchard of heirloom apple trees.

The Hill

Overlooking the great lawn, the Hill features "Moving Surfaces," a sculpture that uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to project dynamic video.

Horticulture Building

Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park

This heritage building is a revitalized public space for special events and community use.

Shuttle Loop

During non-event periods, short-term parking for drop-off/pick-up is permitted along the shuttle loop at the northeast entrance to the park.

Skateboard Ramps

Skateboard Ramps at Lansdowne Park

A series of skateboard ramps ideally suited to beginners.

Skating Court

Ottawa’s newest refrigerated outdoor skating rink is featured prominently in the City’s winter programs.

South Court

South of Aberdeen Pavilion, this square offers seating and space for outdoor performances and festivals.

Water Plaza

Enjoy the soothing sounds of cascading water from the “Uplift” monument or the 52 dancing water jets that encourage play throughout the summer months.

TD Place at Lansdowne

This stunning 24,000 seat stadium is home to the Ottawa Redblacks (Canadian Football League) and the Ottawa Fury FC (North American Soccer League). The arena at TD Place has a capacity of over 9,000 and is home of the Ottawa 67’s (Ontario Hockey League). Both venues can also host concerts and special events.

Getting to Lansdowne

Google Map of Lansdowne

 

1525 Princess Patricia Way
Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3
613-580-2429

 

 

There are lots of options for getting to Lansdowne.

On normal days, you can take transit, drive, cycle or walk.

For special events, Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group is providing a range of travel options for you to get to and from TD Stadium.

Transit

OC Transpo provides regular service to Lansdowne on routes 6 and 7. 

Enhanced transit service will also be available for major events at TD Place or Lansdowne.

Driving

An underground parking garage provides spaces for everyday visitors to shop, use the park, and visit the stadium. Spaces are also reserved for office tenants and residents. Please note that only Club Seat ticket holders will have access to parking on game days.

Cycle

The re-developed Lansdowne includes more than 600 bike parking spaces across the site. Secure bike parking will also be provided for major events.

The City’s improved network of multi-use pathways and cycle lanes make this healthy travel choice safer and easier than ever. The City has identified a number of routes for cyclists of all levels to get to Lansdowne. 

Cycling Map

Walk

All of the pathways leading to Lansdowne are fully accessible, providing everyone the opportunity to enjoy all of the local sites and amenities on your way.

Park and Shuttle service

To get to games at TD Place, REDBLACKS ticket holders have the option to use a Park & Shuttle service offered by Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG). Event-goers will drive to nearby parking lots and take a free shuttle ride to the stadium.

Shuttles will enter Lansdowne from Queen Elizabeth Driveway for the first half of the season. OSEG, the City of Ottawa and the National Capital Commission (NCC) will monitor and assess impacts to the driveway and community and recommend a plan for the rest of the season to establish a long-term plan for reliable transit.

Community hub

Come cheer on our local teams!

Ottawa 67's team logo
Ottawa’s OHL franchise comes home to TD place.

Ottawa Red Blacks Logo
CFL football is back in Ottawa!​

Ottawa Fury Logo
Don't miss Ottawa's professional soccer franchise when they take to the pitch this spring.