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Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre

Formerly Lakeside Gardens, the Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre is situated in west Ottawa's historic Britannia Park, which provides a beautiful backdrop for your picture-perfect event. Located on 62 acres of picturesque parkland, the Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre has a 300-person capacity banquet hall, liquor-licensable patios, and small meeting rooms.


Location and Contact

102 Greenview Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2B 5Z6

Hours of Operation

Holiday hours

  • December 25 to January 1, closed

Regular hours

  • Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm

Facility Features

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking


Browse the listing of rental spaces

Register for Activities

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Additional Information

  • Full bar and kitchen facilities
  • Swimming beach
  • Heritage Trolley Station
  • Gazebo
  • Windsurfing launch site

Accessibility features

The accessibility features of this facility are detailed below. While the City of Ottawa is constantly working to improve access, please note that not all parts of every facility are necessarily 'accessible for all' as facilities were built to meet accessibility standards of their time.


  • 4 designated accessible parking spaces
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance with access aisle
  • 15 metres from parking space to the door
  • Cut curb


  • 1 accessible entrance
  • Ramp
  • Wide door (with power door opener) for wheelchair passage
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby, elevator


  • Ramps
  • Wheelchair available for patrons
  • Reception desks
  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces


  • Directional signs
  • Tactile signage
  • High contrast signage
  • Large lettering


  • Washroom with power door opener
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Large stalls to allow transfers


  • Phone equipped with a telecommunications device for the deaf (TT/TTY/TDD)


  • Stairs with no-slip surface
  • Good colour contrast

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.