A people place for all seasons! Ottawa City Hall is home to the Sens Rink of Dreams, the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame, and Barbara Ann Scott Museum. It is also a venue for many community events and festivals, regular weekly programs, and special events.
North is Freedom
This evocative photographic essay celebrates the descendants of freedom-seekers who escaped slavery in the United States by fleeing to Canada in the years before the American Civil War. Approximately 30,000 fugitive slaves followed the “North Star” to freedom, using a network of clandestine routes which became known as the “Underground Railroad”.
- January 15 to February 15
Mayor’s Annual Family Day Skating Party
Mayor Jim Watson invites residents to join him for the Mayor’s Annual Family Day Skating Party including special guests and fun family activities inside and out. The Tim Hortons Coffee Truck will be serving free coffee and hot chocolate.
Sens Rink of Dreams
- February 18, 11 am to 2 pm