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Rural recreation

ATV pilot project for Osgoode Ward

City Council approved a by-law on June 26, 2013 permitting the use of All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) on City of Ottawa roads and road allowances in Osgoode Ward on a trial basis. On November 25, 2015, City Council approved an extension to the trial period and modifications to the by-law.

Until November 30, 2017, the by-law permits all-terrain vehicles on a trail network of roads and road allowances in Osgoode Ward. There are certain restrictions in place. These include:

  • Permitted ATVs and other off-road vehicles on the trail network are as defined by the provincial Off-Road Vehicles Act and Highway Traffic Act.
  • Speed limits of 20km/h on municipal roads with a Highway Traffic Act speed limit of not greater than 50km/h.
  • Speed limits of 50km/h on municipal roads with Highway Traffic Act speed limit of greater than 50km/h.
  • ATVs are only permitted to use the trail network from 8am to half an hour after sunset.
  • ATVs are not permitted to use the trail network during spring thaw.
  • ATV operators must be a member of a recognized ATV Club.
  • No ATVs with modified exhausts or two-stroke engines are permitted on the trail network.
  • ATVs can only operate on the trail network as identified on the map in Schedule “C” of the by-law

For complete information, please refer to the Temporary All-Terrain Vehicles & Other Vehicles By-law no. 2013-199

If you have questions or comments about the ATV trail network in Osgoode Ward, please contact the City of Ottawa at ATVNetwork@ottawa.ca.

Rural facilities and event planning

Booking of arenas, parks, sports fields and ball diamonds

City Wide Allocations can provide you with information regarding the rental rates and booking of arenas, sports fields, ball diamonds and park permits. Bookings are done on a first-come-first-served basis.

Staff are available Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm by phone at 613-580-2595, or by e-mail at sports@ottawa.ca

Please note: Some rural sports fields and ball diamonds are administered by local community associations and are not booked through City Wide Allocations. Please refer to the rural facility contacts chart for information on who to contact depending on the location.

Rental of rural halls and buildings

Most city-run recreation centres provide rental information and details about their facility. More information and rates can be found on the Parks and Recreation facility rental page.

However, some rural community associations receive funding to maintain and run programs in city-owned buildings or halls within their communities. Please refer to the rural facility contacts chart for information on who to contact depending on your facility requirements.

Accessibility

The City of Ottawa ensures that all major recreation complexes, administrative buildings, community centres, libraries and long-term care facilities are accessible. For more information, contact the City of Ottawa Accessibility Office

Rural special event resources

If you’re planning a special event in your community, see all the resources below.  

Planning an outdoor special event

The City’s Event Central division has developed an application process designed to help groups identify their needs and approvals required to ensure your outdoor special event runs smoothly. 

Municipal alcohol policy

If you are planning an event that involves serving alcohol on municipal property, please refer to the City of Ottawa’s municipal alcohol policy

The policy outlines the appropriate measures that must be taken by the sponsor hosting an event where alcohol is being served on city premises. The Your Planning Guide to Hosting an Event directs City staff and community partners through the booking process for these events.

Smart Serve® alcohol serving course

The Smart Serve® Ontario program has a responsible service training certificate program for anyone in the province who serves or works with alcohol. Certification courses can be completed online, or through a video training kit (also available in French) which is suitable for individual or group training. 

Food premise regulations – farmers markets and community events

On June 15, 2006, the Ontario Ministry of Health stated that farmers markets, service clubs, religious organizations and fraternal organizations or any event open to the public can be exempt from the “rigid requirements of Regulation 562 (Food Premises)”. 

Events such as potluck dinners, church suppers, community picnics and bake sales “will be protected by the overly-aggressive inspections from public health officials”. Public health inspectors will advise community groups on food safety.

Requirements for exempt groups

“When high-risk food is served at a special event that does not originate from a food premise that is inspected under the Food Premise Regulation, these organizations are now required to post a notice stating whether or not the facilities have been inspected by the local public health unit”. 

Organizers are also required to keep a log of providers of high-risk foods to be given to the local public health inspector upon request. Foods generally considered high-risk are:

  • Those that contain raw eggs (i.e. custards, salads)
  • Dairy products (i.e. cakes made with whipped cream, cheese or synthetic cream fillings)
  • Meat, poultry and fish (i.e. fresh or processed meat, sausages)

Farmers markets are still required to follow the Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA). 

For more information, contact the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Certified food handler training

The Food Handler Certification program is an excellent opportunity for food handlers to learn how to prepare food safely.  

Rural facilities contact information

Many of the following rural facilities are subject to individual operating agreements with the City. Please note that booking and rental procedures, fees and services may vary. For other, arena and sports fields booking information not listed below please contact City Wide Allocations. If you need to update your contact information, please send an e-mail to ruralaffairs@ottawa.ca. A

Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Alfred Taylor Recreation Centre (North Gower)
2300 Community Way Gerry Lines Bowling Alley (North Gower)
6548 Fourth Line Road
Alfred Taylor Recreation Centre information: 
613-489-3975 Gerry Lines Bowling Alley information: 
613-489-3873 Sara Charron, President, NGRA:
613-489-3975 or 
613-489-4208 North Gower & District Community Association
Alfred Taylor Recreation Centre reservations:
613-489-3975 Gerry Lines Bowling Alley reservations: 
613-489-3873
Ball diamond, soccer, tennis:
North Gower Recreation Association: 613-489-3975
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Frempon Bafi-Yeboa
613-580-2424 ext. 41237 Community Recreation Programs: 
Kevan Shantz
613-580-2532 ext. 20720
Ashton Community Centre See Cavanagh Community Centre      
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Bearbrook Community Centre 
8720 Russell Road
N/A City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
 
 
Ball diamond:
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Suzanne Sanford 
613-580-2424 ext. 29316 Community Recreation Programs:
Martha Pires
613-824-0633 ext. 221
Burritts Rapids Community Hall
23 Grenville Street Note: the facility is in the Municipality of North Grenville
Burritts Rapids Community Association Burritts Rapids Community Association:
Rental Agent
613-258-1014
 N/A Community Recreation Liaison: 
Frempon Bafi-Yeboa
613-580-2424 ext. 41237 Community Recreation Programs: 
Kevan Shantz
613-580-2532 ext. 20720
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Carlsbad Springs Community Centre
6020 Piperville Road (former Eighth Line Road)
Carlsbad Springs Community Association:
Denis Labrèche
President
Carlsbad Springs Community Association
Reservations 
613-822-1435
Ball diamond:
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Suzanne Sanford 
613-580-2424 ext. 29316 Community Recreation Programs:
Martha Pires
613-824-0633 ext. 221
Carp Memorial Hall
3739 Carp Road
See Huntley Community Centre City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamond, soccer:
See Huntley Community Centre Arena ice:
See W. Erskine Johnston Arena
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Gaetan Morin
613-580-2424 ext. 34482
Carp Arena See W. Erkine Johnston Arena      
Carp Community Centre See Huntley Community Centre      
Carsonby Community Centre See Harry Craig Community Centre      
Cavanagh Community Centre (Ashton)
8930 Flewellyn Road
Greater Ashton Community Association
Steven Lewis
President 
613-257-2944
Greater Ashton Community Association
Steven Lewis
President 
613-257-2944
Ball diamond:
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Kevan Shantz
613-580-2532 ext. 20720
Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Centre
262 Len Purcell Drive
Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Association
Ian Glen
President
613-832-1070
Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Association:
Verna Atwell
613-832-1070
Ball diamond, soccer:
Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Association:
613-832-1070
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Gaetan Morin 
613-580-2424 ext. 34482
Corkery Community Centre
3447 Old Almonte Road
Corkery Community Association:
Bob McCormick
President
613-831-4474
 
Corkery Community Association:
613-831-4474
Ball diamond, soccer:
Corkery Community Association
613-831-4474
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Gaetan Morin 
613-580-2424 ext. 34482
Cumberland Village Community Centre See R.J. Kennedy Community Centre      
Cumberland Heritage Village Museum
2940 Old Montreal Accessibility Features
Cumberland Heritage Village Museum Cumberland Heritage Village
Church, bandstand, picnic grounds
Facility contact: 
613-833-3059
 N/A Museum Administrator:
Rachel Perkins
613-833-3059 x224
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Dunrobin Community Centre
1151 Thomas A. Dolan Parkway
Dunrobin Community Association
Greg Patacairk
President
Dunrobin Community Association

 
Ball diamond, soccer: 
Dunrobin Community Association
 
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Gaetan Morin 
613-580-2424 ext. 34482
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre
100 Clifford Campbell Street
Fitzroy Harbour Community Association
Karen Taylor
President
613-623-5241
Fitzroy Harbour Community Association
Hall bookings
613-623-5241
Ball diamond, soccer: 
Fitzroy Harbour Community Association
Sportsfield bookings 
613-623-8867
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Gaetan Morin
613-580-2424 ext. 34482
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Galetta Community Centre
Galetta Lawn Bowling
119 Darwin Street
Galetta Community Association: 
Sandra Fletcher
President
Galetta Community Association
Eleanor Wallace 
613-623-3890
Lawn Bowling: 
Galetta Community Association 
Glenn Eastman 
613-831-2568
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Gaetan Morin
613-580-2424 ext. 34482
Goulburn Municipal Building / 
Goulbourn Lawn Bowling 
2135 Huntley Road
Goulbourn Lawn Bowling Club:
George Burns-Nichol
613-592-9325
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Lawn bowling:
Goulbourn Lawn Bowling Club 
George Burns-Nichol
613-592-9325
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Kevan Shantz
613-580-2532 ext. 20720
Greely Community Centre
Andy Shields Park 
1448 Meadow Drive Accessibility Features
Greely Community Association
Bruce Brayman 
President
613-821-0394
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamond, soccer:
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext.14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Dale Johnson
613-580-2424 ext. 30245
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Harry Craig Community Centre (Carsonby)
6045 Prince of Wales Drive
Carsonby Recreation Association: 
Peggy Eastman
President
613-489-2601
Carsonby Recreation Association:
613-489-2601
Ball diamond:
Carsonby Recreation Association 
613-489-2601
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Frempon Bafi-Yeboa
613-580-2424 ext. 41237 Community Recreation Programs: 
Dale Johnson 
613-580-2424 ext. 30245
Huntley Community Centre (Carp)
Outdoor Rink Facility 
108 Juanita Street Huntley Mess Hall (Carp) 
2240 Craig Side Road Langstaff Drive Soccer Fields (Carp) 
200 Langstaff Drive
Huntley Community Association
President
Huntley Community Association: 
613-839-2959
Ball diamond, soccer, tennis: 
Huntley Community Association
613-839-2959 Arena ice:
See W. Erkine Johnston Arena
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs:
Gaetan Morin
613-580-2424 ext. 34482
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Kars Recreation Hall
1604 Old Wellington Street
Kars Recreation Association: 
Nadine Campbell 
President
613-489-2524
Kars Recreation Association: 
Hall Rental
613-489-2524
Ball diamond, soccer: 
Kars Recreation Association 
Field Rental
613-489-2524
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Frempon Bafi-Yeboa
613-580-2424 ext. 41237 Community Recreation Programs: 
Kevan Shantz
613-580-2424 ext. 20720
Kenmore - Old Town Hall
3242 York Corners Road Accessibility Features Kenmore Bi-Centennial Park
3151 York Corners Road
Kenmore Community Association: 
Rob McKenny
President 
613-821-4913
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamonds:
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Dale Johnson
613-580-2424 ext. 30245
Kinburn Community Centre
3045 Kinburn Side Road
Kinburn Community Association
Dawn Dean
President 
613-832-2481
Kinburn Community Association:   
Hall Rentals 
613-832-1750
Ball diamond, soccer: 
Kinburn Community Association  
Field Rentals
613-832-1750
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Gaetan Morin 
613-580-2424 ext. 34482
Kinburn Service Centre and Kinburn Arena See West Carleton Community Complex      
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
March Central Community Centre
1030 Riddell Drive Old Town Hall Community Centre (South March) 
821 March Road
March Rural Community Association
Alex Aronec 
President
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamond, tennis: 
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Gaetan Morin
613-580-2424 ext. 34482
Marionville Community Centre
4629 Grégoire Road Note: the facility is in the Russell Township
Marionville Citizens’ Committee: 
François Marion 
President 
613-774-6312
Township of Russell Ball diamond: 
Township of Russell
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464
Marlborough Community Centre (Pierce’s Corners Hall)
3048 Pierce Road
Marlborough Community Recreation Association: 
Elaine Watters
President 
613-489-3694
Marlborough Community Recreation Association:
Rental number
613-489-3094
Ball diamond, soccer:
Marlborough Community Recreation Association
Rental number 
613-489-3094
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Frempon Bafi-Yeboa
613-580-2424 ext. 41237 Community Recreation Programs: 
Gaetan Morin 
613-580-2424 ext. 33209
Manotick Arena and Community Centre /
Manotick Tennis Courts
5572 Doctor Leach Drive
Manotick and Village Community Association:
Klaus Beltzner
President Manotick Culture, Parks and Recreation Association:
Noel Norenius
President
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamond, soccer, football: 
Dave Wildman
613-692-4907 Arena ice:
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595 Tennis courts:
Manotick Tennis Club 613-692-0533
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Frempon Bafi-Yeboa
613-580-2424 ext. 41237 Community Recreation Programs: 
Dale Johnson
613-580-2424 ext. 30245
Metcalfe Community Centre /
Larry Robinson Arena
2785 8th Line Road Accessibility Features McKendry Park 
2567 Dow Street Metcalfe Client Service Centre 
8243 Victoria Street
Metcalfe Community Association: 
Shari Rowan
President
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamond, soccer, tennis, arena ice:  
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 29979 Community Recreation Programs: 
Dale Johnson
613-580-2424 ext. 30245
Munster Hamlet Community Centre
58 Dogwood Drive
Munster Community Association
Henry Troup 
President
Munster Community Association:
613-444-0150
Ball diamond, soccer, tennis: 
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs:  
Kevan Shantz 
613-580-2424 ext. 20720
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Navan Memorial Community Centre
1295 Colonial Road Navan Centennial Park
1279 Colonial Road
Navan Community Association:  
Phil Grandmaitre
President
613-835-2984
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamond, tennis, arena ice: 
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Suzanne Sanford 
613-580-2424 ext. 29316 Community Recreation Programs: 
Martha Pires 
613-824-06334, etc. 223
North Gower Community Centre North Gower Bowling Alley See Alfred Taylor Recreation Centre      
Notre-Dame-des-Champs Recreation Centre
3659 Navan Road
N/A City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamond: 
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Suzanne Sanford 
613-580-2424 ext. 29316 Community Recreation Programs:  
Elaine Chevrier-Smit  
613-580-2424 ext. 29397
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Osgoode Community Centre /
Stuart Homes Arena 
5660 Osgoode Main Street Accessibility Features
Osgoode Village Community Association:
Greg Thurlow
President
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamond, soccer, arena ice: City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Suzanne Sanford
613-580-2424 ext. 29316
Community Recreation Programs: 
Dale Johnson
613-580-2424 ext. 30245
Osgoode Youth Centre
5479 Osgoode Main Street
Osgoode Youth Association: 
Nicole McKerracher 
Outreach Director 
613-826-0726
Osgoode Youth Association: 
Room Bookings
613-826-0726
 N/A Community Recreation Liaison: 
Suzanne Sanford
613-580-2424 ext. 29316 Manager, Community Programs:
Dale Johnson
613-580-2424 ext. 30245

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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Pierce's Corners Hall See Marlborough Community Centre      
Pinhey's Point Historic Site (Dunrobin)
270 Pinhey's Point Road
Pinhey's Point Historic Site Pinhey's Point Foundation Pinhey's Point Historic Site grounds: 
Facility contact
613-247-4830 ext. 221
 N/A A/Museum Administrator:
Ashley Stevens
613-247-4830 x222
 

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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Richmond Memorial Community Centre
6095 Perth Street Richmond Lions Park
3302 Huntley Road
Richmond Village Association
Tino Bevacqua
President
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamond, soccer, tennis, arena ice: City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Kevan Shantz 
613-580-2424 ext. 20720
R. J. Kennedy Community Centre (Cumberland) /
Wilfred Murray Park
1115 Dunning Road
Cumberland Village Community Association:
Euan Swan
Anda Bruinsma
Co-Presidents
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamond, tennis, arena ice: City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Suzanne Sanford 
613-580-2424 ext. 29316 Community Recreation Programs:  
Martha Pires 
613-824-0633, etc. 221
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Sarsfield Community Centre /
Yves Chenier Park
3585 Sarsfield Road
Sarsfield Community Association
Caroline Etter
President
613-835-4142
Sarsfield Community Association
613-835-7590
Ball diamond, tennis:
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Suzanne Sanford 
613-580-2424 ext. 29316 Community Recreation Programs: 
Martha Pires 
613-824-0633, etc. 221

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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
Vars Community Building /
Alcide Trudeau Park
5715 Rockdale Road
Vars Community Association:
Laurie McCannell
President
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation
Ball diamond:
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Suzanne Sanford  
613-580-2424 ext. 29316 Community Recreation Programs:
Martha Pires 
613-824-0633, etc. 221
Vernon Recreation Centre
7950 Lawrence Street Accessibility Features
Vernon Community Association:
Keith McWhinnie
President
City of Ottawa
Parks and Recreation

 
Ball diamond:: City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison: 
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Dale Johnson
613-580-2424 ext. 30245
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Facility Community Contacts Room Allocation Sports Field and Arena Ice Allocation City of Ottawa Contacts
W. Erskine Johnston Arena (Carp) 
3832 Carp Road
West Carleton Amateur Sports Club:
613-839-0352
West Carleton Amateur Sports Club:
613-839-0352
Arena ice:
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464
West Carleton Community Complex  / Cavanagh Sensplex 
(Kinburn) 
5670 Carp Road
N/A Krystal Nesseth
Capital Sports Management Inc. (City Private Partner)
613-599-0215

Adam O'Rouke
613-580-2424 ext. 34488
Arena ice:
Rod Kyd
Capital Sports Management Inc. 
(City Private Partner) 
 
613-599-0262 Soccer:
City Wide Allocations
613-580-2595
Community Recreation Liaison:
Raynor Boutet
613-580-2424 ext. 14464 Community Recreation Programs: 
Chantal Laporte 
613-580-2424 ext. 34482

Rural public swimming and skating

The Parks, Recreation and Culture branch offers opportunities for public skating and swimming at the following rural locations.

Rural public swimming (indoor pools)

  • Goulbourn Pool
    1500 Shea Road
  • Ray Friel Wave Pool
    1585 Tenth Line

Complete listing of public swimming schedules offered by the City of Ottawa.

Rural public skating schedules (arenas)

  • Fred Barrett Arena (Leitrim)
    3280 Leitrim Road
  • Goulbourn Recreation Complex
    1500 Shea Road
  • Larry Robinson Arena (Metcalfe)
    2785 8th Line
  • Manotick Arena
    5572 Doctor Leach Drive
  • Navan Memorial Centre
    1295 Colonial Road
  • Richmond Arena
    6095 Perth Street
  • Stittsville Arena
    10 Warner-Colpitts Lane
  • Stuart Holmes (Osgoode) Arena
    5660 Osgoode Main Street
  • W. Erskine Johnston Arena (Carp)
    3832 Carp Road
  • R.J. Kennedy Arena (Cumberland)
    115 Dunning Road
  • Ray Friel Recreation Complex
    1585 Tenth Line
  • West Carleton Community Complex (Kinburn)
    5670 Carp Road

Complete listing of public skating schedules offered by the City of Ottawa.

Community outdoor rink program

The City of Ottawa Parks and Recreation branch values the role that the community plays in the outdoor rink program. We encourage service partnerships with community associations, non-profit organizations, service clubs, volunteer groups and sports leagues. The City supports community groups that want to operate an outdoor rink with funding, tools and access to lighting and water. Rink sponsors are responsible for maintaining the ice surface and supervision of the program.

For more Information: Please contact the Seasonal Recreation Office at 613-580-2590 or e-mail seasonalrecreation@ottawa.ca.

Rural recreation

Recreation, Culture and Facility Services

The City of Ottawa’s Recreation, Culture and Facility Services branch offers a wide range of recreation programs and services to keep residents active and engaged in their communities.

A complete listing of recreation programs can be found in the citywide Recreation Guide.

Accessibility design standards

Learn more.

Events

See our online listing of rural events organized by not-for-profit groups within the City of Ottawa. Simply use the online submission form or mail in your information.

For more information on planning your special event, refer to the Rural Facilities and Event Planning page. 

Funding opportunities

The Recreation, Culture and Facility Services branch welcomes applications for community partnership major and minor capital program grants.

Rural community recreation associations and organizations

Rural Ottawa has a strong network of community associations for residents which include recreation opportunities and special events

For more recreation and community resources within the City of Ottawa, refer to the Recreation and Culture Community Organizations page.

If you would like to add your rural community/recreation association to this page, or update your information, please send an e-mail to ruralaffairs@ottawa.ca.