Map of Kitchissippi Parks, Quick Guide to Your local Parks

     Kitchissippi PARKS 


Armstrong Park (Ottawa)
69 Armstrong Street (west of Garland)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2012: Armstrong Park is a medium sized lot type park, shady with many mature trees, Asphalt area with benches under trees. Good-sized modern multi function children's play structure over sand. Fenced all sides with entrance only on Armstrong. No nearby washrooms, street parking only.   images button

  No Dogs Allowed.




Bayview (Friendship) Park Site
128 Bayview Road (south of Scott)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2012: Bayview Park a good sized lot type park, shady with many mature trees, picnic table-benches, front and rear entrances. Medium-sized modern multi function children's play structure and swings. Fenced all sides but no rear gate. Use Tom Brown Arena across the street for washrooms or parking.   images button

  No Dogs Allowed.   Article on the park




Byron Tramway Park
579 Byron Avenue (beside Richmond Rd)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records.  

  Dogs are Allowed on Byron strip. InformationInformation Dogs are allowed on the Byron strip only if on a leash.  Article on the park  




Carruthers Stirling Park (or Stirling-Carruthers)
195 Carruthers Avenue (south of Scott)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2012: Carruthers-Stirling Park, a double lot type park bridging 2 parallel streets. Shaded with mature trees, fenced on all sides with gates on each street. Modern medium-small multi-function children's play structure over modern soft mixture with wood chips. Additional play equipment including Basket like structure for playing ball toss with balls up to basket ball size. Site of Hintonburg's summer solstice party. No nearby public washrooms, street parking only.   images button

  No Dogs Allowed.   Photos of the park  




Champlain Park
140 Carleton Ave (corner Clearview)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2013: Champlain Park, a large Park with mature trees along three sides. medium-sized children's multi-function play structure over sand plus swings etc and parent benches, picnic tables. Wadding pool with seperated shallow side. Large grassy area with trees and baseball diamond and some parking. Field house beside pool may have facilities.   images button

  No Dogs Allowed.   wading pool open 6 days a week during half of the summer.InformationInformation Champlain Park has a wading pool with steps at one side plus toddler area opposite. Benches for parents on both sides. Field house close by (which may have facilities).   Basketball half court.InformationInformationChamplain park has an outdoor half court for practicing basketball or hoops. ♦ Review (c)2013: Asphalt in very good shape, well painted lines, 1 light to one side. No benches.   Baseball fields.InformationInformation Champlain Park has 1 full outdoor field for practicing or playing baseball or softball. ♦ Review (c)2013: Infield is flat with small gravel sand mix, home plate, backstop, no permanent lines. No night-time lights. 2 benches beside infield. Area to the south also acts as football area (no goal posts)   Free parking.InformationInformationChamplain Park has parking north of the Baseball field.  



Champlain Park Field House
149 Cowley corner Clearview,
(just off Island Park Dr.)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada




Clare Gardens Park
269 Clare Street (west of Tweedsmuir)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records. ( A-frame swings, picnic tables ...)   images button  

  No Dogs Allowed.  Article on the park  Article on the park  




Ev Tremblay Park
108 Beech Street (corner Champagne)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2013: Small-medium sized park with playground, wading pool and pool house, basketball court, bike-polo ground and Bocce court. bike polo ground shared with basketball court was previously used for tennis.   images button

  No Dogs Allowed.   wading pool open in the summer.InformationInformation Ev Tremblay Park has a deep wading pool with steps at one end with toddler area. 3 sides have raised edge (trip hazard). Picnic table for parents beside Pool house (which may have facilities).   Basketball half court shared with tennis.InformationInformation Ev Tremblay Park has a fenced short court for playing basketball or hoops. City says Basketball is shared with tennis, but the tennis posts and nets were removed to create a Bike Polo surface some years ago.   Bike Polo area shared with Basketball court.InformationInformation Ev Tremblay Park has a Bike Polo area shared with Basketball court. 3-2/3rds enclosed in tall fence with asphalt surface. Also suitable for ball hockey.




Evergreen Park
906 Denison Crescent (near Broadview below Carling)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records. Example: Councillor Hobbs review: Evergreen Park’s redesign is complete with new gazebo, dog run and play structure, It is a great new park for the whole neighbourhood.  

  Dogs Allowed, on conditions.InformationInformation In Evergreen Park dogs are allowed. City does not say but on leash is assumed in some areas. A dog run was included in a recent reno.




Fairmont Park
265 Fairmont Avenue (north of Sherwood)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2013: Fairmont Park is a Large Tree filled park with grassy areas. Tennis courts in center, kids playgrounds to the north and dog walking and picnic area to the south.   images button

  No Dogs Allowed north of Fairmont park tennis courts.InformationInformationNo dogs north of the south side of Fairmont Park tennis courts. Dogs are allowed south of Fairmont park tennis courts. City does not say but on leash is assumed. (Click on dog icon for photo).   Tennis Court.InformationInformation Fairmont park has 2 tennis courts with lights and benches, partially fenced-in, but no practice court, no ball wall, and no clubhouse. 




Fisher Park
250 Holland Avenue (north of Fisher P.S.)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records.   images button

  Dogs Allowed on leash.InformationInformationFisher park allows Dogs if on leash.   Splashpad open in the summer.   Tennis Court.InformationInformationFisher park has 6 fenced-in tennis courts with lights and benches, a clubhouse (Elmdale Tennis Club) but no practice court or ball wall. 




Hampton Park
645 Parkview Road (near Island Park)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records.  

  Dogs Allowed on leash.InformationInformation Hampton Park allows Dogs if on leash.   wading pool open in the summer.   Basketball full court.InformationInformation Hampton Park has a full court for practicing or playing basketball or hoops.




Heather Crowe Park (was Scott Park)
1902 Scott Street (near Lanark)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records.  




Hintonburg Park
101 Duhamel Street (near Fairmont, behind HCC)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2012: Hintonburg Park, a large renovated Park with historic stone wall on two sides (modern fences other sides). Large children's multi-function play structure over sand plus a toddler play area and benches. Flat Splashpad with stone bench/wall at side. Large grassy area with trees good for picnics and events like Shakespeare in the park. Located Behind Hintonburg Community Centre, which has washrooms and some parking.   images button

  No Dogs Allowed.   Splashpad open in the summer.   Photos of the park  




Iona Park
223 Iona Street (near Hilson)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records. Example: (from images in winter) Multi-function children's play structure with parent benches, gazebo, double a-frame swings, half court basketball. Lighting over ....   images button

  No Dogs Allowed.   wading pool open in the summer.   Basketball half court.InformationInformation Iona Park has a half court for practicing basketball or hoops.




Laroche Park (Mechanicsville)
52 Bayview Road (corner Burnside)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2012: Laroche Park, a large park area with 2 Baseball fields at opposite corners. Community centre Fieldhouse beside single full Basketball court. Shaded children's corner next to gazebo. A-frame swings, small multi-slide children's play structure on sand. Multi structure splash pad with benches and water control posts.   images button

  Dogs Allowed, on conditions.InformationInformation In Laroche Park dogs are allowed. City does not specify but users say that off-leash dogs are to be kept out of the corner with the playground.   Splashpad open in the summer.   Basketball full court.InformationInformation Laroche Park has a full outdoor court for practicing or playing basketball or hoops. ♦ Review (c)2012: Asphalt with worn aggregate top, faded lines, no dedicated lights. No benches. Hoops are at about 9 ft. Height.   Baseball fields.InformationInformation Laroche Park has 2 full outdoor fields for practicing or playing baseball or softball. ♦ Review (c)2012: Infield is flat with small gravel sand mix, home plate, backstop, no permanent lines. Full night-time lights. Viewing benches behind infield fences. Field #1 has added netting for foul balls.
  Article on the park  




Lion’s Park
294 Elmgrove Avenue (near Winona)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records.  

  No Dogs Allowed.   wading pool open in the summer.




Mahoney Park
160 Lanark Avenue (north from Scott)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records.  

  No Dogs Allowed.




McCormick Park
294 Carruthers Avenue (near Armstrong)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2012: McCormick Park, a medium-sized park area behind the OWCS senior's center. Small partially covered patio area. Medium-small sized multi-function children's play structure over sand. Benches throughout the walkways. Mature trees provide shade in many areas. Site of annual Samba in the Park.   images button

  No Dogs Allowed.   Photos of the park




Mckellar Park
539 Wavell Avenue (south of Richmond)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records.  

  No Dogs Allowed.   wading pool open in the summer.   Tennis Court.InformationInformation Mckellar Park has 2 fenced tennis courts with benches. It does not have lighting, nor a practice court, nor a ball wall, and does not have a clubhouse.    Basketball full court.InformationInformation Mckellar Park has a full court for practicing or playing basketball or hoops.  




Ottawa West Centre For Senior Citizens
1137 Wellington Street (near Carruthers)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2012: Very small frontage park with 4 benches and gardens with small lawn.   images button




Parkdale Park
366 Parkdale Ave. (Armstrong & Hamilton)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2012: Parkdale Park, a medium large renovated Park with farmers market and Fieldhouse on 2 sides. Fenced on all sides with wide gaps for entrances. Kids playground fenced separately. Mature trees in center and by permanent bandstand. Large wading pool in center, Covered bandstand/stage at one end and covered area at other beside Fieldhouse. Washrooms in Fieldhouse. Dedicated metered parking along Hamilton. Site of many of Hintonburg's festivals and special events.   images button

  No Dogs Allowed.InformationInformationParkdale Park has a no dogs allowed policy even for just passing through as a shortcut to the market. Special events like the Hintonburg Summer Dog Movie may get exceptions from the city.   Wading pool open in the summer.   Fieldhouse with public washrooms.InformationInformationParkdale Park has public washrooms in the Fieldhouse (side opposite of Armstrong). A Wheelchair accessible washroom is also provided.   Metered parking.InformationInformation Metered parking on Hamilton, west side of Parkdale park.   Covered stage with power.InformationInformation Parkdale Park has a covered Bandstand/stage useful for its major events including Hintonburg’s Tulipfest, ArtsPark, Harvest festival etc.
  Photos of the park




Reid Park (Civic Hospital area)
40 Reid Avenue (and Young)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View c 2013: Reid Park, Medium-large park with sunken lawn beside Elmdale Bowling. Older home on rise, converted to fieldhouse beside playground. Asphalt area and driveway for off street parking.   images button

  Dogs Allowed.InformationInformation Reid Park does allow for dogs. City does not specify, but on leash is assumed.   wading pool open in the summer.   Basketball full court.InformationInformation Reid Park has a full court for practicing or playing basketball or hoops. Surface is worn asphalt with some uneven patches.




Remic Beach Complex
155 Island Park Drive (near parkway)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records.  




Riverside Terrace Park
225 Clearview Avenue (corner Briarway)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records.  

  Dogs Allowed.InformationInformation Riverside Terrace Park does allow for dogs. City does not specify, but on leash is assumed.




Roy Duncan Park
295 Churchill Avenue (near ...)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records.  

  No Dogs Allowed.   Splashpad open in the summer.




Somerset Park/Square
Somerset at Wellington (near Garland)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2012: Somerset square, a small seating circle around a water fountain with trees and curbed gardens beyond (with Community plantings included). Previously the site of Hintonburg's Diwali festival of lights. Next to bus stop area, where Somerset meets Wellington.   images button





Tillbury Park
725 Sherbourne Road (near Fraser Ave.)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records.  

  No Dogs Allowed.   Basketball full court.InformationInformation Tillbury Park has a full court for practicing or playing basketball or hoops.  




Tom Brown Arena (park)
141 Bayview Road (at Scott)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  K1Y 4M3  Canada
613-798-8885  613-798-8945 

  Dogs Allowed, except on soccer pitch.InformationInformation Tom Brown Arena Park does allow for dogs in most areas, However dogs are forbidden on the soccer pitch. City does not specify, but on leash is assumed.   Soccer pitch.InformationInformation Tom Brown Arena Park has a small soccer pitch behind the arena. ♦ Review (c)2012: small non-reg pitch, simple goalposts. Land slopes gently up to the south end. Sides slope gently down. Short ground cover with grass surface. Some trees etc on edge of pitch to avoid. No permanent lines or corners to define it. O-Train side has 9ft fence topped with trees etc to stop lost balls.




Westboro Beach Park
529 Richmond Rd. (Beach: 745 Ottawa River Parkway)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi for our records. Example: Westboro Beach: A somewhat smaller beach and park located on NCC property at Kitchissippi Lookout on the Ottawa River. Complete with canteen and patio with tables.  
613-792-3875

  No Dogs Allowed.   Public washrooms.InformationInformationCity lists washrooms for the beach.   Volleyballs and nets can also be rented on a first-come, first serve basis at City of Ottawa. Volleyball net rentals: $14.50 per hour or $49.50 per day. Inquire at any beach's Lifeguard office. Available from May 19 to September 3, 2012InformationInformation Volleyballs and nets are for rent on a first-come, first-serve basis at City of Ottawa. Volleyball net rentals are per hour or per day. Inquire at any beach’s Lifeguard office. Available from 3rd week May through end of August.   Free parking.InformationInformationCity lists free parking for the beach.




Westboro Kiwanis Park
411 Dovercourt Avenue (at Dovercourt Comm. Centre)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Review (c)2013: Set beside Dovercourt recreation center, medium sized partly shaded park with large varied playgounds all ages (3 major playsets, plastic climber thing, 3 types of swings etc.) on sand or sand and wood-chip base. Small enclosed skate board area, Wadding pool with sand play spot, benches and picnic area. Multi-use fenced pad for tennis etc.   images button

  No Dogs Allowed, except in a pool swim 1 day each year.InformationInformation Westboro Kiwanis Park does not allow dogs, However 1 day each year Dovercourt CC. invites dogs in for a dog swim in the pool (Owners must have dogs on leash for event).   wading pool open in the summer.   Tennis Court.InformationInformation Westboro Kiwanis Park has 1 fenced tennis court, with bench shared with basketball court. It does not have lights, nor a tennis fieldhouse, nor a practice court and it has no ball wall. ♦ Review (c)2013: Painted hard smooth surface with back fences and partial side fencing. Sometimes also used for skateboarding or ball hockey.   Free parking.InformationInformationCity lists free parking at the nearby Dovercourt Recreation Centre..   Basketball full court.InformationInformation Westboro Kiwanis Park has a full court for practicing or playing basketball or hoops. ♦ Review (c)2013: Uses tennis court, surface is smooth painted cement. Hoops are on portable bases normally left outside the fence, limiting use of jump and dunk shots.   Sledding hill.InformationInformation Westboro Kiwanis Park often has an artificial winter sledding hill. City describes it as; Small neighbourhood man-made hill. Parking at Dovercourt CC. Medium length run, indirect lighting provided by the rink lights.




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(For Bay Ward, east of Woodroffe, North of Carling)



Westwood Park
2000 Saville Row (at Black Friars)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi or Bay ward for our records.  

  Dogs Allowed.InformationInformation Westwood Park does allow for dogs. City does not specify, but on leash is assumed.




Woodroffe Park (Carlingwood area)
180 Lockhart Ave (at Knightsbridge)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View Be the first to review your park. Send a short descriptive review (with an optional longer review with opinions) to the editor AT newswest DOT org. All submissions must be “signed” with return address in Kitchissippi or Bay ward for our records.  

  Dogs Allowed.InformationInformation Woodroffe Park does allow for dogs. City does not specify, but on leash is assumed.   wading pool open in the summer.





             ARENAS 




Tom Brown Arena
141 Bayview Road (at Scott)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  K1Y 4M3  Canada
613-798-8885  613-798-8945 




J.A. Dulude Arena
941 Clyde  | * Events
OttawaOntario  K1Z 5A6  Canada
613-798-1716 




McNabb Arena (Downtown)
180 Percy
OttawaOntario  K1R 6E5  Canada
613-564-1070 




             CLUBS  


(with Private Parks/Parkland etc.)


Elmdale Lawn Bowling Club
1 MacFarlane Ave. (and Sherwood Dr., west of Reid Park)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  K1Y 2P5  Canada
613-722-2205 613-724-4984



Highland Park Lawn Bowling Club
Corner Byron & Golden Ave. (Westboro)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  ZIP  Canada
613-592-1007  website



The Royal Ottawa Golf Club
1405 Aylmer Rd.
(past the Champlain Bridge)
Gatineau, Quebec  J9H 7L2  Canada
819-777-3866  website



Building 72 Arboretum,
Central Experimental Farm

East off Prince of wales circle  | * Events
OttawaOntario  ZIP  Canada
PHONE 




             SWIMMING POOLS  


(Full depth, adult listed below. Outdoor wadding pools are listed above by park)


Dovercourt Recreation Center
411 Dovercourt Ave.  | * Events
OttawaOntario  K2A 059  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View (From website) Indoor pool... (Outdoor wadding pool is part of Westboro Kiwanis Park)  
613-798-8950  website



Plant Baths / Plant Recreation Center
930 Somerset Street West (corner Preston)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  K1R 6R9  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View (From website) Semi-Olympic pool, leisure pool, fitness centre.  
613-232-3000  website



Soloway JCC
21 Nadolny Sachs Private  | * Events
OttawaOntario  K2A 1R9  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View (From website) Benefits of membership; 25 metre 4 lane indoor salt water main pool with beach-like ramp, therapeutic hot tub, shallow baby pool, slide, and patio lounges. Fitness centre.  
613-798-9818  website



YMCA - Carlingwood Y
2121 Carling Avenue (In Carlingwood Shopping Centre)  | * Events
OttawaOntario  Kxx xxx  Canada     review buttonInformationPoint of View (From website) ...  
613-656-9605  website


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