recreation

There are so many things to do in Ottawa and area.

12 Great family fun events

The Casino Lac-Leamy Sound of Light When: Wednesdays and Saturdays, August 10 through 24 Where: Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier St., Gatineau What: With a mission of encouraging cultural discoveries through a varied and international artistic program, the Sound […]

Eddie Ekiyor, pictured in 2014, playing in an East-West high school all-star game. Ekiyor is one of the best basketball players to emerge from Ottawa, has said he will play pro somewhere in Europe this fall. Mike Carroccetto photo ***ONE TIME PUBLISHING RIGHTS GRANTED TO OPT****

Hoops catching on in the capital

In the wake of Raptors fever, grassroots basketball expected to grow locally Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you already know that the Toronto Raptors captured the entire nation’s interest by winning the NBA championship earlier this summer.   […]

Giving back to the community

Volunteers needed to maintain neighbourhood ice rinks   It was love at first sight for Al Arsenault and his wife Betty. She loved the house and he loved the community skating rink located right behind the house. “That was over […]

January marks busy month at Dovercourt Recreation Centre

In the Ottawa neighbourhood of Westboro, you will find the Dovercourt Recreation Centre. Winter programs get underway at the beginning of the month. Activities and health are usually on the minds of people following the holidays. To that end, fitness […]

Active fun on tap for fall and winter

If you’re looking for some fun activities and programs to keep the kids busy this fall and winter, then check out what the city has to offer at its many recreation facilities. There are swimming lessons, skating lessons, fitness and […]