Brantwood Rink - the best rink in Ottawa!

While the weather may be cold, it's good for the ice and Brantwood Park has an amazing outdoor rink. Here are the hours of operation when the field house is open:

Monday 4:30 - 9:00
Tuesday 4:30 - 9:00
Wednesday 4:30 - 9:00
Thursday 4:30 - 9:00
Friday 4:30 - 9:00
Saturday 11:30 - 5:00
Sunday 11:30 - 5:00

Want to help continue to make Brantwood rink the best in Ottawa? Then the rink needs YOU!
If you or your children enjoy the rink please become a volunteer flooder.

City of Ottawa requesting proposals on public artwork for Main Street

The City of Ottawa invites artists to submit proposals to develop, design and install exterior public artwork on Main Street in the neighbourhood of Old Ottawa East. This call to artists is open to professional artists who are Canadian citizens or have permanent resident status. Artists may submit a proposal individually or as a team.

The total budget for this commission is $220,000 plus HST. The commission budget must include all costs required to design, fabricate, store, transport and install the public art, as well as any travel expenses incurred by the artist or artist team.Installation of the artwork will take place between Fall 2016 and Summer 2017, depending on the site of the work and coordination with the larger construction project.

Aerial Photos of Landsdowne

Katrina Geary, with pilot Peter Rudin Brown, recently took some interesting aerial photos of Landsdowne park. Taken in October, they show the considerable scale and progress on Lansdowne reconstruction and its proximity to Old Ottawa East. Click on the image to see the full size photo.

Aerial photo of Landsdowne.

Partial Closure of Rideau River Multi-Use Pathway behind Ottawa U

A section of the Rideau River multi-use pathway behind the Ottawa U campus on Lees Avenue is closed until further notice due to light rail construction. View a map of the affected area and suggested detours.

Queen's Project on Animating the Rideau Canal

Urban planning students from Queen's University recently gave a presentation to city staff on development ideas for the Rideau Canal. The presentation included numerous innovative ideas for developing the canal throughout Ottawa East. The complete presentation is available here (Warning: attachment is 22MB).

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