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Sunday, October 8, 2017

DiscoverRec: Fall into Fun - October, 2017

             What does Fall mean to us?


With exciting things happening in our facilities, fitness programs, performing arts and recreation programming, there are lots of reasons to Fall into Fun! A full list of activities across the City can be found in our online Recreation eGuide.

Registration is simple, with three easy ways to do it:

  • online
  • by phone: 613-580-2588
  • in person at a recreation or culture facilities 
 You can also browse programs by facility with:

Trick or Swim or Skate for Halloween 

Give the ghosts and goblins at your door a treat they will love! Tickets go on sale October 1. Get 10 tickets for $10. Tickets can be purchased at City of Ottawa swimming pools and select arenas while supplies last. Last day to pick them up is October 31. Tickets valid for kids ages 3 to 15 and are valid from November 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018.

Public skating season kicks off

Just like walking, running or swimming, ice skating offers a great workout while being easy on the joints! Use our convenient search tool to find locations and times in your area for public and family skating sessions.

We also offer skating programs, whether you are looking to learn to skate, or develop your skills such as figure skating, speed skating or power skating.  

Try it for free

Claim your free fitness pass now! Your free pass gets you three visits to participating City of Ottawa facilities where you can try out the weight and cardio rooms, squash and racquet ball courts, aquafitness classes, indoor cycling classes and group fitness classes. Find a participating location near you.


Artist Studio Program is calling you! 

The Community Galleries Annual Call for Artists invites local and regional artists to exhibit artwork at one of four visual art exhibition spaces. Supporting local artistic development in a variety of settings ideal for inspiring creativity. Application forms are available now.