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Carlington Hill Development

Survey & Proposal for Mountain Bike area on the Carlington Sledding Hill The OMBA (Ottawa Mountain Bike Association) recently made a presentation which you can see below, to the Carlington Community Association regarding the use of the Carlington sledding hill for a mountain bike area: http://ottawamba.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Carlington-Bike-Park-Presentation.pdf Phase one would be a skills area and a…

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Greenlawn Park – Tennis Court Update

The City’s Parks and Recreation Department (P&R) has just confirmed information about the resurfacing project for the tennis court in Greenlawn Park: The drawings have been prepared, and P&R are ready to go out to the General Landscape Contractors shortlist to request quotes, which should be received within the next few weeks. The actual work…

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Two Cautionary Tales

A few nights ago, several residents on quiet, friendly Woodside Drive suffered a harrowing experience, just before 9:00pm, when two burly guys dressed in coveralls and safety vests pounded on their doors, insisting they had to come in, in order to perform a safety check. They shook the doors and pulled, in attempts to gain…

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Successful Year for Greenlawn Park Rink

Spring is upon us, bringing Greenlawn parks rink season to an end. Being the first year for a rink in the park ( in many years ), we were very successful! The rink saw use from mid December until now, we were one of the first outdoor rinks to open and one of the last…

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The Greenlawn Rink is Open

The rink volunteers met their goal to have the rink ready for skating on Friday, January 8. That evening, the ice was beautiful! The wet weekend caused a little deterioration of the surface, but the volunteers fixed it quickly. Our puddle rink has no facilities, except for a couple of benches you may use to…

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Outdoor Rink Almost ready

We are working on a pond rink in Greenlawn park and we hope it will be ready by next Saturday Jan 9th to skate on!! Attached is a picture of Jamie Mason watering with a few of community rink team who to worked to help clear the snow and build the rink. We are working…

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Win a week of summer camp for free

Register for a City of Ottawa summer day camp by June 1, 2015 and you could be one of 50 lucky campers to win your week’s cost back, up to a value of $250. All registrations received by this date will automatically be entered into the draw. The more camps you sign-up for, the more…

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Copeland Park Cleanup

The Ottawa-West Nepean Federal Liberal Association “adopted” Copeland Park two years ago. They will be holding their annual spring clean-up of the Park on Saturday, April 25, at 11 am. Anyone interested in helping will be most welcome.

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CPCA representatives tour the College LRT Tunnel

On Thursday, August 7, Councillor Rick Chiarelli offered the CPCA Board of Directors an opportunity to tour the $10 million LRT and Bus tunnel at Algonquin College. The massive underground enclosure is located on the west side of Woodroffe Avenue behind Algonquin’s newest building – the Centre for Construction Excellence. The picture shows the central…

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Seeking Neighbourhood Watch Volunteers

Neighbourhood Watch Information Sheet What is it? Neighbourhood Watch is a program to help neighbours watch out for neighbours. It aims to get citizens involved in discouraging and preventing crime at the local level. The ultimate success of Neighbourhood Watch depends largely on a commitment to cooperate between area residents and the police – and…

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