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Located in Ottawa and owned by Terry Matthews, The Marshes Golf Club is a public golf club that is adjacent to Brookstreet Hotel. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, this golf course offers the business community of Silicon Valley an excellent golfing experience along with the blue lakes and the Gatineau Hills in the backdrop. They follow strict dress codes for playing the game, and offer coaching as well. Other than hosting amateur championships, this club has also hosted the Canadian PGA Senior's Championship.
The Andrew Haydon Park is situated along the banks of the scenic Ottawa River in the city of Ottawa, Ontario. Numerous beautifully landscaped walking trails are available at the park, ensuring a lovely view of the river. The park is also home to migratory birds such as shorebirds and Canada Geese. Another attraction at the park is the bandshell, where dance performances, concerts and other events take place frequently.
The Loch March country club is an all out family hot-spot featuring a range of entertainment options. From golf courses to a club-house that hosts events; it is perfect for a fun-filled day out. Call ahead for more details.
A public skatepark in Ottawa, Ontario, the Legacy Skatepark spans across an area of 1700 square meters (18,300 square feet), making it one of the largest in the city. The skatepark was constructed in 2004 and often a lot of skating related events in the city are held at this park, making it a popular choice for skating enthusiasts. Every wall of the park is covered in graffiti, making for a cool hangout for college students and youth.
The Capital City Speedway is located in the capital city of Ottawa. This stock car racetrack consists of a drag-strip and a 0.60-kilometer (3/8th mile) oval. Established in 1961, the racetrack hosts several tour events such as Monster Jam and American Canadian Tour. These races are extremely popular and make sure the stands are filled. All race car enthusiasts must visit at least once.
The Nepean Sportsplex is a multi-sports facility that is used by the locals as well as visitors to Ottawa. Featuring both indoor as well as outdoor sports facilities that include swimming, cycling, squash among others. The complex also conducts various programs to help people get active and in shape with the aerobics, fitness and aqua-fitness programs.Apart from sports, Sportsplex also host a number of events including trade shows, exhibitions and other corporate fairs.
Oldest in the National Capital Region, this 18 hole golf club was established in 1910. The Rivermead Golf Club has hosted a lot of events ranging from the Canadian PGA Championship to the CN Canadian Women's Tour. The club continues to host a horde of events to keep its members involved and active.
Hampton Park is a recreation and relaxation park located in Ottawa, Ontario. Existing since more than a century in the neighborhood by the same name, today the park has two baseball fields, a basketball court, swings and playgrounds among other recreational spaces. The park is also home to a seasonal outdoor pool, ideal for a warm afternoon. Bring your pooch friend along for a walk around the park for a fun evening.
The Vincent Massey Park in Ottawa, Ontario, is famous for its vast picnic areas and barbecue pits, ideal for a family outing or a fun day with friends. Once your appetite is filled, indulge in some activity by going on a walk along the wooded area or the grassy meadows and soak in the therapeutic sights and sounds of the Rideau River flowing nearby. Others can enjoy a fun filled game at the park playgrounds and baseball fields. The park is like countryside right in the middle of the city!
Situated close to Mooney's Bay, the Mooney's Bay Park is a green respite from the chaotic and noisy city life. This public park is an ideal place to take along your family on a picnic; and everyone will surely have a great time here. With beach access, activities like swimming and boating are a common thing here especially around summertime. It is also popular for other activities like biking, nature walks and skiing. During the month of June, Mooney's Bay Park hosts the Nortel Ottawa Dragon Boat Race Festival. For additional details, call ahead.
This large pavilion at the edge of the Canal Rideau's picturesque Dows Lake offers relaxation and recreation. Two restaurants with large patios offer casual food, drinks and a wonderful view, while a full-service marina offers fuel, pump out and slip rentals. In winter, the lake becomes part of the Canal Rideau skating rink and the pavilion rents a variety of winter sports equipment, including skates, sleighs and cross-country skis. During the summer, the marina rents canoes, paddleboats and inline skates.
The Plant Bath was constructed in 1924 along with the Champagne Bath to provide a bath to those of the working class who did not have private baths at their homes. With decline in usage, the bath was completely renovated and rebuilt and was opened as a recreation center in 2004. Today, the center offers a number of facilities such as a swimming pool and swimming lessons, a gymnasium, aerobic classes, skating and much more.