Archive for August, 2015

We need Your Ideas!

August 30th, 2015 Comments off

The CCA needs your suggestions for improvement projects to City of Ottawa Parks and Recreation facilities in Carlington!


The City of Ottawa Strategic Initiatives fund, approved by City Council on July 8, has $2 million per year for additional focus (city-wide).

As part of this initiative, City of Ottawa Parks and Recreation has asked City of Ottawa Councilors for their priorities for capital improvements to parks in their ward.

The Councilor for River Ward (Riley Brockington) has asked the Carlington Community Association to help to obtain comments/ suggestions from Carlington residents.


Please send your comments/ suggestions to

Suggestions will be collated by CCA and then sent to River Ward councilor.

 Deadline: Close of Business Wednesday September 2.


 NOTE:Priority will be given to projects that:

i. Are park based and address a gap in services for a community or restore a park amenity no longer meeting local needs;

ii. Do not attract significant additional operating or maintenance costs for the City;

iii. Leverage other sources of internal or external funding;

iv. Address safety issues.


Volunteer Bike Clinic in our Neighbourhood!

August 11th, 2015 Comments off

Bike Clinic


Wednesday August 26th 2015

from 5:30 to 7:30

Across from the Caldwell Gym


Thursday August 27th 2015

from 5:30 to 7:30

Alexander Community Centre


Highway 417 widening from Maitland Avenue to Island Park Drive

August 9th, 2015 Comments off

Hwy-417-Maitland-to-Island-Park-Key-Map-ENGLISHThe Ministry of Transportation is holding a Public Information Centre on Tuesday, August 11 regarding the detail design for the widening of Highway 417 and the rehabilitation of bridges located along the highway from West of Maitland Avenue to east of Island Park Drive.

Date:       Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Time:      4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: J.A. Dulude Arena, Mel Baker Hall,  941 Clyde Avenue, Ottawa


For more information please follow this link :

You can also visit the project website for more information at


Doggie Hour at Alexander Park

August 7th, 2015 Comments off

AP Doggie HourDoes your dog like the water?

Starting Monday, August 10, the Alexander Community Centre (960 Silver Street) is welcoming dogs and their owners as of 5 pm every afternoon (EXCEPT WEDNESDAY) to enjoy the outdoor pool.

The pool is closed to bathers at 5pm every afternoon.
Dogs will be permitted between 5-6pm.
The pool is drained every night and cleaned before the next morning swim opens.
This offer will be available for the remaining two weeks of the pool season. This is a pilot project and will be considered again for 2016. Thanks to Riley Brockington for organizing this!