Category Archives: Children related

Topics and activities related to enriching our children lives within our community

Playground Flooding Warning

Champlain Park is constructed on part of the Ottawa River’s old flood plain. This can affect the rate of storm water drainage during heavy rains. Therefore, we suggest that our residents also exercise caution around the wading pool, play structure and in any low-lying areas.

General flood info and current status: https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/emergency-services/emergency-preparedness/flood-information-0


From https://ottawa.ca/en/news/water-pooling-and-flooding-creates-hazard-some-city-parks

Water pooling and flooding creates hazard at some City parks

April 17, 2019 Announcements and Events

The City of Ottawa is asking residents to ensure that children and pets are kept away from City wading pools and play structures in parks located near a river.
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Tales and Tunes at the Library – July 7

Saturday, July 7: DON’T MISS Tales & Tunes: Family Fun Day at the Library!

Join the fun on Saturday, July 7 for a free, family-oriented event featuring Fred Penner, other musicians, artists, and activities – brought to you by the Ottawa Public Library.

With storytelling, music, dance and art workshops, crafts, an Escape Room, maker activities from the Imagine Space, face painting, balloon animals, games, a gardening station, a community art mural, Tales and Tunes offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Tales and Tunes is free, and will take place Saturday, July 7 from noon to 5 pm at Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive (and Nepean Centrepointe branch of OPL) – inside and outside, rain or shine.
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6th Annual Halloween Fun Run & 2K Run – October 28

[Poster about the Fun Run, October 28 2017, 09:30]

6th Annual Champlain Park Halloween.pdf

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Winter Carnival – Reminder, January 28

When : Saturday January 28, 2017 Where: Champlain Park Fieldhouse Time: Noon – 3:00pm Snow, rain or shine, this festive annual event takes place on the last Saturday in January. 3 more days before it starts! Details at https://champlainpark.org/2016/12/02/winter-carnival-january-28/

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Winter Carnival – Reminder, January 28

When : Saturday January 28, 2017 Where: Champlain Park Fieldhouse Time: Noon – 3:00pm Snow, rain or shine, this festive annual event takes place on the last Saturday in January. 10 more days before it happens! Details at https://champlainpark.org/2016/12/02/winter-carnival-january-28/

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Sleigh Ride Today – Reminder

Just a reminder that the Sleigh Ride is today, starting at 6:15pm. See https://champlainpark.org/2016/11/02/christmas-sleigh-ride-december-22/ for more details.

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Wading Pool Opening – June 30

The wading pool will be opening on June 30th (weather permitting). See https://champlainpark.org/wading-pool/ for the hours and other information.