Briefly, it is a groomed multi-use winter trail along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway (the trail was known as the SJAM Winter Trail before 2021, and the road was the Ottawa River Parkway before 2012) multi-use pathway (MUP) that will promote active living, provide access to the Ottawa River shoreline, and welcome a diversity of users, whether they are walking, on skis, snowshoes or a snow bike.
Winter Trail News
For more up to date news on the winter trail and related events, see our posts at https://champlainpark.org/category/community-news/winter-trail/ Also see the trail’s web site at http://www.wintertrail.ca/
Map and Trail Information
Here are some links to topics on the trail’s web site http://www.wintertrail.ca/ Their sponsor Dovercourt has a page on the trail at https://www.dovercourt.org/community/sjam-trail/ They tweet at https://twitter.com/KichiSibiWT and so on; see their web site for links to all their social media.
Fieldhouse Change and Washroom facilities
The Champlain Park rink change and washroom facilities will be open during for same hours as the Out Door Rink (ODR) Though during a pandemic, it will likely be closed.
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Thursday 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Friday 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday Noon to 6 p.m.
Sunday Noon to 6 p.m.
Winter Trail in Champlain Park
(Snippet from Kitchissippi Ward newsletter #114)
Now that a portion of Pontiac Street is closed (between Carleton and Cowley), Groomer Dave is able to groom the Winter Trail right up to the park fieldhouse. Read the details here.