South Ottawa is a wonderful, family-friendly residential area. Nestled against the Rideau River to the North and West, the area is filled with vibrant neighbourhoods and communities. New developments continue to expand the already diverse area.
Government Infrastructure in South Ottawa
South Ottawa is home to two major public service complexes. The Ottawa International Airport, with its hotels and convention centres, is the central hub for the area’s travellers. The facilities host a variety of events throughout the year.
Ottawa Hospital, both the General and Riverside Campuses, is joined by the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the Canadian Forces Health Car Centre. Beyond providing excellent care for the residents of Ottawa, these facilities draw professionals and families from all over the world.
Don’t start thinking that South Ottawa is all complexes and businesses. The Rideau River never fails to provide plentiful opportunities to enjoy the natural world. The area is packed with parks. You’ll find hiking and biking trails. In the winter you can ice skate on public rinks or find a sledding hill. If you’re looking for ball sports, you’ll find tennis and basketball courts along with baseball diamonds.
Nature lovers will be thrilled by the Sawmill Creek Wetlands area. Mooney’s Bay Park offers bike paths that serve cross country skiers in the winter. It also has a beach, plenty of room to picnic, and is home to the Terry Fox Athletic Facility.
There are bountiful activities for the entire family in South Ottawa. Along with seasonal celebrations and festivals, you’ll find a large complex of Asian markets. You can visit the Canadian Science and Technology Museum, or hit the shops at Billings Bridge or South Keys Shopping Centres.
The prestigious Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club has been part of the community for over a century. It has world-class curling and golf facilities.
South Ottawa is a diverse, thriving residential area filled with family-friendly activities and convenient public services.
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