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Our Parks

We have many wonderful parks in our neighbourhood. Below are related details to help guide you on how best to enjoy them. If you have an questions or ideas on how to improve our parks, email our Environment and Parks Committee at: environment@riversidepark.ca.

Arnott Park

  • 691 Hartman Cres, Ottawa ON
  • Playground: Splash pad, play structure, swings, toddler swings, tire swing, sand pit.
  • Other Amenities: baseball diamond, tennis courts, skating rink (puddle), picnic tables.
  • Dogs allowed off leash: Dogs must always be under the control of their handler. Dogs are prohibited from being within five (5) meters of all children’s play areas and pools.
  • Park Type: Active Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: no/non
  • Park Area: 24,157.30 (m2)

Ernie Calcutt Park

  • 759 Mooney’s Bay Place, Ottawa, ON K1V
  • Playground: no/none.
  • Other Amenities: unstructured field, benches, small wooded forest.
  • Dogs allowed off leash: Details: Dogs must always be under the control of their handler.
  • Park Type: Passive Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: no/none
  • Park Area: 11,231.81 (m2)

Fielding Park

  • 591 Fielding Dr., Ottawa ON
  • Dogs Allowed.

Flannery Green

  • 2770 Flannery Dr, Ottawa, ON
  • Playground: no/none.
  • Other Amenities: unstructured field
  • Dogs allowed off leash: Dogs must always be under the control of their handler.
  • Park Type: Passive Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: no/none
  • Park Area: 14,542.20 (m2) 

Geoffrey Wightman Park

  • 89 Leopolds Dr, Ottawa, ON K1V 7E2
  • Playground: Modern zip line, play structure, swings, toddler swings, sand pit.
  • Other Amenities: skating rink (puddle), small wooded area.
  • Dogs allowed off leash: Dogs must always be under the control of their handler. Dogs are prohibited from being within five (5) meters of all children’s play areas and pools.
  • Park Type: Active Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: no/non
  • Park Area: 6,444.93 (m2) 

Hog’s Back Park

  • 600 Hogs Back Rd, Ottawa, ON K1V 1H8
  • Beautiful 60-foot waterfall where the Rideau River and Rideau Canal part. Hogs Back Falls Loop is a 1.3 kilometer moderately trafficked loop hiking trail located near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
  • Water fountain
  • Washrooms : May to mid-October (weather permitting)
    Open 9 am to dusk (no later than 9 pm), daily
    Parking : May to December 1 (weather permitting)
    Free parking is available at the park.
    7 am to dusk (no later than 10 pm), daily
    Limited parking time must be respected.
    Picnic Areas : There are picnic tables.
  • Park Area: 20.8 hectares
  • https://ncc-ccn.gc.ca/places/hogs-back-park

Linton Park

  • 2987 Linton Rd., Ottawa ON
  • Playground: no/none.
  • Other Amenities: unstructured field.
  • Dogs allowed off leash: Dogs must always be under the control of their handler.
  • Park Type: Active Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: no/non
  • Park Area: 91,339.62 (m2) 

Marble Park

  • 2693 Marble Cres, Ottawa, ON
  • Playground: no/none.
  • Other Amenities: unstructured field.
  • Dogs allowed off leash: Dogs must always be under the control of their handler.
  • Park Type: Passive Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: no/none
  • Park Area: (m2) 15,639.54

McCarthy Woods

  • 3320 Paul Anka Dr, Ottawa, ON K1V 0J9
  • Playground: no/none.
  • Sports: no/none.
  • Dogs allowed off leash: Dogs must always be under the control of their handler.

Mooney’s Bay Beach

  • 2960 Riverside Dr., Ottawa ON
  • Playground: multiple play structures, swings, toddler swings.
  • Other Amenities: public beach, beach volleyball, unstructured field, bicycle pumping station.
  • No dogs allowed at all on the beach or surrounding park.
  • Park Type: Active Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: yes
  • Park Area: 292,690.45 (m2)

Mooney’s Bay Park

  • 2960 Riverside Dr., Ottawa ON
  • Playground: multiple play structures, swings, toddler swings, and other attractions.
  • Other Amenities: unstructured field, toboggan hill, bicycle pumping station.
  • No dogs allowed in the park or on the beach at all.
  • Park Type: Active Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: yes
  • Park Area: 292,690.45 (m2) 

Otterson Park

  • 2960 Otterson Dr, Ottawa ON
  • Playground: play structures, swings, toddler swings.
  • Other Amenities: small wooded forest.
  • Dogs allowed off leash: Dogs must always be under the control of their handler. Dogs are prohibited from being within five (5) meters of all children’s play areas.
  • Park Type: Active Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: no/none
  • Park Area: 6,644.66 (m2)

Paget Park

  • 801 Springland Dr., Ottawa ON/Hobson
  • Playground: play structures, swings, toddler swings, sand pit.
  • Other Amenities: none.
  • Dogs allowed off leash: Dogs must always be under the control of their handler. Dogs are prohibited from being within five (5) meters of all children’s play areas.
  • Park Type: Active Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: no/none
  • Park Area: 6,023.89 (m2)

Pauline Vanier Park

  • 1015 Harkness Ave, Ottawa ON
  • Playground: wading pool, play structure.
  • Other Amenities: unstructured field, skating rink (boarded).
  • Designation: No Dogs allowed in the park.
  • Park Type: Active Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: no/none
  • Park Area: 14,823.62 (m2)

Stanstead Park

  • 861 Stanstead Road, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Playground: play struture, swings.
  • Other Amenities: unstructured field.
  • No dogs (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday); Dogs allowed (during other park hours)
  • Park Type: Active Recreation
  • Waterbody Access: no/none
  • Park Area: 13,329.62 (m2) 

Sue Holloway Fitness Park

  • Located at the South end of Mooney’s Bay Park, near the intersection of Riverside Dr and Mooney’s Bay Place.
  • No dogs.

Vincent Massey Park