About Dundonald Park

Events and Festivals:

  • Spring into Fun Event – May 31, 2016
  • Solstice Event – June 19, 2016
  • CFHS Just For Cats Film Festival Night – June 25, 2016
  • Free Salsa Tots Classes – July 5-August 23, 2016
  • Playgroup OEYC with Dancing Moms – July 5-26, 2016
  • OCH Picnic in the Park – July 6, 2016
  • Yoga – July 6-August 31, 2016
  • Kids in the Park – July 11-26, 2016
  • Centretown Harm Reduction Meet & Greet – July 14, 2016
  • Centretown Movies – July 22-August 20, 2016
  • PRIDE Film Screening and Two Spirit Inclusion Campaign Launch: Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things – August 19, 2016
  • PRIDE Yoga in the Park! – August 21, 2016

Economic and Retail Activities :

  • Dosa Food Truck: A healthy vegetarian/gluten-free street food—is a natural addition to one of Ottawa’s most diverse and eclectic communities in Centretown (http://dosainc.ca/index.html)
  • Local shops and restaurants nearby

Historic and Heritage Features:

  • Dundonald Park named after Douglas Cochrane, 12th Earl of Dundonald received its current name in 1904.
  • Memorial plaques were put up by The City of Ottawa in Dundonald Park commemorating the Soviet defector, Igor Gouzenko.

Memorable or Unique Characteristic(s) :

  • Beautiful landscape
  • Outdoor space in the heart of the city
  • Playground
  • Checkers board games with seating
  • Large trees with multiple areas to sit and enjoy the shade
  • Programming activities such as, tai chi, yoga, moms group, and an outdoor movie festival
  • Memorial for Igor Gouzenko

Development:

  • Dundonald Park Playground Improvements
    Improvements are being planned for the Dundonald Park playground area in 2016. These will include a wheelchair accessible entrance from the west (Bay Street) side of the playground along with an accessible swing, wall climber and playhouse.
  • CCHC & 8-80 Cities recommends three phases for the park’s transformation – ‘Make a Place for People’

Quick Facts

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