Recreation and fitness

Riverview Park has a plethora of green space for community use. It is also blessed with a very active community center and has a wealth of other activities for our residents to enjoy year long, from hot summer days to cross country skiing right in our backyard.

Our community center is:

Dempsey Community Centre

1895 Russell Road 613 247 4846

It has programs for adults such as dance, visual arts, computer, French, fitness, walking club, badminton ” and for children, such as gymnastics.

City Parks

We have 6 City parks and the use of one other. These include :

  1. Alda Burt with a summer pool
  2. Balena Park with a soccer field and a summer pool
  3. Coronation Park with a basketball court
  4. Dale Park which has tennis courts and a Little League field house
  5. Hutton Park with a baseball diamond
  6. Riverview Park

and we can also use Atwell Park at the Perley-Rideau Hospital, which has another baseball diamond

Finally, we have the wonderful Cancer Survivors Park which marks the entry to our community.

We also have several gyms in our community:

  1. The Athletic Club,  195 Trainyards Drive, Ottawa ON 613-789-5600 –
  2. Nomad Kick Boxing 1800 St Laurent Bl. 613-739-9166
  3. New Body Dimensions Fitness Club – 1800 St Laurent Blvd 613 – 733-1911. They offer professional trainers, cardio-kickboxing, free weights. See their website for more information
  4. Movati – Trainyards

    T: 613-789-5600 E: