NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: YOW 2038 – Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) Master Plan Update.

Master Plan Update: http://2038.yow.ca/update/public-meetings-round-2-ottawa-and-gatineau

The first round of public meetings was held in July 2017 to introduce the Master Plan update. The Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport Authority invites you to attend the second round of public meetings to review and provide input on the Airport’s Preferred Land Use Plan which maps land use designations and identifies where and how future growth and development of the airport lands will occur over the next 20 years. Check it out and have your say!

Discover Synchronized Swimming with Nepean Synchro

For BOYS AND GIRLS ages 5 – 15 who are looking for an active water sport this season, check out Nepean Synchro!
Our Recreational Programs range from a 6-week Junior Squirts program for 5-7 year olds, all the way to full-year programs for all ages, including a Teen Intro to Synchro for 13-15 year olds.
NEW THIS YEAR: introducing the CAN Swim Synchro program, as well as some fun swimming for the young ones with Mermaid Tails and Shark Fins!
Synchro is a sport that promotes strength, endurance, flexibility and artistry, to name just a few benefits. If your son or daughter enjoys swimming and loves music and team work, then synchronized swimming may be the ideal sport for him/her!

Programs are offered at the following facilities:
-Soloway Jewish Community Center (near the Canadian Tire on Carling Avenue)
-Britannia pool (off the 417 at Pinecrest Avenue)
-Walter Baker Sports Center
-Nepean Sportsplex

PROGRAMS START SEPTEMBER 16, 2017

Fostering Change: A Night in Support of Youth in Care

Youth in Care Canada is hosting Fostering Change on Sunday, August 20th at the Rideau Carleton Raceway. Their objective is to help increase awareness about issues affecting youth in care and highlight the importance of continuing efforts to further national youth in care networks across Canada. Their goal is to raise $5,000 so that their organization can continue to provide support for youth in and from care via research, policy development, training, and continued development of community-level and provincial-level Canadian youth in care networks.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/fostering-change-a-night-in-sup…

Get your kids into the swing of tennis this summer at the Manotick Tennis Club!

After-School Tennis Lessons start May 15

Two sessions for ages 6-10 and 11+

Summer Tennis Camp Registration for ages 6+ now open

http://manoticktennisclub.com/junior.html

pdf: Manotick Procedure

Tennis Day in Canada is Saturday May 13 – Free Tennis Activities at Manotick Tennis Club

All ages are welcome to visit Manotick Tennis Club Saturday May 13 from 10am to noon to try out tennis!

  • Take part in fun tennis clinics led by club pros
  • New to tennis? Try out “progressive tennis” – an easy way to learn
  • Test the speed of your serve with the smash cage
  • No racquets or balls needed – come with non-marking athletic shoes

Tennis Day in Canada is the first-ever national festival of tennis designed to promote tennis, encourage participation and showcase to all Canadians how easy and fun it is to get involved.

Manotick Tennis Club is at 5572 Dr. Leach Drive (behind the Arena), Manotick, Ontario, or online at manoticktennisclub.com. No RSVP required.

Contact lori@manoticktennisclub.com

Ottawa Children’s Festival de la jeunesse

May 10 – 14, 2017
LeBreton Flats Park & La Nouvelle Scène (Ottawa, ON) / Canadian Museum of History (Gatineau, QC)
Since 1985, the Ottawa Children’s Festival (OCF) has hosted an annual celebration of the best in live performing arts for children. Creating programs for children aged two to 15, the Festival focuses on enriching school curriculum and promoting the arts as an integral part of children’s education; strives to present work that excites and challenges audiences of all ages; and prides itself on developing and producing award winning programming that comes from across Canada and around the world. Schools, community groups, caregivers and families of children age two to 15 are the target audience of the OICF.

Bird Day Ottawa – May 13th

Get Up Close to the World of Birds

International Migratory BIRD DAY 2017

Saturday, May 13, 10 am to 1 pm

Brewer Park (Bronson Ave. across from Carleton University)

FREE, Family-friendly, Fun

 

Watch an owl fly silently to a perch and learn how they manage to be so quiet. Discover special places along the Rideau River that shelter birds, and why they need our protection. Hear storytellers share a bird’s migration journey and other fascinating bird tales.

Activities include guided bird-watching walks, a nature scavenger hunt and games. Trained hawks and owls will be part of a predatory bird demonstration, and local groups will be on hand to share more information about the incredible lives of birds and how we can help them.

Co-hosted by Nature Canada and the Canadian Biodiversity Institute. More info at http://naturecanada.ca/initiatives/bird-day/