Ottawa Area & Neighbourhood Information

Riverside Park

Located in the south end of Ottawa, Riverside Park is bounded on the north by Brookfield Road, on the east by the Airport Parkway, on the south by the CN Rail tracks, and on the west by the Rideau River. The neighbourhood has a population of approximately 4,500 people (2009 Census). Nearby neighbourhoods include Hunt Club and Alta Vista.

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One of Ottawa's most prominent beaches, Mooney's Bay, is located in the heart of Riverside Park. Right on the Rideau River, the beach also offers picnic areas, a children's playground, and is also the location of the Terry Fox Stadium.

At the northern corner of the neighbourhood, you will find Confederation Heights, where a number of government offices are situated. Confederation Heights features the Recreation Association (RA) Centre, the largest private recreation facility in Canada, featuring over 50 various activities for members to partake in. Membership is available for everyone, with special rates for Federal government employees.

Looking for a bite to eat? Riverside Park has no shortage of restaurants, no matter what cuisine you are after! Restaurants in the area include:

  • Mooney's Bay Bistro - offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner featuring local musicians
  • Vittoria Trattoria - a great place to enjoy great Italian cuisine just like Mama used to make
  • Cora - a well-known and fun hub for breakfast or lunch
  • The Keg Steakhouse and Bar - a classic spot for a fantastic steak and atmosphere
  • Greek To Go - a quick easy and choice for all your favourite Greek dishes!

Riverside Park Schools

Riverside Park is served by the following schools: Brookfield High School, General Vanier Public School, Bayview Public School, and Holy Cross Catholic School.

Getting Around the Neighbourhood

Riverside Park offers great accessibility to various points across the city, via car or bus. OC Transpo routes 87, 140, and 640 service the area. Downtown can be reached in 20 minutes by car, or 35 minutes via bus. The Ottawa International Airport is a short 10 minute drive away, or 35 minutes via bus.

Want to learn more about Riverside Park? Drop us a note or give us a call at (613) 238-2801.

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The neighbourhood features a variety of single-family homes ranging in price from $350,000 to over $850,000. Condominiums in the area are listed from $173,000 to upwards of $480,000.

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