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Ottawa. City Operations

Site: Nepean - Centerpoint Dr - Ben Franklin Place

Service: Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services - Inculsive Recreation - Summer Camps

Alternate Name OCR ; Ottawa. City Operations
Former Name Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services - Special Needs - Summer Camps
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
101 Centerpointe Dr, 1st Flr
Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
View Google Map
Intersection Centrepointe Dr and Baseline Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Day camps, integration services and Therapeutic Recreation programs directly to children and youth, adults with special needs. More detailed information and program listings are available in the Guide. The Guide is published twice yearly and is available at numerous Community Centres throughout the city for pick-up, or is also available online.

For the Inclusive Recreation eGuide in English, visit:

Recreation and Culture Fee Assistance Program: A system of financial support to ensure that all residents have access to municipally offered recreation and culture program and activities regardless of their ability to pay.
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Program hours vary depending on the program
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) - 55 year(s) 
Individuals 5-55 years old living with special needs
Application Program enrollment forms (camper information), and medication administration requests for summer camps are available online or at recreation facilities. * Forms and registration are to be completed and submitted at least two weeks prior to the start of camp. * An intake assessment must be completed to determine support requirements, call to book an intake assessment prior to registering for camp. * Assessments cannot always be conducted at the last minute.
Languages English ; French
Fees Program ; Pick up an application form at any City of Ottawa recreation facility or at one of the Client Service Centres. Bring the completed application form to your local recreation facility. The Supervisor will review the application for approval. Residents are encouraged to apply for the Fee Assistance Program as early as possible before the registration period. Each qualifying individual, or member of a family, is eligible for an annual maximum of $170 in fee assistance. Applicants are encouraged to pay a minimum of 25% of the program cost. A parent or guardian can transfer all, or a portion of their fee assistance entitlement to a child or children in their household. * Fee assistance available for those who meet the criteria ; assistance is provided by the Hand in Hand Fee Assistance Program.
Service Categories Recreation Related Expense Assistance ; Therapeutic Camps
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-580-2424 ext 29283
After Hours Phone 3-1-1
TTY Phone 613-580-2401
Fax 613-580-2845
Primary Contact Darcie Taing, Portoflio Manager - City Wide Inclusive Recreation; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 29249; Fax: 613-580-2845; Email:
Alternate Contact Maggie Roach, Program Clerk; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Christina McCormick, Coordinator, Special Needs; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 29291; Fax: 613-580-2591; Email:
Primary Executive Dan Chenier, General Manager; Phone: 613-580-2424 ext 24295
Other Details
Established 2000
Funding City / Town ; Fees
Elections City Council is elected.
Print Material City of Ottawa Recreation Guide
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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