Events at Dovercourt

Read about the many events that take place at Dovercourt Recreation Centre. 


A conversation with Daniel Tammet - Thu Sep 7, 7-9pm

A conversation with Daniel Tammet. Thu Sep 7, at the Bronson Centre.

Thu Sep 7, 7-9pm, $10/ ticket. The Bronson Centre, 211 Bronson Ave, Ottawa

Tickets available online here (click on the "Select" link on the far right of the next screen) 

and in person at Dovercourt. 

Tickets MAY be available at the door (if not sold out!)
All proceeds support WAVE and ALIVE, Dovercourt’s programs for adults in the Autism range. Sign interpretation will be provided

Daniel Tammet FRSA is an essayist, novelist and translator. Born On A Blue Day, a memoir of his childhood with high-functioning autistic savant syndrome, was a New York Times bestseller. His latest book is Every Word Is A Bird We Teach To Sing. He is also the author of the international bestsellers Embracing the Wide Sky, and Thinking in Numbers, and a novel Mishenka. His books have been translated into over twenty languages. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. 

Sponsored by Hollis Wealth, Collins Barrow, Canoe Financial and the Mortgage Brokers of Ottawa

More upcoming events: 

  • the Big Band Swing Dances with Grey Jazz - 6:30-8:30pm, the last Sunday of every month, in the OPTSC room, upstairs
    • The last Sunday of each month is your chance to dance to the big band sounds of Grey Jazz. These old pros still have the chops, and Dovercourt has a great dance floor for you. Come out to dance, or just to enjoy the music. Admission is free, but donations to the Parkinson’s Society are greatly appreciated.
  • Summer Wading pool events:
    • Sun. Aug. 27, 6:30-7:30pm: 21st Annual Dog Swim - Bring your pooch for a dip in our indoor pool. Dogs must be on a leash. Owners, prepare to get wet! Dovercourt indoor pool. New! Dog Yoga class at 5:30pm in the Carling Motors room! Donations welcome. A fundraiser for Marshall's Dog Rescue.