Events at Dovercourt

winter carival photo of people on our skating rink

Read about events that take place at Dovercourt Recreation Centre.

For the most up to date information, see our Facebook page

Dovercourt Winter Carnival

Stay tuned for the 2020 winter carnival in January, usually the 3rd Saturday of the month, in the evening. 

Regular events: 

  • Monthly hoop jams – Fridays 6:30-8pm, September to June, usually the 1st Friday of the month (check the Dovercourt Centre Google Calendar)
    • Come out and hoop with us! A great opportunity to practice your (hula) hoop skills. Music & hoops provided for use. All are welcome. Assembly Hall/ OPTSC room, upstairs. Free. See the Dovercourt calendar for dates.
ottawa's halloween dog parade

Halloween Dog Parade

Join us next year for another dog parade, with prizes, dog parade, celebrity judges, silent auction, food, photo booth, vendors and more. 

The Dog parade is a fundraiser for Dovercourt’s WAVE program (Work & Volunteer Experience) for adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.

The event is free, but donations are welcome! Donations can be onsite, at Dovercourt in person or by phone (613-798-8950), and online through our Canada Helps donation page.

Halloween Fun at Dovercourt

Halloween Costume Swap – Swap your old costume for something new-to-you! October 2020.

Haunted Community Centre – Oct. 31, 6:30-8:30pm. Stop by this popular annual event, featuring a scary house for the brave, and a more chill hang out space for the rest.

Annual Dog Swim

Dog yoga: Outside at Dovercourt, under the blue & white tent.

Dog Swim: last Sunday in August, 5-6pm. At Dovercourt, in our wading pool.

Free admission (donations are welcome). In support of Marshall’s Dog Rescue. Booths, raffles, games, obstacle course, dog bathing station, treat bags.

dog yoga dogs swimming

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