Recreation

Explore the Voyageurs Pathway

Plan your next afternoon trip with this interactive map of The Voyageurs Pathway featuring inspiring views of the Ottawa River.

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Put on your bathing suits and head out to the beach!

Ottawa and Gatineau beaches are officially open! Download the Swim Guide app and experience the freedom of beach-hunting from your Apple or Android smartphone.

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An Historic Moment for the Ottawa River

AquaHacking – Ottawa River Summit 2015 was a huge success and a great beginning to new collaborations and innovative ways to work together to protect our shared waters.

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Is it really cleaner on the other side?

Different water-testing schedules in Ottawa and Gatineau can have a major impact on beach closures, even between neighbouring beaches. So how do you know when and where it is safe to swim?

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Beach Talk!

An update from our Swim Guide coordinator, Chloé Montreuil-Spencer.

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