Civic Hospital Area

The Civic Hospital Area is named after the Ottawa Hospital’s Civic Campus that is located in the community. The area is centrally located with Little Italy to the east, the Experimental Farm to the south, Wellington West to the north and Island Park to the west.

It is a highly coveted neighbourhood with its prime central location, tree-lined streets and beautiful old world and contemporary homes suitable for both families and executives.

Do you want to learn more about the area? Read our 5 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Civic Hospital Area here.

For those residents that enjoy the outdoors they are spoiled for choice as there are three parks and easy access to the Arboretum. Reid Park has a public basketball court, Elmdale Lawn Bowling Club, an outdoor wading pool and a dog park. Princess Margriet Park, formerly Fairmont Park, has a kid’s park, public tennis courts, outdoor skating rinks, and a dog park.

On the north-east end of the Experimental Farm, the Arboretum has many trails and stunning scenery where residents can enjoy a picnic or a walk beside the canal and Dows Lake. On the south-west, Hampton Park offers trails, a wading pool and a fenced dog park.

A short walk over the Harmer footbridge in Civic West takes you safely to Fisher Park/Summit Middle School and the Fisher Park Community Centre where families can enjoy a kid’s park, splash pad, baseball diamond and a soccer field.

The Civic Hospital Area is a unique community in that we have deep, personal ties. Read more about why you should make it your home, too!

Civic Hospital Area Schools

The Civic Hospital area is close to six great elementary schools, one middle school, and two Montessori schools. This is one amazing neighbourhood to live in with its easy access to transit, green space and the many community and charity events throughout the year.

If you want to be just far enough away from the hustle and bustle but still walk to all the shops and bistros, theatre and markets of Wellington West and Preston Street, this is the perfect neighbourhood for you.

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