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Ottawa Sledding and Toboggoanning Hills

Green’s Creek

Green’s Creek Conservation Area, off Bearbrook Road, betwen St Joseph Blvd and Innes Road

Arboretum / Experimental Farm

Next to Dow’s Lake on the Rideau Canal, access from Queen Elizabeth Drive, part of the Experimental Farm. Although it’s a popular place for sliding, there are signs indicating that the activity is not permitted due to safety concerns.

Parc Lemoyne

Advanced: children aged 10 or over (maximum speed: 50 km/h)
7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Parc Mont-Luc

Beginner: children between 4 and 6 years of age (maximum speed: 11 km/h)
7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Parc Front

Beginner: children between 4 and 6 years of age (maximum speed: 11 km/h)
From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Parc des Cèdres

Beginner hill: children between 4 and 6 years of age (maximum speed: 11 km/h) open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Wilfred Murray Park

Small neighbourhood hill on the east side of the park using the snow removed from the rink, gradual slope no obstructions. To the north a small hill, gradual slope To the north/west corner in front of the arena there is a small hill with no obstructions.

Westboro Park

Small neighbourhood man-made hill. Parking at Dovercourt CC. Medium length run, indirect lighting provided by the rink lights.

Watters Park

Small neighbourhood man-made hill, unlit, parking at the school, gradual slope, no obstacles, located beside a school.

Walter Baker Park

Large city-wide man-made hill in highly visual location. Has lights, directional containment fencing, moderate slope to the hill, very long runs, parking available at Kanata Recreation Complex. Caution: light standards are wrapped.

Utman Park

Medium neighbourhood natural hil. Long runs in open area. Parking lot, however not maintained in winter season. Gradual slope, no obstructions in 99% of area. Caution soccer goal posts in one remote area.

Tiger Lily Park

Two medium size hills with a gully in the middle. Local neighbourhood man-made hill, gradual slop to the east only, long run off area, indirect street lighting, no parking. Caution restricted use: Roads on the north, west and south sides of hill. Swing set posts in the east.

Stonecrest Park

Small neighbourhood man-made hills, parking provided at the Centre. East hill – small hill, with gradual slope, two tree obstructions. West hill – small/medium hill, gradual/steep slope. East hill – small hill, gradual slope, no obstacles. Caution restricted use: Trees and rock obstructions on west hill.

Ski Hill Park

Very large multi-level natural hill, well bermed, gradual slopes and turns. Caution restricted use: trees on the west north side of the hill protected by hay sacks.

Russell Boyd Park

Small neighbourhood man-made hill, parking provided, unlit, gradual slope, long run with wide open area on the north side of the hill. Caution restricted use: Large rock on the west side. On the east side of the hill there is a parking lot with a short run distance. On the south side there is the road. North side of the hill is the only approved area of the hill.

Roy Park

Small local man-made hill, wide open runs, parking provided, unlit, very gradual slope. Caution restricted use: bushes and trees to the north and east side of the hill.

Roy G. Hobbs CC

Very small local man-made hill/berm, parking at the Centre, indirect lighting from the rink, gradual slope, long run with wide open area east of the Centre.

Ricky Place Park

Small man-made hill, gradual slope to the south, no parking. Caution: Sledding not permitted on the north side of hill leading to a chain link fence.

Queenswood Ridge Park

Small/medium neighbourhood hill, gradual slope, no obstructions long clear runs, indirect lighting from the rink.

Old Tenth Line Park

Large natural neighbourhood hill, gradual and steep slopes, no obstructions, long runs, no parking walk to park.

Neill-Nesbitt Park (Foxfield)

Medium neighbourhood man-made hill, parking provided, long run offs, lighting provided by street lights. Caution: soccer goal posts to left wrapped for protection, snow fence installed to prevent collision with large rock and entering the roadway.

Mulligan Park

Very small bern around the sports field, unlit, beside the school, open gradual runs on the west/south corner of field. Caution restricted use: Hill to the north has tree obstructions and crosses the walking path.

Mooney’s Bay Park

Large city-wide man-made hill in a visible location. Gradual to semi-steep slope, wide vision lines, long run offs, unlit, parking is provided at Terry Fox Athletic Facility. Caution: Trees and lampposts in area are wrapped with padding. Sledders are cautioned that the chain-link fence to the north side of the hill is a potential collision hazard.

Michael Budd Park

Small toboggan hill (constructed berm) . Caution restricted use: Light pole, bench, trees and basketball hoops stand affiliated with the puddle pad rink are all protected.

McKendry Park

Medium neighbourhood natural hill, parking provided, unlit, medium slopes, wide open long runs. Caution restricted use: swing post to the north, soccer posts in south west corner and small tree to the east.

MacDonald Gardens Park

Medium neighbourhood man-made hill, street parking, unlit. Gradual slop with open spaces and clear long run off on the south side of the hill. Caution restricted use: west and east sides of the hill have trees and lampposts and the hill crosses the walking path. Central hill facing south is the approved side of the hill.

Loyola Park

Large natural hill, multi-levels and berms, street parking, unlit. Steep and gradual slopes with open spaces and clear long run off.

Leslie Park

North hill – very small local hill, no obstructions, fenced off open creek, no parking walk to park. Ice rink on site. West hill – small/medium hill, gradual slope.

Kinsella Park

Small neighbourhood hill man-made, no obstructions, gradual slope, located beside the school. Indirect outdoor rink lighting provided.

Judge Park

Medium neighbourhood natural hill. Street parking, gradual long run offs. The central slope is appropriate for sliding. Caution restricted use: the east slope is steep with trees.

Half Moon Bay Park

Very large local man-made hill, gradual slope to the north, wide open straight runoff to the north. Unlit, no parking. Caution restricted use: East side of the hill fronts on Cambrian Road creating a vehicle hazard. South side of the hill has an open storm water pond hazard. West side of the hill has a fence hazard. Sledding is not permitted on the east, south and west sides of the hill.

Green Creek Park

Very large natural city-wide hill, multi-level slope, straight run, wide open run offs, parking provided, lighting, no obstructions, well bermed away from the Creek. Placement of hay sacks on the berming at the base of the hill.

Glandriel/Cardinal Creek Park

Small local man-made hill, wide open runs, no parking, unlit, very gradual slope. Caution restricted use: small trees at the bottom of the hill on east side of the slope.

Gerald Poulin Park

Very small local man-made hill, parking available, unlit, very gradual slope, wide open run off area.http://outdoorottawa.com/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=activities

Gardenway Park

Dry pond storm water drainage bowl, gradual slope, wide open area, no parking, unlit.

Four Seasons Park/Spratt/Rolling River

Medium local man-made hill, no official parking, mainly a drop off or walk to hill. Wide open runs on the north side of hill, gentle slope. Small trees on south and west sides of hill, protected by a rail fence.

Fallingbrook Park

Very small local man-made hill, gradual slope, parking provided at Fallingbrook CC, clear runs with no obstructions. Second hill is a dry storm water pond, has a gradual grade with clear runs and no obstructions.

Elmridge Park

Small local man-made hill, gradual slope, wide open run offs, unlit, no parking. Caution restricted use: trees located on north side of hill.

Dutchys Park

Medium neighbourhood natural hill , gradual slope, clear open run offs, page wire fence separation in front of the Rideau River, parking provided. Caution restricted use: two large trees on east side of the hill and in extreme icy conditions sledders are cautioned that the chain link fence is a potential collision hazard.

Donoghue Memorial Park

Small, local man-made hill, gradual slope, unlit, no parking. Second hill in the south/east corner – very small, rail fence stops entry onto the street. Caution: light post wrapped, two trees with hay sack, wooden snow fence at top of hill through treed area to stop sledding into rail fence between the roadway.

Dragon Fly Park

Small local man-made hill, gradual slopes with long open run off areas, indirect street lighting. Caution restricted use: outdoor rink on the south side of the hill.

Craig Henry Park

Large/medium neighbourhood man-made hill/berm, parking provided, unlit, gradual slope, long run with no obstructions to the west Caution: protected soccer posts, fencing beside railway and home owners properties.

Corkstown Park

Small local natural hill at park entrance that is used by residents, parking provided, unlit. Gradual slope with long run area. Caution: wooden light pole protected by hay sack.

Chanonhouse Park

Medium neighbourhood natural hill, parking provided, unlit, medium slopes, wide open long runs. Caution restricted use: two trees to the south west protected by hay sacks.

Centrepointe Park

Small neighbourhood man-made hills, no parking, unlit. Central hill – man-made hill, gradual slope, wooden snow fence to stop sliding on the south and east side of the hill around the pond and tree area. South hill – very small, gradual slope, bench and tree located on the west run. East/south hill, very small hill, gradual slope.

Centennial Park

Small/medium neighbourhood man-made hill, no obstructions with long open runs, gradual slope, unlit, no parking

Cedarcroft Park

Medium neighbourhood man-made hill, gradual slope, clear open run offs, parking provided, lighting from outdoor rink. Caution restricted use: trees on the north side of the hill.

Carlington Park

Very large hill with long gradual runs, parking provided a J. Alph Dulude Arena. Caution restricted use: East side of the hill has playing field fencing. Sledding is not permitted on the east side of the hill by the staircase. Possibly the steepest toboggan hill in Ottawa, it used to be a ski hill.

Brucelands Park (Bruce Pit)

Small local man-made berm, no parking, gradual slope with a long run distance onto the playing field.

Facilities
Washrooms There are outhouses at the P12 parking lot.
Parking Free parking is available at the P12 parking lot.

Brown’s Inlet Park

Small local hill. No parking provided. Gradual run offs into dry pond area. Caution restricted use: Two large trees on the north side of the hill protected with hay sacks.

Bridlewood Park

Large neighbourhood man-made hill, unlit, parking provided, steep walking grade, long run offs. Caution: soccer posts have been protected.

Bayshore Park

Small local man-made hill used by residents and the adjacent school, parking provided. Fairly steep short slope with long clear landing run with no obstructions.

Barnabe Park

Small local man-made hill, gradual slope, clear runs with no obstructions and wide open run offs, parking provided. Caution: small tree on the east side of the hill.

Appollo Crater Park

Very large, dry man-made storm water pond facility. Serves local community, unlit, no parking provided. Gradual slope, wide open landing areas, no obstructions.

Appleford Park

Small local man-made hill, very gradual slope, unlit, no parking is a drop-off or walk to park. Clear run to the south and west with no obstructions. Caution restricted use: east and north sides of the hill have trees and play structure components.

Alda Burt Park

Small local hill, parking provided at Dempsey Community Centre, partially lit from the parking lot, gradual slopes, long run on west section of the hill, short run on the east section of the hill. Caution restricted use: the east section run is in close proximity to the play structure, a tree and wooden cribbing.

Dragon Fly Park

Small local man-made hill, gradual slopes with long open run off areas, indirect street lighting. Caution restricted use: outdoor rink on the south side of the hill.

CENTRE TOURISTIQUE LA PETITE ROUGE

Vacation resort and impeccable site with 25 km of marked trails, including 8 km of skate-skiing trails and three snowshoeing trails, Centre touristique La Petite Rouge offers outdoor activities as well as equipment rental for cross-country skiing and aluminium snowshoes. The undulating trails, occasionally mountainous, run along Lac-des-Îles. Located 35 km north of Montebello with an entrance on Route 323, the Centre also offers tube sliding and all-inclusive packages. Restaurant available at lunch time.

Ottawa Sledding and Tobogganing Hills

City’s approved sledding hills open.

Ottawa Sledding and Tobagganing hills

Ottawa Sledding and Tobagganing hills

The City of Ottawa has opened its 56 approved sledding hills. Outdoors enthusiasts are invited to sled while weather and hill conditions permit, and to keep personal safety in mind while sledding.

Premises Address Observations, Perils, Conditions Noted
Alda Burt Park 1895 Smyth Road Small local hill, parking provided at Dempsey Community Centre, partially lit from the parking lot, gradual slopes, long run on west section of the hill, short run on the east section of the hill. Caution restricted use: the east section run is in close proximity to the play structure, a tree and wooden cribbing.
Appleford Park 1879 Appleford Street Small local man-made hill, very gradual slope, unlit, no parking is a drop-off or walk to park. Clear run to the south and west with no obstructions. Caution restricted use: east and north sides of the hill have trees and play structure components.
Appollo Crater Park Between 1549 and 1633 Apollo Way Very large dry man-made storm water pond facility. Serves local community, unlit, no parking provided. Gradual slope, wide open landing areas, no obstructions.
Barnabe Park 1797 Des Epinettes Avenue Small local man-made hill, gradual slope, clear runs with no obstructions and wide open run offs, parking provided. Caution: small tree on the east side of the hill.
Bayshore Park 175 Woodridge Crescent Small local man-made hill used by residents and the adjacent school, parking provided. Fairly steep short slope with long clear landing run with no obstructions.
Bridlewood Park 75 Bridlewood Drive Large neighbourhood man-made hill, unlit, parking provided, steep walking grade, long run offs. Caution: soccer posts have been protected.
Brown’s Inlet Park Craig Street Small local hill. No parking provided. Gradual run offs into dry pond area. Caution restricted use: Two large trees on the north side of the hill protected with hay sacks.
Brucelands Park 2960 Baseline Road Small local man-made berm, no parking, gradual slope with a long run distance onto the playing field.
Carlington Park 937 Clyde Aveneu Very large hill with long gradual runs, parking provided a J. Alph Dulude Arena. Caution restricted use: East side of the hill has playing field fencing. Sledding is not permitted on the east side of the hill by the staircase.
Cedarcroft Park Beside 1232 Cedarcroft Cres. Medium neighbourhood man-made hill, gradual slope, clear open run offs, parking provided, lighting from outdoor rink. Caution restricted use: trees on the north side of the hill.
Centennial Park 5572 Doctor Leach Drive Small/medium neighbourhood man-made hill, no obstructions with long open runs, gradual slope, unlit, no parking
Centrepointe Park 114 Centrepointe Dr. Small neighbourhood man-made hills, no parking, unlit. Central hill – man-made hill, gradual slope, wooden snow fence to stop sliding on the south and east side of the hill around the pond and tree area. South hill – very small, gradual slope, bench and tree located on the west run. East/south hill, very small hill, gradual slope.
Chanonhouse Park Chanonhouse Dr., Richmond Medium neighbourhood natural hill, parking provided, unlit, medium slopes, wide open long runs. Caution restricted use: two trees to the south west protected by hay sacks.
Corkstown Park Corkstown Road Small local natural hill at park entrance that is used by residents, parking provided, unlit. Gradual slope with long run area. Caution: wooden light pole protected by hay sack.
Craig Henry Park 135 Craig Henry Drive Large/medium neighbourhood man-made hill/berm, parking provided, unlit, gradual slope, long run with no obstructions to the west Caution: protected soccer posts, fencing beside railway and home owners properties.
Delorme Park 6591 Delorme Ave Very small local man-made hill, gradual slope, unlit, limited parking.
Dragon Fly Park 2920 Findley Creek Drive Small local man-made hill, gradual slopes with long open run off areas, indirect street lighting. Caution restricted use: outdoor rink on the south side of the hill.
Dutchys Park End of Range Road Medium neighbourhood natural hill , gradual slope, clear open run offs, page wire fence separation in front of the Rideau River, parking provided. Caution restricted use: two large trees on east side of the hill and in extreme icy conditions sledders are cautioned that the chain link fence is a potential collision hazard.
Elmridge Park 1814 Elmridge Drive Small local man-made hill, gradual slope, wide open run offs, unlit, no parking. Caution restricted use: trees located on north side of hill.
Fallingbrook Park Princess Louise Drive and Falwyn Crescent in Orleans Very small local man-made hill, gradual slope, parking provided at Fallingbrook CC, clear runs with no obstructions. Second hill is a dry storm water pond, has a gradual grade with clear runs and no obstructions.
Four Seasons Park/Spratt/Rolling River 4386 Spratt Road Medium local man-made hill, no official parking, mainly a drop off or walk to hill. Wide open runs on the north side of hill, gentle slope. Small trees on south and west sides of hill, protected by a rail fence.
Gardenway Park Gardenway Dry pond storm water drainage bowl, gradual slope, wide open area, no parking, unlit.
Gerald Poulin Park 1899 Du Clairvaux Road Very small local man-made hill, parking available, unlit, very gradual slope, wide open run off area.
Glandriel/Cardinal Creek Park 2130 Valin Street, Orleans Small local man-made hill, wide open runs, no parking, unlit, very gradual slope. Caution restricted use: small trees at the bottom of the hill on east side of the slope.
Green Creek Park Green Creek Road Very large natural city-wide hill, multi-level slope, straight run, wide open run offs, parking provided, lighting, no obstructions, well bermed away from the Creek. Placement of hay sacks on the berming at the base of the hill.
Half Moon Bay Park Corner of Greenbank Road and Cambrian Road Very large local man-made hill, gradual slope to the north, wide open straight runoff to the north. Unlit, no parking. Caution restricted use: East side of the hill fronts on Cambrian Road creating a vehicle hazard. South side of the hill has an open storm water pond hazard. West side of the hill has a fence hazard. Sledding is not permitted on the east, south and west sides of the hill.
Hillside Park 29 Larkspur Drive Small, local man-made hill, gradual slope, unlit, no parking. Second hill in the south/east corner – very small, rail fence stops entry onto the street. Caution: light post wrapped, two trees with hay sack, wooden snow fence at top of hill through treed area to stop sledding into rail fence between the roadway.
Judge Park 837 Grenon Avenue Medium neighbourhood natural hill. Street parking, gradual long run offs. The central slope is appropriate for sliding. Caution restricted use: the east slope is steep with trees.
Kilborn Park/Grasshopper Hill Kilborn Avenue between Quinn & Featherstone Small neighbourhood man-made hill, parking provided, unlit, very gradual slope, open area, clear long run off with no obstructions.
Kinsella Park 6010 Prestwick Drive Small neighbourhood hill man-made, no obstructions, gradual slope, located beside the school. Indirect outdoor rink lighting provided.
Leslie Park 31 Abingdon Drive North hill – very small local hill, no obstructions, fenced off open creek, no parking walk to park. Ice rink on site. West hill – small/medium hill, gradual slope.
Loyola Park Loyola Avenue Large natural hill, multi-levels and berms, street parking, unlit. Steep and gradual slopes with open spaces and clear long run off.
MacDonald Gardens Park Corner of Wurtemberg and Heney Street Medium neighbourhood man-made hill, street parking, unlit. Gradual slop with open spaces and clear long run off on the south side of the hill. Caution restricted use: west and east sides of the hill have trees and lampposts and the hill crosses the walking path. Central hill facing south is the approved side of the hill.
Marcel Lalande Park 2157 Northlands Drive Very small local man-made hill, parking at school, no obstructions, unlit.
Marchand Park Beside 1145 Kenaston Street Small neighbourhood natural hill, gradual slope, parking provided, unlit.
McKendry Park 2567 Dow Street Medium neighbourhood natural hill, parking provided, unlit, medium slopes, wide open long runs. Caution restricted use: swing post to the north, soccer posts in south west corner and small tree to the east.
Mooney’s Bay Park 2960 Riverside Drive Large city-wide man-made hill in a visible location. Gradual to semi-steep slop, wide vision lines, long run offs, unlit, parking is provided at Terry Fox Athletic Facility. Caution: Trees and lampposts in area are wrapped with padding. Sledders are cautioned that the chain-link fence to the north side of the hill is a potential collision hazard.
Mulligan Park Earl Mulligan Drive Very small bern around the sports field, unlit, beside the school, open gradual runs on the west/south corner of field. Caution restricted use: Hill to the north has tree obstructions and crosses the walking path.
Neill-Nesbitt Park (Foxfield) 62 Foxfield Drive and Holitman Medium neighbourhood man-made hill, parking provided, long run offs, lighting provided by street lights. Caution: soccer goal posts to left wrapped for protection, snow fence installed to prevent collision with large rock and entering the roadway.
North Gower RA/Alfred Taylor Recreation Facility 2276 Community Way Medium neighbourhood man-made hill, parking provided, unlit, gradual slopes, long run area. Caution restricted use: Two large trees on the north side of hill.
Old Tenth Line Park Old Tenth Line parkland located east side of Old Tenth Line between St. Joseph and Tenth Line. Large natural neighbourhood hill, gradual and steep slopes, no obstructions, long runs, no parking walk to park.
Orient Park 2359 Orient Park Drive Small toboggan hill (constructed berm) . Caution restricted use: Light pole, bench, trees and basketball hoops stand affiliated with the puddle pad rink are all protected.
Queenswood Heights Centennial Park and Community Centre 1485 Duford Drive Very small local man-made berm/hill located around the baseball diamond, gradual slope, wide open run offs.
Queenswood Ridge Park 346 Kennedy Lane East Small/medium neighbourhood hill, gradual slope, no obstructions long clear runs, indirect lighting from the rink.
Ricky Place Park 47 Rickey Place Small man-made hill, gradual slope to the south, no parking. Caution: Sledding not permitted on the north side of hill leading to a chain link fence.
Roy G. Hobbs CC 109 Larch Crescent Very small local man-made hill/berm, parking at the Centre, indirect lighting from the rink, gradual slope, long run with wide open area east of the Centre.
Roy Park 6210 Meadowglen Drive Small local man-made hill, wide open runs, parking provided, unlit, very gradual slope. Caution restricted use: bushes and trees to the north and east side of the hill.
Russell Boyd Park Corner of St. Bernard Street and Olympic Way Small neighbourhood man-made hill, parking provided, unlit, gradual slope, long run with wide open area on the north side of the hill. Caution restricted use: Large rock on the west side. On the east side of the hill there is a parking lot with a short run distance. On the south side there is the road. North side of the hill is the only approved area of the hill.
Ski Hill Park 688 Laverendrye Drive Very large multi-level natural hill, well bermed, gradual slopes and turns. Caution restricted use: trees on the west north side of the hill protected by hay sacks.
Stonecrest Park 220 Stoneway Drive Small neighbourhood man-made hills, parking provided at the Centre. East hill – small hill, with gradual slope, two tree obstructions. West hill – small/medium hill, gradual/steep slope. East hill – small hill, gradual slope, no obstacles. Caution restricted use: Trees and rock obstructions on west hill.
Tiger Lily Park 211 Hillman Marsh Way at the corner of Cedar Creek Drive Two medium size hills with a gully in the middle. Local neighbourhood man-made hill, gradual slop to the east only, long run off area, indirect street lighting, no parking. Caution restricted use: Roads on the north, west and south sides of hill. Swing set posts in the east.
Utman Park 280 Mount Channon Medium neighbourhood natural hil. Long runs in open area. Parking lot, however not maintained in winter season. Gradual slope, no obstructions in 99% of area. Caution soccer goal posts in one remote area.
Walter Baker Park 100 Walter Baker Place off Terry Fox Drive Large city-wide man-made hill in highly visual location. Has lights, directional containment fencing, moderate slope to the hill, very long runs, parking available at Kanata Recreation Complex. Caution: light standards are wrapped.
Watters Park 841 Clearcrest Crescent Small neighbourhood man-made hill, unlit, parking at the school, gradual slope, no obstacles, located beside a school.
Westboro Park 411 Dovercourt Avenue Small neighbourhood man-made hill. Parking at Dovercourt CC. Medium length run, indirect lighting provided by the rink lights.
Wilfred Murray Park 1115 Dunning Road Small neighbourhood hill on the east side of the park using the snow removed from the rink, gradual slope no obstructions. To the north a small hill, gradual slope To the north/west corner in front of the arena there is a small hill with no obstructions.