City to officially open the Minto Recreation Complex – Barrhaven

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Mark Taylor, Chair of the Community and Protective Services Committee, Councillor Jan Harder, and Michael Waters, CEO, The Minto Group, will officially open the new 160,000 square foot, state-of-the-art Minto Recreation Complex – Barrhaven on Saturday morning.

As part of the opening celebrations, residents are invited to meet the staff, take a facility tour, try a sport in the gymnasium and enjoy free public skating from 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The official opening coincides with the Minto Recreation Complex – Barrhaven being designated a True Sport facility and with RBC Sports Day in Canada.

Official opening:

Date:    Saturday, November 29
Time:  10 to 10:30 a.m.
Tours and activities from 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Minto Recreation Complex – Barrhaven, main lobby
3500 Cambrian Road
Parking is available on site.

Recreation programs at the complex will begin in January. Visit for more information regarding programs, registration, and facility features.


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