Good news! Upgrading the playground at Frank Ryan Park is on the list of projects for which the City received federal and prov funding. This project is scheduled for 2024. What exactly will be funded is not yet known. There will be consultation with the community before plans are finalized. Funding announcement from the Federal … Continue reading Upgrades to Frank Ryan Playground (2024)
What would you like to see in our local parks? In QTN, we have three distinct parks (Frank Ryan, Elmhurst, and Connaught) and other possibilities. Residents have various priorities for uses of park spaces and we would like to learn more. Please take a moment to complete our brief survey (6 questions) by May 21, … Continue reading Have Your Say: Local Priorities for Use of QTN Park Spaces
UPDATE: Our scheduled clean up is on hold until further notice, due to Ontario-wide shutdown. For more information please see the program's website: Cleaning the Capital Program (City of Ottawa) Until the current restrictions are lifted and we are able to host the cleanup we encourage you to safely pick up garbage while you are outside … Continue reading Our spring cleanup is scheduled for April 17 (postponed)
The Christmas trees you donated will be chipped and distributed for use by the QTN community. The chipping will take place as soon as our sponsor (Woody's Tree Service - thank you!), can start his field season (as early as next week). If you are interested in some free mulch, complete this form (opportunity closed) … Continue reading Are you interested in free mulch? We’re going fully circular!
Do you want to see improvements to Frank Ryan, Elmhurst, or Connaught parks? Do you want to see other recreation choices? The City of Ottawa is developing a new Parks and Recreation Master Plan and the priorities in this plan will influence future funding. In addition to two surveys, you can join one of several … Continue reading How do you use our parks? The City wants your feedback
The winners of the QTN Snow Building Contest are... 1. Ali, Georgia, and Beckett's Ferocious Shark 2. Dominique's Dragon 3. Lynne and Simon's Canoe Thank you to all those who participated. Your creativity and imagination was incredible. QTN is a great place to live!
The QTN Community Association is excited to announce a community-wide Snow Building contest, starting today. With more snow in the forecast this weekend, what better time is there to plan a snow project! See our poster for more details:
Your community association and its network of volunteers have compiled this information piece to answer the most common questions on tree management in QTN. Who decides when trees are taken down and planted in Frank Ryan and Elmhurst Woods? The City’s Forestry Department is staffed by nine trained Professional Foresters recognized by the Province of … Continue reading Management of QTN’s Tree Canopy and Forests – Q&A
Looking for fun activities over the long weekend? The QTN Community Association is offering some options both indoor and outdoor. Check out our posters below for more details! Search & Find in QTN Find 24 images and enjoy a walk in the Frank Ryan Park & Elmhurst Park forests. Baking & Cooking Together at Home … Continue reading Family Day in QTN
Help us beautify the ice rinks at Frank Ryan Park! Bring your Christmas Trees to the park after the holidays on Sunday January 3rd or Saturday January 9th between 1:00 and 3:00 PM. We're looking for high school volunteers to help with this project (volunteer hours will be signed!). To volunteer or for more information … Continue reading Help us beautify the outdoor rink!