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Annual General Meeting

posted Nov 26, 2013, 7:17 PM by Westboro Beach Community Association   [ updated Nov 18, 2014, 6:52 PM ]

Westboro Beach Community Association
Annual General Meeting
Our AGM will be held on:
Thursday December 5th, 7:00 p.m.
Taiga Building, 2100 Scott Street
(just west of the new Newport, ring #207)
The main topic of discussion will be
Recreation in Westboro Beach and introducing our new Field House
Guest speakers:
Councillor Katherine Hobbs
Kathleen Finn and Steve Nason, Dovercourt Recreation
Everyone is welcome. Please join us and share your thoughts on
programs, activities and services you would like to have 
in our neighbourhood.


posted Nov 26, 2013, 6:53 PM by Westboro Beach Community Association   [ updated Nov 18, 2014, 6:51 PM ]

Van Lang Field House Meeting

posted Oct 8, 2013, 12:49 PM by Westboro Beach Community Association

Community Meeting on the

Planned Scotthill - Van Lang Field House


Although located in the Van Lang Housing Community, the Van Lang Field House is open for participation and use by the entire community. Please plan to attend the meeting and learn more about it. We will be seeking your feedback at our AGM scheduled for November.


Date: October 12, 2013

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: Roy Duncan Park

This project is Phase III of the WBCA plan for the Van Lang Housing area. It has been made possible with the generous support of Councillor Katherine Hobbs and in partnership with Ottawa Community Housing (OCH), Dovercourt Recreation Centre, Carlington Community Health Centre and the Van Lang Housing Tenants.

The building of the Field House is being led by OCH. OCH wants to share its preliminary designs and would like feedback on the types of programming and services you would like to see offered. This is your chance, please consider attending the meeting.


Westboro Beach Closing Family Bonfire

posted Aug 12, 2013, 8:48 PM by Westboro Beach Community Association   [ updated Nov 18, 2014, 6:49 PM ]

Count down to the

Westboro Beach Closing Bonfire!


Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Down by the Beach


Bring your chairs, mugs, and small change

Music & singing with Russell Levia

Biggest bonfire, roasted marshmallows and a Lumière Maze!


Come a little earlier and help us light hundreds of “lanterns”.

Then enjoy the dying days of summer with friends and neighbours, music and singing,
hot chocolate and roasting marshmallows around the bonfire.

Ottawa Beach Bash at Westboro Beach

posted Aug 12, 2013, 8:46 PM by Westboro Beach Community Association   [ updated Nov 18, 2014, 6:48 PM ]

Check out what’s happening at Westboro Beach!

Saturday, Aug 17th - Ottawa Beach Bash 2013 - Westboro Beach


It is a one-day arts and music festival showcasing local music, art, business and art based initiatives.


The day will feature 8 local bands, live visual artists, DJs spinning tunes into the late evening, and even a live yoga session!  Local businesses will also be on-site offering diverse and innovative products to attendees.


Best of all...entrance is by donation, so pay what you can, everyone can attend!






AFTERNOON SET 12pm to 3:30pm


·         THE APOLLOHS // 12.50

·         THE ARCANES // 1:40 pm

·         DYNAMITE MOTEL// 2:30 pm


MID-BASH DANCE SESSION 3:30pm to 4:30pm



MAIN SET 4:30pm to 8:30pm

·         THE OWL EYES PROJECT // 4:30 pm

·         THE AK-47′S // 5:30 pm

·         EMMAS RINGER // 6:30 pm

·         TINDERVOX // 7:30 pm


EVENING DANCE SET 8:30pm to 11pm

·         KODA// 8:30 pm

·         MAGICAL with SARAH FAIRY // 9:20 pm

·         PSYCRONIC // 10:10 pm

Community Transportation Fair

posted Jul 19, 2013, 11:01 AM by Westboro Beach Community Association   [ updated Nov 18, 2014, 6:48 PM ]

Summer 2013: After the Bell

posted Jul 14, 2013, 6:07 PM by Westboro Beach Community Association   [ updated Nov 18, 2014, 6:47 PM ]

Summer at Roy Duncan Park

posted Jul 7, 2013, 7:09 PM by Westboro Beach Community Association   [ updated Nov 18, 2014, 6:46 PM ]


Westfest Activities at Churchill

posted Jun 4, 2013, 4:09 PM by Westboro Beach Community Association   [ updated Nov 18, 2014, 6:46 PM ]

Spirit of the Community 

Westfest Activities at the Churchill Centre

The following events will be held at the Churchill Seniors Centre at 345 Richmond Road

in the heart of Westboro.

Salads, home-baked goods, hot and cold drinks will be served

from the canteen at all the events.

Free admission to all events.

Friday June 7, 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Spirits of the Past: a Churchill Historical Ghost Walk

Listen to the ghost stories experienced by staff that work in the building. Learn about its history and historical uses by our resident historian and author, Bob Grainger.

Saturday June 8, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Contra Dance

Join in the spirit of fun and music. There will be a live band playing jigs and reels. A caller will walk everyone through the dances which are based on traditional country dances. The dancing doesn't require any experience and is suitable for all ages.

Sunday June 9, 9:00- 6:00p.m.

Spirit of the Community

Vendors and Services will have booths, open from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm. Participating vendors are listed after the program.

Activities throughout the day:

To help you start your day, 2 free Yoga classes are brought to you by Lululemon in Westboro

9:00 -10:00 am            Class: Power Yoga (all levels) with Ciara Beaton

10:00-11:00 am           Class: Vinyasa Flow with Jovette Carey

11:00-12:30 pm           Ardbrae Scottish Dance

12:45-1:45 pm             Children’s Hour Puppetry Workshop

                                        sponsored by the Friends of Churchill Seniors Centre

1:45-2:00 pm               Indoor Pickleball Demonstration

2:00-3:00 pm               Royal Scottish Dancers

3:30-5:00 pm               The Brothers Chaffey

                                       live music sponsored by RBC Bluesfest

You may know the vendors from the markets around town and you won’t want to miss them. A great opportunity to buy gifts! The participating vendors are:

Stephanie Turner’s Craft: knitted slipper etc

Joanne’s Party Creations: decorative candy lollipops

Manon’s Plastic Canvas: home and office decor

Redefined Wood: bowls, platters, spatulas, cheese boards, etc      

Tinkle Berries, Hand Crafted Gifts & Decorations: rag quilts made with recycled jeans, crayon roll-ups, stuffed animals, sock monkeys, crochet stuffed cats, etc

Crafty Cathy Coop’s Knitting & Crochet: crocheted oven door tea towels, dish cloths, slippers, scarves and children’s sweaters, newborn gifts etc.

Snell House Foods: gluten free, unsweetened salad dressing and salsa

Kids Earth Designs: drawstring and carry everything bags, laptop and satchel bags, eyeglass cases, wallets, rag dolls

Gracelets by Grace: bracelets, bookmarks, lanyards, key chains, memory wire, zipper pulls, cell phone charms, earrings, etc

Judy B’s Booty: hand crafted treasures

Mains de Mariposa: refreshing, unique alternative to chemical-laden skin products, carefully handcrafted luxurious creams and lotions

Last Stitch Designs: infant clothing, christening gowns, vintage hats, aprons, jewelry, scarves, shawls, etc

The Spirit of the Community is sponsored by Councillor Katherine Hobbs,
with the Westboro Beach Community Association and the Churchill Seniors Recreation Centre



posted May 30, 2013, 9:06 PM by Westboro Beach Community Association   [ updated Nov 19, 2014, 7:55 PM ]

Please be aware that the Westboro Beach neighbourhood has been experiencing car break-ins even though most were locked, and we have been made aware of one stolen car. Please be sure not to leave valuables in your car and call the police if you hear anything suspicious.

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