Location, getting there, food

Ottawa Contra dances, and Hey Fever! dance weekend, are held at

Churchill Recreation Centre
345 Richmond Road
Ottawa, Ontario

The hall is easy to locate. It’s situated at the intersection of Churchill Avenue
and Richmond Road, as shown on this map:

Finding the hall

The Churchill Recreation Centre was built as a rear addition to a historic building – The Old Town Hall. It’s on the north side of Richmond Rd, just west of Churchill Ave. Look for this:

The Old Town Hall on Richmond road

The Recreation Center is behind the Town Hall, as shown below. Take the laneway just to the right of the old hall.

Entrance is on the east side, behind the Old Town Hall

Other info

City busses There are lots of city bus options to get to the Recreation Centre. Bus Route #11, for example, stops on Richmond road, right outside the hall. There are also many bus that stop at the Westboro transit station, an 8 minute walk north of the hall. Lots more bus information is available on the OC Transpo website.

Parking Parking is available in the Centre’s parking lot or on side streets near the hall. The parking lot is on the east side of the hall and its entrance is off Churchill Avenue. It fills up very quickly, well before a dance starts. There is lots of parking on neighbour streets behind the Recreation Centre.

Note for Hey Fever! dance weekend, unless otherwise indicated, parking on city streets is limited to 6 hours between 7 AM and 7 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. You may need to move your car once.

Food and drink There are LOTS of lovely restaurants on Richmond Rd and in the area! Enjoy them before, during a dance weekend, or after a dance! Follow this link to see many Restaurants – Google Maps choices.