The Overbrook Community Centre has been newly renovated and offers a wide selection of activities and courses for all ages including fitness, art, and much more. Overbrook also has sports fields, baseball diamonds, outdoor skating rinks, tennis courts, wading pools, play structures, and a splash pad for children. In addition, Overbrook is one of the few communities in Ottawa that boasts a community garden.
Shopping and Dining
Nearby St. Laurent Shopping Centre offers Overbrook residents plentiful shopping options as well as the Ottawa Trainyards, which features numerous shops from big box retailers to grocery stores. Plenty of restaurants and bars are also located within close proximity to Overbrook. Residents have a variety of choices for dining and nightlife including those right in the neighbourhood itself.
Schools and Churches
There are many great schools in Overbrook, including Education Permanente, Queen Mary Street Public School, Saint Clement Academy, Saint Michael Elementary School, and Vinci School. Churches include Eglise Evangelique Du Nazareen, Paroisses Catholiques Romaines, Seventh-Day Adventist of Ottawa East, St. Charbel Maronite Catholic Parish, St. Ignatius Martyr Church, and Peter and Paul Melkite Catholic Church.