The Bel-Air Park, central to the neighbourhood, features play structures, a swimming pool, and sports fields. It’s bordered by the Experimental Farm pathway which is excellent for bikers, walkers, and joggers. The active community association hosts many annual events including a Summer Fest with BBQ, live music, and activities for children, community-wide Garage Sale, Clean the Capital Event, Winter Fun Day, and other events to boost community spirit and bring neighbours together.
Shopping and Dining
Across Baseline Road, College Square is a short distance away and contains many shops and services required for daily and personal needs including a Loblaws, Home Depot, LCBO, banks, Goodlife Fitness Centre, beauty salon, post office, pharmacy, etc. as well as numerous clothing and footwear stores. It also is home to a variety of restaurants and coffee shops. IKEA Ottawa, Chapters, Michaels, and other shops are also close at hand on Iris Avenue.
Schools and Churches
Great schools are located in and around Bel Air Park including Torah Day School of Ottawa, JH Putman Public School, Agincourt Road Public School, Ecole Elementaire Publique Charlotte Lemieux, and St. Daniel’s Catholic School. In addition, Algonquin College is situated across Baseline Road. Nearby churches in the community include St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Wells Salvation Church, and Eglise Evangelique D’Ottawa.