Living in McKellar Park
Located in the Kitchissippi Ward in Ottawa’s west end, McKellar Park is a quiet, family-friendly residential neighbourhood near Westboro Village and the Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway. The community is named after the park situated between Wavell and Windermere Avenues. It’s a popular park with a summertime wading pool, basketball court, tennis courts, a foot ball field, a ball diamond and a community centre. Frequently, physical education classes for Nepean High School students take place in the park.
McKellar Park is a sought-after community with a village-like feel thanks to a multitude of dwelling types, large lots and the absence of street curbs and sidewalks. Whether you are thinking about purchasing, renting or investing, McKellar Park offers an eclectic mix of mid-century to modern homes, apartments and condominiums.
Popular with first-time homeowners, growing families, and retirees, McKellar Park is home to a growing list of shops and amenities, schools, recreational facilities, and parks. Homes in this community range from mid-century to modern, with condominium developments on the rise. Regardless of a homeowners preferred lodging-type, McKellar Park welcomes everyone to a neighbourhood of mature trees and beautifully manicured gardens.
Looking to further your artistic talents or musical abilities? McKellar Park is home to the multidisciplinary Bluesfest School of Art and Music. Offering a range of programming from Glee Clubs to Family Guitar lessons to Community Art and Family Cartooning workshops, this school brings a new depth to the arts and culture element of the community.
In turn, for those who want to improve their health and fitness, McKellar Park is home to the first-rate Dovercourt Recreation Complex. Dovercourt offers a 25-metre swimming pool, a dance studio, a pottery studio, a wading pool, and an outdoor rink. Infants and children can learn to swim, while adults and retirees can develop new skills and connect with neighbours.