Run alongside Dow Lake at Commissioners Park (Preston Street & Queen Elizabeth Drive). This Ottawa park offers a hectare of space to walk, run or cycle this season. To get here, plan on a 10-minute drive from Baseline Apartments (1785-1815 Baseline Road).
Hog’s Back Park
For a quiet park ideal for stretching, resistance training or yoga, Hog’s Back Park (Hog’s Back Road) has you covered. Less than a 10-minute drive from Baseline Apartments, this urban nature park is home to the scenic Hog’s Back Falls. After your workout routine, check out the many historical markers located here.
Brewer Park (100 Brewer Way) is a wonderful option if you are looking for any type of sports facility for your workout. The park is home to a basketball court, hockey area, three soccer fields, three baseball diamonds and plenty of pathways for cycling or walking. A mini waterpark makes this spot nearly irresistible during the dog days of summer. To get to Brewer Park, drive 10 minutes from Baseline Apartments.
Get ready to sweat
Before you leave for the park, download an app for your smartphone to make the most of your visit. Cyclists will want to download Map My Ride to track their route, activity and performance. Get one-on-one training with Sworkit, an app that designs personalized workouts.