New Edinburgh Park Fieldhouse

The New Edinburgh Park Fieldhouse at 203 Stanley Avenue is a great venue for weddings, anniversaries, memorials, graduations, meetings, birthday parties and celebrations of all kinds.  The Fieldhouse is managed by volunteers of the Crichton Community Council.  Since its opening on May 8, 1998, the Field House has served as the heart of New Edinburgh.

Want to rent the Fieldhouse?

For detailed information about reserving the Fieldhouse, please go to:
Reservation Information Page

To check the availability of the Fieldhouse and to make a reservation, please go to the:
Availability Calendar


The Fieldhouse is equipped with tables and chairs to seat 71 people (39 moulded plastic chairs, 32 folding plastic chairs, 7 folding 6 foot long tables, 4 folding 8 foot long tables). Some tables and chairs are stored in a locked area.  Maximum capacity is 125 people. (Groups exceeding 50 people must rent additional portable toilets since the washrooms cannot handle the volume.)

The main room is approximately 29’ x 30’ (with adjoining storage areas).  Windows provide a view of the Rideau River and surrounding park.

A kitchen is equipped with a fridge, oven, microwave and coffee machine.  Cutlery and dishes are not available.

Accessible washrooms and a water fountain located in the entry hall are accessible to the public.  Access to this space is provided during daylight hours by volunteers. Maintenance of the washrooms is provided by the City of Ottawa.  If these facilities require attention, please call 311.

On-street parking is available.

New Edinburgh Park 

The New Edinburgh Fieldhouse is surrounded by New Edinburgh Park – a hub of neighbourhood activity.  Park facilities immediately adjacent to the Fieldhouse include:


Swings, slides, play structures, shade structure, picnic tables, benches

Skating Rinks

Illuminated natural ice skating rinks, one dedicated for hockey and the other for general use.  Ice rinks are typically available (weather dependent) December through March.  The Fieldhouse (adjacent to the rinks)  is open and staffed by CCC rink attendants during the following hours:
Monday to Friday  4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday  11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday  11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Please check the City of Ottawa website for current information on ice conditions.
Drinks and snacks are available for sale at the concession in the Fieldhouse.  Nets, sticks and other equipment is available in Fieldhouse.  Rink ice is flooded daily by volunteer hosers after closing

Playing Fields

Grass field adjacent to playground and Fieldhouse. Balls, toys and other equipment available in shared box.
Typically available April through November


Octagonal shade structure with picnic table and concrete floor, adjacent to splash pad, with views of the park and river.

Splash Pad

Four fresh water water jets out of concrete pad, surrounded with grass, adjacent to gazebo, playing field, playground and Fieldhouse

Multi-Use Path

Asphalt and crushed stone paths for cycling, walking, running along the Rideau River