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Improving the quality of life in our community.

The mission of the Tanglewood Hillsdale Community Association is to enhance the quality of life and promote community spirit, representing the views of its membership, and participating in charitable, educational and recreational activities.

Next neighbourhood event

Tanglewood Community Holiday Party & Craft Fair

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 16th, 2023 WHERE: Tanglewood Community Centre 30 Woodfield Drive TIME: 9:00am to 1:00pm

We have no spots left for vendors Please email [email protected] to go on the waiting list. Adults can shop for that special gift, while children share their wish lists & take photos with Santa, create crafts and decorate cookies. Coffee and hot chocolate will be provided courtesy of Tim Horton’s. Thanks to the support of NROCRC and THCA. Free entry and free parking. If you want more info contact [email protected]

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Community garden

Our community garden is approved and sponsored by Just Foods and the City of Ottawa public health. To rent a Garden box and to find more information about our gardens, click on “More garden details” below. If you have questions, email [email protected]

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Canopy Cover and Tree Inventory

Thanks in part to a Canada Summer Jobs Grant the neighbourhood was able to complete a tree inventory this past summer. This is the beginning of a process of tree planting in the neighbourhood. You will see the findings in the final report THCA Tree Report.

The inventory of city-owned trees began in March 2009, for more information see Canopy Cover and Tree Inventory

Recent happenings

Summer Garden Contest

In the early summer, we looked at Gardens in your front yard — and we’ve chosen winners from all the amazing entries

Winter Carnival

This year’s Winter Carnival was a huge success with lots of families enjoying the fun.

Winter Decoration Contest

See the winners of the Winter Decoration Contest.

Featured programs & activities

Euchre Nights

3rd Friday of the month

Join us for Card Fun!
Get ready for a fun-filled evening of cards with friends at
our Euchre Night.
Date: Starting July 21st
Time: Doors open at 6:30pm, Games start at 7pm
Cost: $8 cash at the door. Don't forget quarters for
Register: Not required, just come and join

Skating Lessons: “Learn to skate” or “I Love to Skate”

January & February (Weather dependent) for 6 lessons of learning to Skate Days & times not confirmed

Learn the basics of skating on our outdoor rink. Some lessons will be canceled due to bad weather at the discretion of the instructor and dependent on the weather conditions. Participants will be required to wear Skates and Helmets. Parents need to stay on the ice during the lessons.
"Learn to Skate" : Saturdays Jan 6 to Feb 17 Time: 1:15 to 2pm or 2:15 to 3pm $60 for 6 lessons
"I Love to Skate" : 2 evenings for 3 weeks. Days & times not confirmed. This FREE program is for low income families that cannot pay for lessons. Students will be provided with a voucher to purchase their own skates and helmets (at Canadian Tire).
To register: send an email to [email protected]

Free Tai chi classes

Tuesdays Winter session Dec 5th to May 28th from 2 to 3pm

Winter session will be inside the Tanglewood Community centre. Dress comfortably, loose clothing preferred. Please bring indoor shoes to keep the exercise class room clean and dry. The entire set will be taught over the program duration, with each move demonstrated and practiced repeatedly. 

If interested register at your first class.

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Volunteer positions available Secretary, Outdoor Program Manager, Indoor Program Manager etc

As a volunteer, you are a member of the Tanglewood Hillsdale Community Association team.

To see a description of these positions go to

For more information on immediately available positions please contact Graeme: [email protected]

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