The Overbrook Community Association is pleased to have assisted in the development of a post-incident neighbourhood support protocol for Ottawa. The protocol helps establish clear procedures concerning how community resources can be deployed to help people affected by crime. Read the CBC News article.Read more
The Overbrook Community Association celebrated the official grand opening of the SENS RINK on February 15. The SENS RINK provides local kids with access to recreational programs and activities, both in the winter and summer months. The state-of-the-art outdoor rink promotes physical activity, recreation and social development, along with getting youth more active and engaged.Read more
Belfast Road between Coventry Road and Trainyards Drive re-opened to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians on December 18, 2015. I told Ottawa Community News that residents in Overbrook are “very pleased because it basically reopens an important link to the Trainyards shopping district. Read the article.
The Overbrook Community Association is pleased to hear that the new pedestrian bridge over the Rideau River, which links Donald Street and Somerset Street, along with the Overbrook and Sandy Hill neighbourhoods, will open to the public two seasons ahead of schedule.
In 2015, the Overbrook Community Association's annual general meeting meet to celebrate the neighbourhood's youth.