Ottawa Sport Council’s Fall Sport Summit to tackle grants

By Dan Plouffe The Ottawa Sport Council will bring together the local sports community for its Fall Sport Summit the evening of Nov. 29 at Ben Franklin Place, set to cover a topic that’s become a crucial tool for community sports organizations’ advancement: creating successful grant applications. “Most sport organizations seem to be able to…

Pickleball pleasure

Valleystream was bustling and bursting at the seams on June 3-4, as roughly 120 pickleball enthusiasts doubled the tennis club’s court capacity for the sport’s biggest local tournament, the Ottawa Outdoor Pickleball Slam. The event drew participants from throughout Ontario and Quebec, as well as upstate New York and the sport’s hotbed in Florida, plus…