History of PPRA

The PPRA grew out of the community’s anger when the City of Ottawa suddenly (in the middle of the process of having developed working drawings and hiring architects) reneged on its commitment to rebuild the condemned and closed old Plant Bath due to municipal budget austerities of the mid 1990’s. The creation of the PPRA […]

Mandate of PPRA

The objects of the Plant Pool Recreation Association are: To improve our community by increasing access to recreation opportunities and spaces. To provide funding for children and youth from low-income households of the catchment area as defined below, to participate in structured recreational programs provided at the Plant Recreation Centre and Plouffe Park [located at Somerset and […]

Role of the Board

The Board’s primary role is stewardship.The board oversees the operations of the organization to ensure that the organization’s activities are being conducted in a way that achieves the organization’s objectives as identified in its constitution. Board members are encouraged to take an active part on committees as contributing members or as chairs guiding the activities.

Community Partners

PPRA Receives Federal Funding to Install Shade Sails in Community Park behind the Plant Recreation Centre PPRA was awarded $74,238 in federal funding from the Canada Healthy Communities Initiative for the Shade Sails Seniors’ COVID-19 Compliant Park Programming project. The project will increase the safety and vibrancy of the play area behind the Plant Recreation […]

Donate to the PPRA

The PPRA is a registered charitable organization. Your donations help us help our community. Thank you Newswest for your support! Newswest donated $1500 to the PPRA in recognition of the good work we do in our community.  The donation will be used to hire local youth to run the PPRA 2021 free Summer Sports Programme. […]