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Harbour Days – July 7-8-9

Harbour Days weekend is almost here. There are events on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Lots of fun for the entire family! Click here for the full program of events: Harbour Days Flyer 2022.

Campbell Fuels donates BBQ

Thank you to Russ Campbell and Campbell Fuels for the generous donation of a new barbecue to the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre!


Tennis, Pickleball in Fitzroy

Attention racquet sports lovers.
The tennis net is up on the outdoor rink at the Fitzroy Harbour Community Association as of June 23, 2022. Use of the court is on a first come first served basis. While there is no fee to play tennis, we would appreciate you purchasing a membership to the FHCA, available on this page.

NEW! Also coming soon to Fitzroy will be pickleball. We are excited to have received conditional approval of a grant to set up pickleball courts, also on the outdoor rink. More info to come.

Extra, extra read all about it – 45th anniversary party to be held August 27

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New bench at the FHCC in honour of Connor Engleberts

In June 2019, Connor Engleberts tragically died in a workplace accident. Connor was a wonderful person who died far too young. In Connor’s memory, a new bench has been installed by his family near the first base bench on “A” Diamond at the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre. Connor was a participant in many Harbour Ball games over the years, and now we will have a permanent memorial of a great guy onsite at the FHCC.Connorsbench

Harbour Days 2022

Don’t forget, Harbour Days 2022 is scheduled for July 7 – 9. Full details of the event to be published soon!

Ottawa Public Library – new hours in Fitzroy

Starting July 4, the Fitzroy Harbour branch will be open Monday from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

FHCA Annual Meeting 2022

The FHCA annual meeting was held Thursday May 5, 2022. Thanks to all who attended. The board this upcoming year will consist of Karen Taylor, Mark D’Arcy, Sean Ovington, Colin Ovington, Adam Brown, Wendy Mayhew, Kelly Roper and Fred Gillard. At the meeting, a motion was passed for the FHCA to update its by-laws to comply with new provincial legislation for not-for-profit corporations.
To learn more about the year that was, please check out the President’s Report, the Treasurer’s Report and the  FHCA statement of operations.

Softball returns in Fitzroy for 2022!

May 3, 2022: Softball has returned in a big way to the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre.
Youth softball for kids 13 and under plays Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Info on the WC minor softball website.
West Carleton Electric, members of the Greater Ottawa Fastball League, play on some Tuesdays nights and the Thursday of Harbour Days. Schedule available at GOFL.ca.
Fitzroy Men’s fastball (also known as “Harbour Ball”!) is back with 7 teams, playing on Wednesday nights.
Fitzroy Ladies’ softball is back after two seasons off with 6 teams, playing on Thursday nights.

FHCA events in 2022

The Fitzroy Harbour Community Association has several events planned for 2022. Save the dates below on your calendar!

Thursday July 7 to Saturday July 9: The much anticipated return of the Harbour Days summer festival! Activites for young and old. A full schedule activities will be posted once confirmed.

Saturday August 27: A dinner and dance to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre. More info to follow, but save the date!

Memberships for 2022

The past two years have been a challenge for the FHCA but we are still committed to helping make Fitzroy Harbour a great place to live and maintaining the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre>
If you are able to support the FHCA by purchasing an annual membership, we would appreciate it. Please click on the link on the right side of this page to purchase a membership ($20 a family, $15 an individual, donation for seniors).
Also, be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter, The Peeper. You can click on the link below or email us at thepeeper@fitzroyharbour.com to be added as a subscriber.

FHCA Scholarship

The Fitzroy Harbour Community Association is pleased to announce our Scholarship winners for this year. Sam Hopper is studying at Algonquin College in Pembroke. Maddy Villeneuve is studying at Queen’s University in Kingston. Both of them will be awarded $500 to assist with their post-secondary studies.

New swing set at Baird Park and new play structure at the FHCC

The installation of the new swing set at Baird Park is completed and it is ready for use. This project was funded by the City of Ottawa. In addition the City also replaced the play structure at the Community Centre with a brand new unit which is open and ready to use.

The Fitzroy Peeper – the FHCA’s email newsletter
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Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre has launched a community service centre in Fitzroy Harbour! wocrc.ca