Welcome to Blackburn Hamlet

Blackburn Hamlet is a unique suburban community surrounded by protected green space and just a stone’s throw from all the urban amenities of the City of Ottawa.

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Community Hall

Our Community Hall hosts social events, private functions, community meetings for the public, and many recurring fitness and social club programs.   Learn more …

Community Association

The Blackburn Community Association (BCA) is a grassroots, volunteer-run organization that supports and advocates on behalf of residents, businesses, and groups. Learn more …

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Recent News

The June BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our June BANAR online now. Highlights include summer camp registration, an update on the Hamlet's Maple Leaf, many library events for adults and events for kids including the summer reading club, and of course, the upcoming...

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Garage Sale Map

We have compiled a list of garage sales being held in the Hamlet this weekend and mapped them out. The weather may be pushing some sales to Sunday or another weekend, but we have several confirmed sales for...

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Sunday’s Bike Events Are Rain or Shine

NOTICE: The Sunday May 7 Bicycle Re-Cycle and Kids Bike Skills Development and Fun Rodeo Day is PROCEEDING AS PLANNED. The Kids Bike Skills Development and Fun Rodeo has been moved indoors to the Blackburn Arena. The 6-9 age session will begin at 10AM and end around...

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The April BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our April BANAR online now. Highlights include several Environment and Transportation events, Placemaking, new rates for the community hall rentals, reviving the Neighbourhood Watch program, and an open house for exploring an expansion of the...

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The February BANAR is online!

The February BANAR is online, now with a cover in colour!. Highlights include tentative details for Hockey Day in the Hamlet, a look forward to our big Canada Day party celebrating Canada's 150th birthday, details on the upcoming Bicycle Re-Cycle and Kids Bike Skills...

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President’s Message, January 2017

“So what exactly does the community association do?” It’s a question I’ve heard before from some Hamlet residents. It’s a valid question and I would be happy to shed some light. If you’ve attended a community event that was free of charge, participated in a public...

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Save the Date: Walk Audit of the Hamlet January 21

The Blackburn Hamlet Community Association has teamed up with the Council on Aging to organize a walk audit of Blackburn Hamlet and are encouraging the participation of residents in the community. The audit will be held on January 21, though times and locations have...

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