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Special Events!

  Looking forward to a GREAT Summer!

The Ottawa Recreation office is closed for the season. 

The 2017 summer recreation brochure will be available mid-May 2017!  Look for Online Registration -- new this year!

Announcement:  Ottawa Recreation will no longer host Jim Sutherland Tball.  Oversight of Jim Sutherland Tball has been assumed South Side Little League.  Other leagues with Tball programs are OGFA, Grand Ridge, North Side Little League, and the YMCA.

To contact Youth leagues, see the information on the Youth Leagues Page link to the left.  Recreation is not involved in Youth League registration or administration.

Adult basketball Rules HERE

Take the Summer Recreation Survey HERE
Take the Adult Softball Survey HERE

Questions or Concerns?  Call Mark Astle, Director of Ottawa Recreation, at

Ottawa Recreation offers programs throughout the year, but especially in the summer, to provide recreational opportunities for the citizens of Ottawa. The Recreation Board members are committed to providing quality recreational opportunities with the lowest possible fee to the greatest number of people.

Recreation Board Members

Steve Kuhn - President

  • John Levy
  • Austin Monroe
  • Randy Bretag
  • Brian Porter
  • Phil McNally   Maribeth Manigold 
  • Kevin Quick     Danielle Piagentini

The Playground and Recreation Board meets at 7 p.m. in the basement of Ottawa City Hall on the second Thursday of every month.