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Riverside South

About Riverside South| Back to Top

  • Is a residential suburban neighbourhood located in South Gloucester in the Nepean Ward on the south side of the city. It is currently an up and coming community and is planned to be a major community with expansions creeping into the Manotick area. Riverside South has ravines, pristine forests, waterfront parks and nature trails.

Neighbourhood Demographic | Back to Top

  • Riverside South’s demographic is another area of Ottawa that attracts many families. As an Ottawa suburb Riverside South’s attracts many working families that are attracted to its many schools and its close proximity to face transportation, including the Ottawa Airport. Riverside South offers a more diverse variety of living situations with condo, apartments and single family homes.

Transit / Parking | Back to Top

  • There are a few options for alternative transportation in the Riverside South Area. But first you cant forget the amazly close proximity residences have to the Ottawa Airport. Back to in town transportation.
  • There are two main Park and Rides one is The Riverview Park & Ride lot this is located on Earl Armstrong across from the shopping plaza. The second park and side is call The Leitrim Park & Ride lot and is located off Leitrim road between Bowesville and Albion on Gilligan Road.
  • Train - If you are a residence of Riverside South you are a close drive to the Trillium Line Train that runs through to Bayview transit terminal. You are also able to park your vehicle in the Greenboro Park and Ride.
  • Bus - There are a few bus routes that service the Riverside South area. Millenium -> Riverview – Route 94, Greenboro -> Barrhaven Centre – Route 99 and Riverview -> Greenboro – Route 189 can help you get across the city. These three OC Transpo routes come every 15 to 30 minutes depending on the time of day.

Amenities | Back to Top

  • Riverside south has two main grocery stores an Independent and the Riverside South Farmers Market. Riverside South also has your basic necessities such as Shoppers Drug Mart and many other stores at The Plaza at Riverside South. As for activities the Rideauview Community Centre is a predominant of Riverside South community. It offers a diverse range of programs, youth drop-ins, day camps, and activities. There are also many community-based groups that hold special events at the center as well.


Schools | Back to Top 

  • As a family centered neighbourhood there are many options for the institution you wish to educate your children. Riverside South has both English Catholic, Public schools and French Catholic, Public schools. These school include both Elementary and High School in the Riverside South, Ottawa area. Here is a list of the different schools located across Riverside South
  • English Public Schools - Steve MacLean Public School, Manotick Public School, Kars on the Rideau, Merivale High School, South Carleton High School
  • English Catholic Schools - St. Jerome Catholic Elementary School, St. Francis Xavier Catholic High School,
  • French Public Schools - École élémentaire publique Gabrielle-Roy, École secondaire publique Omer-Deslauriers
  • French Catholic Schools - L’école élémentaire catholique Bernard-Grandmaître, École secondaire catholique Franco-Cité

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