Coop Voisins

Our Neighbourhood

As you can see on our Location Page, Coop Voisins is well located, surrounded by plenty of green space, but also just minutes away from downtown and excellent public transportation.

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You can view a photo of our neighbourhood, taken from hot air balloon on our Location Page.

Local Businesses and Services

We are close to elementary schools and the University of Ottawa, as well as the Strathcona Heights Community Hall, Sandy Hill Community Centre, and Sandy Hill Community Health Centre

Local businesses include take-out food, a convenience store, dry cleaner and restaurant.

We are not far from both the Sunnyside and Rideau Street branches of the Ottawa Public Library.


Bus route #16 passes right in front of our building. The #16 provides a quick route to the Ottawa General Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).

We are a 5 minute walk away from the Lees Transitway station. The Transitway is Ottawa’s main rapid transit artery. More details on public transportation in Ottawa can be found on the OC Transpo website.


We are very close to Strathcona Park (right on the Rideau River), a soccer field, Sandy Hill Arena, and the famous Rideau Canal (the world’s longest naturally frozen ice rink). We are right beside one of the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s recreational paths, so you can bike, jog, walk, roller-blade, or even cross-country ski all over the city.

Rideau River near Coop Voisins

Rideau River near Coop Voisins

Male Wood Duck visits Rideau River near Coop Voisins

Male Wood Duck visits Rideau River near Coop Voisins

Coop Voisins welcomes gardeners to help with our flower and herb gardens, and we are just a minute’s walk away from the Strathcona Heights Community Garden, where you can rent a plot for growing vegetables and flowers.

One of Coop Voisins' front gardens

One of Coop Voisins’ front gardens

Strathcona Heights Community Garden

Strathcona Heights Community Garden