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Getting to the Start - Parking

Ottawa / Algonquin College

Saturday morning check-out/in is behind Student Commons (E) in building (D) Conference Services.

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Parking at Algonquin

Overnight and multi-day parking passes are now available at: Then select Ottawa Special Events, scroll down to the Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour section and choose the parking pass you want.  Either for the weekend, Saturday morning to Sunday night, Friday night if staying at the residence or the entire weekend Friday evening to Sunday morning.

NOTE: You will be purchasing a virtual ticket with your car's license plate number with nothing to display.  A robot goes around the lots and reads license plates looking for offenders.


Perth is an hour's drive from Ottawa and fastest route is west on Highway 417 then take the Highway 7 exit to Carleton Place and Perth.

Conlon Farm Recreation Complex:

  • In Perth, turn left at the Highway 43 exit which becomes Wilson
  • Turn left onto Foster
  • Turn right onto Gore
  • Turn right onto Cockburn St (well past downtown)
  • Continue to Smith Street past the Fair Grounds
  • the Conlon Farm Chalet is on your right at Conlon Drive.
  • Please use the parking lots!

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