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Jim Durrell Recreation Centre

A great place to stay active, the Jim Durrell Recreation Centre offers a wide selection of programs including various hockey, ringette, sledge hockey, figure skating and is home of the Ottawa Junior Senators. Amenities include Lightning Blade Skate Shop, and Scores Canteen. With two NHL sized ice surfaces, we are ideal for tournaments. We offer skating and hockey lessons, public skating, and summer hockey camps. Rooms available for rent include: Ellwood Hall (special events, weddings, meetings or banquets) and Bill Thompson Board Room (small meetings).

Facility Features

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking

Location and Contact

1265 Walkley Road
Ottawa, ON K1V 6P9

613-247-4811

JimDurrell@ottawa.ca

Ottawa Junior Senators office 613-248-1575

Virtual Tour

 

Hours of Operation

Summer Hours 

July 10 to September 3

Sunday, 8 am to 9 pm
Monday to Thursday, 7:30 am to 9 pm
Friday, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday - Closed

Registered Programs

To browse registered programs available City-wide, visit our online Recreation Guide PDFs.

To search registered programs available at this facility, please visit JOINOttawa.

Drop-in Programs

Browse the listing of drop-in activities

Rentals and Bookings

Browse the listing of rental spaces

Accessibility Information

The accessibility features of this facility are detailed below. While the City of Ottawa is constantly working to improve access, please note that not all parts of every facility are necessarily 'accessible for all' as facilities were built to meet accessibility standards of their time.

Parking

  • Six designated accessible parking spaces
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance with access aisle
  • 16 metres from parking space to the door
  • Cut curb
  • Hazard indicator

Entrance/Exit

  • One accessible entrance
  • Wide door (with power door opener) for wheelchair passage

Interior

  • Ramps
  • Accessible seating available
  • Reception desks
  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair

Signage

  • Directional signs
  • Tactile signage
  • High contrast signage

Washrooms

  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Lowered drinking fountains

Telephone

  • Phone equipped with a telecommunications device for the deaf (TT/TTY/TDD)

Stairs

  • Stairs with no-slip surface
  • Good colour contrast

Learn more about special needs and accessible services.