Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre

300 Des Pères-Blancs
613-580-2424 ext 28464

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.


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


  • 1 accessible entrance
  • Wide door (with power door opener) for wheelchair passage
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby, elevator


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

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces


  • Directional signs
  • Tactile signage
  • High contrast signage
  • Large lettering


  • Washroom with power door opener
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered drinking fountains
  • Large stalls to allow transfers


  • Access to all floors
  • metres wide doorway
  • Located near main entrance
  • Visible and audible door indicators
  • Raised and Braille lettering


  • Stairs with no-slip surface
  • Good colour contrast
  • Continuous hand rails

Learn more about special needs and accessible services.