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Glebe Community Centre

The historic Glebe Community Centre is the perfect location to host meetings, workshops, concerts, weddings, receptions and special events. Our recently renovated, fully accessible, air conditioned facility has a variety of amenities which includes a dance/fitness studio, meeting rooms, pottery studio, and our large domed room, Scotton Hall. Through a partnership with the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group the Glebe Community Centre offers a variety of activities for all ages.

Location and Contact

175 Third Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1S 2K2

Hours of Operation

September to June

Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 8:30 pm

Saturday and Sunday, from 9 am to 4 pm

July and August

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 9 am to 6:30 pm

Tuesday and Thursday, from 9 am to 8:30 pm

Saturday, from 9 am to 4 pm

Sunday – closed

Facility Features

  • On site parking

Drop-in Activities

Rentals

Browse the listing of rental spaces

Accessibility features

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

  • 2 designated parking spaces
  • 20 metres from parking space to the door

Entrance/Exit

  • 1 accessible entrance
  • Entrances marked with the International Symbol of Accessibility
  • Ramp
  • Wide door for wheelchair passage
  • Automatic door opener
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby, elevator

Interior

  • Automatic door access to interior areas
  • All public spaces on accessible path of travel
  • Ramps or elevators to all levels

Reception desk

  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair
  • Swipe access from seated position

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces
  • Low pile carpet

Signage

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

Washrooms

  • Accessible washroom on all floors
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered drinking fountains
  • Large stalls to allow transfers

Elevator/Lift

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

Telephone

  • Accessible path

Stairs

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

Learn more about special needs and accessible services.