Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex - Orléans

1490 Youville Drive 
Ottawa, On, K1C 2X8

This multipurpose facility provides users with a wide selection of services and amenities including a six-lane pool, diving boards and therapeutic pool.

The complex also houses an arena, squash courts and a fitness studio. A variety of recreation programs are offered including fitness, Spinning®aquafitness, swimming lessons and general interest programs.

Check out our public swimming and skating schedules.

Pick up a Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex – Orléans program guide at the centre for a complete list of programs and services offered.

Customer service

The customer service desk offers information and registration services.



Monday to Friday

6 am to 9 pm

Saturday and Sunday

8 am to 7 pm

Fitness centre



Monday to Thursday

5:45 am to 10 pm


5:45 am to 9 pm

Saturday and Sunday

7:30 am to 7:30 pm



Learn more about renting a room, gym or pool for your special event or gathering. You can check online for descriptions and availability.

How to Find Us

Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex – Orléans - Location map

Driving Directions: Take 174 east, Jeanne d'arc exit south at Youville Drive

OC Transpo Bus Routes
# 95, 31, 131

Visit OC Transpo for schedule information.

Facility features

The complex houses multiple amenities as follows:

  • Free Public Wi-Fi
  • Facility has a Male Changeroom
    Facility has a Female Changeroom
    Facility has an Alternate Needs/Family Changeroom
  • Aquatic Centre
    • 25 metre six lane pool with accessible personal pool lift
    • Two 1 metre diving boards
    • Therapeutic pool with accessible personal pool lift
  • Arenas
    • The Elisabeth Manley International Skating Centre
    • The Roger Sénécal Arena
  • Fitness Centre
    • Cardio theatre
    • Weight room
    • Aerobic studio
    • Spinning room
    • 6 squash courts
    • 3 racquetball courts
  • Halls
    • 6 Meeting rooms and halls

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