Canterbury Recreation Complex

2185 Arch Street
Ottawa, ON, K1G 2H5

Canterbury Pool: 613-247-4865
Brian Kilrea Arena: 613-247-4863
Canterbury Community Centre: 613-247-4869

The Canterbury Recreation Complex is the ideal place to meet your recreational needs. The facility boasts a 25-metre swimming pool, a NHL sized ice rink and the newly renovated Canterbury Community Centre. Our pool offers a wide selection of aquatic programs including public swims, aquafitness and swimming lessons.

Check out our public swimming and skating schedules.

Drop-in Activities
Activity Day Time Date Fee Exceptions
Basketball Sunday 2:30 to 4 pm September 7  $2.50 November 16, April 5 and 20




Table Tennis


Monday and Wednesday


11 am to 2 pm


September 3



October 13,
December  24 and  31
February 16
April 6
May 18
Tuesday and Thursday 10 am to 2 pm September 4   December 25
January 1
Tuesday 7 to 9 pm September 4    


6 to 9 pm September 5  

December 26
April 3

Sunday 1 to 4 pm September 7

$2.50 Adult

$2 Youth/Child

April 5 
Volleyball Sunday 4:30 to 6 pm September 7 $2.50 November 16, April 5 and 20


Customer service

The customer service desks offer information and registration services.

Canterbury Community Centre



Monday to Friday

9 am to 9 pm

Saturday and Sunday

9 am to 6 pm

Canterbury Pool



Monday to Friday

9 am to 8 pm

Saturday and Sunday

9 am to 3 pm

Brian Kilrea Arena



Monday to Friday

4 to 11 pm

Saturday and Sunday

8 am to 11 pm

How to find us

Canterbury Recreation Complex - Location map

Located at 2185 Arch Street, near the corner of Arch and Canterbury.

Driving Directions
Driving West
or Driving East on Hwy 417, take the St-Laurent exit and head south on
St-Laurent. Turn right on Pleasant Park and continue until Arch. Turn left on Arch. The Canterbury Recreation Complex will be on the left hand side.

OC Transpo Bus Routes
# 148, 149

Visit OC Transpo for schedule information.

Facility Features

This multipurpose facility provides a wide selection of recreation, aquatic and fitness programs for all ages and abilities.

The complex houses multiple amenities as follows:

  • Canterbury Pool

    Facility has a Male Change room
    Facility has a Female Change room

    • 25 metre five-lane pool
    • One 1 metre diving board
    • Rope swing
    • Sauna
  • Brian Kilrea Arena
    • One NHL regulation ice pad
  • Canterbury Community Centre
    • Four multi-purpose rooms for small gatherings or meetings
    • Two main halls for larger events such as birthday parties or social functions
    • One gymnasium with two basketball nets of adjustable height

Rental Information

For more information:
Arena Rental: 613-580-2595
Community Centre: 613-247-4869
Canterbury Pool: 613-247-4865

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