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.

Canterbury Recreation Complex offers a variety of programs for all ages. Through a partnership with the Canterbury Community Association (CCA), children's and adult programs are also available to the Canterbury community. These programs include: an after school program, adult fitness programs, as well as art, dance, martial arts and yoga programs for all ages.

Drop-in Activities

Come on your own or with a friend and participate in one of our many drop–in programs. Please check with the facility for room changes and cancellations. 

Drop In Activities

Drop In Activity Name



Start Date


Table Tennis

Except: October 10, December 26, February 20, April 17 and May 22.

Monday and Wednesday

10 am to 2 pm

October 19, 2016

to June 21, 2017

$2.70 (Adult)

Table Tennis


Tuesday and Thursday

10 am to 2 pm

September 6, 2016 to June 22, 2017

$2.70 (Adult)

Table Tennis

Except: April 14




7 pm to 9 pm


6 pm to 9 pm

October 18, 2016 to June 20, 2017


September 9, 2016 to June 23, 2017

$2.70 (Adult)

Table Tennis

Except: November 13, December 25, January 1, April 9, 2017






1 to 4 pm

October 23, 2016 to June 25, 2017

$2.70 (Adult)

$2.10 (Youth/Child)



Except: September 25, November 13, December 25, January 1, April 9, 2017


4 to 6 pm

September 11, 2016 to June 25, 2017

$2.70 (Adult)

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 Thursday

8:45 am to 9:15 pm


8:45 am to 7:30 pm


8:30 am to 5 pm


9 am to 6:30 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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