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

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 Table TennisSummer Schedule

Activity Day Time Dates Fee

Adult - Drop-In Table Tennis

Tuesday and Thursday 8 am to noon July 5 to August 18, 2016 $2.70
Adult - Drop-In Table Tennis Tuesday 6 to 9 pm July 5 to August 16, 2016 $2.70

Customer service

The customer service desks offer information and registration services.

The Community Centre will be closed on August 22-26 for construction.

Canterbury Community Centre



Monday and Wednesday

8 am to 5 pm

Tuesday and Thursday

8 am to 9 pm

Canterbury Pool



Monday and Wednesday

7:15 am to 9 pm

Tuesday and Thursday

8:15 am to 9:30 pm


7:15 am to 7:15 pm


8:45 am to 2:45 pm


10:30 am to 2:45 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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