François Dupuis Recreation Centre

2263 Portobello Boulevard
Ottawa, ON, K4A 0X3


Summer camps are hotter than ever this year at François Dupuis Recreation Centre!  We offer a wide variety of activities for children between the ages of 6 to 12 years old.  Fun and friendships are the cornerstones of our day camps.  Through an elaborate program of creative play, swimming and cooperative games, children will enjoy time with their friends and meet new ones.  Active games, daily swims, outdoor activities, weekly themes, songs, songs and so much more!  Children will also develop self-esteem and confidence along the way.  Below you will find a full listing of camps at a quick glance: 



June 30 to July 4

Aqua Camp

Crafty Kids Camp

July 7 to 11

Aqua Camp

Survivor Camp

July 14 to 18

Aqua Camp

Magic Camp

July 21 to 25

Aqua Camp

Popstar Camp

July 28 to August 1

Aqua Camp

Circus Performers Camp

August 5 to 8

Aqua Camp

Camp Scene Investigation

August 11 to 15

Aqua Camp

Ooey Gooey Science Camp

August 18 to 22

Aqua Camp

Last Chance Camp

August  25 to 29

Aqua Camp 

Survivor Camp

 Pre-camp care from 8 to 9 am and post-camp care from 4 to 5:30 pm are offered at no additional cost. Have you registered your child yet?  Space is limited, inquire today! 

François Dupuis Recreation Centre is a one stop shop for all your fitness needs. We have two beautiful pools: a 25-metre 6 lane pool and a leisure pool, both with ramp entry for easy access plus a dry sauna. Check out our Fitness and Cardio centre equipped with the latest technology, including a NuStep machine. We offer a variety of programs for everyone in the family in our three multipurpose rooms.

Customer Service Desk

The customer service desk offers information and registration services.

Day Hours
Monday to Friday 6:45 am to 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:45 am to 7:30 pm
Sunday 7:45 am to 6 pm
Summer Hours- June 28 to August 31
Day Time
Monday to Friday 6:45 am to 9:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday 7:45 am to 6 pm

On Statutory Holiday weekends we offer a modified schedule. Please contact us at 613-580-8080 for all the details. 

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How to find us

Located at the corner of Brian Coburn and Portobello Boulevards

Driving Instructions

From Hwy 174, take the Trim Road exit and head south on Trim Road. Turn right on Portobello and continue on past Brian Coburn Boulevard. The centre will be on the left hand side.

OC Transpo bus routes

#20 & 30 (peak express) and 120, 130

Visit OC Transpo for schedule information.

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This new state-of-the-art Recreation Centre will provide residents with access to:

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • Facility has a Male Change room
    Facility has a Female Change room
    Facility has an Alternate Needs/Family Change room

  • 25 m pool
  • Leisure pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Activity rooms and more

Courses and activities include:

  • Swimming lessons
  • Specialty swim programs
  • Aquafitness classes
  • Aerobics classes
  • Pilates
  • Yoga
  • Zumba®
  • Older adult fitness
  • Children and youth programs
  • Summer camps
  • Fitness memberships and more

Be active in your community!

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Photos taken by "doublespace photography"

Outside view of building


Indoor view of swimming pool

Indoor hallway and pool viewing area

View of fitness room

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