François Dupuis Recreation Centre

2263 Portobello Boulevard
Ottawa, ON, K4A 0X3

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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. Jennifer Stead's artwork, Water, runs along the pool viewing area. 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. 


The customer service desk offers information and registration services.

Customer Service Desk
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 27 to August 30
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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Click on the following links to view our schedules and cancellations

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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 a Universal changeroom
  • 25 m pool
  • Leisure pool, warm water
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Activity rooms and more

Courses and activities include:

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

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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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