Jack Purcell Community Centre

320 Jack Purcell Lane
Ottawa, ON, K2P 2J5 


Centrally located in downtown Ottawa, Jack Purcell Community Centre has an 18-metre warm water pool, which offers regular aquatic programming and specialized programs for individuals with special needs. The facility also has a fully accessible weight room, five meeting rooms of various sizes and access to an adjacent school gym.

Jack Purcell offers a variety of programs for seniors, persons with special needs, and swimmers. Through a partnership with the Jack Purcell Recreation Association (JPRA), children's and adult programs are also available to the Centretown community. These programs include: an after school program, children's camps, an adult fitness program, and adult art, dance, yoga, and sports programs.

Check out our public swimming schedule.

The customer service desk offers information and registration services.

Customer service
Days Hours
Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 9 pm
Saturday  8:30 am to 9 pm
Sunday 9 am to 8 pm
  • Free Public Wi-Fi
  • Male Change room
  • Female Change room
  • Universal Change room

How to find us

Jack Purcell Community Centre – Location map

Located at 320 Jack Purcell Lane, off Elgin Street between Gilmour Street and Gladstone Avenue.

From Hwy 417 east or west take the Metcalfe exit and head north. Turn right on Gilmour Street, right on Elgin Street and right onto Lewis Street.

OC Transpo Bus Routes
# 14, 5, 6 will bring you to Elgin at Lewis.

Visit OC Transpo for schedule information.

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