Ray Friel Recreation Complex

1585 Tenth Line Road
Ottawa, ON, K1E 3E8


The pool will be closed tentatively from August 28th 2016 until March 2017 for renovations.

The Ray Friel Recreation Complex is the largest and most comprehensive recreation complex in east Ottawa featuring three National Hockey League (NHL) size arenas. With 12 full dressing rooms and separate referee and alternate dressing rooms, there is plenty of room for even the biggest team or tournament. As well as a fitness centre with over 20 000 square feet of state-of-the-art training equipment, wave pool, whirlpool, sauna, physiotherapy clinic, Karate Dojo, pro shop, restaurant and coffee shop. 

If you are interested in booking ice time, please call us at 613-613-580-4765, ext. 32037 or for great deals, visit Last Minute Ice Bookings.

Hours of Operation



Monday to Friday 6 am to 10 pm
Saturday and Sunday 8 am to 8 pm

This Class “A” facility offers swimming, skating, aerobics, cardio and weight rooms, aquafitness and Spinning®.

Browse registered courses at Ray Friel Recreation Complex

Browse registered courses at Queenswood Heights Community Center

Browse registered courses at Fallingbrook Elementary School

Browse registered courses at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School

Browse registered courses at Jeanne-Sauvé Elementary School

Facility rentals

The Ray Friel Recreation Complex also rents facilities at five other locations:

  • Queenswood Heights Community Center
  • Roy G. Hobbs Community Center
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School
  • Fallingbrook Elementary School (Gymnasiums and cafeteria only)
  • Jeanne-Sauvé Elementary School (Gymnasiums and cafeteria only)

Customer Feedback

The Ray Friel Recreation Complex Team prides itself on providing quality recreational experiences for all our patrons. We truly rely on feedback from our customers in order to continually improve our programs and facilities.

Feel free to speak to any staff member, complete a customer feedback form, or email us at rayfriel@ottawa.ca .If you provide contact information, you can expect an acknowledgement of your concern within 48 hrs. Your suggestions and feedback are most welcome.

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