Walter Baker Sports Centre

100 Malvern Drive
Ottawa, ON  K2J 2G5 
Phone: 613-580-2788

ATTENTION: The slide and steam room are closed until further notice.

Browse registered courses at Walter Baker Sports Centre

Check out our public swimming, skating schedulesfitness schedules and aquafitness schedules. 

To receive the Walter Baker Sports Centre Program Guide by email, please send a request to

Accessibility Features

Customer Service and Fitness Centre Hours



Monday to Friday  6:30 am to 10 pm
Saturday and Sundays 8 am to 8:30 pm
Monday, October 12, 2015 Facility CLOSED

ServiceOttawa Services

Pet registration, parking ticket payments, bus tickets and bus passes (excluding Presto) are available at this location. For other City Services please visit us online at, call 3-1-1 or visit a ServiceOttawa Client Service Centre.
Monday to Friday

8 am to 8 pm *Closed all Statutory Holidays

Payments made after 5 pm will be processed the following business day.

Squash Booking Times

Squash Court Booking Times - Call 613-580-2788 to book your court

The Walter Baker Sports Centre has 4 air conditioned squash courts available for booking.

Members can reserve courts two days in advance (60 minute slots), please provide your membership ID number and phone number at time of reservation.

Non-Members can reserve courts 1 day in advance (60 minute slots), please provide your name and telephone number at time of reservation.

Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday 8 am to 7 pm

Personal Training

Let our certified and professional trainers assist you in reaching your health and fitness goals. Individualized programs for beginners, weight loss and general conditioning are available. For ages 13 years and older.  Please register at Customer Service. 

Adult - 1 hour One-on-One Personal Training (includes Aquatics)

Senior - 1 hour One-on-One Personal Training (includes Aquatics)



Adult - Semi-Private (2pp) Personal Training

Senior - Semi-Private (2pp) Personal Training

$45.25 each

$40.75 each

Adult - Small Group (3-4pp) Personal Training

Senior - Small Group (3-4pp) Personal Training

$22.75 each

$20.50 each

Aquatic Birthday Party Packages

We offer two themed Aquatic Birthday Party packages: Little Swimmers (3-5 yrs) and Splash Swim Party (6-12 yrs) both offer 1 hour swim before the party and 1 hour in the party room. Rentals are available weekly on Friday evening (Splash Swim Party only), Saturday and Sunday afternoons. For details, fees and reservations, please contact Facility Clerk at 613-580-2424, ext. 30300 or email 

Drop-In Programs

Jockvale Elementary School  101 Malvern Drive  

Information: 613- 580-2424, ext. 41208 

Drop-in Programs
Activity Day Time Month Fee for 5-12 years Fee for 13-17 years Adult Fee
Badminton Sundays 9 am to 1 pm Year Round $2.25 $2.50 $3
Table Tennis Thursdays 7:30 to 9 pm September to June $2.25 $2.50 $3

Pool and Hall Rentals

For pool and hall bookings, rental fees or to receive a detailed information package. Please contact 613-580-2424, ext. 30300 during office hours or by email to . To submit an online booking request, please visit .  
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (*not open on Statutory Holidays

Walter Baker Sports Centre - Facility features:

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

  • Jack May Chevrolet Buick GMC logo

    Proud to be a community champion!

    Jack May Buick Arena and Jack May GMC Arena

    • Two full-size arenas with spectator seating
  • Lap Training Pool 25 m x 18 m
    • 8 lanes
    • 0.81m to 1.73m deep
    • Accessible for the disabled
    • 84o F
  • Diving Pool 18 m x 12 m
    • 1m and 3m diving boards
    • 4.3m deep
    • 84o F
  • Teaching Pool 18 m x 9.3 m
    • Accessible for the disabled with Ramp entry
    • 0.77m to 0.86m Deep
    • 88 o F
  • Kiddie Whale Pool 10 m x 5 m
    • Waterfall and large umbrella fountain
    • Accessible for the disabled with ramp entry
    • 0 to 0.4m deep
    • 92 o F
  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool 4.6 m x 3.7 m
    • Massage jets above seat level
    • Square shaped
    • 103 o F
  • Waterslide 46 m
    • Two story circular slide with separate landing pool
  • Steam room
    • Large steam rooms with two-level seating
  • Weight Room/Cardio Room (two separate rooms)
    • Free weights, treadmills, elliptical, bikes, cable machines, rowers and steppers
    • Certified personal trainers available on request
    • Free orientation with purchase of membership
    • Cardio theatre entertainment system and televisions with mirrored walls
  • Aerobic Studios
    • Halls A and B - Independent sound system, large room (3760 square feet)
    • Studio #205 - mirrored studio (1700 square feet)

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