Walter Baker Sports Centre

Facility Closed Monday August 3, 2015 - No Programming

ATTENTION: The slide is closed until further notice.

100 Malvern Drive

Ottawa, ON  K2J 2G5 

Phone: 613-580-2788
Fax: 613-825-6762

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 613-580-2788

The Customer Service desk offers information and registration services.



Customer Service and Weight Room Hours *reduced hours for all Statutory Holidays and Summer months

Monday to Friday 

6:30 am to 10 pm  (*Summer 6:30 am to 9:30 pm) - June 29 to September 4

Saturday and Sundays 8 am to 8:30 pm

Hall Rental Office Hours

Check Facility Rentals online for descriptions, check availability, submit a rental request and rental rates.

Monday to Friday only 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (* not open on Statutory Holidays)

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 (40 minute slots), please provide your membership ID number and phone number at time of reservation.

Non-Members can reserve courts the day of reservation (40 minute slots), please provide your name and telephone number at time of reservation.

Monday to Friday

*8:20 am to 7:40 pm  *reduced hours for all Statutory Holidays and Summer months

Saturday and Sunday

8:20 am to 7:40 pm * reduced hours for all Statutory Holidays 

Select City Services available at Walter Baker

Pet registration, parking ticket payment, 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.

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. 


1 hour session (Land): $45.25

1 hour session (Aquatics): $61.50

Jockvale Community Gym Drop-In Programs

Activity Day Time Date Age Fee






9 am to 1 pm



5 to 12 years $2.25
13 to 17 years $2.50
Adult $3

Celebrate your Child's Birthday!

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 Sheila Lackie at 613-580-2424, ext. 30300 or email .

How to find us:

Walter Baker Sports Centre - Location map

The Walter Baker Sports Centre is conveniently located at 100 Malvern Drive, which runs off of Greenbank Road.

From Hwy #416 south, take the Fallowfield Road exit and proceed on Fallowfield Road east until you come to Greenbank Road. Turn right and proceed to the second right, which is Malvern. There is ample free parking surrounding the facility.

Bus Route Information
Walter Baker Sports Centre is serviced from the Fallowfield Bus Station by bus #173 and #170.  

Visit OC Transpo for schedule information.

Facility features

Walter Baker Sports Centre consists of the following entities:

  • 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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