Walter Baker Sports Centre

100 Malvern Drive
Ottawa, ON  K2J 2G5
Phone: 613-580-2788
Fax: 613-825-6762

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

Monday to Friday (Fall, Winter, Spring)

6:30 am to 10 pm

Saturday and Sundays 8 am to 8:30 pm
July 2 to August 31 (Summer) 6:30 am to 9:30 pm

Hall Rental

Monday to Friday only 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Summer Hours closed at 4 pm

Squash Court Booking Times

The Walter Baker Sports Centre has 4 air conditioned squash courts available for booking. Courts can be booked two days in advance (for 40 minute intervals)

Monday to Friday

7 am to 9 pm

Saturday and Sunday

8:20 am to 7:40 pm

ServiceOttawa: Information and Transactions

Tax and water billing, animal licenses, parking permits etc. (A selection of transactions is available at this location)

Monday to Friday

8 am to 8 pm

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

Hall Rentals

Learn more about renting a room, gym or pool for your special event or gathering. Check Facility Rentals online for descriptions, a virtual tour and availability.

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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