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Nepean Seniors Recreation Centre

The Nepean Seniors Recreation Centre offers recreation programs, day trips, multi-day trips, and social events for adults 50 years of age and over. The Seniors Centre also offers registered programs in fitness, Bridge lessons, tap dancing, line dancing and Tai Chi. 

Membership is $25.50 for a full calendar year and allows members to take part in the activities as well as special events and discounts on registered programs offered by the Seniors Centre.​

Residents 65 years of age and over receive a 10% discount on all adult programs offered and can purchase a seniors membership for fitness and swimming.

The Seniors Centre’s main multi-purpose space, the Heritage Room, has a capacity of 90 people and is available for rent in the evenings. There is also a small kitchen and a meeting room with access to the covered patio, suitable for crafts, meetings and socials. A smart site computer is available for public use. Outdoor walking trails are across the parking lot. For further information about hall rentals, pool, athletic centre and arenas, visit the Nepean Sportsplex.

Facility Features

  • On site parking

Location and Contact

1701 Woodroffe Avenue
Entrance #3
Ottawa, ON K2G 1W2

613-580-2828, option 2

 

Registered Programs

To browse registered programs available City-wide, visit our online Recreation Guide PDFs.

To search registered programs available at this facility, please visit JOINOttawa.

 

Drop-in Programs

Browse the listing of drop-in activities

Rentals and Bookings

Browse the listing of rental spaces

Accessibility Information

The accessibility features of this facility are detailed below. While the City of Ottawa is constantly working to improve access, please note that not all parts of every facility are necessarily 'accessible for all' as facilities were built to meet accessibility standards of their time.

Parking

  • 30 designated accessible parking spaces
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance
  • 30 metres from parking space to the door

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Access aisle
  • Cut curb
  • Hazard indicator

Entrance/Exit

  • Four accessible entrances
  • Ramp
  • Wide door for wheelchair passage
  • Automatic door opener
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby, elevator

Interior

  • Ramps
  • Wheelchair available for patrons

Reception desks

  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces
  • Low pile carpet

Signage

  • Directional signs
  • Tactile signage
  • High contrast signage
  • Large lettering

Washrooms

  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Lowered drinking fountains

Elevator/Lift

  • Access to all floors
  • Visible and audible door indicators
  • Raised and Braille lettering

Telephone

  • Hearing aid compatible public phone (with volume control)
  • Phone equipped with a telecommunications device for the deaf (TT/TTY/TDD)

Stairs

  • Stairs with no-slip surface
  • Good colour contrast

Pool

  • Ramp access
  • Zero entry access point
  • Water wheelchair available
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool
  • Therapeutic (or warm water) pool
  • Accessible equipment for the pool

Pool Change Room

  • Barrier free stalls
  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Seat in the shower
  • Child change tables
  • Benches in the accessible change room stalls
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Grab bars in the accessible stall
  • Accessible equipment

Fitness Change Room

  • Barrier free stalls
  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Seat in the shower
  • Child change tables
  • Benches in the accessible change room stalls
  • Hand-held shower head

Learn more about special needs and accessible services