Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven

The Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven was recently listed by Chatelaine Magazine as one of the top 10 best indoor pools in Canada! Read the Best Indoor Pools in Canada article.

The Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven includes a six lane, 25 metre lap pool with three metre and one metre diving boards, and an access ramp (Pool Rentals, please contact mrcb@ottawa.ca). Two NHL sized ice rinks (one rink is accessible), with accessible change rooms (please contact City Wide Allocations sports@ottawa.ca for ice rentals).

Outside find an artificial turf sports field designed to meet CFL and FIFA design standards (please contact City Wide Allocations sports@ottawa.ca for field rentals).

Artwork suspended from the ceiling named Mr. Kurokawa. 

Minto, an active sponsor of community initiatives, is proud to be associated with the City of Ottawa's Community Champions Program.

Canada Day hours

Monday, July 1, closed

Hours

Sunday : 6:45 am - 8:00 pm
Monday : 6:15 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday : 6:15 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday : 6:15 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday : 6:15 am - 10:00 pm
Friday : 6:15 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday : 7:15 am - 9:00 pm

Location and contact

3500 Cambrian Road
Ottawa ON K2J 0V1

Traffic circle of Cambrian Road and Greenbank Road

Ice rental: sports@ottawa.ca
Hall rental: mrcb-crmb@ottawa.ca

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Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven

Drop-in schedule - swim and aquafit

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change. Holiday hours and programs may vary. Reservations are not required except for Aquafit.

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Minto Recreation Complex Barrhaven - swim and aquafit - April 8 to June 29
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Aquafit - general 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am n/a n/a
Lane swim *Reservations not required. 7:30 - 8:30 am, 9 - 10 pm  7:15 - 8:30 am, 8:45 - 10 pm  7:30 - 8:30 am, 9 - 10 pm  7:15 - 8:30 am, 8:45 - 10 pm  7:30 - 8:30 am, 9 - 10 pm  n/a 7 - 9 am, 11:15 am - 12:45 pm 
Lane swim – reduced capacity (shared pool) *Reservations not required. 8:30 am - 3 pm 8:30 am - 3 pm 8:30 am - 3 pm 8:30 am - 3 pm 8:30 am - 3 pm 12:15 - 2:15 pm n/a 
Preschool Swim *Reservations not required. 1:30 - 3 pm 1:30 - 3 pm n/a 1:30 - 3 pm 1:30 - 3 pm 12:15 - 2:15 pm  11:15 am - 12:45 pm
Public Swim  *Reservations not required. n/a 6:45 - 8:45 pm n/a n/a 7 - 9 pm 2:30 - 5:30 pm 1 - 3 pm
Public Swim with WIBIT *Reservations not required. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 7 - 9 pm n/a
Public Swim - reduced capacity (shared pool) *Reservations not required. 10:30 am - 1:30 pm 10:30 am - 1:30 pm 10:30 am - 1:30 pm 10:30 am - 1:30 pm 12:30 - 1:30 pm n/a n/a
Minto Recreation Complex Barrhaven - swim and aquafit - Starting July 2
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Aquafit - general 8:15 - 9:15 am,  9:15 - 10:15 am 8:15 - 9:15 am 8:15 - 9:15 am 8:15 - 9:15 am 8:15 - 9:15 am n/a n/a
Lane swim *Reservations not required. 6:45 - 8:15 am,  8 - 10 pm 6:15 - 8:15 am,  4:30 - 6 pm,  9 - 10 pm 6:45 - 8:15 am,  8 - 10 pm 6:15 - 7:15 am,  7:15 - 8:15 am,  9 - 10 pm 6:45 - 8:1 am,  8:30 - 9:20 pm 12:15 - 2:15 pm 8 - 11 am
Lane swim – reduced capacity (shared pool) *Reservations not required. 11:45 am - 1 pm 11:45 am - 1 pm 11:45 am - 1 pm 11:45 am - 1 pm 11:45 am - 1 pm,  4:30 - 6 pm n/a n/a
Preschool Swim *Reservations not required. 11:45 am - 1 pm n/a 11:45 am - 1 pm n/a 11:45 am - 1 pm 12:15 - 2:15 pm 9 - 11 am
Public Swim  *Reservations not required. 2:30 - 4:20 pm,  6:10 - 7:50 pm 2:30 - 4:20 pm,  6:10 - 7:20 pm 2:30 - 4:20 pm,  6:10 - 7:50 pm 2:30 - 4:20 pm 2:30 - 4:20 pm 2:30 - 5:30 pm 11:15 am - 2:15 pm
Public Swim with WIBIT *Reservations not required. n/a n/a n/a n/a 6:10 - 8:20 pm n/a n/a

Drop-in schedule - weight and cardio room

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change. Holiday hours and programs may vary.

Additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

Reservations not required.

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - Weight and cardio room
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Cardio and weight room 6:30 am - 9:30 pm  6:30 am - 9:30 pm 6:30 am - 9:30 pm 6:30 am – 9:30 pm 6:30 am – 9:30 pm 7:30 am - 8:30 pm 7:30 am - 7:30 pm

Drop-in schedule - group fitness

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change. Holiday hours and programs may vary. Changes will be reflected through the booking process.

Additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - group fitness - March 3 to June 23
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Balance and strength (Heartwise) - older adult n/a n/a Noon - 1 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Bootcamp n/a n/a 6 - 7 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Barrefit® 6 - 7 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cardio and strength n/a n/a 10:30 - 11:30 am 6 - 7 pm 10:20 - 11:20 am n/a n/a
Core conditioning n/a 7:05 - 8:05 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a 9 - 10 am
Dance 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a n/a 10:30 - 11:30 am n/a n/a n/a
HIIT 7:05 - 8:05 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 - 9 am n/a
Indoor Cycling n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a
Strength 10:30 - 11:30 am 6 - 7 pm n/a n/a 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a n/a
Yin Yoga 11:45 am  - 12:45 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoga n/a 10:30 - 11:30 am n/a 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a n/a n/a
Yoga Tune Up® n/a 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Stretch and strength n/a n/a 7:05 - 8:05 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
TMC n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Zumba® n/a n/a 9:15 -10:15 am n/a n/a 10:30 - 11:30 am 10:30 - 11:15 am
Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - group fitness - June 24 to September 1
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Balance and strength (Heartwise) - older adult n/a n/a Noon - 1 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Bootcamp n/a n/a 6 - 7 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Barrefit® 6 - 7 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cardio and strength n/a n/a 10:30 - 11:30 am 6 - 7 pm n/a n/a n/a
Core conditioning n/a 7:05 - 8:05 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a 9 - 10 am
Dance 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a n/a 10:30 - 11:30 am n/a n/a n/a
HIIT 7:05 - 8:05 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 - 9 am n/a
Indoor Cycling n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a
Strength 10:30 - 11:30 am 6 - 7 pm n/a n/a 9:30 - 10:30 am n/a n/a
Yin Yoga 11:45 am - 12:45 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yoga n/a 10:30 - 11:30 am n/a 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a n/a n/a
Yoga Tune Up® n/a 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Stretch and strength n/a n/a 7:05 - 8:05 pm n/a 10:35 - 11:35 am n/a n/a
Zumba® n/a n/a 9:15 -10:15 am n/a n/a 10:30 - 11:30 am 10:15 - 11:15 am

Drop-in schedule - racquet sports

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Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - March 18 to June 23
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Pickleball 11:45 am - 12:45 pm,  12:50 - 1:50 pm,  1:55 - 2:55 pm,  3 - 4 pm 11:45 am - 12:45 pm,  12:50 - 1:50 pm,  1:55 - 2:55 pm,  3 - 4 pm,  5:45 – 6:45 pm 9 - 10 am, 1 - 2 pm, 2:05 – 3:05 pm 11:45 am - 12:45 pm,  12:50 - 1:50 pm,  1:55 - 2:55 pm,  3 - 4 pm 11:45 am - 12:45 pm,  12:50 - 1:50 pm,  1:55 - 2:55 pm,  3 - 4 pm n/a n/a
Badminton n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 7 - 8 pm,  8 - 9 pm n/a
Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - June 24 to September 1
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Pickleball n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 - 7 pm,  7:05 - 8:05 pm n/a
Badminton n/a n/a n/a n/a 7:15 - 8:15 pm,  8:20 - 9:20 pm 1:15 - 2:15 pm,  2:15 - 3:15 pm n/a

Drop-in schedule - sports

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change. Holiday hours and programs may vary. Changes will be reflected through the booking process.

The walking track is open during regular business hours, reservation not required.

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Please note: Family drop-ins - Up to two related adults with their child(ren) all living at the same address.  Children must be 17 years or younger.  Active participation required for all.

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - sports - March 18 to June 23
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Volleyball 8:35 - 9:35 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5:50 - 6:50 pm,  6:55 - 7:55 pm
Basketball - adult n/a n/a 7:30 - 8:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 pm n/a n/a 4:45 - 5:45 pm
Kindergym 9 - 11 am 9 - 11 am n/a 9 - 11 am 9 - 11 am n/a n/a
Open gym - family n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5:45 - 6:45 pm n/a
Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - sports - June 24 to September 1
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Volleyball - adult n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4:35 - 5:35 pm,  5:40 - 6:40 pm
Volleyball - family n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Basketball - adult n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3:30 - 4:30 pm,  4:30 - 5:30 pm 1 - 2 pm,  2 - 3 pm
Kindergym n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 9 - 11 am 9 - 11 am
Open gym - family n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 - 7 pm 5:45 - 6:45 pm 11:45 - 12:45 pm
Soccer - youth n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 11:45 am - 12:45 pm n/a

Drop-in schedule - skating

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change. Holiday hours and programs may vary. Changes will be reflected in the online reservation process.

Play free, additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

Safety requirements and regulations.

Minto Recreation Complex - skating - April 2 to June 23
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Family skating *Reservations required n/a n/a n/a 9 - 9:50 am n/a 4 - 4:50 pm  4 - 4:50 pm 
Public skating *Reservations required n/a n/a n/a 10 – 10:50 am n/a 5 - 5:50 pm  5 - 5:50 pm 
Figure skating n/a 10:15 am - 12 :15 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Minto Recreation Complex - skating - July 7 to August 25
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Family skating *Reservations required n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 - 4:50 pm 
Public skating *Reservations required n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 - 5:50 pm 

For ice rental information and availability, please email sports@ottawa.ca.

For hall rental information and availability, please email mrcb-crmb@ottawa.ca or call 613-727-2683.

Amenities and features

  • Adjacent park with play structures
  • Changerooms – gender-neutral
  • Changerooms – gender-specific
  • Washrooms – gender-neutral
  • Washrooms – gender-specific
  • Free parking
  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking
  • Separate shallow pool
  • Turf field
  • WIBIT - Inflatable Obstacle Course

Accessibility features

  • Change rooms
  • Elevator/Lift
  • Floor surfaces
  • Passenger loading zone
  • Pool
  • Reception desks
  • Signage
  • Stairs
  • Washrooms