Terry Fox Athletic Facility

This outdoor sports facility features an extensive outdoor track and field complex featuring an international standard lighted 400-metre polyurethane-surfaced eight-lane running track with multiple throwing and jumping event facilities. The facility also has three lighted premium classed sports fields.

During the winter, the facility turns into a cross-country ski centre (Mooney's Bay Ski Centre) featuring five-kilometre of track set lit trails for classic and skate-skiing and includes a ski school for all ages and abilities.


Sunday : Closed
Monday : 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday : 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday : 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday : 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday : Closed
Saturday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location and contact

2960 Riverside Drive
Ottawa ON K1V 8N4

2024 rates

Fees shown do not include HST. Applicable taxes will be added during the payment process.

Age and group definitions

  • Preschool: Ages two and under
  • Child: Ages three to 12 years
  • Youth: Ages 13 to 17 years
  • Student: Full-time
  • Adult: Ages 18 and older
  • 50+: Ages 50 and older
  • Senior: Ages 65 and older
  • Household/family: Up to two related adults, with or without their child(ren) all living at the same address. Children must be age 25 or younger.
  • Groups: Ten or more. 

Drop-in fees

  • Adult (19 to 64) $4.86
  • Senior and youth (13 to18) $3.70
  • Child (6 to 12) $2.54


  • Four-month
    • Adult $102.01
    • Senior, and youth $76.79
    • Child $51.35
  • Six-month
    • Adult $156.83
    • Senior, and youth $114.27
    • Child $76.56

10-visit pass

  • Adult $43.90
  • Seniors, and youth $33.33
  • Child $20.80

Mooney's Bay Ski Centre

The Mooney's Bay Ski Centre at Terry Fox Athletic Facility has everything for cross-country skiers. You can enjoy 5 km of groomed and well-lit trails.

Ski centre features

  • 5 km of groomed trails for both classic and skate (freestyle) skiing techniques
  • Lit trails for night skiing
  • Free parking
  • Indoor change rooms and washrooms
  • Ski school
  • Ski tuck shop
  • Free use of indoor wax benches and waxing irons (subject to availability)
  • Free information on equipment, clothing, waxing, trails and related services
  • Rentals by Lafleur de la Capital: 613-298-3775

2024 Fees

Fees shown do not include HST. Applicable taxes will be added during the payment process.

  • $3.47 per day
  • Adult season pass: $37.47
  • Child, youth, and senior season pass: $34.46
Trail conditions 

Mooney’s Bay Cross Country Ski Conditions.


The cross-country ski school in Mooney's Bay Park usually offers lessons daily with convenient day and evening options. Lessons are usually one hour long. Available January through March.

  • Lessons for children, youth and adults from experienced and qualified instructors
  • Classes for all abilities from beginner to advanced.
  • Classic or skate skiing lessons.

Private lessons

Semi-private or small group lessons

  • Special group packages are available.
  • All group members must pay at the same time to receive the discounted rate.
Lesson fees 2024

Fees shown do not include HST. Applicable taxes will be added during the payment process.

  • Customized one-on-one lesson: $82.57
  • Semi-private lesson with a friend or family members: $63.84 per person 
  • Small group (five people maximum): $145.03 

For rental availability and information, please call the facility.

Amenities and features

  • Adjacent park with play structures
  • Water bottle/fountain
  • On site parking

Accessibility features

  • Entrance/Exit
  • Floor surfaces
  • Interior
  • Parking
  • Washrooms