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Brewer Pool and Arena

This site has been designated as a COVID-19 Assessment Centre. Regular programming has been suspended until further notice.

Visit the City News section or the COVID-19: Status of Recreation and Culture services webpage for up to date information on service resumption.

Front of Brewer Pool Building

Brewer Pool boasts a 25 metre, six lane pool with a sauna. There is a small lounge with kitchen amenities available for rent. To rent space please call 613-580-2090 ext. 20722.

The arena has one ice surface and the area is home to the outdoor ice oval in winter, weather permitting.

100 Brewer Way
Ottawa, ON K1S 5T1


COVID-19 Assessment Centre hours

The Brewer Arena is open as a COVID-19 Assessment Centre

The arena will be used exclusively for the purpose of COVID-19 assessments and testing. Visit Ottawa Public Health for hours of operation.

  • On site parking

Currently closed due to COVID-19 response.

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

Outdoor spaces include:

  • Three lit baseball diamonds
  • Three sports fields
  • Rental area for small outdoor gatherings. For availability and rates please call 613-580-2595
  • Rotary accessible child’s play structure
  • Splash pad (weather permitting)

Accessibility features

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.


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

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Access aisle
  • Cut curb
  • Hazard indicator


  • 1 accessible entrances
  • Entrances marked with the International Symbol of Accessibility
  • Wide door for wheelchair passage
  • Automatic door opener
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby, elevator


  • Automatic door access to interior areas
  • All public spaces on accessible path of travel
  • Accessible seating available

Reception desks

  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair
  • Swipe access from seated position

Floor surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces
  • Low pile carpet


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


  • Accessible washroom
  • Automatic door opener
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Lowered drinking fountains
  • Large stalls to allow transfers


  • Stairs with no-slip surface
  • Good colour contrast
  • Continuous hand rails


  • 1 Pool, 83°F, 28°C temperature
  • Depth of pool 1 to 3 meters
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool
  • Accessible equipment for the pool. (specialized life jackets)
  • Lowered water fountain

Pool Change Room

  • 10 barrier free stalls
  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Seat in the shower
  • Child change tables
  • Adult change tables
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Grab bars in the accessible stalls
  • Automatic door opener 

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.