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CARDELREC Recreation Complex Goulbourn

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

1500 Shea Road
Ottawa, ON K2S 0B2

613-580-2532
crcg@ottawa.ca

Please contact the facility by phone or email for information on opening hours and washroom availability.

The therapeutic pool is closed until further notice.

  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • On site parking

Under Step Three of the provincial reopening plan, Recreation and Cultural Services will resume at some locations. New capacity limits and preventative measures will be implemented. Access to most activities will require a reservation in advance.

As of September 22, 2021, you must present proof you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an indoor recreation facility, as mandated by provincial regulations. Please bring an electronic or hard copy of your vaccination receipt confirming you are fully vaccinated and valid identification, unless you met one of the exemptions listed in the provincial regulations

Details:

  • Select the button below to reserve your spot. Available sessions for the next two days will be displayed in green.
  • Reserve your space as of 6 pm for up to two days in advance.
  • Please show up no more than 15 minutes prior to your reservation.
  • Your spot is reserved up to 10 minutes after the start of the session.
  • You can reserve one session per day.
  • If you are unable to reserve a spot online, you can make a walk-in reservation on the day of, if there are spaces remaining. To avoid disappointment, we strongly encourage you to reserve your space online.
  • Payment can be made on-site. Please note our pin pads do not currently accept "tap".
  • You can book a maximum of:
    • 6 spaces at a time for public swims.
    • 2 spaces at a time for cardio and weight sessions, lane swims, older adult activities, and sports drop-ins.
    • 4 spaces at a time for public skating

Helpful info:

Please note: The schedules listed in the charts below are a general overview.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane swim 7:30 – 8:30 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
1:15 – 2:15 pm,
8:30 – 9:30 pm
7:30 – 8:30 am,
8:45 – 9:45 am,
10:45 – 11:45 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
8:45 – 9:45 pm
7:30 – 8:30 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
1:15 – 2:15 pm,
8:30 – 9:30 pm
7:30 – 8:30 am,
8:45 – 9:45 am,
10:45 – 11:45 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
8:45 – 9:45 pm
7:30 – 8:30 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
1:15 – 2:15 pm,
8:30 – 9:30 pm
12:30 – 1:30 pm 7:45 – 8:45 pm
Preschool swim 7:30 – 8:30 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
1:15 – 2:15 pm
7:30 – 8:30 am,
8:45 – 9:45 am,
9:45 – 10:45 am,
10:45 – 11:45 am,
Noon – 1 pm
7:30 – 8:30 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
1:15 – 2:15 pm
7:30 – 8:30 am,
8:45 – 9:45 am,
9:45 – 10:45 am,
10:45 – 11:45 am,
Noon – 1 pm
7:30 – 8:30 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
1:15 – 2:15 pm
n/a n/a
50 + Swim 10:45 – 11:45 am 9:45 – 10:45 am,
1:15 – 2:15 pm
10:45 – 11:45 am 9:45 – 10:45 am,
1:15 – 2:15 pm
10:45 – 11:45 am n/a n/a
Aqua general - deep 8:45 – 9:30 am,
9:45 – 10:30 am
7:45 – 8:30 pm 8:45 – 9:30 am,
9:45 – 10:30 am
7:45 – 8:30 pm 8:45 – 9:30 am,
9:45 – 10:30 am
n/a n/a
Aqua general - shallow 8:45 – 9:30 am,
9:45 – 10:30 am
7:45 – 8:30 pm 8:45 – 9:30 am,
9:45 – 10:30 am
7:45 – 8:30 pm 8:45 – 9:30 am,
9:45 – 10:30 am
n/a n/a
Public swim n/a n/a n/a n/a 7:15 – 8:15 pm n/a n/a
Public swim with slide n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1:30 – 2:30 pm,
2:45 – 3:45 pm
1:30 – 2:30 pm,
2:45 – 3:45 pm
Weight and cardio room 7 – 8 am,
8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:30 – 10:30 am,
10:45 – 11:45 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
2 – 3 pm,
3:15 – 4:15 pm,
4:30 – 5:30 pm,
5:45 – 6:45 pm,
7 – 8 pm,
8:15 – 9:15 pm
7 – 8 am,
8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:30 – 10:30 am,
10:45 – 11:45 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
2 – 3 pm,
3:15 – 4:15 pm,
4:30 – 5:30 pm,
5:45 – 6:45 pm,
7 – 8 pm,
8:15 – 9:15 pm
7 – 8 am,
8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:30 – 10:30 am,
10:45 – 11:45 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
2 – 3 pm,
3:15 – 4:15 pm,
4:30 – 5:30 pm,
5:45 – 6:45 pm,
7 – 8 pm,
8:15 – 9:15 pm
7 – 8 am,
8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:30 – 10:30 am,
10:45 – 11:45 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
2 – 3 pm,
3:15 – 4:15 pm,
4:30 – 5:30 pm,
5:45 – 6:45 pm,
7 – 8
pm,
8:15 – 9:15 pm
7 – 8 am,
8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:30 – 10:30 am,
10:45 – 11:45 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
2 – 3 pm,
3:15 – 4:15 pm,
4:30 – 5:30 pm,
5:45 – 6:45 pm,
7 – 8 pm,
8:15 – 9:15 pm
8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:30 – 10:30 am,
10:45 – 11:45 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
2 – 3 pm,
3:15 – 4:15 pm,
5:45 – 6:45 pm,
7 – 8 pm
8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:30 – 10:30 am,
10:45 – 11:45 am,
Noon – 1 pm,
2 – 3 pm,
3:15 – 4:15 pm,
5:45 – 6:45 pm,
7 – 8 pm
Pickleball 1 – 2 pm 1 – 2 pm 1 – 2 pm 1 – 2 pm 1 – 2 pm n/a n/a
Badminton doubles 8:30 – 9:30 pm n/a 8:30 – 9:30 pm n/a n/a 6:30 – 7:30 pm,
8 – 9 pm
9 – 10 am,
10:30 - 11:30 am, 
Noon - 1 pm,
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Badminton singles n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 – 9 pm 9 – 10 am,
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Cardio and strength 8:30 – 9:30 am n/a 8:30 – 9:30 am 8:30 – 9:30 am, 
6:30 – 7:30 pm
n/a 9 – 10 am n/a
Cardio and strength 50 + 11:30 am – 12:30 pm n/a 11:30 am – 12:30 pm n/a 11:30 am – 12:30 pm n/a n/a
Strength 50+ n/a n/a n/a 11:30 am – 12:30 pm n/a n/a n/a
Strength 10 – 11 am 8:30 – 9:30 am,
11:30 am – 12:30 pm,
6:30 – 7:30 pm
10 – 11 am 10 – 11am 10 – 11 am n/a n/a
Dance 6:30 – 7:30 pm 10 – 11 am n/a n/a 8:30 – 9:30 am n/a n/a
Yoga 8 – 9 am,
7:45 – 8:45 pm
9 – 10 am 8 – 9 am,
8:30 - 9:30 pm
9 – 10 am 8 – 9 am 8 – 9 am n/a

Public skating at indoor arenas

  • Skate sessions are 50 minutes long.
  • No spectators are permitted except for one parent or guardian.
  • Children aged 10 and under must be accompanied by one parent or guardian – on-ice or as a spectator.
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public skating n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 – 8:50 pm n/a 1 – 1:50 pm
Family skating 11 – 11:50 am n/a n/a 1:15 – 2:05 pm 7 – 7:50 pm n/a 2 – 2:50 pm
Skating 50+ 10 – 10:50 am n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Adult skating n/a n/a n/a 12:15 - 1:05 pm n/a n/a n/a

Some changes are coming to our drop-in reservation process!

  • You will soon be able to view session times in the front desk booking system for a week in advance. This will provide you with the most accurate view of available sessions.
  • Sessions will continue to be available for booking two days in advance.
  • The full schedules in chart format will no longer be posted on ottawa.ca. If you are looking for a full schedule, please feel free to contact the facility of your choice and request a copy be sent to you via email.

We are continuing to make improvements to our booking system to ensure a positive experience for our clients and look forward to more enhancements in the coming months.

For rental availability and information, please call the facility.

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

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

The Ottawa West Arts Association (OWAA) gallery features the work of local painters, photographers and mixed media artists displayed on two gallery walls at the ground floor level.

New exhibitions are staged every two months with the opportunity for visitors to cast a ballot for People’s Choice.

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.

Parking

  • 11 designated accessible parking spaces
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance with access aisle
  • 10 metres from parking space to the door

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Cut curb
  • Hazard indicator

Entrance/Exit

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

Interior

  • Ramp in Rink B to seating area
  • Accessible seating available
  • Wheelchair available for patrons

Reception desks

  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for maneuvering a wheelchair

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces
  • Low pile carpet

Signage

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

Washrooms

  • 2 Washrooms with barrier free openings
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers in Rink B
  • Lowered drinking fountains
  • Large stalls to allow transfers

Elevator/Lift

  • Access to all floors
  • Rink A to access seating area
  • Visible and audible door indicators
  • Raised and Braille lettering

Stairs

  • Good colour contrast
  • Continuous hand rails

Pool 

  • 86°F to 87°F, 30°C temperature
  • Ramp access
  • Zero entry access point
  • Water wheelchair available
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool
  • Therapeutic (or warm water) pool
  • Accessible equipment

Pool Change Room 

  • Barrier free stalls
  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Seat in the shower
  • Child change tables
  • Universal (gender-neutral) change room
  • Benches in the accessible change room stalls and/or adult change tables
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Grab bars in the accessible stall
  • Accessible equipment
  • Automatic door opener 

 Fitness Change Room

  • Barrier free stalls
  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Seat in the shower
  • Child change tables
  • Benches in the accessible change room stalls and/or adult change tables
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Automatic door opener 

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.