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Carleton Heights Community Centre

Holiday hours may be in effect for Canada Day.

Located in the heart of the community! We offer a wide selection of recreation activities for preschoolers, children, adults and older adults. Our programs include morning preschool, play groups, camps, fitness, sports, arts and much more. We also feature various halls for rent.

1665 Apeldoorn Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2C 1V6

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

  • On site parking

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.

Features of the Centre

  • Main Hall (1800 sq. ft.)
  • Gail Denton Hall (1450 sq. ft.)
  • Preschool Room (610 sq. ft.)
  • Community Room (570 sq. ft.)
  • Conference Room (300 sq. ft.)
  • Kitchen

Outdoor Features:

  • Basketball court
  • Baseball field
  • Neighbouring green space and picnic areas
  • Covered gazebo
  • Outdoor rink 
  • Preschool structure, sand area and swings (accessible)
  • Tennis/Pickleball courts (pavement surface)
  • Wading pool 

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.


  • 4 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


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


  • Ramp

Reception desk

  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair
  • Lowered drinking fountains


  • Accessible washroom
  • Automatic door opener
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered drinking fountains
  • Large stalls to allow transfers
  • Child change tables


  • High contrast signage
  • Large lettering


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

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.