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Champagne Fitness Centre

The pool and fitness centre are closed until further notice for major structural improvements. It is set to reopen between mid-July to early August.  

The Champagne Fitness Centre is situated in a historic downtown building just a stone’s throw away from the ByWard Market. The facility houses a 22.86 metre (25 yards) four lane pool, weight and cardio rooms, sauna, and a mezzanine above the pool where the boxing programs are held. A large tile mural, Bathing in Champagne, is featured in the pool area.

321 King Edward Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1N 7M5


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.

Facility features

  • 22.86 metre (25 yard) four lane pool
  • Sauna
  • Three treadmills
  • Two upright bikes and one incumbent bike
  • Three cross trainers
  • Full set of free weights
  • Weight machines
  • Boxing equipment, four heavy bags, two speed bags
  • Free parking for members off of York Street
  • Locks, lockerettes and towel rentals are available

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.


  • 1 designated accessible parking space
  • 15 metres from parking space to the door

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Cut curb


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


  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair available to patrons

Reception desk

  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces
  • Low pile carpet


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


  • Automatic door opener
  • Large stalls to allow transfers


  • Access to all floors
  • Visible and audible door indicators


  • Phone equipped with a telecommunications device for the deaf (TT/TTY/TDD)


  • Stairs with no-slip surface
  • Good colour contrast


  • 79°F to 80°F, 26°C temperature
  • Water wheelchair available
  • Lift equipped
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool
  • Accessible equipment for the pool

Pool Change Room

  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Grab bars in the accessible stall

Fitness Change Room

  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Roll-in shower access

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.