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Champagne Fitness Centre

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

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

613-244-4402
Champagne@ottawa.ca

Holiday hours:

  • Monday, December 20, 11 am to 7 pm
  • Tuesday, December 21, 11 am to 7 pm
  • Wednesday, December 22, 11 am to 7 pm
  • Thursday, December 23, 11 am to 7 pm
  • Friday, December 24, 11 am to 1 pm (weight and cardio room only)
  • Saturday, December 25, Closed
  • Sunday, December 26, Closed
  • Monday, December 27, 11 am to 7 pm
  • Tuesday, December 28, 11 am to 7 pm
  • Wednesday, December 29, 11 am to 7 pm
  • Thursday, December 30, 11 am to 7 pm
  • Friday, December 31, 11 am to 4 pm (weight and cardio room only)
  • Saturday, January 1, Closed
  • Sunday, January 2, 10 am to 2:30 pm

  • On site parking

You are encouraged to continue to reserve a space for drop-in programs online in advance, as the move to increased capacities will vary amongst facilities and increase gradually. In-person walk-in registration will be accepted when space allows. Please also see Drop-in activities.

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.
  • 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.

Helpful info:

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

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Weight and cardio 11 am - 12:30 pm,
12:30 - 2 pm,
2 - 3:30 pm,
3:30 - 5 pm,
5 - 6:30 pm
11 am - 12:30 pm,
12:30 - 2 pm,
2 - 3:30 pm,
3:30 - 5 pm,
5 - 6:30 pm,
6:30 - 7:30 pm,
7:30 - 8:30 pm
11 am - 12:30 pm,
12:30 - 2 pm,
2 - 3:30 pm,
3:30 - 5 pm,
5 - 6:30 pm
11 am - 12:30 pm,
12:30 - 2 pm,
2 - 3:30 pm,
3:30 - 5 pm,
5 - 6:30 pm,
6:30 - 7:30 pm,
7:30 - 8:30 pm
11 am - 12:30 pm,
12:30 - 2 pm,
2 - 3:30 pm,
3:30 - 5 pm,
5 - 6:30 pm
10 - 11:30 am,
11:30 am - 1 pm,
1 - 2:30 pm
10 - 11:30 am,
11:30 am - 1 pm,
1 - 2:30 pm
Lane swim n/a 4:30 - 5:30 pm,
5:30 - 6:30 pm,
6:30 - 7:30 pm,
7:30 - 8:30 pm
n/a 4:30 - 5:30 pm,
5:30 - 6:30 pm,
6:30 - 7:30 pm,
7:30 - 8:30 pm
n/a 10 - 11 am,
11 am - noon,
Noon - 1 pm,
1 - 2 pm
10 - 11 am,
11 am - noon,
Noon - 1 pm,
1 - 2 pm

Starting December 20

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane swim 4 – 5 pm,
5 - 6 pm,
6 – 7 pm
4 – 5 pm,
5 - 6 pm,
6 – 7 pm
4 – 5 pm,
5 - 6 pm,
6 – 7 pm
4 – 5 pm,
5 - 6 pm,
6 – 7 pm
n/a n/a 10 – 11 am,
11 am - noon,
Noon – 1 pm,
1 – 2 pm
Facility closed on December 26
Weight and cardio 11 – 12:30 pm,
12:30 – 2 pm,
2 – 3:30 pm,
3:30 – 5 pm,
5 – 7 pm
11 – 12:30 pm,
12:30 – 2 pm,
2 – 3:30 pm,
3:30 – 5 pm,
5 – 7 pm
11 – 12:30 pm,
12:30 – 2 pm,
2 – 3:30 pm,
3:30 – 5 pm,
5 – 7 pm
11 – 12:30 pm,
12:30 – 2 pm,
2 – 3:30 pm,
3:30 – 5 pm,
5 – 7 pm
December 24 only
11 am - noon,
Noon – 1 pm
December 31 only
11 – 12:30 pm,
12:30 – 2 pm,
2 – 4 pm
n/a 10:00 – 11:30 am,
11:30 – 1:00 pm,
1:00 – 2:30pm
Facility closed on December 26

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.

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.

Parking

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

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Cut curb

Entrance/Exit

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

Interior

  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair available to patrons

Reception desk

  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces
  • Low pile carpet

Signage

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

Washrooms

  • Automatic door opener
  • Large stalls to allow transfers

Elevator/Lift

  • Access to all floors
  • Visible and audible door indicators

Telephone

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

Stairs

  • Stairs with no-slip surface
  • Good colour contrast

Pool

  • 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.