Deborah Anne Kirwan Pool

Deborah Anne Kirwan Pool is your tropical oasis in south Ottawa. With a leisure concept 25 metre main pool, wading pool with slide, whirl pool and sauna, there is something for everyone. Group swimming lessons for all ages, private lessons, March Break and summer camps are offered along with public swims. A variety of recreation programs are offered including swimming lessons for children, youth, adults and seniors.

Hours

Sunday : 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday : 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday : 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday : 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday : 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday : 4:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Saturday : 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location and contact

1300 Kitchener Avenue
Ottawa ON K1V 6W2

Notifications

Holiday hours may be in effect for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

You are encouraged to reserve a space for drop-in programs online in advance. In-person walk-in reservations will be accepted when space allows. Please also see Drop-in activities.

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 arrive on time for your program.
    • Your spot will be reserved up to 10 minutes after the session has started. If you arrive later than 10 minutes after your scheduled start time, your spot may be given to another individual or your visit may be cut short.
  • 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.

Helpful info:

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change.

Holiday hours and programs may vary. Changes will be reflected through the booking process.

Deborah Anne Kirwan Pool - Swim and aquafit schedule starting September 3
  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday 
Lane swim  7:30 – 8:30 pm  7:30 – 8:30 pm  7:30 – 8:30 pm  7:30 – 8:30 pm  n/a  n/a   n/a 
Public swim  6:30 – 7:30 pm  6:30 – 7:30 pm  6:30 – 7:30 pm  6:30 – 7:30 pm  5:15 – 6:15 pm, 6:15 – 7:15 pm  1 – 2 pm, 2 – 3 pm, 3 – 4 pm  1 – 2 pm, 2 – 3 pm, 3 – 4 pm 
50+ Swim  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  4:15 - 5:15 pm  8:30 – 9:30 am  8:30 – 9:30 am 

For rental availability and information, please email the facility at DAK@ottawa.ca.

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

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

Recreation Guide

JOINOttawa: Deborah Anne Kirwan

Amenities and features

  • Changerooms – gender-specific
  • Washrooms – gender-neutral
  • Free parking
  • On site parking
  • Sauna
  • Separate wading pool
  • Shaded patio area
  • Hot tub

Accessibility features

  • Change rooms
  • Entrance/Exit
  • Floor surfaces
  • Interior
  • Parking
  • Passenger loading zone
  • Pool
  • Reception desks
  • Signage
  • Washrooms