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Eva James Memorial Community Centre

Holiday hours may be in effect for Canada Day.

Eva James Memorial Centre is a bright, modern building offering a variety of recreation programs for all ages. Programs include fitness, sports, dance, preschool play, arts and gymnastics. This facility is an ideal rental opportunity for your meeting or gathering.

Located within the Bridlewood community near the intersection of Stonehaven Drive and Bridgestone/Steeplechase Drive.

65 Stonehaven Drive
Ottawa, ON K2M 2Y2

Regular hours

  • Monday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 5 to 9 pm
  • Tuesday, 12:30 to 6 pm
  • Wednesday, 9:30 am to 9 pm
  • Thursday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 6 to 9 pm
  • Friday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Saturday, 9 am to 12:45 pm
  • Sunday, 2 to 8 pm

  • On site parking

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.


  • Select the button below to reserve your spot. Available sessions for the next two days will be displayed.
  • Reserve your space as of 6 pm for up to two days in advance.
  • Please arrive on time for your program.
    • Instructional based programs: Late arrivals may not be permitted to join after the start of the class.
    • For all other drop-in activities: 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 2 spaces at a time for sports drop-ins.

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.

Eva James Memorial Community Centre spring drop-in activity schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Pickleball - Adult n/a 1:15 - 2:15 pm, 
2:15 - 3:15 pm
n/a 10:30 - 11:30 am,
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
n/a n/a n/a
Badminton - Adult n/a n/a n/a n/a 10:30 - 11:30 am n/a n/a

For rental information and availability, please email

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

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

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
  • 45 metres from parking space to the door

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Cut curb


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

Reception desk

  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair


  • High contrast signage
  • Large lettering


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

Change Room

  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Seat in the shower
  • Child change tables
  • Benches in the accessible change room stalls and/or adult change tables
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Lowered fountain

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.