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Eva James Memorial Community Centre

For up-to-date information regarding the COVID-19 care clinic at Eva James, please visit the Ottawa Public Health Website.

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

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

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.

Additional information

Eva James is now offering Sports Birthday Party Packages. We’ll take care of everything you need to have a stress free birthday party full of activities and games.

The party includes:

  • One hour in the gym with organized and age appropriate games and sports of choice
  • One hour in the program room where tables and chairs will be set up for you to do food, cake and gifts

To find out more details and to book your party contact us by phone, email or stop by and have a chat.

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.