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Fred Barrett Arena

Holiday hours may be in effect for Canada Day.

3280 Leitrim Road
Ottawa, ON K1T 3Z4

Please contact the facility by email for information on opening hours and washroom availability.

  • 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.

Details:

  • Reserve your space as of 6 pm for up to two days in advance.
    • Select the button below to reserve your spot.
  • 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.
  • Children aged 10 and under must be accompanied by one parent or guardian – on-ice or as a spectator.
  • Children aged 10 and under must wear a CSA-certified hockey helmet at all City indoor arenas to be allowed on the ice.
  • Skate sessions are 50 minutes long.

Questions? Contact PublicSkating@Ottawa.ca or 613-580-2666.

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change. Holiday hours and programs may vary.

The following dates may have cancellations or changes to our regular schedule. The changes will be reflected in the online reservation process.

  • June 29
Fred Barrett Arena - drop-in skate schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public skating n/a 4 – 4:50 pm 3 – 3:50 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Family skating n/a 3 – 3:50 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

For ice rental information and availability, please email sports@ottawa.ca.

For hall rental information and availability, please email rideauview@ottawa.ca.

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

  • 8 designated accessible parking spaces
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance with access aisle
  • 8 metres from parking space to the door

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Cut curb
  • Hazard indicator

Entrance/Exit

  • 3 accessible entrances
  • Ramp
  • Wide door for wheelchair passage
  • Automatic door opener
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby, elevator

Interior

  • Automatic door access to interior areas
  • Ramps
  • Accessible seating available

Reception desk

  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair
  • Swipe access from seated position

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces

Signage

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

Washrooms

  • Accessible washroom
  • Automatic door opener
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered drinking fountains
  • Large stalls to allow transfers

Elevator/Lift

  • Access to all floors
  • 0.9 metres wide doorway
  • Visible and audible door indicators
  • Raised and Braille lettering

Telephone

  • Hearing aid compatible public phone (with volume control)
  • Phone equipped with a telecommunications device for the deaf (TT/TTY/TDD)

Stairs

  • Stairs with no-slip surface
  • Good colour contrast
  • Continuous hand rails

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.