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Glen Cairn Outdoor Pool

Outdoor pools are now closed for the season

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

70 Castlefrank Road
Ottawa, ON K2L 2N5


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

  • Free parking
  • Separate shallow pool
  • Washrooms and change rooms

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.


  • 1 designated accessible parking space
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance
  • 100 feet from parking space to the door

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Access aisle
  • Cut curb
  • Hazard indicator


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


  • All public spaces on accessible path of travel

Reception desks

  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces


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


  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered drinking fountains


  • 2 Pools
  • Ramp access
  • Depth of pool 3m
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool

Pool Change Room

  • 3 Barrier free stalls
  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Seat in the shower
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Grab bars in the accessible stall

Learn more about special needs and accessible services.