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Heron Road Community Centre

Holiday hours may be in effect for Canada Day.

Heron Road Community Centre and Heron Seniors' Centre are located in the heart of the community. We offer a wide selection of recreational activities for preschoolers to older adults with dance classes, piano lessons, summer camps, sports, martial arts and fitness classes. Our centre features a full gymnasium, weight and cardio room, several multi-purpose rooms, a kitchen, a state-of-the-art theatre, and plenty of on-site parking. Floor 3 of the centre features an 18 foot long curved mural, Home Is Where the Heart Is.

1480 Heron Road
Ottawa, ON K1V 6A5

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

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • 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.

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
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance with access aisle
  • 12 metres from parking space to the door
  • Cut curb
  • Hazard indicator


  • 1 accessible entrance
  • Ramp
  • Wide door (with power door opener) for wheelchair passage
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby, elevator


  • Ramps
  • Reception desks
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair
  • Low pile carpet


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


  • Washroom with power door opener
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered drinking fountains


  • Access to all floors
  • Visible and audible door indicators


  • Stairs with no-slip surface
  • Continuous hand rails

Fitness Change Room

  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Seat in the shower
  • Hand-held shower head

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.