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Heron Seniors Centre

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

Whether you wish to keep in shape, learn a new skill or develop a talent, the Heron Seniors’ Centre has a variety of recreational programs designed to suit an active adult lifestyle. A professional team of instructors makes the centre a popular destination for retired or pre-retired adults.

1480 Heron Road
Ottawa, ON K1V 6A5

613-247-4808 ext. 2

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

  • On site parking

You are encouraged to continue to reserve a space for drop-in programs in advance, as the move to increased capacities will vary amongst facilities and increase gradually. In-person walk-in registration will be accepted when space allows. Please also see Drop-in activities.

As of September 22, 2021, you must present proof you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an indoor recreation facility, as mandated by provincial regulations. Please bring an electronic or hard copy of your vaccination receipt confirming you are fully vaccinated and valid identification, unless you met one of the exemptions listed in the provincial regulations

Please note Heron Seniors Centre drop-ins are taking place at Albion Heatherington Recreation Centre


  • Reserve your space by phoning 613-247-4808 ext. 2 in advance.
  • 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.
  • 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 by phone.
  • Payment can be made on-site. Please note our pin pads do not currently accept "tap".

Helpful info:

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.

Located within the Heron Community Centre, our accessible facilities include;

  • Fully equipped weight room and cardio room
  • Gym
  • Dance studio
  • Computer lab
  • Theatre
  • Artists’ studio
  • Lounge
  • Library
  • Kitchen
  • Classrooms

Heron Seniors Art Show and Sale

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:50 am
Last updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019, 8:45 am

Dates & Times

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 10:00 am to Thursday, May 16, 2019, 2:00 pm


Heron Seniors Centre
1480 Heron Road
Second floor
Ottawa, ON K1V 6A5

Over 150 works of art created by over 50 of our clients.

Daily from 10 am to 2 pm.

Free admission. Free parking.


613 247-4808 ext. 2

Spring Concert by The Five Woodwind Quintet

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:12 am
Last updated: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019, 9:17 am

Dates & Times

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm


Heron Seniors Centre
1480 Heron Road
third floor
Ottawa, ON

Refreshments provided in Seniors lounge following the concert.

Admission $5


613 247-4808 poste 2