Jack Purcell Community Centre

Centrally located in downtown Ottawa, Jack Purcell Community Centre has an 18 metre warm water pool, which offers regular aquatic programming and specialized programs for individuals with disabilities. The facility also has a fully accessible weight room, five meeting rooms of various sizes and access to an adjacent school gym.

Jack Purcell offers a variety of programs for seniors, individuals with disabilities, and swimmers. Through a partnership with the Jack Purcell Recreation Association, children's and adult programs are also available to the Centretown community. These programs include: an after school program, children's camps, an adult fitness program, and adult art, dance, yoga, and sports programs.

Schedule changes

Friday, February 23
The pool is closed for maintenance.

Hours

Sunday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday : 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday : 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday : 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday : 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday : 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location and contact

320 Jack Purcell Lane
Ottawa ON K2P 2J5
Jack Purcell Community Centre

Drop-in schedule - swim and aquafit

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

Play free, additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

Schedule changes

Friday, February 23
The pool is closed for maintenance.
 

Jack Purcell - swim and aquafit - February 13 to April 7
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Alternate needs swim 10 am - noon n/a 10 am - noon 6 - 7 pm 10 am - noon n/a n/a
Lane swim  *Reservations not required. Noon - 1 pm, 4 - 5 pm Noon - 1 pm Noon - 1 pm, 4 - 5 pm Noon - 1 pm,  7 - 8 pm Noon - 1 pm,  4 - 5 pm,  7 - 8 pm 1 - 2 pm 1 - 2 pm
Aqua therapy  *Reservations not required. 1 - 2 pm 1 - 2 pm 1 - 2 pm 1 - 2 pm 1 - 2 pm n/a n/a
Chronic pain *Reservations not required. 2 - 3 pm 2 - 3 pm 2 - 3 pm 2 - 3 pm 2 -  3 pm n/a n/a
Aquafit - lite  *Reservations not required. 3 - 4 pm,  5 - 6 pm n/a 3 - 4 pm,  5 - 6 pm 5 - 6 pm 3 - 4 pm,  5 - 6 pm n/a n/a
Public swim *Reservations not required. 6 - 7 pm 3 - 4 pm 6 - 7 pm 3 - 5 pm 6 - 7 pm 2 - 4 pm 2 - 3 pm
Women’s only swim *Reservations not required. 7 - 8 pm n/a 7 - 8 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Public swim women’s only *Reservations not required. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 - 5 pm 3 - 4 pm
Preschool swim  *Reservations not required. n/a 11 am - noon n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Drop-in schedule - weight and cardio room

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

Additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

Jack Purcell Community Centre - Weight and cardio room schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Weight and cardio room  *Reservations not required. 7:30 am - 8 pm 7:30 am - 8 pm 7:30 am - 8 pm 7:30 am - 8 pm 7:30 am - 8 pm 9 am - 5 pm 9 am - 5 pm

For rental availability and information, please call the facility.

Amenities and features

  • Changerooms – gender-specific
  • Washrooms – gender-specific
  • Water bottle/fountain
  • Basketball courts
  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking
  • Public computers

Accessibility features

  • Change rooms
  • Elevator/Lift
  • Entrance/Exit
  • Floor surfaces
  • Passenger loading zone
  • Pool
  • Reception desks
  • Signage
  • Stairs
  • Telephone
  • Washrooms