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.

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

Notifications

Jack Purcell Pool will be closed for maintenance from April 7 to May 7, 2023. 

Jack Purcell Community Centre

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change.

Holiday hours and programs may vary. Changes will be reflected through the booking process.

Jack Purcell - swim and aquafit - starting January 7
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Alternate needs swim 10 am - noon n/a 10 am - noon 6 pm – 7 pm 10 am - noon n/a n/a
Lane swim Noon – 1 pm 4 pm – 5 pm Noon – 1 pm   Noon – 1 pm, 4 pm – 5 pm   Noon -1 pm, 7 pm – 8 pm Noon-1 pm, 4 pm – 5 pm, 7 pm – 8 pm 1 pm – 2 pm 1 pm – 2 pm
Aqua therapy 1 pm – 2 pm 1 pm – 2 pm 1 pm – 2 pm 1 pm – 2 pm 1 pm – 2 pm n/a n/a
Chronic pain 2 pm – 3 pm 2 pm – 3 pm 2 pm – 3 pm 2 pm – 3 pm 2 pm – 3 pm n/a n/a
Aqualite 3 pm – 4 pm, 5 pm – 6 pm n/a 3 pm – 4 pm, 5 pm - 6pm **no instructor** 5 pm – 6 pm 3 pm – 4 pm, 5 pm – 6 pm n/a n/a
Public swim 6 pm – 7 pm 3 pm - 4pm 6 pm – 7 pm 3 pm – 5 pm 6 pm – 7 pm 2 pm – 4 pm 2 pm – 3 pm
Women’s only swim 7 pm - 8pm n/a 7 pm – 8 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Public swim women’s only n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 pm – 5 pm 3 pm – 4 pm

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

Jack Purcell Community Centre - Weight and cardio room schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Weight and cardio room  *no reservations 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
  • 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