Jim Durrell Recreation Centre

A great place to stay active, the Jim Durrell Recreation Centre offers a wide selection of programs including various hockey, ringette, sledge hockey, figure skating and is home of the Ottawa Junior Senators. Amenities include a Pro Shop, and a Canteen. With two NHL sized ice surfaces in the Walkley Arena and the Jim Peplinski Arena, we are ideal for tournaments. We offer skating and hockey lessons, public skating, and summer hockey camps. Rooms available for rent include: Ellwood Hall (special events, weddings, meetings or banquets) and Bill Thompson Board Room (small meetings).

Schedule changes

Monday, January 22
Stick and puck Youth-Adult (13+), 4:15 to 5:15 pm, cancelled
Child shinny, 5:15 to 6:15 pm, cancelled

Location and contact

1265 Walkley Road
Ottawa ON K1V 6P9

Ice rental: sports@ottawa.ca.

Hall rental: JimDurrell@ottawa.ca.

For general inquiries, please contact the Heron Road Community Centre at 613-247-4808. 

Virtual Tour

Jim Durrell Recreation Centre

Drop-in schedule - skating

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

Additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

Jim Durell Arena - skating - starting December 11, 2023 to April 30, 2024
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public skating n/a n/a n/a Noon - 12:50 pm,  3:15 - 4:05 pm n/a n/a 4:15 - 5:05 pm
Family skating n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3:15 - 4:05 pm
Adult skating n/a 11 - 11:50 am n/a 11 - 11:50 am n/a n/a n/a

Drop-in schedule - hockey

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.

Additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

Schedule changes

Monday, January 22
Stick and puck Youth-Adult (13+), 4:15 to 5:15 pm, cancelled
Child shinny, 5:15 to 6:15 pm, cancelled

Jim Durrell arena - hockey - starting December 11, 2023 to April 30, 2024
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Pick-up Hockey 35+ n/a Noon - 12:50pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Child Shinny (ages 6-12) 5:15 – 6:05 pm   n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Stick & Puck Preschool-Child (ages 3-12) n/a n/a n/a 4:15 - 5:05pm n/a n/a n/a
Stick & Puck Youth-Adult (ages 13+) 4:15 – 5:05 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

For ice rental information and availability, please email sports@ottawa.ca.

For hall rental information and availability, please email JimDurrell@ottawa.ca.

Amenities and features

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking

Accessibility features

  • Entrance/Exit
  • Interior
  • Parking
  • Signage
  • Stairs
  • Telephone
  • Washrooms