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).

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


Set to reopen in September 2023.

Jim Durrell Recreation Centre

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