John G Mlacak Community Centre

John G Mlacak offers a wide variety of recreation programs for all ages which include children's summer camps and guitar lessons. Overall the facility includes recreation program space, the Kanata Seniors Centre, arena and library. This is an ideal location to rent for meetings, gatherings or social events.

Hours details

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

Location and contact

2500 Campeau Drive
Ottawa ON K2K 2W3


Holiday hours may be in effect for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

John G Mlacak Community Centre


  • Reserve your space as of 6 pm up to two days in advance.
    • Select the button below to reserve your spot.
    • You can book a maximum of 4 spaces at a time.
  • 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.
  • Payment is accepted in exact change only.
  • Public and Family skates: Children aged 10 and under must be accompanied by one parent or guardian – on ice or as a spectator.
  • Children aged 10 and under must wear a CSA-certified hockey helmet at all City indoor arenas to be allowed on the ice.
  • Specialty skates: See program descriptions for details, age groups, and equipment requirements.
  • Skate sessions are 50 minutes long.

Helpful info:

Questions? Contact or 613-580-2666.

The schedule in the chart below is subject to change.

Schedule changes and cancellations are communicated during the online reservation process. The “No more available times” message indicates that a session is not available. The session may be full or canceled.

You are strongly encouraged to reserve a space for drop-in programs online in advance. In-person walk-in reservations will be accepted when space allows. Please also see Drop-in activities.

John G Mlacak Community Centre - Skating schedule starting September 17
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public skating  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 7 - 7:50 pm n/a
Family skating  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 - 6:50 pm n/a

For rental availability and information, please contact the facility by phone or email.

For ice rental information and availability, please email

To browse registered programs available City-wide, visit our online Recreation Guide PDFs.

To search registered programs available at this facility, please visit JOINOttawa.

Recreation Guide

JOINOttawa: John Mlacak

Amenities and features

  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • On site parking