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Kanata Seniors Centre

The Kanata Seniors’ Centre offers a wide range of recreation programs for adults aged 55 and over. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, annual memberships are on hold until further notice. Fees will apply for access to our Drop-in activities.

We are located at the rear of the John Mlacak Centre, which also includes an ice surface, Beaverbrook Library and the Kanata Civic Art Gallery. There is a convenient drop-off spot directly in front of the main entrance and parking lot to the side.

2500 Campeau Drive
Ottawa, ON K2K 2W3


Regular hours

  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, closed

  • On site parking
  • Public computers

You are 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.


  • Select the button below to reserve your spot. Available sessions for the next two days will be displayed in green.
  • Reserve your space as of 6 pm for up to two days in advance.
  • Please arrive on time for your program.
    • Instructional based programs: Late arrivals may not be permitted to join after the start of the class.
    • For all other drop-in activities: Your spot will be reserved up to 10 minutes after the session has started. If you arrive later than 10 minutes after your scheduled start time, your spot may be given to another individual or your visit may be cut short.
  • If you are unable to reserve a spot online, you can make a walk-in reservation on the day of, if there are spaces remaining. To avoid disappointment, we strongly encourage you to reserve your space online.
  • Payment can be made on-site. Please note our pin pads do not currently accept "tap".
  • You can book a maximum of:
    • 2 spaces at a time for older adult activities.

Helpful info:

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.

Kanata Seniors Centre winter drop-in activity schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Mah Jong 9:30 - 11:30 am n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Fun bridge 1 - 3 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Instructional bridge n/a 9 - 11 am n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Crafts n/a 1 - 3 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Discussion group n/a n/a 9:30 - 11 am n/a n/a n/a n/a
Scrabble n/a n/a 9:30 - 11:30 am n/a n/a n/a n/a
Movies n/a n/a 1 - 3 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Duplicate bridge n/a n/a 1 - 3:30 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Canasta n/a n/a n/a 10 am - noon n/a n/a n/a
Cribbage n/a n/a n/a 12:30 - 2:30 pm n/a n/a n/a
Carpet bowling n/a n/a n/a 1 - 3 pm n/a n/a n/a
Dominoes n/a n/a n/a n/a 10 am - noon n/a n/a
Euchre n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 - 3 pm n/a n/a
Book club n/a n/a n/a 2 - 3:30 pm n/a n/a n/a

For rental availability and information, please call the facility.

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

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

The centre includes:

  • Lounge with fireplace
  • Boardroom
  • Program room
  • Computers
  • Games room
  • Coffee shop
  • Multi-purpose halls

Accessibility features

The accessibility features of this facility are detailed below. While the City of Ottawa is constantly working to improve access, please note that not all parts of every facility are necessarily 'accessible for all' as facilities were built to meet accessibility standards of their time.


  • 4 designated accessible parking spaces
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance with access aisle
  • 8 metres from parking space to the door
  • Cut curb
  • Hazard indicator


  • 1 accessible entrance
  • Wide door (with power door opener) for wheelchair passage
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby, elevator


  • Ramps
  • Accessible seating available
  • Wheelchair available for patrons
  • Reception desks
  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair
  • Swipe access
  • Low pile carpet


  • Directional signs
  • Tactile signage


  • Washroom with power door opener

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.