Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven

The Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven was recently listed by Chatelaine Magazine as one of the top 10 best indoor pools in Canada! Read the Best Indoor Pools in Canada article.

The Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven includes a six lane, 25 metre lap pool with three metre and one metre diving boards, a Tarzan Rope and an access ramp (Pool Rentals, please contact mrcb@ottawa.ca). Two NHL sized ice rinks (one rink is accessible), with accessible change rooms (please contact City Wide Allocations sports@ottawa.ca for ice rentals).

Outside find an artificial turf sports field designed to meet CFL and FIFA design standards (please contact City Wide Allocations sports@ottawa.ca for field rentals).

Artwork suspended from the ceiling named Mr. Kurokawa. 

Minto, an active sponsor of community initiatives, is proud to be associated with the City of Ottawa's Community Champions Program.

Hours

Sunday : 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday : 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday : 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday : 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday : 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday : 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday : 8:00 am - 8:30 pm

Location and contact

3500 Cambrian Road
Ottawa ON K2J 0V1

Traffic circle of Cambrian Road and Greenbank Road

Ice rental: sports@ottawa.ca
Hall rental: mrcb-crmb@ottawa.ca

Virtual Tour

Notifications

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

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven

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.

Details:

  • 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:
    • 6 spaces at a time for public swims.
    • 2 spaces at a time for lane swims, older adult activities, and sports drop-ins.
    • 4 spaces at a time for public skating

Helpful info:

The walking track is open during regular business hours, reservation not required.

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.

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - Swim and aquafit starting September 3
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane swim 7:30 – 8:30 am, 9 – 10 pm  8:45 – 9:45 pm  7:30 – 8:30 am,  9 – 10 pm  8:45 – 9:45 pm  7:30 – 8:30 am, 10:30 – 11:30 am, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, 9 – 10 pm  12:15 - 1:15 pm, 1:15 - 2:15 pm 7 – 8 am, 8 – 9 am, 11 am – noon, Noon – 1 pm 
Lane swim – reduced capacity (shared pool) 8:30 – 9:30 am, 9:30 – 10:30 am, 10:30 – 11:30 am, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, 1:30 – 2:30 pm  8:30 – 9:30 am, 9:30 – 10:30 am, 10:30 – 11:30 am, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, 1:30 – 2:30 pm  8:30 – 9:30 am, 9:30 – 10:30 am, 10:30 – 11:30 am, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, 1:30 – 2:30 pm  6:30 – 7:30 am, 7:30 – 8:30 am,  8:30 – 9:30 am, 9:30 – 10:30 am, 10:30 – 11:30 am, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, 1:30 – 2:30 pm  8:30 – 9:30 am,  9:30 – 10:30 am, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 12:30 – 1:30 pm  n/a n/a
Preschool swim 10:30 – 11:30 am, 1:30 – 2:30 pm  n/a 10:30 – 11:30 am n/a 1:30 – 2:30 pm  12:15 - 1:15 pm, 1:15 - 2:15 pm 11 am – noon, Noon – 1 pm 
Public swim n/a 6:45 – 8:45 pm  n/a n/a 7 – 9 pm  2:30 – 5:30 pm, 7 – 9 pm  1 – 3 pm 
Public swim - reduced capacity (shared pool) 11:30 – 12:30 pm, 12:30 – 1:30 pm n/a n/a n/a 12:30 – 1:30 pm n/a n/a
Aquafit general deep/shallow combo 8:30 - 9:30 am,  9:30 - 10:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 am,  9:30 - 10:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 am,  9:30 - 10:30 am, 8 – 9 pm 8:30 - 9:30 am,  9:30 - 10:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 am,  9:30 - 10:30 am n/a n/a

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - Weight and cardio room starting September 6
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Cardio and weight room *no reservations 6:30 am – 9:30 pm  6:30 am – 9:30 pm 6:30 am – 9:30 pm 6:30 am – 9:30 pm 6:30 am – 9:30 pm 7:30 am - 8:30 pm 7:30 am - 7:30 pm

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.

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - Group fitness starting September 6
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Cardio n/a n/a n/a n/a 10:20 – 11:20 am n/a n/a
Cardio and strength n/a n/a 10:20 – 11:20 am n/a n/a n/a n/a
Dance 9:15 – 10:15 am n/a n/a 10:20 – 11:20 am n/a n/a n/a
HIIT n/a n/a 6 – 7 pm n/a n/a 8 – 9 am n/a
Indoor Cycling 6 – 7 pm n/a 9:15 – 10:15 am 7:05 – 8:05 pm n/a 9:05 – 10:05 am n/a
Strength 10:20 – 11:20 am 6 – 7 pm n/a 6 – 7 pm 9:15 – 10:15 am n/a n/a
Yoga n/a 9:15 – 10:15 am, 10:20 – 11:20 am n/a 9:15 – 10:15 am n/a n/a n/a
Yoga/pilates n/a n/a 7:05 - 8:05 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a

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.

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - Racquet sports starting September 7
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Pickleball 11:45 am - 12:45 pm,  12:50 - 1:50 pm, 1:55 - 2:55 pm, 3 - 4 pm  11:45 am - 12:45 pm,  12:50 - 1:50 pm 11:45 am - 12:45 pm,  12:50 - 1:50 pm, 1:55 - 2:55 pm, 3 - 4 pm  11:45 am - 12:45 pm,  12:50 - 1:50 pm 11:45 am - 12:45 pm,  12:50 - 1:50 pm, 1:55 - 2:55 pm, 3 - 4 pm  n/a n/a
Badminton n/a n/a n/a 8 - 9 pm 5 - 6 pm, 6 – 7 pm 5 – 6 pm, 6:15 - 7:15 pm, 7:30 - 8:30 pm 2 - 3 pm,  3 - 4 pm

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.

The walking track is open during regular business hours, reservation not required.

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - Sports starting September 7
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Kindergym 9 - 10 am,   10:15 - 11:15 am 9 - 10 am,   10:15 - 11:15 am 9 - 10 am,   10:15 - 11:15 am 9 - 10 am,   10:15 - 11:15 am 9 - 10 am,  10:15 - 11:15 am n/a n/a
Volleyball 5 - 6 pm,  8 - 9 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 5:45 - 6:45 pm
Basketball - family n/a 7:30 - 8:30 pm n/a n/a 7:15 – 8:15 pm n/a n/a
Basketball - adult n/a 2:30 - 3:30 pm,  8:30 - 9:30 pm  n/a 2:15 - 3:15 pm,  3:15 - 4:15 pm,  4:15 - 5:15 pm 8:15 - 9:15 pm n/a n/a

Skating at indoor arenas

  • Payment for public skating is accepted in exact change only.
  • Skate sessions are 50 minutes long.
  • No spectators are permitted except for one parent or guardian.
  • Children aged 10 and under must be accompanied by one parent or guardian – on-ice or as a spectator.

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.

Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven - skating starting September 6
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public skating n/a n/a n/a 10 – 10:50 am n/a n/a 5 – 5:50 pm 
Family skating n/a n/a n/a 9 – 9:50 am  n/a n/a 4 – 4:50 pm 

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

For hall rental information and availability, please email mrcb-crmb@ottawa.ca or call 613-727-2683.

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: Minto

Amenities and features

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking

Accessibility features

  • Change rooms
  • Elevator/Lift
  • Entrance/Exit
  • Floor surfaces
  • Interior
  • Parking
  • Passenger loading zone
  • Pool
  • Reception desks
  • Signage
  • Stairs
  • Washrooms