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Pinecrest Recreation Complex

With the announcement of new provincial restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19, the City has announced the closure of fitness centres and the suspension of fitness classes and aquafitness. In addition, skating, kindergym, squash, racquetball and volleyball programs have been suspended. These restrictions take effect October 10 and will remain for 28 days.

This multipurpose facility provides users with a wide selection of services and amenities including a five lane pool with sauna, the Barbara Anne Scott Arena, weight and cardio rooms, meeting rooms and a hall.

2250 Torquay Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2C 1J3

City facilities have begun a phased-in approach of reopening. Please visit Ottawa’s Reopening Plan webpage for current information on services being offered.

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking

You can now reserve a spot for swimming or fitness online by clicking on the facility name in the charts below.

Please note: The schedules listed in the charts below are a general overview of the schedules. When you click on the facility name to reserve your space, the only schedules that will display are for sessions that have spaces available for reservation.

Before reserving your space, please review:

  Program name Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Swimming Lane swim 10:30 - 11:30 am,
11:30 am - 12:30 pm,
4 - 5 pm,
5:15 - 6:15 pm,
8:15 - 9:15 pm
6:30 - 7:30 am,
7:30 - 8:30 am,
11:30 am - 12:30 pm,
4 - 5 pm
10:30 - 11:30 am,
11:30 am - 12:30 pm,
4 - 5 pm,
5:15 - 6:15 pm,
8:15 - 9:15 pm
6:30 - 7:30 am,
7:30 - 8:30 am,
11:30 am - 12:30 pm,
4 - 5 pm
10:30 - 11:30 am,
11:30 am - 12:30 pm,
4 - 5 pm,
5:15 - 6:15 pm,
8:15 - 9:15 pm
11:30 am - 12:30 pm 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Public swim 12:45 - 1:45 pm 10:15 - 11:15 am 12:45 - 1:45 pm 10:15 - 11:15 am 12:45 - 1:45 pm 12:45 - 1:45 pm 12:45 - 1:45 pm

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.

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.

Parking

  • 10 designated accessible parking spaces
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance
  • 30 metres from parking space to the door

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Access aisle

 Entrance/Exit

  • 2 accessible entrances
  • Ramp
  • Wide door for wheelchair passage
  • Automatic door opener
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby

Interior

  • All public spaces on accessible path of travel

Reception desks

  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair
  • Swipe access from seated position

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces

Signage

  • Directional signs
  • Tactile signage
  • High contrast signage
  • Large lettering

Washrooms

  • Accessible washroom on 1st floor
  • Automatic door opener
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Lowered drinking fountains
  • Large stalls to allow transfers

Telephone

  • Volume control with clear signage
  • Accessible path

Stairs

  • Stairs with no-slip surface
  • Good colour contrast
  • Continuous hand rails

Pool

  • 1 Pool, 83°F, 28°C temperature
  • Water wheelchair available
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool

Pool Change Room

  • Barrier free stalls
  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Seat in the shower
  • Child change tables
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Grab bars in the accessible stall
  • Automatic door opener 

Fitness / Weight Room

  • Accessible cardio equipment. Recumbent Bike
  • Accessible weight equipment. Functional Trainer and Half Rack
  • Automatic door opener 
  • Rubber Flooring
  • Accessible route through weight room
  • Lowered water fountain

Fitness Change Room

  • Barrier free stalls
  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Seat in the shower
  • Child change tables
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Grab bars in the accessible stall
  • Automatic door opener 

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.