Pinecrest Recreation Complex

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.

Hours details

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

Location and contact

2250 Torquay Avenue
Ottawa ON K2C 1J3

Notifications

Holiday hours may be in effect for Canada Day.

Pinecrest Recreation Complex

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 cardio and weight sessions, lane swims, older adult activities, and sports drop-ins.

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.

Pinecrest Recreation Complex spring drop-in activity schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane swim 10:30 – 11:30 am, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 4 – 5 pm, 8 – 9 pm 6:30 – 7:30am, 9:30 – 10:30am, Noon – 1 pm, 4 – 5 pm 10:30 – 11:30 am, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 4 – 5 pm, 8 – 9 pm 6:30 – 7:30 am, 9:30 – 10:30 am, Noon – 1 pm, 4 – 5 pm 10:30 – 11:30 am, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 4 – 5 pm, 8 – 9 pm 11:30 am – 12:30 pm 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Public swim 12:45 – 1:45 pm 10:45 – 11:45 am 12:45 – 1:45 pm 10:45 – 11:45 am 12:45 – 1:45 pm 12:45 – 1:45pm 12:45 – 1:45 pm
Aqua general – Shallow 8:30 – 9:30 am, 9:30 – 10:30 am 7:30 – 8:30 am, 8:30 – 9:30 am, 1 – 2 pm, 7:45 – 8:45 pm 8:30 – 9:30 am, 9:30 – 10:30 am 7:30 – 8:30 am, 8:30 – 9:30 am, 1 – 2 pm 8:30 – 9:30 am, 9:30 – 10:30 am 7:30 – 8:30 am n/a
Aqua general – Deep 8:30 – 9:30 am, 9:30 – 10:30 am 7:30 – 8:30 am, 8:30 – 9:30 am, 1 – 2 pm, 7:45 – 8:45 pm 8:30 – 9:30 am, 9:30 – 10:30 am 7:30 – 8:30 am, 8:30 – 9:30 am, 1 – 2 pm 8:30 – 9:30 am, 9:30 – 10:30 am 7:30 – 8:30 am n/a
Weight and cardio room 9 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 12:30 pm, 1 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 6:30 pm, 7 pm – 8:30 pm 7 – 8:30 am, 9 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 12:30 pm, 1 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 6:30 pm, 7 – 8:30 pm 9 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 12:30 pm, 1 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 6:30 pm, 7 – 8:30 pm 7 – 8:30 am, 9 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 12:30 pm, 1 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 6:30 pm, 7 – 8:30 pm 9 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 12:30 pm, 1 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 6:30 pm, 7 – 8:30 pm 8:30 – 10 am, 10:30 am – noon, 12:30 – 2 pm 10 – 11:30 am, Noon – 1:30 pm, 2 – 3:30 pm
Cardio and strength 6 – 7 pm n/a 6 – 7 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
50+ Strength n/a n/a 9:45 – 10:45 am n/a 9:45 – 10:45 am n/a n/a
50+ Cardio and strength n/a 9:45 – 10:45 am n/a 9:45 – 10:45 am n/a n/a n/a
Yoga Noon – 1 pm 7:15 – 8:15 pm Noon – 1 pm 7:15 – 8:15 pm Noon – 1 pm n/a n/a
Zumba 7:15 – 8:15 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a 9:30 – 10:30 am n/a

Starting July 4

Pinecrest Recreation Complex summer drop-in activity schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane swim Noon - 1 pm, 4 - 5 pm, 7 - 8 pm, 8 - 9 pm 6:30 - 7:30 am, 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am, Noon - 1 pm Noon - 1 pm, 4 - 5 pm, 7 - 8 pm, 8 - 9 pm 6:30 - 7:30 am, 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am, Noon - 1 pm Noon - 1 pm, 4 - 5 pm, 7 - 8 pm, 8 - 9 pm 11 am - noon, Noon - 1 pm 11 am - noon, Noon - 1 pm
Public swim 1 - 2 pm 1 - 2 pm 1 - 2 pm 1 - 2 pm 1 - 2 pm 1 - 2 pm, 2 - 3 pm 1 - 2 pm, 2 - 3 pm
Aqua general – Shallow 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am 7:30 - 8:30 pm 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am 7:30 - 8:30 pm 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am n/a 6 – 7 pm 
Aqua general – Deep 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am 7:30 - 8:30 pm 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am 7:30 - 8:30 pm 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am n/a 6 – 7 pm 
Weight and cardio room 9 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 12:30 pm, 1 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 6:30 pm, 7 – 8:30 pm 7 – 8:30 am, 9 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 12:30 pm, 1 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 6:30 pm, 7 – 8:30 pm 9 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 12:30 pm, 1 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 6:30 pm, 7 – 8:30 pm 7 – 8:30 am, 9 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 12:30 pm, 1 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 6:30 pm, 7 – 8:30 pm 9 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 12:30 pm, 1 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 6:30 pm, 7 – 8:30 pm 9:30 – 11 am, 11:30 am – 1 pm, 1:30 – 3 pm 11:30 am – 1 pm, 1:30 – 3 pm, 3:30 – 5 pm, 5:30 – 7 pm
Cardio and strength 6 – 7 pm n/a 6 – 7 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
50+ Strength n/a n/a 9:45 – 10:45 am n/a 9:45 – 10:45 am n/a n/a
50+ Cardio and strength n/a 9:45 – 10:45 am n/a 9:45 – 10:45 am n/a n/a n/a
Yoga Noon – 1 pm 7:15 – 8:15 pm Noon – 1 pm 7:15 – 8:15 pm Noon – 1 pm n/a n/a
Zumba 7:15 – 8:15 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a 9:30 – 10:30 am n/a

Public skating at indoor arenas

Public skating will resume in the fall.

Reserve a spot at Pinecrest Recreation Complex

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

For hall rental information and availability, please email pinecrest@ottawa.ca or call 613-580-9676.

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: Pinecrest Recreation Complex

Amenities and features

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking

Accessibility features

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