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Plant Recreation Centre

Visit the City News section or the COVID-19: Status of Recreation and Culture services webpage for up to date information on service resumption

Formerly known as the Plant Bath, this historic building located in the heart of Centretown West, underwent extensive renovations and re-opened in 2004.

 

930 Somerset Street West
Ottawa, ON K1R 6R9

Phone: 613-232-3000 
Fax: 613-232-6015
Plant@ottawa.ca

Virtual Tour

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

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • WIBIT - Inflatable Obstacle Course
  • On site parking

With the announcement of new provincial restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19, the City has announced the temporary closure of indoor recreation and cultural facilities and the suspension of drop-in and registered programs and facility rentals. These restrictions take effect December 26 and will remain in place for 28 days.

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

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

Entrance/Exit

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

Interior

  • Ramps
  • Wheelchair available for patrons
  • Reception desks
  • Accessible counters
  • Low pile carpet

Signage

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

Washrooms

  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Lowered drinking fountains

Pool

  • Ramp access
  • Zero entry access point
  • Water wheelchair available
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool
  • Therapeutic (or warm water) pool
  • Accessible equipment for the pool
  • Temperature
    • 25m pool, 84°F, 29°C
    • Leisure pool, 86°F, 30°C

Pool-Fitness Change Room

  • Barrier free stalls
  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Seat in the shower
  • Child change tables
  • Benches in the accessible change room stalls and/or adult change tables
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Grab bars in the accessible stall

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.