Plant Recreation Centre

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

Hours

Sunday : 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday : 6:45 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday : 6:45 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday : 6:45 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday : 8:45 am - 9:30 pm
Friday : 6:45 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday : 8:30 am - 7:00 pm

Location and contact

930 Somerset Street West
Ottawa ON K1R 6R9
Plant Recreation Centre

Drop-in schedule - swim and aquafit

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change. Holiday hours and programs may vary. Reservations are not required.

Play free, additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

Plant Recreation Centre - Swim and aquafit - January 8 to April 28
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane swim *Reservations not required. 7 - 9 am, 11:30 am - 1 pm,  2 - 5 pm, 8:30 - 9:30 pm 7 - 9 am, 10:30 am - 1 pm,  2 - 5 pm, 8:30 - 9:30 pm 7 - 9 am, 11:30 am - 1 pm,  2 - 5 pm,  7:30 - 9:30 pm 10:30 am - 1 pm,  2 - 5 pm, 8:30 - 9:30 pm 7 - 9 am, 11:30 am - 1 pm, 2 - 6 pm, 8 - 9 pm Noon - 1:30 pm,  6 - 7 pm Noon - 1:30 pm,  4 - 5:30 pm
Lane swim – reduced capacity *Reservations not required. 9 - 11:30 am, 1 - 2 pm 9 - 10:30 am,  1 - 2 pm 9 - 11:30 am,  1 - 2 pm 9 - 10:30 am 9 - 11:30 am n/a n/a
Public swim *Reservations not required. n/a 6 - 7:30 pm n/a 1 - 2 pm 1 - 2 pm,  6 - 8 pm 1:30 - 4 pm 1:30 - 4 pm
Public swim – leisure pool only *Reservations not required. 10:30 am - 1 pm, 4 - 5 pm 10:30 am - 1 pm, 4 - 5 pm 10:30 am - 1 pm, 4 - 5 pm 10:30 am - 1 pm, 4 - 5 pm 10:30 am - 1 pm, 4 - 6 pm n/a n/a
Aquafit general - shallow *Reservations not required. 9 - 10 am, 10 - 11 am,  5 - 6 pm 9 - 10 am,  7:30 - 8:30 pm 9 - 10 am, 10 - 11 am,  5 - 6 pm 9 - 10 am,  7:30 - 8:30 pm 9 - 10 am,  10 - 11 am 9 - 10 am 10 - 11 am
Aquafit general - deep *Reservations not required. 9 - 10 am, 10 - 11 am,  5 - 6 pm 9 - 10 am,  7:30 - 8:30 pm 9 - 10 am, 10 - 11 am,  5 - 6 pm 9 - 10 am,  7:30 - 8:30 pm 9 - 10 am,  10 - 11 am 9 - 10 am 10 - 11 am

Drop-in schedule - weight and cardio room

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change. Holiday hours and programs may vary.

Additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

Plant Recreation Centre - Weight and cardio room - January 8 to April 28
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Weight and cardio room *Reservations not required. 6:45 am - 9:30 pm 6:45 am - 9:30 pm 6:45 am - 9:30 pm 8:45 am - 9:30 pm 6:45 am - 9 pm 8:30 am - 7 pm 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Drop-in schedule - group fitness

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.

Additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

Plant Recreation Centre - Group fitness schedule - January 8 to April 28
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
HIIT 5:30 - 6:30 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cardio and strength Noon - 1 pm n/a 5:30 - 6:30 pm n/a Noon - 1 pm n/a n/a
Strength n/a n/a n/a Noon - 1 pm, 5:30 - 6:30 pm n/a n/a 8:45 - 9:45 am
Stretch and strength n/a n/a Noon - 1 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Core conditioning n/a Noon - 1 pm,  5:30 - 6:30 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

For rental availability and information, please call the facility.

Amenities and features

  • Water bottle/fountain
  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking
  • Steam room

Accessibility features

  • Change rooms
  • Entrance/Exit
  • Interior
  • Parking
  • Pool
  • Signage
  • Washrooms