Ray Friel Recreation Complex

The Ray Friel Recreation Complex is the largest and most comprehensive recreation complex in east Ottawa featuring three National Hockey League (NHL) size arenas including the Ron Racette Arena. With 12 full dressing rooms and separate referee and alternate dressing rooms, there is plenty of room for even the biggest team or tournament. As well as a fitness centre with over 20,000 square feet of state-of-the-art training equipment, wave pool, whirlpool, sauna, physiotherapy clinic, pro shop, restaurant and coffee shop.

Schedule changes

Thursday, February 22, Public swim, 5 to 7:30 pm, cancelled

Hours

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

Location and contact

1585 Tenth Line Road
Ottawa ON K1E 3E8

Ice rental: sports@ottawa.ca
Hall rental: rayfriel@ottawa.ca

Ray Friel Recreation Complex

Drop-in schedule - swim and aquafit

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.

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Schedule changes

Thursday, February 22
Public swim, 5 to 7:30 pm, cancelled

Ray Friel Recreation Complex - swimming and aquafit - January 8 to March 10
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane Swim  *Reservations not required 6 - 9 am,  10 am - 1 pm,  7:30 - 9:30 pm 6 - 8 am,  10 am - 1 pm,  7:30 - 8:30 pm 6 - 8 am,  9 am - 1 pm,  7:30 - 9:30 pm 6 - 8 am,  10 am - 1 pm,  7:30 - 8:30 pm 6 - 8 am,  9 am - 1 pm,  8 - 9 pm 7:30 - 8:30 am 7:30 - 8:30 am
Aquafit - shallow 9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am,  9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am 8 - 9 am,  9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am n/a n/a
Aquafit - deep 9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am,  9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am 8 - 9 am,  9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am n/a n/a
Public Swim *Reservations not required n/a n/a n/a 5 - 7:30 pm n/a Noon - 1 pm Noon - 1 pm
Wave Swim *Reservations not required n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm
Preschool swim 10 am - 1 pm n/a 10 am - 1 pm n/a 10 am - 1 pm n/a n/a

Drop-in schedule - weight and cardio room

Additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

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

Ray Friel Recreation Complex - Weight and cardio room - starting January 8
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Weight and cardio room *Reservations not required. 6 am - 9 pm 6 am - 9 pm 6 am - 9 pm 6 am - 9 pm 6 am - 9 pm 8 am - 8 pm 8 am - 8 pm

Drop-in schedule - group fitness

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

Additional details, descriptions, fees and cancellation information.

Ray Friel Recreation Complex - Group fitness - starting January 8
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Indoor cycling  *Reservations not required. 6:30 - 7:30 pm 6:30 - 7:30 pm 6:30 - 7:30 pm 6:30 - 7:30 pm 9 - 10 am,  6:30 - 7:30 pm 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a
Cardio 50+ *Reservations not required. 8 - 9 am n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cardio and strength 50+ *Reservations not required. 1 - 2 pm n/a 1 - 2 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cardio and strength  *Reservations not required. n/a n/a n/a 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a n/a 10:15 - 11:15 am 
Yoga  *Reservations not required. 10 - 11 am Noon - 1 pm, 6:30 - 7:30 pm 7:30 - 8:30 pm 1 - 2 pm 10:15 - 11:15 am,  5:30 - 6:30 pm 10:15 - 11:15 am n/a
Yoga 50+ *Reservations not required. n/a 10:30 - 11:30 am n/a Noon - 1 pm n/a n/a n/a
20-20-20  *Reservations not required. 4:30 - 5:30 pm 9:30 - 10:30 am n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Zumba®  *Reservations not required. 6:30 - 7:30 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Zumba® Gold  *Reservations not required. n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 - 2 pm n/a n/a
Sport conditioning  *Reservations not required. n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 9 - 10 am n/a
Drums Alive®  *Reservations not required. n/a n/a 4:30 - 5:30 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
TMC  *Reservations not required. n/a 8:30 - 9:30 am n/a n/a 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a n/a
Bootcamp  *Reservations not required. n/a 5:30 - 6:30 pm n/a 6:30 - 7:30 pm  n/a n/a n/a
Pilates  *Reservations not required. 5:30 - 6:30 pm n/a 9:30 - 10:30 am n/a n/a n/a n/a
TRX  *Reservations not required. n/a 4:30 - 5:30 pm n/a 4:30 - 5:30 pm n/a n/a n/a
HIIT  *Reservations not required. n/a n/a 5:30 - 6:30 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Strength and balance 50+  *Reservations not required. 2 - 3 pm n/a 2 - 3 pm n/a 2 - 3 pm n/a n/a
Strength  *Reservations not required. n/a n/a n/a 5:30 - 6:30 pm n/a n/a n/a

Drop-in schedule - skating

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change. Holiday hours and programs may vary. The changes will be reflected in the online reservation process.

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Ray Friel Recreation Complex - skating - January 8 to March 10
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public skating n/a 7 - 7:50 pm n/a n/a 10 - 10:50 am Noon - 12:50 pm 2 - 3:50 pm
Family skating n/a n/a n/a n/a 11 - 11:50 am n/a n/a
Pick up hockey 18+  Noon - 1:20 pm Noon - 1:20 pm Noon - 1:20 pm Noon - 1:20 pm Noon - 1:20 pm n/a n/a

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

For hall rental information and availability, please email rayfriel@ottawa.ca or call 613-580-4765.

​Fitness centre

Features

  • Atlantis Precision Series selectorized machines
  • Free weights and accessories
  • TRX®
  • Kettlebells
  • Steppers
  • Treadmills
  • Ellipticals
  • Bikes (upright and recumbent)
  • Rowing machines
  • Precor AMT’s
  • Jacobs Ladder

Complimentary initial fitness orientation

Amenities and features

  • Changerooms – gender-neutral
  • Washrooms – gender-specific
  • Water bottle/fountain
  • Free parking
  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking
  • Sauna
  • Shallow kiddie pool with spray features
  • Hot tub

Accessibility features

  • Change rooms
  • Entrance/Exit
  • Passenger loading zone
  • Signage
  • Washrooms