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.

Hours

Sunday : 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday : 6:00 am - 9:15 pm
Tuesday : 6:00 am - 9:15 pm
Wednesday : 6:00 am - 9:15 pm
Thursday : 6:00 am - 9:15 pm
Friday : 6:00 am - 9:15 pm
Saturday : 7:00 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

Notifications

The sauna is temporarily closed.

Ray Friel Recreation Complex

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.

Ray Friel Recreation Complex - Swim and aquafit schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane swim 6 - 8 am, 10 am - 1 pm, 8 - 9 pm 6 - 8 am, 10 am - 1 pm, 8 - 9 pm 6 - 8 am, 10 am - 1 pm, 8 - 9 pm 6 - 8 am, 10 am - 1 pm, 8 - 9 pm 6 - 8 am, 10 am - 1 pm, 8 - 9 pm 7:30 - 8:30 am 7 - 8:30 am
Aquafit - Shallow 8 - 9 am, 9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am, 9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am, 9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am, 9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am, 9 - 10 am n/a n/a
Aquafit - Deep 8 - 9 am, 9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am, 9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am, 9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am, 9 - 10 am 8 - 9 am, 9 - 10 am n/a n/a
Public swim n/a n/a n/a 5 - 8 pm  n/a Noon - 1 pm Noon - 1 pm
Wave swim n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 - 4 pm 1 - 4 pm
Preschool swim  n/a 10 am - 1 pm n/a 10 am - 1 pm n/a n/a n/a

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.

Ray Friel Recreation Complex - Weight and cardio room schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Weight and cardio room *no reservations 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

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.

Ray Friel Recreation Complex - Group fitness schedule starting September 6
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Indoor cycling 9 - 10 am 6:30 - 7:30 pm 6:30 - 7:30 pm 9 - 10 am, 6:30 - 7:30 pm 9 - 10 am 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a
Cardio and strength n/a n/a 1 - 2 pm 9:30 - 10:30 am n/a n/a 10:15 - 11:15 am
Yoga 10 - 11 am Noon - 1 pm, 6:30 - 7:30 pm 7:30 - 8:30 pm 8:30 - 9:30 am 10:15 - 11:15 am, 5:30 - 6:30 pm 10:15 - 11:15 am n/a
20-20-20 4:30 - 5:30 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Zumba® 6:30 - 7:30 pm n/a n/a 4:30 - 5:30 pm n/a n/a n/a
Zumba® Gold n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 - 2 pm n/a n/a
Sport conditioning n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 9 - 10 am n/a
TMC n/a 8:30 - 9:30 am n/a n/a 9:15 - 10:15 am n/a n/a
Bootcamp n/a 5:30 - 6:30 pm n/a 7:30-8:30pm  n/a n/a n/a
Pilates 5:30 - 6:30 pm n/a 9:30 - 10:30 am n/a 6:30 - 7:30 pm n/a n/a
TRX n/a n/a 4:30 - 5:30 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
HIIT n/a n/a 5:30 - 6:30 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Strength and balance 50+ n/a n/a 2 - 3 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a
Strength n/a n/a n/a 6:30 - 7:30 pm n/a n/a n/a

Public skating at indoor arenas

  • Payment for public skating is accepted in exact change only.
  • Skate sessions are 50 minutes long.
  • No spectators are permitted except for one parent or guardian.
  • Children aged 10 and under must be accompanied by one parent or guardian – on-ice or as a spectator.

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.

Ray Friel Recreation Complex - Skating schedule starting September 6
  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
  • 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