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Sawmill Creek Community Centre and Pool

With the announcement of new provincial restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19, the City has announced the closure of fitness centres including cardio and weight rooms, and the suspension of fitness classes and aquafitness. These restrictions take effect October 10 and will remain for 28 days.

3380 D’Aoust Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1T 1R5

City facilities have begun a phased-in approach of reopening. Please visit Ottawa’s Reopening Plan webpage for current information on services being offered.

  • On site parking

You can now reserve a spot for swimming or fitness online by clicking on the facility name in the charts below.

Please note: The schedules listed in the charts below are a general overview of the schedules. When you click on the facility name to reserve your space, the only schedules that will display are for sessions that have spaces available for reservation.

Before reserving your space, please review:

  Program name Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Swimming Lane swim 9:30 - 10:30 am,
10:45 - 11:45 am,
Noon - 1 pm,
8:15 - 9:15 pm
7:15 - 8:15 am,
8:30 - 9:30 am,
9:45 - 10:45 am,
11 am - noon,
12:15 - 1:15 pm,
8:15 - 9:15 pm
9:30 - 10:30 am,
10:45 - 11:45 am,
Noon - 1 pm,
8:15 - 9:15 pm
7:15 - 8:15 am,
8:30 - 9:30 am,
9:45 - 10:45 am,
11 am - noon,
12:15 - 1:15 pm,
8:15 - 9:15 pm
9:30 - 10:30 am,
10:45 - 11:45 am,
Noon - 1 pm
12:15 - 1:15 pm,
7:30 - 8:30 pm
12:15 - 1:15 pm,
6:45 - 7:45 pm
Public swim 8:15 - 9:15 am n/a 8:15 - 9:15 am n/a 8:15 - 9:15 am 1:30 - 2:30 pm,
6:15 - 7:15 pm
1:30 - 2:30 pm,
6:15 - 7:15 pm
Women only
- family swim
n/a n/a n/a n/a 7:30 - 8:30 pm n/a n/a

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

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Access aisle
  • Cut curb

Entrance/Exit

  • 1 accessible entrance
  • Entrances marked with the International Symbol of Accessibility
  • Wide door for wheelchair passage
  • Automatic door opener
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby

Interior

  • Automatic door access to interior areas
  • All public spaces on accessible path of travel
  • Accessible seating available
  • Wheelchair available for patrons

Reception desks

  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair
  • Swipe access from seated position

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces
  • Low pile carpet

Signage

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

Washrooms

  • Accessible washroom on all floors
  • Automatic door opener, with the exception of lobby washroom
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Lowered drinking fountains
  • Large stalls to allow transfers

Telephone

  • Hearing aid compatible public phone in lobby
  • Accessible path

Pool

  • 1 Pool, 85°F, 29°C temperature
  • Depth of pool 3.8 m, Shallow: 1.07 m
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool 
  • Accessible equipment for the pool (wheelchair, specialized life jackets)
  • Lowered water fountain

Pool Change Room

  • 1 barrier free stalls
  • Toilet/shower grab bars
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Roll-in shower access
  • Seat in the shower
  • Child change tables
  • Adult change tables
  • Universal (gender-neutral) change room
  • Benches in the accessible change room stalls
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Grab bars in the accessible stall
  • Automatic door opener 

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.