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Sawmill Creek Community Centre and Pool

This facility is temporarily closed.

Facility is closed for annual maintenance between June 27 and September 25.

3380 D’Aoust Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1T 1R5

Regular hours

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:15 am to 9:15 pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday, 7:15 am to 9:15 pm
  • Saturday, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm and 6 to 8:30 pm
  • Sunday, 8:30 am to 7:45 pm

  • On site parking

You are encouraged to reserve a space for drop-in programs online in advance. In-person walk-in reservations will be accepted when space allows. Please also see Drop-in activities.

Details:

  • Select the button below to reserve your spot. Available sessions for the next two days will be displayed in green.
  • Reserve your space as of 6 pm for up to two days in advance.
  • Please arrive on time for your program.
    • Instructional based programs: Late arrivals may not be permitted to join after the start of the class.
    • For all other drop-in activities: Your spot will be reserved up to 10 minutes after the session has started. If you arrive later than 10 minutes after your scheduled start time, your spot may be given to another individual or your visit may be cut short.
  • If you are unable to reserve a spot online, you can make a walk-in reservation on the day of, if there are spaces remaining. To avoid disappointment, we strongly encourage you to reserve your space online.
  • Payment can be made on-site. Please note our pin pads do not currently accept "tap".
  • You can book a maximum of:
    • 6 spaces at a time for public swims.
    • 2 spaces at a time for lane swims.

Helpful info:

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.

Sawmill Creek Community Centre and Pool spring drop-in activity schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane swim 11:15 am – 12:15 pm,
12:15 – 1:15 pm,
8:15 – 9:15 pm
7:15 – 8:15 am,
8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:15 – 10:15 am,
10:15 – 11:15 am,
11:15 am – 12:15 pm,
12:15 – 1:15 pm,
8:15 – 9:15 pm
11:15 am – 12:15 pm,
12:15 – 1:15 pm,
8:15 – 9:15 pm
7:15 – 8:15 am,
8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:15 – 10:15 am,
10:15 – 11:15 am,
11:15 am – 12:15 pm,
12:15 – 1:15 pm,
7:15 - 8:15 pm,
8:15 – 9:15 pm
11:15 am – 12:15 pm,
12:15 – 1:15 pm
12:15 – 1:15 pm,
7:30 – 8:30 pm
12:15 – 1:15 pm,
6:45 – 7:45 pm
Public swim n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1:30 – 2:30 pm,
6:15 – 7:15 pm
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Women’s only swim n/a n/a n/a n/a 8:15 – 9:15 pm n/a n/a
Aquafit general deep 8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:15 – 10:15 am,
10:15 – 11:15 am
7:15 – 8:15 pm 8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:15 – 10:15 am,
10:15 – 11:15 am
n/a 8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:15 – 10:15 am,
10:15 – 11:15 am
n/a n/a
Aquafit general shallow 8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:15 – 10:15 am,
10:15 – 11:15 am
7:15 – 8:15 pm 8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:15 – 10:15 am,
10:15 – 11:15 am
n/a 8:15 – 9:15 am,
9:15 – 10:15 am,
10:15 – 11:15 am
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.