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Splash Wave Pool

The name says it all! Splash is one of three wave pools located in Ottawa.

Wave pools provide the perfect destination for visitors to our city including bus tours and group outings. Residents can also enjoy the "surf" or take a leisurely swim when the waves are off. There is also a kiddie pool with spray fountains and whirlpool. The facility also boasts a brand new 25 metre lap pool with an accessible ramp and a new 32 metre waterslide!

2040 Ogilvie Road
Ottawa, ON K1J 7N8

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

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking

You can now reserve a spot for swims online by clicking on the facility name in the chart below.

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

Please review the swim admission standards, and the COVID-19 safety measures before reserving your space.

  Day(s) Lane swim Public swim
Reserve a spot at Splash Wave Pool Monday to Sunday 11:15 am - 12:15 pm,
12:30 - 1:30 pm,
1:45 - 2:45 pm,
3 - 4 pm,
6:15 - 7:15 pm,
7:30 - 8:30 pm
11:15 am - 12:15 pm,
12:30 - 1:30 pm,
1:45 - 2:45 pm,
3 - 4 pm,
6:15 - 7:15 pm,
7:30 - 8:30 pm

You can check rental availability, or fill out a rental request form below.

To browse registered programs available City-wide, visit our online Recreation Guide PDFs.

To search registered programs available at this facility, please visit JOINOttawa.

Facility features

  • Leisure and Wave Swims
  • Beach Area
  • Kids slide
  • A kiddy cove area, warm water with spray toys
  • 25 metre lap pool with five lanes
  • Whirlpool which can accommodate 30 adults 

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.


  • 4 designated accessible parking spaces
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance
  • 18 metres from parking space to the door

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Access aisle


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


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

Reception desks

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

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces


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


  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered drinking fountains


  • Accessible path


  • 3 Pools, 84°F to 92°F, 29°C to 33°C temperature
  • Therapeutic (or warm water) pool, 92°F, 33°C temperature
  • Ramp access
  • Zero entry access point
  • Water wheelchair available
  • Depth of pool 0 to 3 meters
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool
  • Lowered water fountain

Pool Change Room

  • 5 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
  • Universal (gender-neutral) change room
  • Benches in the accessible change room stalls
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Automatic door opener

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.