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Terry Fox Athletic Facility

Visit the City News section or the COVID-19: Status of Recreation and Culture services web page for up to date information on service resumption

As part of the Province of Ontario framework for re-opening the Terry Fox Athletic Facility is open with limited access for recognized organizations and athletes for track and field and for public use.

Reservation Required

You can now reserve a spot for track and field training or fitness by sending your reservation request to or by phone 613-580-3575.

Activities will be done at a physical distance of two metres between participants, follow the current Provincial restrictions on group sizes and COVID-19 Guidance for Essential Workplaces protocols to ensure a safe space for employees and users of the facility.

Locker rooms and spectator areas will remain closed.

This extensive track and field and sports field complex includes a polyurethane running track, as well as, three lighted natural grass sports fields suitable for:

  • Soccer
  • Rugby
  • Lacrosse
  • Cross-country running
  • Ultimate
  • Various field sports

During the winter, the facility turns into a cross-country ski centre (Mooney's Bay Ski Centre) featuring five kilometre of track set lit trails for classic and skate-skiing and includes a ski school for all ages and abilities.

2960 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, ON K1V 8N4


Virtual Tour

Track and field closed for the season.


Track and Field

Season membership - 6 months (May to October)

  • Adult 19 to 64, $150.50
  • Youth 13 to 18, $113
  • Children 6 to 12, $75.50
  • Seniors 65+, $113.25

Daily Rates

  • Adult 19 to 64, $4.75
  • Youth 13 to 18, $3.75
  • Children 6 to12, $2.25
  • Seniors 65+, $3.75

10 Visit Pass

  • Adult 19 to 64, $42.50
  • Youth 13 to18, $32.50
  • Children 6 to12, $20
  • Seniors 65+, $32.50

  • On site parking

Visit the City News section or the COVID-19: Status of Recreation and Culture services webpage for up to date information on service resumption.

The Mooney’s Bay Ski Centre at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility has everything for cross-country skiers. You can enjoy 5 km of groomed and well-lit trails.

Cross Country Ski Trail - Daytime

  • Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5:45 pm

Cross Country Ski Trail - Evening and weekend

  • Monday to Friday, from 6:45 pm to 9 pm
  • Saturday to Sunday, from 9:45 am to 4 pm

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.

For January and February hours please refer to the Mooney's Bay Cross-country Ski Centre hours.  

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
  • 11 metre from parking space to the door
  • Cut curb
  • Hazard indicator


  • 2 accessible entrances  
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby


  • Power door access to interior areas
  • Ramps
  • Reception desks
  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for maneuvering a wheelchair
  • Swipe access

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces


  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered drinking fountains
  • Large stalls to allow transfers

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.