Walter Baker Sports Centre

Walter Baker Sports Centre in Barrhaven includes a fitness centre with treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, rowing machine, stair climbers, cable machines, free weights and independent sound system and televisions. Our pool is a 8-lane 25m pool; diving tank with two 1m and 3m diving boards; warm teaching pool with ramp access and preschool pool (email wbscrentals@ottawa.ca for pool rentals).

Two full-sized ice rinks (Arena A and B) with spectator seating (email City Wide Allocations sports@ottawa.ca for ice rentals).

Hours

Sunday : 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday : 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday : 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday : 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday : 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday : 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday : 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Location and contact

100 Malvern Drive
Ottawa ON K2J 2G5

Phone: 613-580-2788 
WBSCrentals@ottawa.ca

Ice rental: sports@ottawa.ca

Hall rental: cswb-wbsc@ottawa.ca

Notifications

The pool is closed Friday, February 3, from 7:30 to 9 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.

Some lane swims may have shared pool space. The hot tub and steam room will be available only on certain days.

Walter Baker - swim and aquafit - winter
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane swim 11:30 - 1 pm, 8 - 9 pm 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8 - 9 pm 9:30 - 10:30 am, 11:30 - 1 pm 7:30 - 8:30 am, 10:30 - noon, noon - 1 pm, 8 - 9 pm 7:30 - 8:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am, 11:30 - 1 pm, 7:30 - 9 pm noon - 1 pm noon - 1 pm
Half lane swim 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am, 7:30 - 8 pm n/a 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am, n/a n/a n/a n/a
Public swim n/a n/a 6 - 7:15 pm n/a 6 - 7:30 pm 1 - 3:30 pm 1 - 3:30 pm
Aqua general - Shallow 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am, 1 - 2 pm n/a 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am, 1 - 2 pm 9:30 - 10:30 am 9:30 - 10:30 am 1 - 2 pm n/a n/a
Aqua general - deep 9:30 - 10:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 am   9:30 - 10:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 am   9:30 - 10:30 am n/a n/a
Aqua lite - Regular 10:30 - 11:30 am 9:30 - 10:30 am, 1 - 2 pm 10:30 - 11:30 am 1 - 2 pm 10:30 - 11:30 am n/a n/a

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change. Holiday hours and programs may vary.

Walter Baker Sports Centre - Weight and cardio room January 9 to March 12
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Cardio and weight room  *no reservations 6:30 am - 9 pm 6:30 am - 9 pm 6:30 am - 9 pm 6:30 am - 9 pm 6:30 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.

Walter Baker Sports Centre - Group fitness schedule January 9 to March 12
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Cardio and strength 9:15 - 10:15 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am n/a 9:15 - 10:15 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am 9:30 - 10:30 am n/a  n/a  n/a 
Strength  10:20 - 11:20 am  9:30 - 10:30 am n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a   
Dance  n/a  9:15 - 10:15 am n/a  9:15 - 10:15 am n/a  n/a  n/a 
Yoga  7 - 8 pm 10:20 - 11:20 am n/a  10:20 - 11:20 am n/a  n/a  n/a 
HIIT  n/a  n/a  10:20 - 11:20 am n/a  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.

Reserve a spot at Walter Baker Sports Centre

Walter Baker Sports Centre - racquet sports January 9 to March 12
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Squash courts 2,3,4,5 6:30 - 7:30 am, 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am, 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, 7:30 - 8:30 pm 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am, 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, 7:30 - 8:30 pm 6:30 - 7:30 am, 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am, 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, 7:30 - 8:30 pm 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am, 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, 7:30 - 8:30 pm 6:30 - 7:30 am, 7:30 - 8:30 am, 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am, 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, 7:30 - 8:30 pm 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am, 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, 6:30 - 7:30 pm 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:30 - 10:30 am, 10:30 - 11:30 am, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, 6:30 - 7:30 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.

Reserve a spot at Walter Baker Sports Centre

Walter Baker Sports Centre - sports starting January 27
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Kindergym n/a n/a n/a n/a 10 - 11:30am 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. The changes will be reflected in the online reservation process.

Walter Baker Sports Centre - Skating starting January 9
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Public skate  n/a n/a n/a 4 - 6 pm Noon - 1 pm,  7 - 8 pm 11:30 am - 1:30 pm 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

For ice rental information and availability, please email sports@ottawa.ca.

For hall rental information and availability, please email cswb-wbsc@ottawa.ca or call 613-580-2788.

Amenities and features

  • Changerooms – gender-neutral
  • Changerooms – gender-specific
  • Washrooms – gender-specific
  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking

Accessibility features

  • Change rooms
  • Elevator/Lift
  • Entrance/Exit
  • Floor surfaces
  • Interior
  • Parking
  • Passenger loading zone
  • Pool
  • Reception desks
  • Signage
  • Stairs
  • Telephone
  • Washrooms