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Albion-Heatherington Recreation Centre

The Albion-Heatherington Recreation Centre is a moderately-sized facility featuring a large gym that can be rented for up to 200 persons for sports, meetings and parties. Our multi-purpose room accommodates up to 60 people and several smaller rooms are available for meetings. Vision Weave, a set of colourful woven banners, is on display at the customer service desk. Try us for various drop-in sports for children, youth and adults, martial arts, music programs and youth leadership camps plus our daily Little Smarties for preschoolers age 3 to 5.

Location and Contact

1560 Heatherington Road
Ottawa, ON K1V 9P5

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Friday, 9 am to 8 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday hours vary, please call us for details.

Facility Features

  • Public computers

Schedules

Browse the listing of drop-in activities.

Rentals

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

Register for Activities

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

  • 1 designated accessible parking space
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance
  • 10 metres from parking space to the door

Passenger Loading Zone

  • Cut curb

Entrance/Exit

  • 2 accessible entrances
  • Wide door for wheelchair passage
  • Automatic door opener
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby, elevator

Interior

  • Ramp

Reception desk

  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair
  • Swipe access

Signage

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

Washrooms

  • Accessible washroom
  • Automatic door opener
  • 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.