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Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool

Location and Contact

70 Aird Place
Ottawa, ON K2L 4C9

Hours of Operation

Modified Facility Hours

  • December 18, 6:15 am to 5 pm

Customer Service

  • Monday to Friday, 6:15 am to 9 pm
  • Saturday, 7 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday, 7 am to 6 pm

Weight Room and Cardio

  • Monday to Friday, 6:15 am to 9 pm
  • Saturday, 7 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday, 7 am to 6 pm

Wave Swim

  • Wednesday, 6 pm to 8 pm
  • Friday, 6 pm to 8 pm
  • Saturday, 1 pm to 3 pm and 6 pm to 8 pm​
  • Sunday, 1 pm to 3 pm

Hot Tub and Sauna

  • Monday, Tuesday
    •  6:45 am to 3 pm
    • 7 pm to 9 pm
  • Wednesday
    • 6:45 am to 3 pm
    • 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Thursday
    • 6:45 am to 3 pm
    • 3:30 to 5 pm
    • 7 to 9 pm
  • Friday
    • 6:45 am to 1 pm
    • 4:30 to  9 pm
  • Saturday
    • 11:30 am to 3 pm
    • 6 pm to 8 pm
  • Sunday
    • 11:30 am to 3 pm

Facility Features

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking

Schedules

Browse swimming, fitness and all other activity schedules at Kanata Leisure Centre and Wave Pool.

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.

Additional Information

Weight and Cardio Room

  • Free Weights
  • Treadmills
  • Ellipticals
  • Bikes
  • Nu Step Adaptive bikes
  • Cable machines
  • Rowers
  • Stair Climber
  • Indoor Cycling
  • Independent sound system and televisions
  • TRX®

Aquatic Centre

  • Wave Pool with on deck viewing and eating area
  • Kiddie Pool with spray fountains and warm water
  • Whirlpool with two levels of jets above seat level and eight jets below
  • Water Slide is enclosed two story circular slide with separate landing pool
  • Dry sauna
  • Pool Temperatures
    • Wave Pool: 29C
    • Children Pool: 32C
    • Hot Tub: 39C

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

  • 7 designated accessible parking spaces
  • Accessible path of travel from the parking lot to entrance with access aisle
  • 7 metres from parking space to the door
  • Cut curb
  • Hazard indicator

Entrance/Exit

  • 1 accessible entrance
  • Wide door (with power door opener) for wheelchair passage
  • Direct access to the main floor, lobby, elevator

Interior

  • Ramps
  • Wheelchair available for patrons
  • Reception desks
  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces

Signage

  • Directional signs
  • High contrast signage

Washrooms

  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered hand dryers
  • Large stalls to allow transfers

Telephone

  • Phone equipped with a telecommunications device for the deaf (TT/TTY/TDD)

Pool

  • Ramp access
  • Water wheelchair available
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool
  • Therapeutic (or warm water) pool

Pool Change Room

  • 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
  • Benches in the accessible change room stalls and/or adult change tables
  • Hand-held shower head
  • Grab bars in the accessible stall