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Richelieu Vanier Community Centre

The Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre is located at 300 des Pères-Blancs Avenue on 10 acres of beautiful parkland setting. The site offers a variety of services including recreation, cultural and community programming, meeting room and reception hall rentals, a pétanque and crocket courts and soccer field, the Muséoparc Vanier, the Action-Vanier Sugar Shack as well as the Vanier Branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

 

Location and Contact

300 Des Pères-Blancs Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1L 7L5

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm

Facility Features

  • Free public Wi-Fi
  • On site parking

Schedules

Rentals

Browse the listing of rental spaces

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 with access aisle
  • 10 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
  • Accessible seating available
  • Reception desks
  • Accessible counters
  • Floor area for manoeuvring a wheelchair
  • Swipe access

Floor Surfaces

  • Slip resistant surfaces

Signage

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

Washrooms

  • Washroom with power door opener
  • Lowered sink counters
  • Lowered soap dispensers
  • Lowered towel dispensers
  • Lowered drinking fountains
  • Large stalls to allow transfers

Elevator/Lift

  • Access to all floors
  • metres wide doorway
  • Located near main entrance
  • Visible and audible door indicators
  • Raised and Braille lettering

Stairs

  • Stairs with no-slip surface
  • Good colour contrast
  • Continuous hand rails

Learn more about Inclusive Recreation and accessible services.