City of Ottawa Recreation Guide

To see the various recreation programs offered across the City of Ottawa and in Kanata South please refer to the online recreation guide by clicking here.


Kanata South Recreation


Kanata Recreation ComplexKanata Recreation Complex

100 Charlie Rogers Place (formerly Walter Baker Place)
Ottawa, ON K2V 1A7


Hall rental: 613-836-6340
Ice rental: 613-580-2595
Field or park rental: 613-580-2595

Kanata Recreation Complex offers a wide selection of recreation programs for all ages including children’s summer camps, preschool programs and fitness classes.

The complex includes recreation program space and two full-size arenas (Tom Flood Arena and Gary Burke Rink) with spectator seating. Ideal to rent for meetings, gatherings or social events. Located in a park setting with adjacent sports fields.

The Kanata Recreation Complex is an ideal location to rent for meetings, gatherings or social events. The Kanata Recreation Complex is located in Walter Baker Park surrounded by various sports fields, park, a splash pad, toboggan hill and more.


Customer Service

The customer service desk offers information and registration or rental services.

Days Hours
Monday to Thursday 9 am to 7:15 pm
Friday 9 am to 8:15 pm
Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 4 pm
Facility may be closed on statutory holidays. Please call ahead to confirm.


Public Skating

The Kanata Recreation Complex offers public skating on Friday’s from 7:30 to 8:20 pm and on Sunday’s from 12:30 to 1:20 pm and family skating from 1:30 to 2:20 pm. Check the Public Skating Schedule for cancellations on long weekends.


Facility Features


  • 2 Beach volleyball courts
  • Outdoor basketball court
  • Skateboard park

Ice Rinks

  • 2 NHL sized rinks (Tom Flood Arena & Gary Burke Rink)
  • 8 Dressing rooms and one alternate needs dressing room
  • Rented through Citywide Allocations


  • 6 various sized halls (Hall A, Hall B, Hall C, Hall D, Program Room & Meeting Room)
  • Kitchen
  • Walter Baker park
  • 5 Ball diamonds
  • 6 Soccer fields
  • Football field
  • 2 Children’s parks
  • Splash pad
  • Picnic shelter
  • Gazebo
  • Toboggan hill
  • Available for rental through Citywide Allocations


How to find us

Located off Terry Fox Drive between Maple Grove Road and Hazeldean Road. Behind the Ron Maslin Playhouse, next to the toboggan hill in Walter Baker Park.


Driving Directions

Driving West or East on Hwy 417 take the Terry Fox exit and head south on Terry Fox Drive. Turn right on Charlie Rogers Place and you are in the Kanata Recreation Complex parking lot.


OC Transpo bus routes

#96 and # 118



Kanata Leisure Centre11

70 Aird Place
Ottawa, ON, K2L 4C9
613-591-9283 (WAVE)

The customer service desk offers information and registration services.

Regular Customer Service Hours
Day Hours
Monday to Thursday 6:15 am to 9:30 pm
Friday 6:15 to 9 pm
Saturday 7 am to 8:30 pm
Sunday 7 am to 7:30 pm


Modified Customer Service,  Weight/Cardio and Hot Tub/Sauna Hours 
Day Time
February 15, 2016 10 am to 3 pm
May 23, 2016 10 am to 3 pm
July 1, 2016 10 am to 3 pm
August 1, 2016 10 am to 3 pm
September 5, 2016 10 am to 3 pm
October 10, 2016 10 am to 3 pm
December 24, 2016 10 am to 3 pm
December 25, 2016 CLOSED
December 26, 2016 10 am to 3 pm
December 31, 2016 10 am to 3 pm
January 1, 2017 CLOSED


Art in the Park West – Summer 2016

  • Location: Patio/Picnic Area/Grassy Hill – located beside front entrance
  • Day:  Thursday
  • Dates:  July 7 to August 25
  • Time: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
  • Activities – Arts & Crafts, Theme Days & Drowning Prevention Education
  • For more information call: 613-591-9283 x 306

Browse Registered Courses At Kanata Leisure And Wave Pool

Facility Features

Group Bookings / Rentals

Aquatic Centre

Public Swimming Schedule

Hot Tub / Sauna Schedule

Weight / Cardio Room Schedule

Aqua-fitness schedule

Group Fitness schedule (Membership)

Indoor cycling schedule

Accessibility Features

How To Find Us

Virtual Tour


Facility Features

  • Free Public Wi-Fi
  • Facility has a Male Change room
  • Facility has a Female Change room
  • Facility has a Universal Changeroom


Group Bookings and Rentals- 613-591-9283 ext. 310


Aquatic Centre – 613-591-9283 option 2

Wave Pool

  • 40m x 13.3m wave pool
  • Fully accessible
  • Wave and non wave swims
  • On deck viewing and eating area

Kiddie Pool

  • Spray fountains
  • Fully accessible
  • Warm water


  • Fully accessible
  • Two levels of jets above seat level and 8 jets below
  • L shaped 7.5 m x 3 m

Water Slide

  • Enclosed two storey circular slide with separate landing pool

Dry Sauna


Hot Tub / Sauna Schedule – 613-591-9283 option 2

The hot tub and sauna are also available during scheduled wave swims.

Wave swim fees apply.

Hot Tub/Sauna Schedule
Day Hours
Monday 7 am to 3 pm
7 to 9:30 pm
Tuesday 8 am to 3 pm
7 to 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7 am to 3 pm
8:30 to 9:30 pm
Thursday 8 am to 3 pm
3:30 to 5 pm
8:30 to 9:30 pm
Friday 7 am to 1 pm
5 to 6:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday 11:30 to 12:55 pm


Weight / Cardio Room – 613-591-9283 option 3

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


Weight / Cardio Room Schedule – 613-591-9283 option 3

Regular Weight Room Schedule
Day Hours
Monday to Thursday 6:15 am to 9:30 pm
Friday 6:15 am to 9 pm
Saturday 7 am to 8:30 pm
Sunday 7 am to 6 pm

Complimentary orientations available by pre booking at the customer service desk

Fitness Studio

  • Membership and registration fitness classes 

Personal Training -613-591-9283 ext 306


How to find us

Kanata Leisure Centre (wave pool) – Location map

The Kanata Leisure Centre is conveniently located at 70 Aird Place adjacent to Hwy #417 at the corner of Castlefrank and Aird Place in the community of Kanata.

Driving Directions

  • Travelling westbound on Hwy 417, take exit 139 (Castlefrank Road) and proceed south over the Queensway (Hwy 417). Turn left onto Aird Place.
  • Travelling eastbound on Hwy 417, take exit 140 (Terry Fox Drive). Turn right onto Terry Fox, left onto Katimavik, left onto Castlefrank, and right onto Aird Place.

OC Transpo bus route information

  • #96 Hurdman-Kanata/Stittsville
  • #118 Hurdman-Kanata
  • # 161 local north or south