Contact Dovercourt

Phone: 613-798-8950 ext. 0  


We are located at: 411 Dovercourt Ave, Ottawa, ON  K2A 0S9

See our Staff Directory for other contact information


Please note: Our building expansion has resumed (May 2018), therefore our upstairs entrance is unavailable for use. Please use our lower level entrance (our elevator or stairwell allows access to the upper level).

We have an upstairs entrance on Dovercourt Avenue, and a downstairs entrance at the parking lot & pool level. Our building is wheelchair accessible, and we have an elevator. Parking is free. Paratranspo pickup is downstairs (parking lot entrance)

Centre Hours


Regular building hours - Sep. 4, 2018 onwards

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

Please note that we will post schedules for holiday weekends.


The indoor swimming pool is closed for annual maintenance from Sep 1 - 21, reopening on Sat. Sep 22, 2018.


We're closed:

  • Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day
  • Family Day Monday
  • Good Friday, Easter Monday
  • Victoria Day
  • Canada Day (on weekends)
  • Civic Holiday Monday in August (only open for swim lessons)
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving Monday



    Public Transportation

    • #16 on Dovercourt stop at our doorstep (Dovercourt & Roosevelt, stops 4859 & 7526)
    • #85 on Carling - a short walk to Dovercourt Ave. from Carling & Clyde/ Cole, stops 4908 & 7479

    For more information, visit:

    Dovercourt and Satellite Locations

    While most of our programs take place at Dovercourt, we occasionally make use of other facilities including local schools, parks and churches. Your registration receipt will indicate the program location.


    Bluesfest School of Music and Art

    Dovercourt, in partnership with Bluesfest operates the Bluesfest School of Music & Arts (BSOMA).

    Location: 450 Churchill Ave North, OTTAWA, ON K1Z 5E2

    Contact BSOMA (Bluesfest School of Music and Art)


    Phone: 613-627-2762

    Regular Hours

    • Monday: Thursday: 2pm to 9pm
    • Friday: 12pm to 5pm
    • Saturday: 10am to 5pm