RECREATION CENTRE

Swimming

Indoor Pool

18.25m long and 4.5ft deep, our saltwater pool offers residents a beach area, mushroom fountain sprinkler, hot tub, and swimming lanes.

Outdoor Pool

15m long and 10ft deep and features a small wading pool, picnic tables, and lounge chairs. The outdoor pool is closed for the season.

Water Activities & Swimming Lessons

  • Household Swims
  • Adult Swim 18+
  • Swim for Fitness 16+
  • Red Cross Parent & Tot, 4 months to 3 years to attend with a parent
  • Red Cross Pre-School 3 to 6 years
  • Red Cross Swim Kids ages 6-15
  • Adult Swimming Lessons age 16+
  • Women Only Swim Classes 16+
  • Power Swim ages 8-15
  • Aquafit for ages 16+. $10 drop-in fee or included with Platinum Membership.

Fitness

Weight Room and Cardio Room Access

The weight room is equipped with free weights, strength benches, racks, and cable-pull systems. The cardio room includes treadmills, elliptical machines, upright and recumbent bikes, a FlexStrider, and rowing machine. Access to weight room and cardio room is included in a Platinum membership or a $10 drop-in fee applies.

Group Fitness

Group fitness is a great way to find motivation and accountability! Our enthusiastic Personal Trainers and group fitness instructors prepare and lead the workout so you can focus on putting forth your best effort. Choose from over 20 instructor-led classes each week including Aquafit, Group Strength Training, and Yoga. Consult our fitness schedule for class details. Access to group fitness classes is included in a Platinum membership or a $10 drop-in fee applies.

Gymnasium Sports

The gymnasium features an automatic scoreboard to help residents feel like pros, basketball nets, and equipment for volleyball, badminton, pickle ball, soccer, dodgeball, and indoor hockey. Check out our gymnasium sports schedule for details on upcoming tournaments, sports programs and sports drop-in times. Gymnasium access is a mix between free and paid access ($10 daily drop-in or included in Platinum membership). Consult the gymnasium schedule for details.

Personal Training

Work one-on-one with a certified Personal Trainer to achieve your fitness goals. Whether you are looking to get fit, lose weight, gain strength, or get healthy, our staff are here to help. Call the Recreation Centre at (613) 366-5020 or email [email protected] for availability and pricing information.

Wellbeats™ Virtual Fitness

Looking to fit a specific fitness class into your busy schedule? Outside of our regular scheduled Group Fitness Classes a virtual fitness platform Wellbeats™ is available in our fitness studio. Select a class from hundreds of classes taught by various instructors. Access to Wellbeats™ Virtual Fitness is included in a Platinum membership or a $10 drop in fee applies.

Visit the Accora Centre Access and Membership page tile for details on Platinum Membership.

Accora Centre Access and Memberships

Accora Village Residents have complimentary access to:

  • Indoor & Outdoor Saltwater Pools
  • Select Drop-In Sports Programs
  • Monthly activities such as: Bingo & movie nights
  • Bicycle Loans
  • Snowshoe Loans

Plus…

  • A daily drop-in fee of $10 per day or upgrade to a Platinum membership which provides access to the cardio and weight room, group fitness classes, and additional gymnasium sports programs.

Residents making use of the Accora Centre are required to scan an access card at each visit. Individual cards with photo will be issued to residents 10 years or older. Residents under 10 years of age may gain access to the facilities when accompanied by a parent or guardian 14 years or older. Visit the Recreation desk at the Accora Centre (98 Woodridge Crescent) to be issued your photo access card.

Platinum Membership (16 years +) includes:

  • Gymnasium Drop-In Sports Program
  • Group Fitness classes
  • Wellbeats™ virtual fitness platform
  • Free admission to select Recreation programs
  • Free machine orientations by appointment. Learn the basics of how to use the weight and cardio equipment and review proper form.
  • Fitness & Wellness seminars

3, 6 & 12 Month Memberships available from $30 per month depending on length of membership term. Purchase a membership online or visit the Recreation desk at the Accora Centre (98 Woodridge Crescent).

Out of School Care and Summer Camp

After School, Licensed Care for ages 4 to 12

At the Accora Centre, we offer an after-school program Licensed by the Ministry of Education. We believe in Laughter, Education, Activity and Friendship (L.E.A.F.) within our program and work to promote these pillars, as well as ensure fun and safety. Care provided until 6:00 p.m. on school days. $200 per month.

Due to Covid-19: After School Care has been suspended until further notice.

Summer Day Camps for Ages 4 to 12 Years

Accora Village will offer modified in-person and virtual summer camps for children ages 4 to 6, 7 to 9 and 10 to 12 years. Our camp programs are designed to be age-appropriate and provide plenty of opportunities to learn, engage, and have fun! Camp days are filled with a balance of arts, crafts, and games. To add interest, variety and enhance the camp experience, each week features a different theme.

  • In-person camps will take place outdoors in the green space behind the Accora Centre. Camp groups will be kept small to allow participants to safely interact and enjoy physically distanced games, crafts and activities. Our camps follow all COVID-19 infection prevention and control practices set by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Ottawa Public Health. COVID-19 practices include regular and frequent cleaning, daily screenings, social distancing, use of face coverings, limited capacities, maintaining cohort groupings and use of outdoor space as much as possible. Half-day camp; 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, $75 per week (4-day week Aug 3-6 $60). Full-day camp – currently on hold.
  • Virtual camps - Presented using the Zoom platform our virtual camps will bring participants together for 1-hour per day. In addition to virtual group activities, participants will be given camp activities to complete at their leisure during the week. A camp pack with key supplies for the week’s activities will be made available for pick-up prior to the start of the camp session. Monday through Friday, $25 per week (4-day week Aug 3-6 $20).

For more information and to register visit https://accoravillage.com/reserve/

Recreation Programs

Registered Programs & Classes

  • Music including private piano & vocal lessons
  • French tutoring for ages 4 to 12
  • Art classes for ages 4 to 9
  • Paint Night for 10+ and adults
  • Dance for ages 4 to 9 including; Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop & Bollywood
  • Bollywood dance for adults
  • Basketball Jr. NBA for ages 8 to 15
  • Home Alone course for age 8+
  • Babysitting course for age 11+
  • Kids & Adult Swimming Lessons
  • Basketball & Dodgeball tournaments
  • Afterschool Program & Day Camps

Drop-In Style Programs, Advance Reservation Currently Required

  • Group Fitness Classes
  • Gymnasium Sports
  • Swim
  • Select special events.

Hours

Recreation Centre Hours

Indoor Pool & Fitness Rooms
Daily 8 am to 8 pm

Outdoor Programs at the Accora Centre
Daily 10 am to 8 pm

Reserve a spot at https://accoravillage.com/reserve/

Welcome to the Accora Centre

Have Fun, Stay Fit, and Make Memories at the Accora Centre

Whether you’re up for a swim or regular exercise, renting a space for your next great event, or keeping the kids busy with fun and engaging programming, the Accora Centre has you covered. Enjoy exciting program scheduling, monthly highlights, and membership perks aplenty in our beautiful Recreation Centre – designed exclusively for Accora Village residents.

With an extensive range of fitness options including a weight room, full-sized gymnasium, and studio space, taking care of yourself has never been more convenient. Enjoy one of our Yoga, Zumba, HIIT, or group strength training programs, among many others in addition to personal training. Along with indoor and outdoor pools and a variety of fun activities for all ages, there’s truly something for everyone!

Join the community today and enjoy all that the Accora Centre has to offer!


For complete facility and program details, please see the below:

Call 613-366-5020Email us

Accora Centre: 98 Woodridge Crescent, Ottawa.

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