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The Accora Centre is currently closed to support social distancing recommendations.

Credit and Refund for Recreation Program Cancellations Related to Covid-19

  • March Break Camps, L.E.A.F. Afterschool Program, Facility Rentals and Spring Programs were cancelled and refund or program credits have been provided. Communication related to refunds and program credits were sent via email in April.
  • All memberships and the associated payments have been temporarily suspended and are set to resume when we re-open. Membership terms will be extended to reflect the closure period.

If you have questions related to Recreation Programs and Services, please contact us at [email protected]

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Accora Centre soon.

Swimming

Indoor Pool

18.5m 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 12ft deep and features a small wading pool, picnic tables, and lounge chairs. The outdoor pool is closed for the season.

Water Activities & Swimming Lessons

  • Daily Lifeguarded Open Swim
  • Adult Swim 18+
  • Women's Only Swim 16+
  • Swim for Fitness 16+
  • Red Cross Swimming Lessons
  • Parent & Tot, 3 months to 3 years to attend with a parent
  • Swim Pre-School 3 to 6 years
  • Swim Kids 6+
  • Swim Adults 16+
  • Women Only Swim Classes 16+
  • Power Swim 8+
  • 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 30 instructor-led classes each week including Aquafit, Group Strength Training, Yoga and Zumba. 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
  • Drop-In Sports Programs including: basketball, table tennis, badminton and family gym
  • Recreation Programs including: play group, swim for fitness & seniors fitness
  • Monthly activities such as: Bingo, movie nights & open mic nights
  • Equipment loans including bicycles &snowshoes
  • Special events such as Light up the Village, Open House & Villagefest
  • 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
  • 30+ Group Fitness classes per week
  • Wellbeats™ virtual fitness platform
  • Free admission to special events & select Recreation programs
  • Free child-minding service for ages 6 weeks to 12 years. We’ll take care of the kids while you work out! Offered Monday - Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Free machine orientations on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. or 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).

Childminding and Out of School Care

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.

Day Camps for ages 4 to 12

Accora Village provides day camps when school is out. Each day is filled with games, sports, crafts, and an afternoon swim. Special events and excursions may also be included. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with the option of extended care.

Our 2020 Summer Camp program is currently under development. Check back in late January for details.

Child Minding for ages 6 weeks to 12 years

Hey Parents! Looking to get a workout in or enjoy a special event at the Accora Centre? Let us take care of the kids why you take care of yourself. Childminding is offered Monday - Thursday from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.. Parent must remain on-site. Free for children of Platinum members, $10 per child for non-Platinum members.

Child Care Programs have been suspended until further notice.

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
  • Child Care, Afterschool Program & Day Camps

Drop-In Style Programs

  • Acoustic Open Mic Night, select Fridays at 7:00 p.m. Free.
  • BINGO Night for ages 18+, select Fridays at 7:30 p.m. Free.
  • Childminding $10 drop-in or free for children of Platinum Members.
  • Family BINGO Night, select Fridays at 6:30 p.m. Free.
  • Family Movie Nights, select Fridays at 7:00 p.m. Free.
  • Group Fitness Classes
  • Gymnasium Sports
  • Playgroup - for children who do not yet attend school and their caregivers/parents. Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. starting January 7. Free.
  • Babysitting course for age 11+
  • Swim
  • Select special events.

Hours and Schedules

Recreation Centre Hours

Day Hours
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Facility closed until further notice.

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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