Walter Baker Sports Centre (Barrhaven) Pool

Ottawa, ON, CANADA

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Walter Baker Sports Centre (Barrhaven) Pool
100 Malvern Drive, Nepean / West Area
Ottawa, ON K2J 2G5
(613) 580-2788

Adult Admission Price & Policy

CAD 5.25; SC(65) CAD 3.50. [October, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m x 18m, 8 lanes, 0.81m - 1.73m depth, indoors, 84ºF (29ºC).
Pool 2
18m x 9.3m, 0.77m - 0.86m depth teaching pool, indoors, 88ºF (31ºC).
Pool 3
18m x 12m, 4.3m depth diving pool, indoors, 84ºF (29ºC).
Two 1m diving boards and two 3m diving boards.


Ottawa Municipality
45.280456, -75.761877

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Water Polo
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Synchro Swim
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Facility Notes

There is also a 92ºF kiddie pool, a 103ºF hot tub/whirlpool, and a 46m waterslide with a separate landing pool.
The facility also has a steam room, a weight room, a cardio room, and aerobic studios, as well as a place where goggles and flip-flops are available for sale.

Facility Reviews

The water is comfortable. The staff is nice. There are always lanes available to do laps. On the other hand: The lockers and showers should be cleaned more often. The floor is always dirty, bring your flip flops.
The lanes are congested and the staff do little to help manage the lanes. The slowest swimmer in the lane sets the pace. Swimmers attending weekend swims generally manage the lanes better than those who choose to swim lengths on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.