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YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region (The)

Site: Ottawa - Find Location

Service: Recreational Programs and Social Services

Alternate Name National Capital Region YMCA YWCA ; OCR ; Recreational Programs and Services - Regional Ys ; The Y
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map
180 Argyle Ave
Ottawa, ON K2P 1B7
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Intersection O'Connor St and Argyle Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible - except Camp Otonabee
Parking Varies according to location
Description and Services
Description (Service) Recreational programs and services offered throughout the Ottawa region for preschoolers, children, youth, adults, seniors and families. 
Recreational activities such as aquatics (including swim lessons, certification programs and aqua-fitness classes), adult group fitness classes, family fitness classes, physical education, personal training, dance, sports, adult and youth programs * variety of health and wellness programs 
Playcare (child minding) service is available; financial assistance available. 
Camps: see separate listing for more information 
* Camp Otonabee: 1620 Sixth Line Rd, RR#1 Dunrobin, K0A 1Y0 
* Downtown YMCA-YWCA: 99 Bank St, Ottawa, K1P 6B9 
* Taggart Family YMCA-YWCA: 180 Argyle Ave, Ottawa, K2P 1B7 
* Ruddy Family YMCA-YWCA: 265 Centrum Blvd, Ottawa, K1E 3X7 
* Carlingwood YMCA-YWCA:2121 Carling Ave (Inside Carlingwood Shopping Centre), Ottawa, K2A 1H2 
* Clarence-Rockland Y: 1-1525 du Parc Ave, Rockland, ON, K4K 1C3
Hours Camp Otonabee: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sep-Apr * Mon-Fri 8 am-7 pm, May-Aug 
Downtown Y: Mon-Fri 5:30 am-9 pm * Sat-Sun 8 am-6 pm 
Taggart Family Y: Mon-Fri 5:30 am-11 pm * Sat 7 am-7 pm * Sun 8 am-6 pm 
Ruddy Family Y: Mon-Fri 6 am-11 pm * Sat-Sun 7:30 am-7:30 pm 
Carlingwood Y: Mon-Fri 6 am-11 pm * Sat 7 am-8 pm * Sun 8 am-6 pm 
Clarence-Rockland Y: Mon-Fri 6 am-10 pm * Sat-Sun 8 am-6 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility The general public can obtain a membership or be a participant in a specific program
Application Call or visit website to inquire
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership - various membership categories, visit the website or call ; Program - fees vary according to the program, visit the website or call ; Membership application must be made in person at the Membership Services Desk at any of the branches. * Fee assistance available for those who are unable to pay the full fee for a general membership.
Service Categories Children's Play Groups ; Day Camps ; Disability Related Sports ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ; Gymnastics ; Massage Therapy ; Physical Fitness ; Recreation Centres ; Recreation Related Expense Assistance ; Residential Camps ; Swimming/Swimming Lessons ; Therapeutic Exercise ; Tiny Tots ; Youth Enrichment Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone Camp Otonabee 613-832-1234 
Downtown Y 613-233-9331 
Taggart Family Y 613-788-5000 
Ruddy Family Y 613-830-4199 
Carlingwood Y 613-656-9605 
Clarence-Rockland Y 613-446-7679
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Andrea Bailey, Director, Marketing and Communications; Phone: 613-237-1320 ext 5167; Email:
Primary Executive Bob Gallagher, President and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-237-1320 ext 5042; Email:
Other Details
Established 1867
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119072072 RR0001 ; United Way ; Fees - activity fees * membership fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Brochures * flyers
Resources Sports facilities * website

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