Program Registration (JPRA)
The Jack Purcell Recreation Association (JPRA) requires that you register in a program in order to participate. These programs include our Art, Sports, Dance and Alternative Exercise Programs for adults, as well as all of our Children’s Programs. Our Fitness Program includes a special registration offer. You can register online, using a credit card, or you can drop into the Jack Purcell Community Centre during business hours and register for a program. We accept credit cards, cash, cheque or debit as payment.
The Jack Purcell Community Centre offers programs that require you to register either online through the city website at Ottawa.ca or in person at the community centre at 320 Jack Purcell Lane. The City of Ottawa accepts credit cards, cash, cheque or debit as payment.
Drop-in Fee (JPRA & JPCC)
The Jack Purcell Recreation Association offers a few programs where you may drop in to a class for a fee. These programs include Fitness and Zumba, Yoga, Watercolour Painting and our Badminton and Dodgeball Programs. Check out these programs for the drop-in fee. You must pay the drop-in fee at the front desk at the community centre prior to coming to a class. Bring your receipt with you as proof of payment.
The Jack Purcell Community Centre (JPCC) has a drop-in fee for its Weight Room, the Swimming Pool and its Wednesday Evening Social Dance.
Membership (JPRA & JPCC)
The Jack Purcell Recreation Association requires that all members of the board of directors be members of the association. Memberships are available to anyone who is 18 years and older, a resident of Centretown or who owns or operates a business in Centretown. Membership entitles one to vote at association meetings and is available for only $5.00, payable at the front desk. Employees of the association or of the Jack Purcell Community Centre are eligible for Association membership but are not eligible to vote.
The Jack Purcell Community Centre (JPCC) provides a range of programs that offer monthly or annual memberships. These programs include the Weight Room, the Pool, Aquafitness and Wellness. Check out individual programs for more information.