The Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA and Library is located at 501 Southdale Road West

  • Parking at Bostwick Community Centre is free.
  • Check London Public Transit for public transit locations, times and fees.
  • Call 519-907-3300 for customer service. To book a rental, call 519-661-5575 or email recreation@london.ca
Hours of operation

As part of our ongoing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, and in keeping with the Province’s announcement that Ontario will transition to a modified version of Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen, this facility is currently closed for recreational use. This building remains open for essential services provided by London Public Library. Please refer to their websites for hours and services.

Please continue to follow the City's FacebookTwitter and Instagram for updates related to recreation and sport programs.

Registered programs

Check our Play Your Way website to register and pay for programs that take place at Bostwick Community Centre. 


Cancellations and closures

Check our cancellation page to ensure your program is running as scheduled.


Amenities

The Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA & Library has something for everyone.  Inside the building, you will find an indoor pool, gymnasium, double pad arena, multi-purpose rooms, YMCA fitness facility, library branch, walking loop and wellness café.  Outside is home to a fully accessible playground structure and large parking lot.

Arena

The arena is equipped with two NHL-sized ice rinks, offering a variety of rental opportunities, programs and public skates.  For more information, call Parks & Recreation Customer Service at 519-661-5575 or visit the skating page.

If you wish to advertise in the rinks, please contact Chris Kubinski at ckubinski@london.ca or 519-661-2489, extension 1851.

Service London

Hours of Operation: CLOSED

The Service London Desk is located on the second floor of the facility, and is accessible by both stairs and elevator. At this time, only Parks and Recreation Customer Service operates from this location during the hours noted above.

Services offered:

  • City of London recreation program registration
  • City of London recreation facility bookings
  • Recreation Play Your Way fund application processing
  • Garbage tag sales
  • LTC low income & student bus pass sales
  • Parks commemorative program payment location
  • Forestry tree permit payment location
Walking loop

Hours of Operation: 

  • Monday to Friday from 12 to 3 p.m.
  • Monday to Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Located on the second floor of this facility, the walking loop is open to the public. The loop is 200 metres in length, with a fast and slow lane to accommodate a variety of paces and abilities. Stair and elevator access are available, along with coat racks and lockers for safe storage (please bring your own lock).

Rentals

Visit our rentals page to book a space in the Bostwick Community Centre. To book a rental, call 519-661-5575 or email recreation@london.ca


YMCA

The Bostwick YMCA offers a variety of amenities and programs for its members, including access to the following:

  • full sized gymnasium
  • six-lane, 25 meter indoor pool
  • family pool (three feet deep)
  • community kitchen
  • child-minding area
  • Y turf zone
  • drop-in youth zone obstacle course
  • fitness centre
  • group fitness studios
  • six multi-purpose rooms

A YMCA membership is required to access the amenities listed above.  For more information on the YMCA please visit YMCA of Southwestern Ontario.

Facility Rentals:

To rent one of the multi-purpose rooms or kitchen, please contact the YMCA at 519-907-3300 or by emailing bostwick.rentals@swo.ymca.ca.


London Public Library

For information on the Bostwick Library Branch, including hours and services offered, please visit the London Public Library website.

Last modified:Friday, January 07, 2022