The North London Optimist Community Centre is located at 1345 Cheapside Street

  • Parking at North London Optimist Community Centre is free. 
  • Check London Public Transit for public transit locations, times and fees. 
  • For general recreation program inquiries or to book a rental, call 519-661-5575 or email recreation@london.ca. Call 519-661-5198 for to get in touch with facility staff. 

Indoor retro roller skating

Are you looking for some family-filled fun or the perfect date night? Join us for weekly indoor retro roller skating sessions! North London Optimist Community Centre offers the following weekly retro roller skating sessions:

  • 18+ session: Wednesdays from 6:15 to 9:30 p.m.
  • All ages session: Saturdays from 1 to 4:15 p.m.
  • All ages session: Sundays from 1 to 4:15 p.m.

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Racquet memberships

Racquet memberships are designed for tennis and squash participants who play a minimum of 23 times per year and are looking for affordable, reduced court booking fees. Racquet membership players pay the initial membership fee and enjoy reduced court booking fees all year long at North London Optimist Community Centre.

Membership pricing
  • Adult (tennis and squash) - $193.26
  • Adult (spouse of a member) - $116.98
  • Seniors (55+) - $116.98
  • Youth (under 19) -  $116.98
  • Family - $343.72
  • Squash - $70.13

Hours of operation

The hours of operation may vary based on registration. For questions about programs and hours please call 519-661-5575 or email recreation@london.ca.


Registered programs

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


Cancellations and closures

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


Amenities

The North London Optimist Community Centre is a multi-use sports and recreation centre offering many unique indoor sports facilities and activities, including the City of London's only roller skating program, indoor tennis courts and squash courts.

Besides offering exceptional indoor racquets facilities, NLOCC is proud to offer multiple clean and spacious meeting rooms with kitchenettes available for rental; and a large arena style gymnasium ideal for indoor soccer, roller skating, ball hockey, inline hockey and more.  NLOCC offers a variety of programs including drop-in roller skating sessions.  NLOCC is proud to be home to the Huff N' Puff Senior Fitness Association and the North London Optimist Club.  We welcome private functions such as bridal and baby showers, registration sessions, staff meetings, and birthday parties.

Main amenities
  • ​Elevator
  • Accessible ground level entrance
  • Free parking
Multi-purpose rooms
  • ​Two large, lower level multi-purpose rooms with shared kitchenette
  • One large, upper level multi-media meeting room with kitchenette
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Data video projector
  • DVD/video player
  • Sound system
  • Video screen
  • White board
  • Tables and chairs
Gymnasium
  • Suited for roller skating, volleyball, badminton, and pickleball
  • Nets available for volleyball, badminton, and pickleball
  • Electronic scoreboard
  • Alcohol is not permitted in the facility
Tennis
  • There are 3 indoor tennis courts available for rental on a drop-in or pre-booked basis.
  • Courts are booked for a minimum of 1 hour, on the ½ hour, for a maximum of 2 hours. Membership to book our courts is not required. Memberships are not available for purchase at this time. Bookings can be made 48 hours in advance. All bookings are non-refundable.
 Tennis fees
Type Prime Time Non-Prime Time Same Day Rates
Non-member $38.80 $30.70 N/A
Member Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable

*HST included in above rates

Prime time tennis rates are applicable during the summer season.

Courts are booked for a minimum of 1 hour, on the ½ hour, for a maximum of 2 hours. Membership to book our courts is not required. Memberships are not available for purchase at this time. Bookings can be made 48 hours in advance.

All bookings are non-refundable.

 

What are the membership fees?
Type Fees
Adult Membership

Unavailable

Senior Membership

Unavailable

Spouse/Partner Membership

Unavailable

Youth Membership

Unavailable

Family Membership

Unavailable

Squash Membership

Unavailable

Prime time

Monday to Friday -  5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Non-prime time

Monday to Friday - 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday - 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Squash
  • ​There are two indoor squash courts available for rental on a drop-in or pre-booked basis.
  • Courts are booked for 40-minute session.
  • Membership to book our courts is not required. Memberships are not available for purchase at this time. Bookings can be made 48 hours in advance. All bookings are non-refundable.
What are the squash court fees?
Type Prime Time Non-Prime Time
Non-member $20.03 $16.43
Member Unavailable Unavailable

(per 40 minutes; HST included in above rates) 

Prime time

Monday to Friday - 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday/Sunday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Non-prime time

Monday to Friday - 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday/Sunday - 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

How Much is a squash membership?

Unavailable

Roller skating

You are welcome to bring your own roller or in-line skates, however, they are subject to inspection to ensure they will not damage our floor. Session notes:

  • Registration through the Play Your Way online is required for all roller skating drop-ins. Roller skate rentals can also be purchased online
  • CSA approved helmets are required for children under 18. Please note helmets are not available for rental and participants under 18 years must supply their own CSA approved helmet.
  • Participants under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older.
  • Wrist guards are strongly recommended.
  • Admission to the building will begin 15 minutes prior to start of program.
  • Patrons are advised to provide their own locks for lockers, as the centre does not provide these.
  • Patrons are advised that the centre does not make change for concessions, vending, etc.
  • No loose items such as purses, hats, bandanas, personal music devices, glow sticks, cameras, food and/or drink on the floor at any time.
  • Strollers, buggies, skating aids and chairs are not permitted on the floor.
Roller skating hours
  • Year-round, we offer a Wednesday Adult Skate (for those 18 and older) from 6:15pm to 7:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.; and Saturday family and adult skates from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Please go to the Play Your Way website to register for all upcoming roller skating drop-ins.
Roller skating fees

Type

Fee

Adults 18 and older

$8.76 

($7.75 plus tax) 

Seniors 55 and older

$8.19 

($7.25 plus tax) 

Children and youth

$6.21 

($5.50 plus tax) 

Skate rentals

$4.80 per pair 

($4.25 plus tax) 

Roller skating 10-session pass

Type

Fee

Adults 18 and older

$69.75 

($61.75 plus tax) 

Seniors 55 and older

$65.25 

($57.74 plus tax) 

Children and youth

$49.51 

($43.81 plus tax) 

 

Membership fees

Memberships are not available for purchase at this time.

Membership fees
Adult membership Unavailable
Spouse or partner membership Unavailable
Senior membership Unavailable
Youth membership Unavailable
Squash membership Unavailable

*HST included in above fees

Card programs at North London Optimist Community Centre

Card programs at NLOCC are currently unavailable.

Rentals

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

Rental fees

Gym

Adult Rate $104.92 per hour
Minor Rate $78.69 per hour
Commercial Rate $188.86 ​​​​​per hour

Multipurpose room 2 or 3

Adult Rate $39.98 per hour
Minor Rate $29.96 per hour
Commercial Rate $71.96 per hour

Insurance can be purchased through the City of London or you must provide a copy of your own coverage. Music: SOCAN and Re:Sound Charge is required Non-alcohol events only.

 

Last modified:Thursday, November 17, 2022