North London Optimist Community Centre

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 7:45 p.m. and 8 to 9:30 p.m.
  • All ages session: 
    • Fridays from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. and 8 to 9:30 p.m.
    • Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and 2:45 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 (ages 19 to 54) - $222.72
  • Seniors (ages 55 and older) - $134.81
  • Youth (under 19) - 134.81​​​​​​
  • Squash only - $80.80

HST included in all pricing

Hours of operation

Our Recreation customer service hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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.

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 half-hour, for a maximum of 2 hours. Membership to book our courts is not required. Bookings can be made 5 days in advance, to the minute. Maximum playtime of 3 hours per player per day. All bookings are non-refundable.

Fees (HST included)

Members

  • Prime time: $31.64
  • Non-prime time: $25.43

Non-members

  • Prime time: $41.53
  • Non-prime time: $32.77

Prime time

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

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

Non-prime time

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

Saturday and Sunday from 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 45-minute sessions. Membership to book our courts is not required. Bookings can be made 5 days in advance to the minute. Maximum playtime of 135 minutes per player per day. All bookings are non-refundable.

Squash court fees

TypePrime TimeNon-Prime Time
Non-member$21.19$17.52
Member$16.95$13.84

HST included in rates listed above. 

Prime time

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

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

Non-prime time

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

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

Rentals

Visit our rentals page to learn more about renting a Community Centre space. For more information on rental booking, pricing and for recommended room capacities, call 519-661-5575 or email recreation@london.ca

Last modified:Monday, January 29, 2024