The StarTech.com Community Centre, YMCA, and Library is located at 501 Southdale Road West. This facility was previously known as the Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA, and Library. 

  • Parking at StarTech.com Community Centre is free.
  • Check London Public Transit for public transit locations, times and fees.
  • Call 519-907-3300 for customer service. To book an ice rental, call 519-661-5575 or email recreation@london.ca
Hours of operation
  • Monday to Friday, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please refer to the London Public Library website for the library hours of operation and services.

Registered programs

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


Cancellations and closures

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


Amenities

The StarTech.com 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 Recreation and Sport 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: 

  • Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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 Recreation and Sport Customer Service operates from this location during the hours noted above.

Services offered:

  • City of London recreation program registration
  • Ontario Works repayment 
  • 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, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 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

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. Visit the City's rentals page to book arena space in the StarTech.com Community Centre. To book an arena rental, call 519-661-5575 or email recreation@london.ca


YMCA

The StarTech.com 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.


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, June 24, 2022