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Bostwick exterior

Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA and Library

Community and Seniors’ Centres are closed until further notice.

Please visit our COVID-19 web page for all City programming and service updates.           

Recreation Updates and Frequently Asked Questions

501 Southdale Road West
London ON  N6K 3X4

The Bostwick Community Centre, YMCA & Library has something for every ability, age and life stage.  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.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday:          CLOSED

Friday:                             CLOSED
Saturday:                         CLOSED
Sunday:                           CLOSED
Statutory Holidays:          CLOSED


Service London

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday-Friday:     CLOSED
Saturday:                CLOSED
Sunday:                  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 & 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

Service London desk Bostwick






Walking Loop

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday:           CLOSED

Friday:                              CLOSED
Saturday:                          CLOSED
Sunday:                            CLOSED 
Statutory Holidays:           CLOSED

The Walking Loop is located on the 2nd floor and is open to all member of the public.  The loop is 200m 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).

Bostwick Walking Loop






The Arena is equipped with 2 NHL sized ice rinks, offering a variety of rental opportunities, programs and public skates.  For more information please call Parks & Recreation Customer Service at 519-661-5575 or visit the Arenas & Skating page.

If you wish to advertise in the rinks, please contact Chris Kubinski at or 519-661-CITY (2489) ext 1851.



Bostwick Arena

Bostwick Arena

Bostwick Arena



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

  • Full sized gymnasium
  • 6-lane, 25 meter indoor pool
  • Family pool (3ft deep)
  • Community kitchen
  • Child-minding area
  • Y Turf Zone
  • Drop-in youth zone obstacle course
  • Fitness centre
  • Group fitness studios
  • 6 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


Hours of Operation:
Tuesday-Thursday:   CLOSED
Friday:                       CLOSED
Saturday:                   CLOSED
Sunday & Monday:    CLOSED

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

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