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North London Optimist Community Centre

North London Optimist Community Centre


Please Note
North London Optimist Community Centre will be closed for parking lot repairs and upgrades beginning May 7th, 2018.  The work is estimated to take approximately 3 weeks to complete.  Up to date information will be posted on this site.  Some programs may have been moved to Stronach Recreation Centre.  See below for individual program information. Customer Service will be available for Spectrum program registration and subsidy renewals, at Stronach Recreation Centre during the shutdown.

1345 Cheapside Street.
London, ON N5V 3N9​

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The North London Optimist Community Centre is a multi-use sports and recreation centre offering many of London's 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 (for which are available to be rented by both members and non-members), NLOCC is proud to offer multiple clean and spacious meeting rooms with kitchenettes which are 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.




Interior of NLOCC    Interior of NLOCC 2




  • ​Elevator
  • Accessible ground level entrance
  • Free parking

Multi-Purpose Rooms

  • ​2 large lower level multi-purpose rooms with shared kitchenette
  • 1 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


  • Gym is suited to indoor soccer, lacrosse, in-line or ball hockey and roller skating
  • Badminton nets
  • Floor hockey nets
  • Volleyball nets
  • Electronic scoreboard
  • Alcohol is not permitted in the facility


  • 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 1/2 hour. Membership to book our courts is not required, however, membership benefits include the ability to book 7 days in advance (rather than 48 hours for non-members) and a 20% discount off court rates.

What are the Tennis Fees?

*All prices include HST


Type Prime Time Non-Prime Same Day
Non-Member $37.29 $29.53 $23.48
Member $28.44 $22.76 $18.78


Prime Time

Monday to Friday  5:30 - 9:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday  8:30 - 4:30pm

Non Prime Time

Monday to Friday  7:30am - 5:30pm / 9:30 - 10:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 7:30 -8:30 am / 4:30 - 10:30pm


What are the Membership Fees?


Adult Membership $200.75
Senior Membership $121.51
Spouse/Partner Membership $121.51
Youth Membership $121.51
Squash Membership $72.85





  • ​There are 2 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, however, membership benefits include the ability to book 7 days in advance rather than 48 hours for non-members and 20% discount off court rates throughout the day

What are the Squash Court Fees? (per 40 minutes) 


Type Prime Time Non-Prime
Non-Member $18.97 $15.56
Member $15.21 $12.43


Prime Time

Monday to Friday 5:30 - 9:30 pm
Saturday/Sunday 8:30 - 4:30 pm

Non Prime Time

Monday to Friday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm / 9:30 - 10:30 pm
Saturday/Sunday 7:30am-8:30am / 4:30 - 10:30 pm


How much is a Squash membership?



​Roller Skating


Roller Skating at Stronach Recreation Centre


North London Optimist CC will be closed from May 7th until May 31st (tentative). During this time, Saturday & Sunday Family Roller Skating will be offered at Stronach Recreation Centre.  1:00pm - 4:00pm.  Wednesday night skates are not available at this time.  Updates will be posted on this site.



City of London Roller Skating - Notice of Temporary Disruption

The City of London is now accepting bids for the "Request for Expression of Interest 18-99 - Roller Skating Rental Program for City of London."  As such, beginning JUNE 1, 2018 there may be a temporary disruption to the roller skating rental service, however, regularly scheduled roller skating sessions will continue to be offered. 


Participants will need to bring their own roller skates or in-line skates, as well as recommended protective equipment (helmets, wrist guards, etc.) to the regularly scheduled sessions.

Where Can I Get More Information about the "Request for Expression of Interest 18-99 - Roller Skating Rental Program for City of London"?

Visit the City of London Website or the link below:





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:

  • CSA approved helmets are required for children under 18 years old.
  • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Wrist guards are strongly recommended.
  • Admission to the building will begin 15 minutes prior to start of program.
  • Admission will be limited to a maximum of 300 skaters per session.
  • 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.

As of January 1, 2018 , the skate shop will no longer be providing the service of lending helmets.  Participants under 18 years must supply their own CSA approved helmet.


What are the Roller Skating Hours?

Saturdays - ​1:00 - 4:00 pm - Family Skate

Sundays - 1:00 - 4:00 pm - Family Skate

Wednesdays - 7:30 - 10:30 pm - Adult Only Skate (18+)


What are the Roller Skating Fees?

Adult (18+)                    $7.00
Child/Youth                    $4.75
Roller Skate Rental        $3.50

10 Skate Pass - Child - $42.83
10 Skate Pass - Adult - $63.05
20 Skate Pass - Child - $85.65
20 Skate Pass - Adult - $126.11




Card Programs at North London Optimist Community Centre

Regular Schedule

Cards Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Euchre       1-4pm 7-10pm 7-10pm 7-10pm
Bid Euchre 7-10pm   7-10pm        
Bridge   12:30-3:30   12:30-3:30   12:30-3:30  
Bingo 12:30-3:30            



Card Programs moved to Stronach Recreation Centre in May

                                                        MAY 7-31, 2018

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13)BID EUCHRE 7:00-10:00pm



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19)EUCHRE 7:00-10:00pm
20)BID EUCHRE 7:00-10:00pm


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