Recreational Facilities

William O. Smith Recreation Center

Located at 551 East State Street on the corner of East State & Front Streets, across from Bradner Stadium, located in War Veteran’s Park.

Regulation ice arena, 200’ by 85’, operated from September thru March. Enclosed arena available for rental during off season. Seating for 577 (permanent bleachers) and parking for 150. Skate rentals and skate sharpening available.

35’ x 25’ ceramic tile wading pool and “L” shaped swimming pool, one way metic and other linear for swimming competitions.  Open from June thru August. Facility completely accessible by handicapped.

Sports Court Floor, 200’ by 85’, operated June thru September. Area includes two basketball courts, three volleyball courts, soccer floor and roller hockey area. Used for public roller hockey and also available for rental groups. Smoke free facility.

Rentals can be done through Terri Belli, Office Manager, 716-376-5666.  Click here for pricing and details.

John J Ash Community Center

John J Ash Community Center
John J Ash Community Center Lounge
John J Ash Community Center Kitchen
John J Ash Community Center Meeting Room

Located at 112 N. Barry Street, .424 acres. One large meeting room, kitchen and restroom facilities available for rental evenings and weekends. Houses the Olean Senior Center Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Accessible by handicapped. Maximum of 200 allowed in building. No alcohol or smoking permitted. Parking for 25 cars.

Rentals can be done through Terri Belli, Office Manager, 716-376-5666.  Click here for pricing and details.

Olean Cooling Center Available June 18 through June 21 June 17, 2024 Olean—William J. Aiello, Mayor of the City of Olean, announced that the John J. Ash Community Center will be open on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 through Friday, June 21, 2024 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. to provide relief from the predicted high temperatures.