Welcome to the RA Centre
The Recreation Association of the Public Service of Canada (best known as the RA or RA Centre) operates the largest private not-for-profit recreation and leisure facility in Ottawa operating for over 70 years. With over 22,000 members, there is no other operation in Ottawa that matches the scope of activities and membership of the RA. The RA offers over 50 member activities including an extensive range of sports, recreation, fitness and leisure for individuals of all ages. Being a member of the RA is like having a second home and family. Our members are dedicated, social and fun people seeking a lifestyle that includes health and wellness. The RA community represents the “real” social network by providing sport, recreation, health and meeting opportunities for members and guests.
The RA offers the following facilities:
• an arena;
• a 6 curling sheet rink;
• a gymnasium for basketball and other sports;
• 3 soccer fields;
• 4 softball diamonds;
• racquet courts (18 tennis, 6 badminton, 6 squash and 1 racquetball);
• 10 corporate fitness facilities;
• meeting, wedding and conference facilities;
• and 40 cafeterias located in government buildings.
Delivered in a safe environment that values fun, respect and excellence, the RA members celebrate in a social atmosphere with a new story created each day. The RA Centre offers visitors the Fieldhouse Bar & Grill and Sundeck, a range of conference rooms for meetings, weddings and banquets all supported by a great menu designed by our Executive Chef.