The RA is a not-for-profit Association. As a member, you have a voice in your Association and we welcome your comments and suggestions. Your membership gives you access to a vast array of Clubs, programs and activities, helps to maintain and develop outstanding facilities and services, offers you free parking while at the RA Centre, and allows you to take advantage of RA Member Offers


New members or those returning after a lapse in membership –
An Association Membership is required to join all RA Clubs and LifeFIT fitness membership.  This Association Membership fee is payable when you initially register.  Providing you continuously renew your Club or LifeFIT fitness membership, you will not be required to pay the Association Membership fee annually in addition to your Club or fitness centre membership.

RA Club & LifeFIT fitness members –
Providing you continuously renew your Club or LifeFIT fitness membership, you will not be required to pay the Association Membership fee annually in addition to your Club or LifeFIT fitness membership.

Association only members –
RA members who are solely Association members continue to pay their Association Membership fee annually.


The following membership fees apply to Federal employees, all employees of devolved federal organizations and retired employees who receive a pension based on such employment; or are entitled to a deferred pension based on such employment.

Individual $ 33.00
Family $ 57.00
Individual - superannuate $ 21.00
Family - superannuate $ 27.00

The following membership fees apply to all other persons interested in joining the Association.

Individual $ 46.00
Family $ 72.00

The definition of a family member is:
The Member's partner and/or dependent children who are in full-time attendance at an educational institution.

For clarification on membership categories, please contact Member Services at 613-733-5100.

How to Register


Membership is open to anyone who is willing to abide by the Members’ Code of Ethics :
The RA is an association of members of similar ideals who:

  • Respect people and property.
  • Support the activities to the maximum degree possible.
  • Strive to achieve safe and honourable participation.
  • Take pride in the RA and exhibit sportsmanship.
  • Participate to have fun and be fit.

The Association is committed to providing an environment that is free of violence and harassment for all members, visitors and employees. Copies of the Member Policy relating to Harassment, Discrimination, Violence or Breach of the RA Code of Ethics are available from the Member Services desk.