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A not for profit serving our community for over 75 years.

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 75 years. With over 22,000 members, there is no other operation in Ottawa that matches the scope of activities and membership of the RA


July 17, 2018

Commonwealth Games Canada joins the House of Sport community



June 28, 2018  |  le 28 juin 2018

Elysian Insight, a new member of the House of Sport Community

Pensées élysées , membre de la Communauté de la Maison du sport au Centre RA


May 30, 2018

Sport Law & Strategy Group bring their expertise to the House of Sport


May 2, 2018

The Rideau Tennis Club's Junior Development Fund will continue to support the sport in the Capital


April 4, 2018

Perfect Skating joins the growing House of Sport Community


March 15, 2018

Hockey Canada; an iconic Canadian addition to the House of Sport Community


March 2, 2018

Ultimate Canada bringing the Spirit of the Game to the House of Sport


February 23, 2018

$75,000 OTF Grant Helps Next Phase of Development for the RA Centre


January 18, 2018 - Ottawa Morning with Robyn Bresnahan

The House of Sport - interview with Tosha Rhodenizer, CEO RA and Casey Wade, CEO, Canoe Kayak Canada


January 18, 2018

The House of Sport Officially Opens


December 20, 2017

Sport for Life to join the House of Sport Community


November 23, 2017

Local sport advocate, the Ottawa Sport Council to join the House of Sport Community


November 20, 2017

Sport and Recreation Technology Company Legend Recreation Software, Inc. joins the House of Sport


October 19, 2017

Ausome Ottawa, a local sport organization, joins the House of Sport Community


September 13, 2017
RA and House of Sport welcome Cystic Fibrosis Canada to its community


September 1, 2017

Speed Skating Canada joined the House of Sport Community


July 31, 2017

The Rideau Sports Centre has purchased the Historic Rideau Tennis Club from the RA


July 11, 2017  |  CTV Morning Morning

Sarah Freemark enjoying RA Summer Camps

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May 15, 2017

The Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association provides a unique perspective to the House of Sport community


le 15 mai 2017

L'Association canadienne de sports pour paralytiques cérébraux offrira une perspective unique à la communauté de la Maison du sport


May 12, 2017

Canoe Kayak Canada Joins the House of Sport Community


May 8, 2017 - Ottawa Sportpages

RA Centre House of Sport project lands City funding, confirms first NSOs joining


May 3, 2017 -  SIRC News Hub

Wrestling Canada Lutte - WCL Board Approves Relocation of National Office to RA House of Sport


April 27, 2017 - City of Ottawa News Release

The House of Sport will be a hub for athletic and economic development


April 18, 2017

The Aboriginal Sport Circle Welcomed into the House of Sport


April 12, 2017 - Ottawa Business Journal

Leading the RA Centre’s turnaround: Ottawa businesswoman of the year nominee Tosha Rhodenizer


April 06, 2017

The Shooting Federation of Canada joins the House of Sport's Growing Community of Sport Organizations


March 30, 2017

House of Sport Announces First National Sport Organizations to Join


March 09, 2017 - CTV Morning Live


Sarah Freemark is learning about fencing at the RA Centre.


Sarah Freemark is learning about fencing at the RA Centre.


Sarah Freemark is learning about fencing at the RA Centre.


CTV Morning Live Sarah Freemark is taking the Bamboo Bar class at the RA Centre.


March 03, 2017 - CTV Morning Live



February 14, 2017 - CTV Morning Live Videos









Ottawa Sportspage - August 16, 2016

RA House of Sport project takes root


Ottawa Today with Mark Sutcliffe - July 20, 2016
Radio Interview with Tosha Rhodenizer, RA CEO


Ottawa Community News – July 19, 2016

New $6.9M House of Sport hub coming to RA Centre


July 4, 2016

RA Announces Plans on a New House of Sport


December 3, 2015

Rideau Tennis Club Excited to Support the Opening of the Adàwe Crossing


November 23, 2015 - CTV Morning Live Videos







November 21, 2015 - RBC Sports Day in Canada VIDEOS



http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2679308183 - 5:28, 7:09, 29:06

http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2679309469 - 21:48


Novmber 6, 2015

RA Centre to be featured during CBC Sports Day in Canada


August 31, 2015

Chartwell Retirement Residences partners with RA to renovate Curling Club lounge


July 30, 2015

Roman Cup Memorial Tournament Sets New Mark for Players


July 13, 2015

Advanced Business Imaging Brings Business Expertise to RA


January 13, 2015

CTV Morning Live Visits the RA Centre


November 27, 2014

Kick-Off RBC Sports Day in Canada at the RA Centre with the RA Sports Camp Breakfast


November 24, 2014

RBC Sports Day in Canada



November 20, 2014

RA Continuing Quality Programming


November 17, 2014

RA and Union Talks End with no Agreement


November 13, 2014

RA Photo Club Celebrates Diamond Anniversary


October 27, 2014

Executive Tosha Rhodenizer Joins RA as the New General Manager


October 6, 2014

RA Partners with Molson Coors to become an Ottawa Senators Hockey Headquarters


September 11, 2014

RA Squash and RA Racquetball Clubs Welcome a new Pro and new Programs


July 31, 2014
Roman Cup Memorial Tournament the Largest Junior Tennis Competition in Canada


July 21, 2014

RA Photo Club of Ottawa Celebrates 75th Anniversary


June 20, 2014
The RA Centre to support the return of professional football to the nation’s capital!


April 11, 2014
Zumba-thon fundraiser surpassing expectations


April 4, 2014
Zumba-thon community fundraiser to celebrate Susy!


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