Summer FITNESS – May 1 to August 31, 2019
SUMMER LifeFIT members receive unlimited access to the LifeFIT Centre, unlimited access to all GroupFIT and SpinFIT classes on the LifeFIT schedule, as well as one complimentary training session per member and a season pass to the RA’s outdoor pool (open from mid-June to late August).

ADULT Summer LifeFIT Membership:  for only $149
STUDENT Summer LifeFIT Membership: for only $99

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Summer SQUASH Membership – May 1 to August 31, 2019
Prime time members may play seven days a week, 7:00am - 10:45pm

ADULT Summer Squash Membership:  for only $155
* Please Note: there is an additional fee of $20 to join the Summer Squash League.

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Summer BADMINTON Membership –  April 1 to August 31, 2019

ADULT Summer Badminton Membership (16 years & older):  for only $275
STUDENT Summer Badminton Membership (16 - 24 years):  for only $225
* Please Note: There is no guest privileges and no proration.  Students must present a valid student card.

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Summer JUNIOR BADMINTON Membership - Ages 7  17 –  June 1 to August 31, 2019
JUNIOR Summer Badminton Membership:  for only $99
* Please Note: There is no guest privileges and no proration.

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C.A. Paradis IntasPot – Healthy Cooking Hacks
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Join C.A. Paradis for a FREE seminar of Healthy Cooking Hacks on Wednesday, May 29 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in the CaféRA. Their chef will guide you through the nutritional and time saving benefits of pressure cooking.  Featuring a vegetarian recipe, this demonstration will be highlighting Ottawa's own Instant Pot!  Read more...

Juniors Can Play Squash for only $5.  Drop-ins are a great way to try a new sport.
Every Friday from 6:30pm to 8:00pm    |  Now until June 21, 2019
A weekly Junior Squash Drop-in for all juniors ages 8 to 18.  Squash is a great sport for children & youth to keep active, it increases agility and flexibility, improves hand-eye coordination, concentration and self-confidence.  Racquets and goggles are provided.   Read more……

Two Fun Tournaments in July!  Register your team today!
Bat Intentions Softball Tournament – Saturday, July 6, 2019
3 games guaranteed plus playoffs for qualifying teams.
Great prizes to be won.

Ball Hockey Tournament – Saturday, July 27, 2019
3 games guaranteed plus playoffs for qualifying teams plus skills competition. Tournament takes place inside ball hockey rink.

For more information on these tournaments, please contact Kevin Ferguson at 613-736-6206 or

Oh Canada Eh
June 28 to September 14, 2019
The RA is proud to partner with Ottawa's Newest Dinner Musical -  Oh Canada Eh. Two-Hours of All Canadian Music, Food & Fun! Running 6 nights a week, Tuesdays to Sundays from June 28 to September 14 starting at 6:30pm in the Clark Hall (RA Centre).  Read more

FIT RendezVous 2019 - SAVE THE DATE
Sunday, September 15, 2019 – The RA invites you to join our 3rd Annual Fitness Leadership Conference FIT RendezVous 2019 on Sunday, September 15 from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa. Read more...


  • Check out the Spring Edition of the RA News.  Click here...

  • StrongWomen - on Daytime Ottawa - Rogers TV
    StrongWoman Coordinator Kathy Godding and participant Sharron visit with Dylan Black on Daytime Ottawa.  Check it out.


The following events are hosted by outside organizations at the RA Centre.

Ottawa VegFest 2019

Saturday, June 1, 2019: 10 am – 7 pm
Sunday, June 2, 2019: 10 am – 5 pm

The RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive


 Art Lending of Ottawa

Our next art show will be on Saturday, 15 June 2019 in the Outaouais Room at the RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Dr. Ottawa from 10 am to 4 pm.  Rent or purchase original art by local area artists.  Variety of mediums, styles and sizes available.  ALO shows are always FREE admittance with free parking. Contracts for rental of art are completed at the shows only when a visitor has decided to rent a piece of art.  Read more...