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Alternate Name OCR ; Recreation Association of the Public Service of Canada ; The RA ; The Recreation Association of the Public Service of Canada
Legal Name The Recreation Association of the Public Service of Canada
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
RA Centre
2451 Riverside Dr
Ottawa, ON K1H 7X7
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Intersection Riverside Dr and Bronson Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Partially Accessible - gun range in the basement is not accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Recreation association * Members can participate in one or more of the 50 different recreation, sport and fitness programs. 
Houses a variety of services available for members and also open to the public: Recreational clubs * sport leagues * fitness and wellness * children’s camps and summer programs * event and conference services * restaurant and outdoor patio * facilities available for rent: function rooms including a formal ball room, hockey arena, soccer fields and gymnasium.  
RA Centre is home to the House of Sport, which includes 40 plus sport, recreation and business organizations
Hours Building hours Mon-Sun 6 am-1 am * hours during holidays and long weekends varies, call for more information.
Meetings Annual General Meeting in April
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership ; Program - Activity fees ; For complete details on fees, contact Member Services or visit website. Community members that qualify for JumpStart can receive support to play and participate in RA programming. * cost for facility rentals (sport and meeting spaces) varies, call for details.
Service Categories Banquet Facilities ; Food Service Contractors ; Recreational Clubs
Waiting List Some camp programs have waiting lists.
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-733-5100
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter Yelp YouTube
Primary Contact Bryan R. Merrett, Director, Partnerships, Engagement & Hospitality; Phone: 613-733-5100 ext 386; Email:
Alternate Contact Amanda Romozzi, Manager, Engagement; Phone: 613-733-5100 ext 223; Email:
Primary Executive Tosha Rhodenizer, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-733-5100 ext 219; Email:
Alternate Executive Kell Shaw-Swettenham, Director, Recreation, Sport & Fitness; Email:
Other Details
Established 1941
Funding Fees - Membership fees, activity fees
Elections The board of directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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