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Summer 2019 Tennis & Pool Passes: NOW AVAILABLE!
RSC Open House Friday, March 1 & Saturday March 2: EVERYTHING FREE!

Winter Session II Programs: Register TODAY!
Drop-In Activities at RSC: Adult, Children, & Family Options
March Break Camp Registration: Spaces are Limited!

Summer Camp 2019 at RSC: Registration NOW OPEN!
DEK Hockey Spring 2019 Leagues & Programs: Open for Individuals & Teams
Staff Spotlight: Jeremy Gibbens-Schneider Tennis Pro
Talk Hockey Gala: Ottawa 67’s Fundraiser at RSC
A Restaurant Surprise: Jackfruit Pulled Pork at The Bridge
Live Music Series 2019: Every Friday Night at The Bridge Public House!

Dates to Remember: Book your Calendar

Summer 2019 Tennis & Pool Passes: NOW AVAILABLE!

RSC is happy to announce our Summer 2019 Tennis & Pool Pass options! With February and March Early Bird Discounts.  

Click here to purchase your Summer 2019 Tennis or Pool Pass!

RSC Summer 2019 Tennis Pass Holder: This Summer Tennis Pass is designed with the avid tennis player in mind! With MORE OPTIONS than last Summer, this year’s Summer Tennis Pass is EVERYTHING you’ll need to have an active season at RSC this Summer! Tennis Pass includes: 

  • Unlimited Access to 7 Outdoor Clay Courts with 7 days advance booking
  • Unlimited Outdoor Pool access
  • Unlimited Gym access
  • 50% off indoor tennis court reservations
  • 10% off all restaurant purchases at The Bridge Public House
  • 25% off Tennis/Fitness/Yoga Programs
  • FREE Volunteer-led Round Robins
  • 25% off Ladders, Pro-Curated Round-Robins, and more! 

RSC Summer Casual Tennis Players can Walk-On: Looking to pick up a few tennis matches throughout the Summer? Our Walk-On Tennis options are affordable and easy to reserve. Pay-as-you-go and book your courts up to 3-days in advance using our convenient online booking system!

RSC Summer Pool & Gym Pass Options: Our Summer gym and pool pass options this year are better than ever! Individual & Family Passes are available for all to enjoy this Summer season! Have a workout followed by a dip in the pool. Lounge with the kids on the weekend and splash the Summer away at RSC!

Without a doubt, RSC is the best place to be this Summer on Ottawa’s historic 4-acre Downtown Playground! 

REMINDER: We are offering February and March Discounted Early Bird Pricing for Summer Tennis Passes! Purchase your passes TODAY by calling us at (613) 749-6126!

RSC Open House Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March 2nd: EVERYTHING FREE!

RSC is hosting another famous OPEN HOUSE the weekend of Friday, March 1 to Saturday, March 2 (Please note we have updated this date from February 23/24th).

Mark your calendars and join us for FREE activities throughout the weekend, with programs designed for family, friends, and community fun!  PLEASE SHARE WITH ALL YOUR FRIENDS!

Winter Session II Programs: Register TODAY!

RSC Winter Session II Programs are available for registration for Adults & Children! Beat the Winter blues and get active this season! Join a Tennis program, or get active in our Fitness classes, or sign the kids up for After-School Children’s sports.

Programs Available This Session: Starting March 11, 2019

  • Adult Tennis Programs – CLICK HERE to register
  • Adult Fitness Programs – CLICK HERE to register
  • Children’s Tennis Programs – CLICK HERE to register
  • Children’s Sports Programs – CLICK HERE to register

There’s definitely SOMETHING for EVERYONE at RSC!

Drop-In Activities at RSC: Adult, Children, & Family Options

RSC has a variety of Drop-In Programs (Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Multi-Sport) to keep you moving during the Winter months! Check out our Drop-In Programs for Adults & Children, Family, & Youth. Drop-In Programs are a way to fill your week with fun, without commitment!

Adult Weekly Drop-In Programs: CLICK HERE to view the schedule.

Children, Family, & Youth Drop-In Programs: CLICK HERE to view the schedule.

March Break Camp Registration: Spaces are Limited!

Looking for an exciting March Break for the little ones? RSC’s March Break Multi-Sport Camp is filled with activities and adventures. Our focus is to create an active, safe and fun space for participants to explore their interests, and dabble in a wide variety of programming.

Weekly Activities Include: Basketball. Soccer, Dodgeball, Nerf Tag, Arts & Crafts, Interactive Games & More!

March 11th-15th, 2019:
Cost: $225.00 for the week; or $50.00 for a single day (plus HST).

For more information about RSC 2019 March Break Camp & to register click here!

* Camp Lunch Options are available if you need a week off from packing lunches … The Bridge Public House at RSC  has you covered for $50 per week (plus HST).

Summer Camp 2019 at RSC: Registration NOW OPEN!

RSC’s 2nd year of Summer Camps are now open for registration, and filling quickly!

Get the kids active this Summer with our wide variety of Summer Camp options. Sports, swimming, games, and more ~ RSC’s Summer camps are the ultimate play and sporting experience.


CLICK HERE to register for RSC Camps TODAY! 


DEK Hockey Spring 2019 Leagues & Programs: Registration Open for Individuals & Teams

RSC is thrilled to announce our 2nd year of DEK Hockey Leagues, building on last year’s success. Remember, RSC is the only DEK Hockey venue in Ottawa, nowhere else can you play in the Nation’s Capital. DEK Hockey  Quebec’s fastest growing sport, and we are so excited to be growing this amazing new sport in Ottawa!

We have options for everyone – whether you’ve never played before or you’re a competitive player – we have many skill levels.

Register as an Individual (we will find your team mates) or register as a Team.


– Starting the week of May 1, 2019 (10 weeks)

– Come and learn some new skills and drills and play games outdoors at RSC’s Dek Hockey Facility. All Levels Welcome!

Click here for information about DEK Hockey (Adult or Children), and to register!

Staff Spotlight: Jeremy Gibbens-Schneider Tennis Pro

Jeremy began playing tennis at the age of 10. By the age of 12 he was invited by Tennis Canada to train at the National Training Centre in Toronto. Having competed in several National and International  competitions including Rogers Junior National Championships U-14, U-16, U-18, and ITF Gatineau Futures presented by National Bank Financial, Jeremy has extensive experience competing at a high level.

After returning from NCAA in January 2015, Jeremy continued his passion for tennis and began his career coaching. Using the first hand knowledge he acquired through high performance from his time spent as a player training with world renowned coaches such as Rick Macci, Bob Brett, and Heath Waters, he helped produce several players that competed at a National level.

Jeremy has implemented a High Performance Junior Program at RSC for youth looking to build their tennis experience and mature into responsible, professional, and talented individuals.

Jeremy’s hobbies include continuing his education in business management, running his start up company Global Tennis with his brother, and spending time with his family.

We are proud to call Jeremy a dedicated member of the RSC family and leader in the tennis community!

Talk Hockey Gala: Ottawa 67’s Fundraiser at RSC

The Ottawa 67’s are hosting a Talk Hockey Gala on Wednesday February 20th at RSC in support of children’s sport. With a goal of $20,000, the first-time gala is focused on raising funds to support after-school sports and recreation programs to the children and youth of Strathcona Heights, specifically The Strathcona Tigers Hockey Team.

Strathcona Heights is home to one of the largest Ottawa Community Housing neighbourhoods, housing many families and children in our local community. RSC is thrilled to be able to participate in this amazing community initiative to make sports accessible to children, no matter what their financial situation may be.

With various sponsors and organizers, we very excited for the upcoming event and look forward to raising funds to support our local community! We are happy to announce that tickets are now SOLD OUT for the event! Don’t worry, you can still support the cause – CLICK HERE TO DONATE!

Click here to read The Ottawa Business Journal article published by Caroline Philips Jan 22, 2019.

Carnaval Noir: Secret Location Masquarade Event at RSC

Yesterday evening, February 16th, RSC housed Ottawa’s Secret Location Event, Carnaval Noir. Makers of Harvest Noir  host charity parties to raise funds for Wheels4Refugees all year round. Tickets for events go on sale, with a secret location disclosed only 6 hours before the event begins! People from near and far arrive dressed in black and dance the night away with amazing food, drinks, and music.

RSC had the pleasure of celebrating the FIRST Carnaval Noir on our historic grounds, and boy was it a treat! There were mystical creatures, beautiful costumes, and stunning masks!

To purchase tickets to future events with Harvest Noir, CLICK HERE!

A Restaurant Surprise: Jackfruit Pulled Pork at The Bridge

As many of you may know, the prior Clubhouse Restaurant has re-branded to The Bridge Public House.  The Bridge Public House has transformed into an experience nobody would expect at a multi-sport facility, featuring a revamped menu with a playful twist on classic dishes with flare. The Bridge Public House has become a destination place for family dinners, date nights, special celebrations with friends & family, weddings, and corporate events.

Creative duo Tim Barton (Head Chef) and Chelsea Skillen (Assistant Manager) have created a unique menu with everyone in mind! Both Tim and Chelsea have extensive experience in the food service industry, and the pair have created a diverse menu with options for all, including gluten-free, vegetarian,  vegan and dairy-free options. 

The Bridge has a delicious plates ready for any pallet to enjoy. With 20% of the menu being vegetarian and vegan dishes, an interesting meat alternative has been added to the menu to surprise and delight. The Jackfruit Pulled Pork is a slow cooked jackfruit slowly stewed in a poblano chili lime sauce. Have it on your nachos, in your taco, or on your eggs benny… it’s a great option if you’re looking for something different to try!

Click here to view The Bridge Public House’s Menu, and join us for a fresh experience!

Call to make your reservation at 613.741-9219.

The Bridge Public House Hours
Monday – Thursday: 4:00pm-10:00pm 
Friday: 11:30am-10:00pm
Saturday – Sunday: 10:00am-3:00pm

Eat ~ Drink ~ Connect at The Bridge Public House!

Live Music Series 2019: Every Friday Night at The Bridge Public House!

FREE Live Music EVERY FRIDAY 7:30-10:00pm at The Bridge Public House at RSC. 

Local Ottawa musicians, playful & classic food, great company ~ There’s no better way to spend your Friday night!

Friday, February 22:  Alana Sterling – 6:30-9:00pm (UPDATED TIME)

Alanna Sterling is a part-time mermaid unicorn, full-time rockstar. Her powerful voice is an unlikely discovery in small-town Ottawa. This rainbow haired character delivers the full spectrum of performance: from jazz R&B, rock to ska, disco to grunge. Expect to hear her solo on trumpet or saxophone on stage, or do cartwheels up and down her 3.5 octave range. Alanna is an outspoken advocate for mental health and uses her songwriting as a platform to express her personal struggles with trauma, depression and anxiety. She wields music as a potent tool to transform those struggles into something beautiful. Her ultimate goal as a musician is to provide her listeners with a voice they can resonate with, helping them to overcome their own personal battles.

This year, Sterling started live streaming music online through Twitch TV under the alias “MermaidUnicorn” and has since gained fans all across the globe by live-looping tunes while playing a selected few of the 40 instruments she has taught herself. As well, she uses her live stream as a music-and-talk therapy session for those in need, and has also utilized this platform to raise money for charitable causes and disaster relief.

Click here to sample Heartbeat – Alanna Sterling (original song official music video)

Dates to Remember: Book your Calendar

Monday, February 18: Gentle Hatha Yoga 9:45am; Intermediate Hatha Yoga 6:00pm; Meditative Yoga 7:30pm  (Click here)
Monday, February 18: FAMILY DAY – WE ARE OPEN  Family Drop-In Sports ~ 9:30am-11:30am All Ages *No registration required (Click here)
Monday, February 18:  Family Drop-In in Multi-Sport Dome 9:30am-11:30am All Ages *No registration required (Click here)
Monday, February 18: Paint Nite 7pm-9pm (Click here to purchase your tickets)
Tuesday, February 19:*NEW Class Happy Hips 4:30pm; *NEW Class Intermediate Vinyasa Yoga 6:00pm 1.5 hrs*; Yin Yoga 8:00pm (Click here)
Tuesday, February 19: Children & Youth Drop-In in Multi-Sport Dome 5:00pm-6:15pm Ages 5 yrs – 12 yrs *No registration required (Click here)
Tuesday, February 19: Family Drop-In in Multi-Sport Dome 9:30am-11:30am All Ages *No registration required (Click here)
Tuesday, February 19: Paint Nite 7pm-9pm (Click here to purchase your tickets)
Wednesday, February 20: Gentle Hatha Yoga 9:45am; Hatha Yoga 12:15pm (45 minutes); Power Yoga 6:00pm;  Evening Yin Yoga 7:30pm (Click here)
Wednesday, February 20: Open Sports Drop-In 18+ 11:30am-1:30pm (Click here)
Wednesday, February 20: Ottawa 67’s Community Fundraiser Tickets SOLD OUT! (
CLICK HERE to donate!)
Thursday, February 21: 
 Zen Yoga 55+ 9:45am; Power Yoga 12:15pm (45 minutes); Power Yoga *NEW TIME* 6:30pm (Click here)
Thursday, February 21: Family Drop-In in Multi-Sport Dome 12:00pm-2:00pm All Ages *No registration required (Click here)
Friday, February 22: Hatha Yoga 9:45am *NEW LENGTH 1.5 hrs* (Click here)
Friday, February 22: Drop-In Volleyball 50+ 10:00am-12:00pm (Click here)
Friday, February 22: Live Music Series featuring Alana Sterling 7:30pm-10:00pm (Click here)
Friday, February 22:  Youth Sports Club 6:30pm-8:30pm Ages 10 yrs – 15 yrs *No registration required (Click here)
Friday, February 22: 35+ Volleyball Mingler 6:30pm-8:30pm $10.00 *No registration required (Click here)
Friday, February 22: Drop-In Volleyball All Ages 8:30pm-10:30pm $10.00 *No registration required (Click here)
Friday, February 22: Paint Nite 7pm-9pm (Click here to purchase your tickets)
Saturday, February 23: Power Yoga 8:45am; Gentle Hatha Yoga 10:00am(Click here)
Sunday, February 24: Power Yoga 8:45am; Gentle Hatha Yoga 10:00am (Click here)
Sunday, February 24: Indoor Tennis Round Robin 4:00pm-6:00pm; Pre-registration required 2 days prior (Click here to sign up online or call us at 613.749.6126 to reserve your spot)
Sunday, February 24: All Sports Drop-In – Basketball, Volleyball, Futsal 4:00pm-6:00pm $10.00 *No registration required (Click here)
Sunday, February 24: Drop-In Volleyball All Ages 6:30pm-8:30pm $10.00 *No registration required (Click here)

Nourish your mind, body, and soul at RSC!