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Starting #BestFallFitness

Want to Improve Your Tennis? Sign Up For Kids and Adult Programs
DOUBLE UP for Mental Health: Grand Slam Daniel Nestor at RSC September 27 & 28
RSC 2nd Annual Indoor Open: October 11th – 14th
Competitive Junior Bring Home Medal!

Great Deals for All RSC Yoga Classes: Buy a Package
Get the MINDBODY App: Make it Easy! Sign Up To Your Yoga Class on Your Phone
NEW 60-Minute Cancellation Policy
Yoga and Wellness Workshops:  Digestive Health, Treat Your Feet, Shining Rainbow Hands

NEW Lunchtime Fitness Class: Get Energized with Nina’s Body Tune Up
Kids After-School Programs: Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Dek Hockey. Last Spots
Adults Fitness Programs: Classes Start This Monday! Don’t Miss Out
Simplified Tai Chi Class: Almost Sold Out

The Last Weekend for RSC Pool: Swim This Saturday and Sunday 8am-6pm

Where Can You Eat Outside in September? The Bridge Patio and Deck
T’Happy Hour Mondays-Fridays 4:00-6:00pm

SPECIAL GUESTS: The Cooper Brothers Coming to RSC on Friday September 27th at 9:00pm
Paint Night at RSC: Every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday – Pick Your Day!




Want to Improve Your Tennis? Sign Up For Kids and Adults Programs

Our Fall Tennis Programs start this week – we are almost SOLD OUT! We have options for you and your family! Both Adults and Kids After School classes have just a few spots left, but you need to CALL NOW to secure your spot.
CLICK HERE to sign up for all Tennis Program

DOUBLE UP for Mental Health: Grand Slam Daniel Nestor at RSC, September 27 & 28

Want to improve your doubles game? This is a once-in-a-lifetime to get lessons from Daniel Nestor as well as other top pros including Dale Power, Colin McAlpin and others.  See details below for this amazing night of Tennis + Music = FUN
CLICK HERE to sign up for any of the events with Daniel Nestor (Former Tennis Olympic)

RSC 2nd Annual Indoor Open: October 11th – 14th

Want something really fun to do over Thanksgiving Weekend?  RSC has you covered! We’ve organized the 2nd Annual Indoor tournament, a nother fun way to get out and play more tennis and kick off the indoor season.
CLICK HERE to sign up for this FUN tournament over Thanksgiving Weekend

Competitive Junior Bring Home Medal!

Ethan Leong (on right in photo) and new addition to the high performance team Zenio Arnone (not in photo) won the 3-Star Blackburn OTA event in their respective categories this past weekend. This continues the High Performance program’s impressive tournament win streak having won a total of 18 tournaments this year across several different age divisions.
Congrats to coach Jeremy and his young players!


Great Deals for All RSC Yoga Classes: Buy a Package

RSC offers the BEST DEAL in town! We have 34 Yoga classes/week, we cater to every schedule and we also have packages to suit everyone’s budget. Come and try regular or hot yoga.
Your first class is FREE!

Introductory Unlimited Monthly $55.00
Introductory month (must be new to the RSC Yoga Studio). Come to any class, any time. Includes monthly RSC gym pass and 2 complimentary friend passes.

Unlimited Monthly Pass $110.00
Pricing if you have taken part in yoga at RSC previously.  Includes monthly RSC gym pass and 2 complimentary friend passes.

Class Packs
Attend classes at your leisure as this pass will not expire!
10-Class pack $120.00 (Save $30)
20-Class Pack $220 (Save $80)
*All prices are subject to HST
CLICK HERE to view our full yoga schedule

Get the MINDBODY App: Make it Easy! Sign Up To Your Yoga Class On Your Phone!

Now everyone can sign up to RSC Yoga Classes before they arrive by using the MINDBODY App. This will ensure you have a spot in your favourite class.
CLICK HERE to download the app.

*NEW 60-Minute Cancellation Policy

As the size of our Yoga classes has grown in recent weeks, we have brought in a 60-minute cancellation policy to ensure that once you sign up you will have a spot on the floor. You will be charged for the class that you sign up for, unless you cancel.
This will guarantee everyone a spot who really wants to be there.

CLICK HERE to access your MINDBODY account to cancel online, or call RSC 613.749.6126 and we will remove your name from the class.

Yoga and Wellness Workshops: Something For Everybody

Digestive Health: Give Your Gut Some Love Description: Thursday September 19th 7:45pm – 9:30pm

Digestive health is central to our overall health and linked to various diseases. It is the seat of our immune system, mental, connected to emotional and cognitive health, hormonal health, metabolism, and optimal nourishment- to name a few.

Learn the key indicators that indicates that your “guts” need some love and attention, the factors that contribute to digestive challenges and what you can do to support improved digestive health.
CLICK HERE to sign up for Sarah’s Digestive Health Workshop

About Sara Dubeau, DHHP, DMH
She is a natural healthcare practitioner with over a decade of experience in lifestyle medicine, holistic nutrition and the healing arts. She believes in partnering with her clients and guides them towards claiming greater autonomy and ownership over their healthcare through lifestyle and daily wellness habits.

Treat Your Feet  – Tuesday September 24th 6:15pm – 7:45pm

Achieve better posture from your feet? Relief your knees, hips and lower back? …and your feet.  Our precious feet support us every single day, for all our life.  In this workshop you will learn a series of movements performed with balls.

It is a powerful tool that can provide relief or prevent foot problems such as plantar fasciitis, lack of circulation, bunions or simple discomfort to only name a few. Discover how the benefits ripple up and can your help knees, hips and lower back and even allow for better pelvic floor tonicity.

Treat yourself and learn how to improve the alignment and functions of your whole body!
CLICK HERE to sign up for Treat Your Feet Workshop

About Myra Aubrey
Fully certified in Pilates mat and apparatus, Myra has been a full-time teacher since 2001. She continues to explore different approaches to movements to feed an unlimited thirst for a healthy, happy body through functional motions.  She brings in influences from Yoga, dance, fitness, natural flow, Feldenkrais, Chi Gung, Bodyrolling, Osteopathy and more.

Shining Rainbow Hands  – Saturday September 28th 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Enjoy an adventurous ‘yoga’ journey with ‘Darius’, who floats from Earth to the ‘Rainbow Planet’ on a red balloon and discovers rainbow magic. Share your ‘creative spark’ with rainbow yoga and sing/dance along to lively songs with ‘Darius’ and other rainbow musicians. Your hearts will experience the magic of the rainbow people!

Sylvie Larass, an cccomplished singer, teaches people to speak with confidence and sing with joy.
Reiko Lokker has played violin sine he was 5, performed in several orchestras and is a member of 234 Strings an Ottawa-based piano trio.
Francis Siddhartha Houleo is 9 years old and plays the violin as a hobby and likes to sing; he brings enthusiasm, lightness and calm to everything he does.
CLICK HERE to sign up for Shining Rainbow Hands

About Anamda Sly
Anamda has a strong background in holistic health and wellness for families and seniors and extensive training in yoga and meditation, with over 15-years experience as a teacher/trainer for children, teens and families. She is passionate to bring heart-centered yoga to children, families and senior adults. She enjoys bringing creativity and music into her classes for a relaxed and uplifting experience.
Her motto is BE HAPPY TODAY!


NEW Lunchtime Fitness Class: Get Energized at Body Tune Up With Nina

Body Tune-Up
Day:  Wednesdays 12:00-12:45pm
Dates: September 25 until October 30  (6 weeks)
Cost: $75 +HST

Break up your day and join Nina for this energizing class. Exercise with fun uplifting music while you focus on a full body workout. Your exercises will include: HIIT, core strength, balance training and muscular endurance, finishing with deep stretch and relaxation.  It will give you a burst of energy for the rest of your day!
CLICK HERE to sign up for Nina’s Body Tune Up

About Nina Lepage

Nine LePage, PT, Master Trainer for Urban poling, Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor and Can Fit Pro Group Fitness instructor. Since moving to Canada from Sweden, Nina has taught yoga, group fitness and Nordic walking to all ages but more recently her focus has been on the +55 age group.

Nina’s lifelong passion is to lead a healthy and well balanced life. Always ready to help friends and family onto the road of better health.

Kids After-School Programs: Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Dek Hockey. Last Spots!

We still have a few spots left for our Kids After-School Sport Programs  starting this week
Choose from Tennis or Multi-Sport (includes Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Dek Hockey ). Our experienced staff focusses on fun playful skill development – ages 5 to 16.

Kids After-School Schedule:
Afterschool Sports (ages 6-12): Tuesdays 4:45pm-5:45pm
Baskeball (ages 8-12): Wednesdays 4:45pm – 5:45pm
Soccer (ages 6-12): Thursdays 4:45-5:45pm
Progressive Tennis (ages 5-8): Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00pm-5:00pm and 5:00pm-6:00pm
Recreational Tennis (ages 9-16): Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00pm-5:00pm and 5:00pm-6:00pm
Competitive Tennis (ages 9-16): Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00pm-6:00pm

CLICK HERE for more information and to register for Kids After School Programs.

Adult Fitness Programs: Classes Start Monday! Don’t Miss Out

Core Fitness Tune Up +55 and  HIIT starts this week.

CLICK HERE to sign up for our Fitness Programs. Or you can DROP IN $15 per class.

Simplified Tai Chi Class: Almost Sold Out.

We’re excited to have Gloria come and teach Tai Chi with us and the response has been overwhelming so you’ll need to reserve your spot quickly.

Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise which helps to maintain balance, flexibility and strength, as well as develop body awareness and sharpness of mind.  It is suitable for all ages and involves all parts of the body, improving posture, breathing and circulation.  The course will be fun and interactive — a great way to learn!

This class runs Tuesdays 2:00pm – 3:00pm starting September 17 for 7 weeks.
CLICK HERE to sign up for Gloria’s Tai Chi Class.

About Gloria Goodine
Originally from Hong Kong, Gloria has lived, trained and taught exercise in several parts of the world, starting her vocation as an Aerobics Instructor in Washington, D.C. Gloria is currently a Wellness Consultant with Aging Gracefully Ottawa and teaches Tai Chi to older adults, as well as other age groups. As a holistic practitioner, she promotes the concept of a balanced lifestyle and continues to share this philosophy wherever she can.


The Last Weekend for RSC Pool: Swim This Saturday and Sunday 8am-6pm

This is the last hurrah for our pool and what a great season it’s been: Masters Swim Program, Kids Summer Camps, Lane Swim… and of course lots of friends and families enjoying leisure time in our pool all summer long.

RSC pool is open this Saturday September 14th and Sunday September 15, 8:00am – 6:00pm
Anyone can come and use our pool and pay the Drop-Ins fee: ONLY $10.

**As of Monday September 16th, RSC Pool will be closed for the season. 


Where Can You Eat Outside in September? The Bridge Patio and Deck

There’s still plenty of great weather to come – sit outside on our Patio or Upper Deck. For those of you who want to hang onto summer a little bit longer, come and catch some rays all afternoon and into the evening as the sun shines onto our patio.

T’Happy Hour at The Bridge

The Bridge Public House is where you need to be Monday to Friday 4:00pm – 6:00pm.
All during the week you can choose from our Daily Specials.
There’s something for everyone.


Cooper Brothers Coming to RSC: Friday September 27th at 9:00pm. Come and Relive the ’70s and ’80s!

RSC is so excited to be hosting The Cooper Brothers on Friday September 27 at 9:00pm. This is part of a fundraising event called Double Up For Mental Health, in support of The Royal Ottawa Hospital

The Cooper Brothers are a Canadian southern rock band with hits from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s! They were founded in Ottawa, by brothers Brian Cooper and Dick Cooper and their long-time friend Terry King.

The concert will take place rain or shine. Performance will be in the garden, but will move indoors in the event of bad weather.

Tickets for the event are LIMITED, so get them while you can!
CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets to The Cooper Brothers at RSC.

Toronto Raptors’ Danny Green Visits RSC

Look who came to visit RSC for a shoot…Raptor Danny Green with Wheelchair Rugby Canada for TSN show Beyond the Arc. It airs on TSN2 Thursday, September 12 at 11pm.

TSN Talks With Danny Green on his off-season, being an NBA champ in Toronto and excitement to play with LeBron

Member of the 2019 Champion Raptors and now Los Angeles Lakers guard Danny Green joined the boys in-studio on OverDrive. He touched on a number of things including his documentary Beyond The Arc, which airs tonight on TSN 2, his summer in Toronto and what that was like and whether he had an idea where Kawhi was going to sign this summer.

CLICK HERE to listen to full podcast.

Paint Nite at RSC: Every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday – Pick Your Day!

Just follow along while our Master Artist guides you step-by-step through the featured painting in about two hours. If you’re feeling creative, change the colours to suit your décor or go completely rogue! This is your creative license! We provide all the painting supplies: a 16”x 20” canvas, acrylic paint, brushes, smock, music, and a good time.

Come out early to The Bridge Public House for dinner/drinks/snacks before you get started, and make a whole fun night of it!

Paint Nite for Adults: Welcome Autumn Tuesday September 17th 7:00-9:00pm

CLICK HERE to sign up for this amazing painting! No experience required.

Paint Nite for Adults: Bee-utiful Pumpkin Friday September 20th 7:00pm-9:00pm

CLICK HERE to sign up for this amazing painting! No experience required.


SUMMER WEDNESDAYS STILL ON! Join us as we offer FREE Live Music every Wednesday Night 6:30-9:00pm on the covered Upper Deck overlooking the Rideau River.  There’s nothing better than listening to local Ottawa musicians, while eating delicious food, and enjoying great company! In cooler weather Music Night moves into the restaurant.

Wednesday September 18th 6:30pm-9:00pm: 


Monday, September 16
YOGA: Gentle Hatha 9:45am; Baby n’ Me Yoga 11:15am (Click here); *Vinyassa 6pm (Click here)
RESTAURANT: Open 4:00pm-10:00pm *2 Pizzas for $20 & $7 Bar Rail Doubles

Tuesday, September 17
YOGA: Hatha 9:45am; Happy Hips 4:30pm; Yin 8pm (Click here)
RESTAURANT: Open 4:00pm-10:00pm *Taco Special
PAINT NITE: 7pm-9pm (Click here to purchase your tickets)

Wednesday, September 18
YOGA: Gentle Hatha 9:45am; Hatha 12:15pm (45 mins); Hatha Flow 6:00pm; Gentle Hatha 7:30pm (Click here)
TENNIS: Wednesday Round Robin 10:00am-11:30 Int+ (Click here)
FITNESS: HIIT 6:00pm (Click Here)
RESTAURANT: Open for Lunch and Dinner 11:30am-10:00pm *Steak & Wine Special
LIVE MUSIC featuring Big Train Wreck   6:30pm-9:00pm (See above

Thursday, September 19
YOGA: Zen 55+ 9:45am; Yang Yin 6:00pm-7:15pm (Click here)
RESTAURANT: Open for Lunch and Dinner 11:30am-10:00pm *BBQ & Beer Special

Friday, September 20
YOGA: Hatha 9:45am-11:00am
MULTI-SPORT:  Youth Sports Club 6:30pm-8:30pm Ages 10-15 yrs *No registration required (Click here); 35+ Volleyball Mingler 6:30pm-8:30pm $10.00 *No registration required (Click here); Drop-In Volleyball All Ages 8:30pm-10:30pm $10.00 *No registration required (Click here)
BRIDGE GROUP: 10:00am-2:00pm Come to play Bridge and stay for lunch
RESTAURANT: Open for Lunch and Dinner 11:30am-10:00pm *Fish ‘N Chips Special
TENNIS: Friday Round Robin 7:00pm-9:00pm Int+ (Click here)
PAINT NITE: 7pm-9pm (Click here to purchase your tickets)

Saturday, September 21
YOGA: Hatha Intermediate 8:45am; Hatha Gentle 10:30am (Click here)
RESTAURANT: Open for Brunch 10:00am-3:00pm

Sunday, September 22
YOGA: Power 8:45am; Hatha Gentle 10:30am (Click here)
TENNIS: Sunday Round Robin 10:00am-12:00pm Adv. and Junior Pro joining in: 2:30pm-4:00pm Int/Adv. (Click here) and Pro-Led 4:00-5:30 Beg.
MULTI-SPORT: All Sports Drop-In: Basketball, Volleyball, Futsal 4pm-6pm $10.00 *No registration required (Click here) Drop-In Volleyball All Ages 6:30pm-8:30pm $10.00 *No registration required (Click here)
RESTAURANT: Open for Brunch 10:00am-3:00pm
FAMILY PAINT AFTERNOON:  1:00-3:00pm (Click here to purchase your tickets) Join your kids to paint a masterpiece

Enjoy your first week of RSC Fall Tennis and Fitness Programs!