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Frequently Asked Questions

No – everyone is welcome at RSC!
7 Outdoor Clay Tennis Courts, 8 Indoor Hard Tennis Courts, Hot Yoga Studio, Yoga & Fitness Studio, Gym, Outdoor Pool, Beach Volleyball Courts, Outdoor Ball Hockey Rinks, Outdoor Padel Court, Retail Shop, Restaurant, Outdoor Patio, Event Space, Coffee & Tea, Changerooms, Showers, Lockers, Parking, Wi-fi
RSC has 7 outdoor clay courts and 8 indoor hard courts. RSC is the largest indoor tennis facility in Ottawa.
RSC does have changerooms, showers, and day use lockers located on our lower level. It is advised to bring your own lock.

Whether you’re an adult or a junior, we have tailored programs to kickstart your tennis journey. Visit the Tennis portion of our website to view our variety of programs:

In order to register for a tennis program, participants must have an account with a credit card on file. This can be done directly off the RSC webpage:

Registrations can be completed on our website or mobile app. Refer to our Registration Guide for more detailed instructions.

Register for a Player Assessment to receive a playing level. Assessments are 30 minutes and cost $10+HST per person.

A playing level is required to register for all Adult Intermediate+ tennis programs and round robins.

Participants must bring their own racquet and wear suitable athletic attire, including shorts or track pants, t-shirts, and non-marketing athletic shoes.

It is mandatory to wear a shirt at all times. It is highly recommended to wear tennis or athletic shoes to enhance performance, stability, and prevent injuries.

Connect with other tennis players using our Player Finding Group on Facebook. Signing up for Round Robins, Weekly Sign-Ups, Programs, RSC Super Ladder, and attending Tennis Social Events are also great ways to meet other tennis players.

Book a tennis court online, using the RSC Mobile App or by calling the front desk (613-749-6126).

All private lessons are booked through our Tennis Pros. Visit the Tennis Lessons page on our website to learn about our pros.

RSC has changerooms with day-use lockers located on the lower level of the building. In the winter, shoe racks are kept outside each tennis dome for outdoor shoes. Please help us keep the courts clean by removing your outdoor shoes before entering the domes.
In case of rain or severe weather, RSC will communicate by phone and/or email to cancel court bookings and programs. A credit will be issued. Players can check if courts are re-opened by calling the front desk or checking the court grid through their RSC account.

If a court booking is interrupted by rain or severe weather conditions, players will be asked to leave the court. Players will receive a credit if the interruption occurred before half of the playing time.

We here at Rideau Sports Centre understand that tennis players are eager to get onto the court to start playing as soon as possible. Players are to wait until the buzzer sounds (3-minutes before the start time) before entering the dome out of respect for the players that are already on court.
No, classes and programs are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Registration can be completed on our website or mobile app. Refer to our Registration Guide for more detailed instructions.

Auto-Renew Memberships give you access to unlimited yoga and fitness classes. They are subject to a minimum 4-month commitment. Terms and conditions apply. 

We require a 30-day written notice to cancel your membership after the 4-month initial commitment. Auto-billing will continue until we receive a written cancellation notice.

Our Yoga and Fitness policies can be viewed here. 

Personal Training sessions are coordinated directly with the individual Personal Trainer.

For those interested in exploring Personal Training, a form can be filled out on our Personal Training page and a Personal Trainer will contact you directly.

No, the outdoor pool is not heated.

The pool is weather dependent and typically open July 1- August 31 each year.

Yes. there is free parking. For more information on parking click HERE.