RA Centre - East Wing
2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON K1H 7X7

This is a premier facility, with some of the best conditions to play badminton.  For example, its location is middle-middle of Ottawa, high ceilings, lights off to the sides of each court, the floors only have badminton lines, there is a comfortable lounge area, and free parking.  

Directions by Car:
From the East (via Highways 417 and 174):
  • off Highway 417 West, take the Bronson Ave. exit.
  • turn left (south) on Bronson Ave.
  • follow the Riverside East exit and turn right (East) onto Riverside Dr.
  • the RA Centre is located at 2451 Riverside Dr.
  • the gym is at the lower level near the West Entrance of the RA Centre
From the West (via Highways 417 and 7): 
  • off Highway 417 East, take the Bronson Ave. exit.
  • turn right (south) on Bronson Ave.
  • follow Bronson Ave. until Riverside East exit
  • the RA Centre is located at 2451 Riverside Dr.
  • the gym is at the lower level near the West Entrance of the RA Centre
From the South (Airport):
  • take the Airport Parkway (north)
  • once past Heron Rd., the Parkway becomes Bronson Ave.
  • take the Riverside East exit and turn right (east) onto Riverside Dr.
  • the RA Centre is located at 2451 Riverside Dr.
  • the gym is at the lower level near the West Entrance of the RA Centre

Use the East Wing entrance, next to the East Wing parking lot.  
Go downstairs on the right hand side once you enter the door (see the signs). There are male and female change rooms. Each change room has a security code which grants entry. If assistance is needed, please ask the draw desk upon your arrival. 

Facility Features:

Each change room has approximately 100 lockers, so bring a lock if you wish to secure your belongings. Both male and female change rooms have multiple blow driers as well as facilities to shower and bake in the sauna and boil in the hot tub. 

The gym has 6 hardwood floor courts with non blinding lights on the side of the courts. There is also a common area with couches and a TV.