RSCA Monthly Meeting – Sept. 21, 2017

The next RSCA meeting is Thursday September 21, 2017 at Rideauview Community Centre at 8pm and as always is open to all residents. Highlights for the upcoming meeting include:

  • Urbandale Corp. will be giving an informal presentation on the development plans for Riverside South
  • Updates on current/past RSCA initiatives
  • Seniors Group and Drop-In update

We hope you can join us!

Agenda Link: Meeting Agenda

Canada Flag Program Update

The RSCA is continuing on the success of its Canada Flag program that was started in 2017 in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday!

The cost for this service remains at $40 per year. These fees will be used to purchase the supplies for the program, and any money left over will be used to fund other RSCA initiatives within the community. So, you will not only be showing off your love for our great country, but you will also be helping your community in the process!

For new registrants, if you sign up for 2018 by October 15, 2017, you will get a flag for the 2017 Remembrance Day for Free!

Are you renewing? Renew before December 31, 2017 and you will receive a $5 discount!

Visit the Canada Flag Program page here to register:

Discover Synchronized Swimming with Nepean Synchro

For BOYS AND GIRLS ages 5 – 15 who are looking for an active water sport this season, check out Nepean Synchro!
Our Recreational Programs range from a 6-week Junior Squirts program for 5-7 year olds, all the way to full-year programs for all ages, including a Teen Intro to Synchro for 13-15 year olds.
NEW THIS YEAR: introducing the CAN Swim Synchro program, as well as some fun swimming for the young ones with Mermaid Tails and Shark Fins!
Synchro is a sport that promotes strength, endurance, flexibility and artistry, to name just a few benefits. If your son or daughter enjoys swimming and loves music and team work, then synchronized swimming may be the ideal sport for him/her!

Programs are offered at the following facilities:
-Soloway Jewish Community Center (near the Canadian Tire on Carling Avenue)
-Britannia pool (off the 417 at Pinecrest Avenue)
-Walter Baker Sports Center
-Nepean Sportsplex


Invasive Species Workshop Presentation

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) recently hosted a seminar on Invasive Species. Alien species are plants, animals, and micro-organisms introduced by human action outside their natural past or present distribution. Invasive species are harmful alien species whose introduction or spread threatens the environment, the economy, or society, including human health.

The following presentation provides some useful information about their negative impacts, how they spread and identifies varies plants and animals that are considered invasive to the local environment.

Invasive Species Presentation – August 2017

Rideauview Community Centre Preschool Program

Join in the fun at the Rideauview Community Centre for the City of Ottawa pre-school Playschool program.

Experience independence, social interaction and learning with emphasis on language, pre-reading, counting, colour naming, dramatic play, themed crafts, music and movement. Children to bring their own nut free snack. No parent participation in this school-ready program.