June 16th - Read our latest newsletter
RLTC Newsletter - June 16th, 2020
June 10th - Clay courts and doubles!
We know that many of you have been waiting for the clay courts to be open, and now they are. And doubles play is now possible , with procedures for both your safety, and the staff's, in place.
To be able to book courts, be sure to register with our new online system. It is always available from the top right of our menu bar at the top of this page - see "Member Login". For some guidance, please click here.
And prior to coming to the Club to play, please remember to review the Club's revised Regulations for Play, in English and French.
May 25th - Status Update
We are now live on Jegysoft, our new online system!
Please go to Membership Registration page for details.
And please remember to review the Club's new Regulations for Play, in English, or in French.
May 20th - Status Update
There has wonderful enthusiasm as our members have finally been able to hit the courts again, beginning with singles play for now. Please check back frequently, as we will provide updates here as they occur, specifcally for the opening of the clay courts, permission to play doubles, and news for the Junior Programs for 2020. Stay safe!
May 16th - Status Update
Click the following link to read the latest newsletter to all Club members regarding the latest preparations by the Club's Board for the opening for the 2020 season.
Then click the following link to read the Club's new Regulations for Play, in English, or in French, as we open with special measures to protect all members and staff during the 2020 pandemic. You may wish to print these, and reread them before leaving your residence, for tennis at the Club.
Please check back here regularly for further changes expected over the next couple of weeks. Stay tuned!
May 14th - Status Update
Ontario just announced tennis clubs are allowed to re-open on Tuesday, May 19th, with limited access and services. RLTC will plan to re-open on Tuesday and more details will follow on this site in the next couple of days regarding fees, policies, and booking information.
May 7th - Status Update
Our courts currently remain closed, pending approval to reopen for play, possibly in early July. For further details from the Board, click here.
And here are Tennis Canada's tips, and the OTA's recommendations, as they work with governments on appropriate policies for reopening tennis clubs.
Update on Lighting Project
Please click here to see an update from the Board, to Club members, regarding the Club's Lighting Project.
OTA Recommendations Regarding Playing Tennis
As the weather improves it is tempting for players to try and play tennis, however for the safety and wellbeing of all, the OTA strongly advises that all players refrain from playing the sport during the health crisis related to Covid-19. For a more detailed statement from the OTA, click here.
As well, in anticipation of some questions and to help clarify the OTA’s ever-changing role, we have developed a Q & A here. Please visit the site if you have any questions.
Also, please click here to read a letter from OTA Executive Director Jim Boyce regarding an Advisory concerning Covid-19 first released on March 18.
April 9th - Given the latest City of Ottawa guidance, all of the Club's facilities must unfortunately remain closed to any access until July 1st, or other further notice.
Various levels of government, plus the NCTA have provided this information.
For further information, see as follows:
NCTA Letter to Ottawa clubs
Other Useful links:
City of Ottawa – COVID-19 information centre
Ontario Tennis Association Advisory on COVID-19
OTA’s changes in response to COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions
April 7th - If interested, given that we would all love to be out on the courts, here are the guidelines from Tennis Canada relevant to the current pandemic.
"For the safety and wellbeing of all, the organization strongly advises that all players from across the country refrain from playing the sport that they love so much."
April 3rd, 2020 - To read our Spring 2020 letter to members from the Club's President, Louise Malhotra, please click to go to our Newsletter page.
Mar. 31, 2020 - Wishful Thinking...!
In a normal year, by March 31st, we would now be just a few sunny days from getting back out on the courts, as the picture below shows. For now, we can only wait and see what is allowed. Best wishes to everyone! The RLTC.
Join up for 2020!
We are now accepting membership registrations for 2020! Click to go to our Membership page.
Welcome back to our returning members, and a big welcome to our new members...
New Ladder program for 2020!
Have fun moving up (and down) a ladder as you compete against other Club players. Click here for more details.
Feedback on our 2019 programs!
Such a great season Zhenya, you really captured the kids energies, enthusiasm and heightened their skills. A solid two thumbs up from Ella and her Mom.
Thank you Zhenya from T., me, Seb and Nico as well! They had an absolute blast playing with you and Ronan. Thank you both for your energy, great teaching, fun and motivation. They always love coming to the courts. We shall be back in the Spring! Happy winter! A.
2019 AGM, held Dec. 8th
The new 2020 Board of Directors will be communicating with you, our members, as soon as they have news to communicate regarding our 2020 season!
Newsletters: In case you've missed our latest newsletters, click here to go to our Newsletters page - or from the menu bar, About_The_Club, Newsletters.
For our court conditions, click here.
Calendar of Events - 2019
For a printable PDF version, click here.
May 13 – June 20
June 6 – 13
June 20 – 27
July 2 – Aug 23
July 14 10:30am
July 18 – 25
September 5 – 12
September 6, at 7pm
September 9 - Oct. 19
September 12 – 26
Open House (rain day, May 12)
After-School Junior Tennis Program
Clay Courts Open!
Mixed Doubles Tournament
Women’s Doubles Tournament
RLTC Annual Social
Special Clinic (Juniors)
Junior Recreational Summer Camps
Men’s Doubles Tournament
Tennis Ladder - Signup deadline
Senior (55+) Singles Tournament (mixed)
ODA Diplomatic Tournament
Women’s Singles Tournament
Floorball on the hard courts
After-School Junior Tennis Program
Men’s Singles Tournament
Poker Night Fundraiser
Fall Classic (end of year Round Robin and lunch)
Club House Closing