The Ottawa Indians Youth Rugby program is for players 4-14 years of age. Our main practices are held each Wednesday evening starting at 6:00 pm at Holy Trinity High School in Kanata and go until the end of July.
Additional practices and training sessions include:
- Two (2) indoor practices in April – April 8th from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm and April 22nd from noon to 2:00 pm. Practices will be for all age groups minus U6s. Parents are encouraged to participate. These practices will be held at the OZ dome.
- Tackling and concussion awareness training sessions for U14 and U12, including coaches. These sessions will take place on May 28th from 9:00 am to approx. noon. There may be a scrimmage in the afternoon.
For more information about the Ottawa Indians Youth Rugby program, please visit the Youth Rugby web page.
Calling All Players,
The Ottawa Indians Senior Women’s team is gearing up for a great 2017 season.
We will be participating in the Quebec Rugby Union Women’s division for the upcoming season which starts around May 13, 2017. The senior team is made up of novice to experienced rugby players from all over the Ottawa area.
Indoor sessions are being held now through April 8th at the Dome at Hunt Club Rd (corner of Greenbank Rd) every Saturday evening 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cost is only $5 per session. Weather permitting, we will move outdoors to All Saints High School in Kanata on Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM starting around April 11, 2017.
For more information on the women’s program, please contact our Women’s VP, Peter Allison at email@example.com or visit our Facebook group Indians Senior Womens Rugby 2017.
See you on the pitch!
The Kanata Rugby Academy provides the opportunity for young athletes within the Ottawa Area to expand their knowledge of rugby, develop and harness skillsets and establish the foundation towards preparation for the 2017 rugby season.
With the high demand for quality rugby within the Ottawa Area, interested youth — Boys and Girls: Grades 7-8 (U14), 9-10 (U16) and 11-12 (U18) — will have access to experienced rugby coaches that focus on the growth of rugby strategies and tactics, mental and physical resilience within a structured and practical environment.
The Academy will run 6 (2 hr) sessions, to help the participants excel in their high school seasons as well as provide an opportunity to participate in club rugby and apply for regional representation.
1565 Maple Grove Road – Kanata, Ontario
February 2017: 4, 11, 18 (7 am to 9 am)
March 2017: 4, 25 (7 am to 9 am)
April 2017: 1 (7 am to 9 am)
$200 per participant (includes administrative/facility fees, 6 academy sessions & T-shirt)
For more information on the Kanata Rugby Academy and for registration information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or view the Kanata Rugby Academy 2017 Registration document.
Congratulations to Conor Keys for being selected today, 25 November 2016, to play against the country of Georgia in Grenoble, France. Here’s to some of your first Caps for Canada the Ottawa Indians RFC are behind you!!
Congratulations to our local Kettlebell World Champion!!
Lisa Pitel-Killah, owner and operator of our club major sponsor D’Arcy McGee’s – Kanata, has recently won gold and silver medals at the Kettlebell World Championships in Kazakhstan.
If you’re stopping by our sponsor’s location for a drink, food or pre/post Sens game events, please congratulate Lisa on her wonderful achievement.
Hello OIRFC members,
Please accept this as the official notification for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of members of the Ottawa Indians Rugby Football Club – Fiscal Year 2016.
The AGM is the means by which the executive report, to the membership, on the performance for each program, and the club as a whole, for the 2016 season. It is also the venue to provide details of the financial results for the year and approve the next budget for 2017. Additionally, there is discussion on topics and program delivery for 2017 and beyond. This is also the membership’s opportunity to express concerns, ideas and feedback for the next executive to contemplate going forward. So, please consider taking part and having your input heard for the future of your club and its operations by attending the AGM.
- Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016
- Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
- Location: Twin Elm Rugby Park – Richmond, Ontario
Executive Positions becoming vacant and up for election:
- VP Men – 2 year term
- VP Women – 2 year term
- Social – 1 year term
*Anyone wishing to run for any of these positions is to send their contact information and the intended position they wish to fill to the club administrative officer – Dom Coulson at email@example.com, and must be present at the AGM or have someone indicate and confirm their interest in the fulfilling the position at the AGM (if not available) to be voted in by the membership.
Documents to be sent to the members before the AGM (most likely the week of Nov 5th):
- Current Club Constitution
- AGM Agenda
- All reports
- Financial Statements 2016
- Budget 2017 for voting and ratification by the membership
For those that can’t make the AGM but still want their voice to be heard please complete the attached Proxy Form 2016 and send to the club Administrative Officer Dom Coulson at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Proxy Form allows members in good standing to nominate another member – also in good standing, who will be physically attending the AGM, to vote on their behalf.
*For junior players and minis, one of the parents/guardians of the child will be permitted to carry the vote of the playing member who is a minor (not 18 yet) – 1 vote per player. If a family has two children in the family each parent can represent one of the children – as per OIRFC AGM 2012.
Any questions can be sent to Dom Coulson, email@example.com or Current President – Jason Duff, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you and lets look forward to 2017.