Training and Practices
Winter training (Jan – April)
Consists of indoor sessions aimed to improve fitness and ball-handling skills. Players of all ages are welcome. Times and locations vary from year-to-year, so please check our News page or social media channels for regular updates.
During the summer season (May – Nov)
The Ottawa Indians RFC practices in the west of the City, in Kanata. Practices are held every Tuesday and Thursday. Games are played mostly on Saturday at Twin Elm Rugby Park in Richmond.
Men’s (Senior, Old Boys and U18) Team Practices:
Tuesday and Thursday: Whalen Park (4111 Kanata Ave.), the soccer field by All Saints High School. Practices run from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
Men’s U14 and U16 Team Practices:
Tuesday and Thursday: All Saints Catholic High School, 5115 Kanata Avenue, Kanata, ON K2K 3K5. Practices run from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
Women’s (Senior and Junior U14 – U18) Team Practices:
Tuesday and Thursday: Holy Trinity High School (180 Katimavik Road, Kanata). Practices run from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.
Youth (U6 – U12) Practices:
Wednesday: Holy Trinity High School (180 Katimavik Road, Kanata). Practices run from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
It is important that you come prepared to each practice and game. If you do not have all the required equipment you are putting yourself and
your teammates at risk of injury.
The following is a list of required equipment for playing and practicing rugby:
- Mouth guard
- Cleats (rugby or molded soccer-style cleats are acceptable)
- Rugby shorts
- Rugby jersey (Jerseys are provided for games. For practices t-shirts are acceptable but please have a rugby jersey available during practice, as some drills require it. If team Warm-Up shirts are provided they must be worn during pre-game warm up.)
- Personal water bottle