Become a member

The Riverview Park Community Association (RPCA) is funded by your membership dollars. Your fee supports the Balena and Dale park ice rinks, the maintenance of facilities and green space, social and sporting events, the website, advocacy on local planning and development issues, public safety and security awareness and much more. As a member you are also entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting.

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The RPCA is an entirely volunteer-run organization. There are no paid staff. All volunteers live within our community and are committed to making our neighbourhoods a better place for everyone who lives here. We have a few different types of ways you can get involved in the association and your community. If you are interested in volunteering for the association, please complete the form below. Hours contributed to the community association qualify for volunteer hours required for high school students.


The Riverview Park Community Association organizes a series of events throughout the year including the annual Winter Carnaval and Fall Corn Roast in Balena Park, park clean ups as part of Cleaning the Capital, and others. All of these events are organized and run by volunteers and we need your help.


The RPCA has three committees that support the work of the organization; Parks, Recreation and the Environment, Planning and Development and the Communications Committee. These committees are typically chaired by a member of the board of directors and they help guide the work of the board and positions of the association in areas of importance to the community. Meeting frequency varies depending on the work of the committee. Let us know which committee is of greatest interest to you!

Board of Directors

The board of directors guides the work of the community association. The board members meet on the second Wednesday of every month (except July and August), either virtually or in-person depending on the circumstances. The board receives updates from the local city councillors, subcommittees of the board, and other organizations like the Ottawa Public Library about ongoing activities in our community. The board oversee the budget of the association, coordinates with other community associations in Ottawa and determines and communicates positions of the association on issues affecting our community, and a variety of current city affairs. New members are formally elected to the board at the Annual General Meeting held in October, although new directors can be appointed throughout the year as well.