John Rapp
Presentation Time: 11:00 AM

John Rapp Dovercourt Recreation Association

John is currently the Executive Director of the Dovercourt Recreation Association; a community based social enterprise and charitable organization that runs Ottawa’s busiest community center. A unique partnership between the City and a local community association, Dovercourt is famous for its innovative programs in recreation, health and fitness and aquatics, including an annual dog swim. John has worked in the fields of community development, recreation and communications in both government and not for profit sectors, including international experience as a member of the hosting staff for the Canada Pavilion at Expo 88 in Brisbane, Australia, and as the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Water Safety Education Centre in Melbourne, Australia. A graduate of the University of Ottawa with a BA in Interpersonal and Organizational Communications, John is the proud and busy parent of a son Tristan 24, and a daughter Amélie 22.

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