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LONGEVITY


Then NOW


and 1987


A TASTE OF COMMUNITY HISTORY 1978


sports. Comprised mostly of tennis enthusiasts, this local group sold 300 initial memberships within the surrounding community. These people became the founding members of what has grown to become Canada’s leading family health, racquet and sports club.


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he year was 1975, and a group of Mississauga entrepre- neurs shared a vision to create an exclusive indoor/ outdoor club that would focus primarily on racquet


Two generations later, many of the children


and grandchildren of those founding members consider Ontario Racquet Club to be their sec- ond home. With a membership of 4500, the Club is considered large by private club stan- dards, yet surprisingly, remains one of Mississau- ga’s best kept secrets. Its location, though visible from the road, continues to surprise first time visitors who are unaware that it spreads back over 8.5 acres and is over 150,000 square feet in size. ORC has its roots in racquet sports yet


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