High Performance Centre

High Performance Centre at Carleton University - Ravens

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Lissa is on Canoe Kayak Canada’s Sprint Kayak team. Hear why the HPC  works for her intense training.

Tim is a faculty member at Carleton. An injury landed him at the High Performance Centre. Listen to his journey to recovery.

Program Descriptions

Team Training

Your team or organization can benefit from the knowledge and expertise of the HPC strength and conditioning staff. Book team training sessions for in-season or off-season training, no matter what the sport or activity our certified staff have the tools to develop scientifically based strength and conditioning programs for your athletes. These team training sessions will include scientifically based training programs and elite level coaching from the HPC staff. Team testing and performance evaluations can also be provided to outside teams and organizations at an additional cost. Whether you are looking to maximize your potential in-season or stay ahead of the competition in the off-season we can provide you with the expertise to ensure your team and your athletes are getting stronger, faster and avoiding unnecessary injuries.

Half Facility Rental (15 athletes or less) = $170/hr + HST (an additional cost of $5 for every athlete above 30 athletes)
Team Testing = $500 + HST

**An initial and follow-up team testing session will be included for all purchases of 10 or more team sessions.

Individual Athlete Memberships

There are a variety of individual athlete memberships available at the HPC. Prices vary based on the length of your membership, as well as the number of days that the athlete wishes to train each week.  Memberships 3 to 5 days per week include a comprehensive individual assessment including, anthropometric measurements, functional movement and manual muscle testing and performance testing designed to measure the attributes necessary for each athletes chosen sport. Individuals looking to purchase a 1 or 2 times weekly membership are required to pay a $50 assessment fee.  The athlete will then be provided with an individualized strength and conditioning program based of the strengths and weaknesses derived from their initial evaluation. Our qualified staff has the expertise to help you reach your goals, whatever they may be.

  Individual membership training times are subject to availability. Please contact for current available training times.

3 months6 months
Individual MembershipsCostSessionsCost per sessionCost (10% discount)SessionsCost per session
1 session/week$22512$18.75$40524$16.88
2 sessions/week$45024$18.75$81048$16.88
3 sessions/week$67536$18.75$1,21572$16.88
4 sessions/week$90048$18.75$1,62096$16.88
Elite Level Membership
(5+ sessions/week)


Other Services

Take Away Programs

For athletes that are not from the Ottawa area or who can’t make it to the Carleton University HPC on a regular basis for training, we offer take away programs. Each take away program includes a full assessment, and an individually designed program. A one hour follow up session to coach the athlete through their new program is also included.

$350 + HST

New for 2017!

Interested in getting started in your fitness journey or have you been wanting to increase your knowledge to improve your training experience?  Our High Performance Centre courses are designed to help individuals improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your training.  Whether you consider your training at a beginner, intermediate or advanced level our coaches will work with you to improve technique and break through training plateaus.  Experience the benefits of small group coaching in our unique High Performance training environment.

6 Week Intro to Strength Training

Women’s Only 6 Week Intro to Strength Training

Lunch Time Lift and Learn

For More Information contact: Marta Wein: 613-520-2600 ext.8458 or marta.wein@carleton.ca



Staff Bio


Nick Westcott, B.A Exercise Science, CSCS
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach & Manager

Nick has gathered a wealth of experience in the field of sports performance and athlete reconditioning:


Cristina Valdes, B.Sc Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, CSCS

Strength and Conditioning Coach

In her role as Assistant strength and conditioning coach at Carleton University Cristina has had the opportunity to work closely with the varsity athletes, as well as a large demographic of athletes ranging from Olympians to youth athletes.



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