The Rugby Performance Centre in Riebeek West is a state of the art high performance facility that was started by Alan Zondagh in 2005. From 2016, this is also the new home of the Boland Rugby Institute (formerly the Boland Rugby Academy).
The RPC is also the primary training headquarters of the Boland Rugby Union and the Boland Cavaliers, as well as a training facility for various Boland Rugby development programmes including, coaching clinics, workshops and rugby camps.
The purpose of the RPC was to create a professional, disciplined and scientific institution to prepare young talented rugby players for the professional game. The RPC campus possesses all the facilities in order to offer a professional and scientific service to the Boland Rugby Union.
Not only will all the Boland teams make use of RPC’s facilities on a daily basis, but the RPC will also welcome many visitors. The RPC will be welcoming between 8000 –10 000 visitors in 2016 alone from sporting teams all over the world for training camps and various other activities.
Teams that have visited the RPC in recent years have ranged from many Super Rugby, Currie Cup, Varsity Cup, Club and school teams from South Africa. Many rugby teams from Argentina, Europe and Asia also make use of this facility on a regular basis.
Other sports such as Water Polo, Triathlon, Tennis to name but a few also make regular use of the facility.
The RPC can accommodate 145 people at a time with accommodation ranging from fully equipped ensuite rooms, to dormitory style accommodation.