The purpose of this Club shall be to support and advance the Deaf culture, including social, recreational, sports, intellectual advancement, and educational activities, and to protect and promote the mutual interests of its members.

Geographically, RCD represents the central region of Virginia or Richmond and Tri-Cities, but anyone outside of Richmond and Tri-Cities can join as well.  RCD is not limited to Deaf people but is inclusive of deaf-friendly people as well. RCD is open to all types of people.