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SUP for Dragon Boat and Outrigger 

Are you a dragon boat paddler or outrigger paddler feeling a little out of shape?  Do you have the COVID blues because your missing your friends and teammates from ORCC. Get active again and join your teammates for a fun SUP class specifically designed for dragon boaters and outrigger paddlers.  

These classes will be led by Andrea Nichols our lead SUP instructor and will be tailored to meet the needs of the group.  Stand or sit on the boards it really doesn't matter, you will get a good workout and have a lot of fun.


Monday, September 14 & 21; 6pm-7pm (poor weather date Sept 28)


Sunday, Sept 13 & 20; 10:30-11:30am (poor weather date Sept 27)

Cost: $10 for members or $16 for non-members +HST

ORCC has 8 SUP boards available for the class.  If you have your own bring it and we can increase the class size.

To register for Sunday morning click HERE

To register for Monday evening click HERE

Please email dragonboat@orcc.ca or outrigger@orcc.ca for more information.

Outrigger Training

Where else does Hawaii meet the Ottawa River? Come experience the thrill of paddling an outrigger canoe on the Ottawa River to discover this Polynesian paddling sport. The Ottawa River provides some fantastic conditions for Outrigger paddling. From our beautiful riverfront location on the Ottawa River, participants will have the opportunity to develop their paddling skills.

Join one of the ORCC Outrigger boats or create your own crew and experience the energy of a big boat in a fun and friendly environment. Please register at the tab below for one of the coached training sessions.

Recreational Training

Spend Thursday evening and/ or Saturday morning on the river paddling OC6. These are uncoached session. Please register below to be included in the boat.

Paddles and life jackets are available at the club.  Huli training is also mandatory for this group.

New This Year:  ORCC OC6 Competitive Team

Ottawa River Canoe Club is looking for individuals who would like to be part of a competitive 6 person outrigger team.  The Team will be training throughout the spring and summer and will be attending various events in the region.  If you are looking for some fun, fitness and a little competition please email outrigger@orcc.ca

Tentative Events:

  • Ottawa River Paddle Challenge (ORPC)- Saturday, Sept 19th

Corporate Rentals

Ottawa River Canoe Club is the only place in town where you can rent OC6's.  

Teams can book 1 hour practice sessions during evenings or weekends. Or consider our team training packages of 5 or 10 sessions which include video analysis. 

ORCC offers team OC6 training. The boat rental is $60 (+HST) per hour. There are additional coaching fees of $35/$30/or$25 (+HST) per hour, depending on if you would like to book a senior/junior/or development coach.

  • Booking 5 coached sessions will include 1 video session
  • Booking 10 coached sessions will include 2 video sessions


The ORCC requires a signed waiver from each paddler prior to going on-water.  Click here to download the ORCC waiver 


  • To register an entire team and arrange training sessions please contact us at outrigger@orcc.ca

If you are interested in learning more about the Outrigger opportunities at the Ottawa River Canoe Club please contact us at info@orcc.ca 

Email contacts: 

  • info@orcc.ca (general and program information)
  • camps@orcc.ca
  • recreation@orcc.ca
  • sup@orcc.ca
  • programs@orcc.ca
  • dragonboat@orcc.ca

Location: 1610 Sixth Line, Dunrobin 

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