ORCC Ottawa River Canoe Club

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  • 10 Jun 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Ottawa River Canoe Club


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ORCC Open House

Come visit the Ottawa River Canoe Club and find out how you can get out on the river this summer. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour our site, go for a paddle, meet some of our staff and athletes, and learn about the many programs ORCC offers:








Overview of paddling camps

Typical day for the camper

Skills learned

How regattas work

-          LA Schmidt,

Club founder

Introduction to Dragon Boat paddling

Stroke fundamentals

How to get involved

Description of programs

-          Anita Williamson

Dragon boat director



Overview of athlete development through camps and programs: from fundamentals to competition


-          Joel Hazzan,

Head coach

Recreational canoe stroke clinic

Learn the fundamental strokes and how and when to use them


-          Adrian Turcanu,

Paddle clinic coach

Barbecue open

$5 Hamburger + chips + drink


Outrigger Canoe

Boat tour, stroke demonstration

How it works, how it’s different

How to try/get involved – events


-          Anna Foster

SUP demonstration

Try out stand-up-paddleboard with coaching and pointers from an expert.


-          Bevin Schmidt,

B&B Surf



Balance challenge

Test your balance in a progression of sprint boats! This gives most people a healthy appreciation of the skills acquired in our camps.



Athlete’s perspective

From Canoe Kids to Junior Worlds


-          Gen L’Abbé

Junior Worlds athlete

Dragon Boat tug of war

Try this fun test of paddling power!



Paddling programs for adults

The Masters program accommodates beginners as well as experienced paddlers.


-          David Burbidge

Masters coach

Sit on top water polo

See how well you can paddle and control the ball at the same time!

Email contacts: 

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

Location: 1610 Sixth Line, Dunrobin 

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