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
How regattas work
- LA Schmidt,
Introduction to Dragon Boat paddling
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,
Recreational canoe stroke clinic
Learn the fundamental strokes and how and when to use them
- Adrian Turcanu,
Paddle clinic coach
$5 Hamburger + chips + drink
Boat tour, stroke demonstration
How it works, how it’s different
How to try/get involved – events
- Anna Foster
Try out stand-up-paddleboard with coaching and pointers from an expert.
- Bevin Schmidt,
Test your balance in a progression of sprint boats! This gives most people a healthy appreciation of the skills acquired in our camps.
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
Sit on top water polo
See how well you can paddle and control the ball at the same time!
Location: 1610 Sixth Line, Dunrobin