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Private & Group Bookings

So, you'd like to make a special booking? We'd be happy to host you (or your group) for a personalized session! 
Contact us directly for either of the following options!


Itching to work on specific skills or just prefer one-on-one instruction? Always wanted to perfect your J-stroke? If you have a specific goal we can help you achieve it! Book your private or semi-private lesson with one of our fantastic instructors. Note that Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association Basic Canoeing certifications can be achieved through private and semi-private lessons booked with our ORCKA certified instructors. Participants will be able to use their own boats, paddles, and PFD/lifejackets or those provided by the club. 

2018 Season Rates:
  • Private lesson ($60 / hour + HST) - one participant
  • Semi-private lesson ($44 / hour / participant + HST) - two or three (max) participants

Paddlers must be ten years or older and comfortable wearing a lifejacket/PFD in water. 

To book a private lessons, please complete this form Rideau Private Lesson Request.


Do you have a group or class looking for a special outing or a fun team building event?  Let the Rideau Canoe Club design a group activity for you! 

2018 Season Rates:

Our group rate for up to 10 participants is $105 per hour. For groups of 11-20 participants, the cost is $160 per hour. Rates include the use of canoes, kayaks, PFD's, paddles, safety equipment and the club's facilities, as well as 2 RCC Instructors. 

Please note there must be a minimum of one RCC instructor for every 10 participants.

Additional Information:

  • All participants must pay a one-time insurance fee of $5. This covers all Recreation Programming for 2018. 
  • A full list of participants and group leaders must be presented to the Rideau Canoe Club before the booking start time in addition to a completed Waiver Form for each participant.
  • Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to booking start time. Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice can be made for credit only.
  • The Rideau Canoe Club reserves the right to cancel or terminate an activity if the participants’ safety is at risk or weather dictates. 

To book a group event, please contact recreation@rideaucanoeclub.ca

Have questions about our programs? Check out our FAQ page!