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The Rideau Canoe Club is a not-for-profit, volunteer driven organization that has a proud history of providing enriched competitive canoe/kayak programs that include hosting local, regional, provincial, national and international competitions. The success of our club has always depended on the quality of member participation. Offering the best experience possible for our members requires every member in our organization to contribute to our cause.

We want your volunteer experience to be a happy one!  We also encourage you to become an official and to obtain your Boat Driver's Licence.

CLICK HERE for more information on the volunteer opportunities,
 
and for details on the Officials' Training and

Online Boating Licence Course!

In order to help distribute the responsibilities fairly throughout the club membership we encourage you to come participate at our club events as a volunteer. Our aim is to build a strong team of members who possess a thorough understanding of what it takes to make our sporting events happen. Participation, knowledge and experience are the valuable tools that make regattas and events enjoyable for everyone.  

Volunteering at Rideau is a lot of fun, plus you get refreshments during the events you participate at and a volunteer t-shirt for the season! AND if you volunteer all day you are invited to enjoy the fresh and delicious officials lunch in the Mike Scott Lounge!

Volunteering can broaden your experience in the club, giving you a better appreciation of the sport and can help connect you with a network of great Canoe Club members who also volunteer their time to making this the great club that it is!

These are the 2017 Season Events:
  • May 13:  Spring clean up
  • May 20:  Race course set up
  • May 27:  Race course set up
  • June 22-25:  Tim Horton`s Dragon Boat Festival
  • July 1-2:  Canada Day International Regatta
  • July 2:  Canada Day Banquet
  • July 9:  RCC Masters Regatta
  • July 16:  RCC Status Regatta
  • July 29-30:  EOD Qualifiers
  • Aug 1-2: Paddle-a-thon
  • Aug 12-13:  Ontario Championships
  • Aug 26:  RCC Dragon Boat Festival
  • Sept 30-Oct 1:  Rideau Long Distance Marathon Race
  • Oct date TBD:  Club Cleanup and Race course take down
  • Oct date TBD:  Awards Banquet
  • December date TBD:  Christmas Party
After hosting Nationals in 2015, we adopted iVolunteer to help us manage our volunteer efforts.

CLICK HERE to see the volunteer opportunities and sign up today!
 
We are always looking for feedback to make your club a better place so feel free to contact us at volunteer@rideaucanoeclub.ca if you have any ideas or suggestions.