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Recreational Programs

For youth, adults and seniors
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We are proud to offer instruction in fundamental flat water canoe & kayak skills, as well as the application of those skills in canoe tripping, sea kayaking, fitness paddling and adventure. We offer courses and programs for paddlers of all interests and abilities, from novice to advanced.
Never paddled before? Need a refresher?
Do you need a new and fun fitness activity?

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.

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! 

Special Requirements for all Recreation Programs

  • Courses which do not meet minimum registration levels will be cancelled. Affected participants will be offered spaces in similar courses or full refunds.
  • Registrations are only considered final when payment is made.
  • Registration changes can be made for credit only; refunds will only be provided for medical reasons.
  • Minimum age requirement for our Introduction and Intermediate Canoe and Sea Kayak courses is 14. Minimum age requirement for our Fitness Paddling courses is 16. 
Have questions about our programs?  Check out our FAQ page