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SUP for Dragon Boat and Outrigger 

Are you a dragon boat paddler or outrigger paddler feeling a little out of shape?  Do you have the COVID blues because your missing your friends and teammates from ORCC. Get active again and join your teammates for a fun SUP class specifically designed for dragon boaters and outrigger paddlers.  

These classes will be led by Andrea Nichols our lead SUP instructor and will be tailored to meet the needs of the group.  Stand or sit on the boards it really doesn't matter, you will get a good workout and have a lot of fun.


Monday, September 14 & 21; 6pm-7pm (poor weather date Sept 28)


Sunday, Sept 13 & 20; 10:30-11:30am (poor weather date Sept 27)

Cost: $10 for members or $16 for non-members +HST

ORCC has 8 SUP boards available for the class.  If you have your own bring it and we can increase the class size.

Registration link is at the bottom of this page.

Please email dragonboat@orcc.ca or outrigger@orcc.ca for more information.

ORCC Dragon Boat Team Training

See below for winter training opportunities and stay fit with your ORCC friends!

Get active and paddle on the beautiful Ottawa River with the ORCC dragon boating team. Dragon boat provides a great core and upper-body workout in a fun on-water team environment. The ORCC team plans to compete in four festivals this summer with training starting in early May.

2020 Festival Schedule 

  1. H2O Open (Montreal) - May 30
  2. Tim Hortons Ottawa Festival - June 27 & 28
  3. Rideau Festival - August 15
  4. Constance Bay Festival - Sep 12

Dragon Boat Registration for Members

Athletes have the option of being ORCC members which provides:

  • Use of club facilities and equipment during regular club hours throughout the entire season – from May through October. This includes the use of the skill-appropriate boats, paddles and life-jackets.
  • Member registration rates for ORCC programs.
  • Dragon boat training registration  for  : $80 (+HST)
    • Coached dragon boat training 2 sessions per week , May 11 to September 12
    • Monday and Wednesday evenings 7:00-8:00 pm (excluding statutory holidays)
    • See the ORCC Dragon Boat Calendar for dates and times at the bottom of the Dragon Boat Programs page

*Festival fees are extra and not included in the above fee

Please email dragonboat@orcc.ca for more information.

          Please note that these are adult programs.

          We welcome P4L athletes (ORCC masters members) who wish to compliment their sprint training with some early season dragon boat fitness. 

          Learn more at these links:


          Open for registration

          Email contacts: 

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

          Location: 1610 Sixth Line, Dunrobin 

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