Para Canoe/Kayak

Freedom on the River

The ORCC Paracanoe program is designed for individuals with physical disabilities who want to participate in the wonderful sport of paddling.

From our beautiful riverfront location on the Ottawa River, participants will have the opportunity to develop their paddling skills with our accredited coaching staff and recreational therapists from Bloom Therapeutic Recreation and Fitness Inc and the Abilities Centre Ottawa.

Registration is Now Open
  • Date

    Spring: May 30 - June 27

    Summer: July 4 - Aug 22

  • Cost

    Spring & Summer: $215

    Summer Only: $135

  • Hours

    Spring & Summer: Thurs 17:00 - 18:15

    Summer Only: Thurs 18:45 - 20:00

Additional Information


This program is designed for anyone interested in paddling, regardless of skill level.

While the program is geared towards adults, we are willing and capable of accommodating youth!

Credit Card & Cancellation Policy

Credit Card Policy

  • ORCC offers a variety of payment methods such as e-transfer, credit card, and PayPal. However, credit card / direct bank transfer (e-check) transactions cost the club thousands of dollars every year.  In an effort to keep program pricing reasonable, we ask those participants who wish to pay by credit card or e-check to ensure you also pay the credit card convenience fee to help offset the costs to the club. No convenience fee is charged for electronic transfers to

Cancellation Policy

Please be aware of the ORCC Cancellation Policy:

  • Program registration cancellations which are received two weeks prior to the start of the program will receive a full refund less the $15 non-refundable administration fee.
  • No refunds are available within two weeks of the start of the program or once the program has started; only a prorated credit will be issued.
  • In the case of injury or illness, a medical certificate may be required, and refunds will only be offered as camp fee prorated credit to be used for a future ORCC camp or program registration.

How to Register

The ORCC has moved its registration system to Amilia - Smart Rec. Here is how you register: 

  1. Click the Register button above
  2. You will be brought to our Amilia Smart Rec page
  3. If you do not already have an account, you will be prompted to create an account and add family profiles. 
  4. Select the program you are interested in and you will be prompted to select the person you are registering for. If not all information is already in the profile, you will be prompted to fill in the missing information. 
  5. Once all information is already added to a profile, you will only be prompted to enter registration information on an annual basis to ensure it is up to date. However, you can still change profile information in your Smart Rec Account.

How to Create an Account

How to Make a Purchase


Reach out to our Program Coordiator at