At 9am on September 9th 2017, the Ottawa East Community Association is organizing a circumnavigation event around Rideau Island in... View Post
Categories for Paddling & Whitewater
Ottawa’s Pumphouse is getting its very own clubhouse! Say goodbye to the previously flimsy changing facilities and tripping over fellow... View Post
Hell or High Water 9 rolled through Petawawa two weekends ago and some nice pictures videos of the paddlers has... View Post
While summer-like weather is making an appearance, the City of Ottawa is warning residents not to use the beaches and... View Post
What is a Dry Suit? How is a dry suit different from a wet suit? What temperature is appropriate for a dry suit? All your answers here.
Last week's story about the demolition of the Deschênes ruins - a great kayak and surf spot - has been reversed: the Deschênes rapids will remain!
Ottawa’s surfing scene isn’t for the weak of heart or those that can’t handle the cold. However if you’re daring enough... View Post
The future of the popular Deschênes Rapids kayak play spot and surf wave on the Ottawa River is up in the... View Post
Ten-time Canadian whitewater kayak champion Claudia Kerckhoff-Van Wijk's 5 tips for paddling the spring runoff safely in Ottawa's cold water.
What's the right wet suit to wear for surfing or paddling the Ottawa River? Check out this handy chart to get your answer.