News and Announcements

2020 Pool Sessions

Posted on Monday, January 06, 2020

Check out the Winter 2020 Pool Sessions

2019 Open Sessions Have Started

Posted on Wednesday, July 03, 2019

2019 Evening Open Sessions Have Started!

Open House at the Pumphouse June 2nd!

Posted on Friday, June 01, 2018

We're gathering for a shoreline clean-up followed by a boatercross. We'll also have our doors open from 11 am to 1 pm for community members to come see the building and chat with us about programs.

Instructor Courses being offered in June

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018

L1, L2 and Trip Leader Instructor Courses are conveniently being offered locally, in June, at very competitive prices.

Ottawa River Runners and Bullfrog Power launch new solar-powered clubhouse

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017

We are very excited to announce that we received a grant from Bullfrog Power for the installation of a solar powered off-the-grid electrical system at the Clubhouse. This will enable us to have power for running races, powering a security system, some interior and exterior lighting, and other miscellaneous needs.

Nationals and Grand Opening Press Release

Posted on Thursday, August 03, 2017



Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017

The 2017 Canadian Canoe Kayak Whitewater Championships (Nationals) are being held in Ottawa this year, from July 31st to August 6th. Are you ready to volunteer and/or race?

Open House and Olympic Reception

Posted on Saturday, August 20, 2016

On behalf of Whitewater Ontario and the Ottawa River Runners, we would like to invite you to our upcoming open house and Olympic Reception on August 24th, 6-8pm at the Pumphouse Whitewater Facility

Pumphouse Andrew Westlake Race Results and Photos

Posted on Thursday, July 07, 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended the Andrew Westlake Race, held at the Pumphouse, this year!

ORR Athletes heading to Rio!

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2016

The Ottawa River Runners has many reasons to be proud as two of our club members have been named to the Canadian Olympic Team and will be representing Canada in Rio this August.

2016 Summer Camp Registration is Well Underway!

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Registration for ORR's popular Summer Camps has begun and camps are already starting to fill up. Get on board now!

Minden Hills Open Results

Posted on Monday, August 25, 2014

ORR volunteers helped to pull off a great race at the Minden Hills Open (Panam TO2015 Test Event), and our athletes pulled in many medals or placed in the top ten.

National Whitewater Championships and Minden Hills Open

Posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Whitewater Ontario is proud to host the Canadian National Whitewater Championships at the Madawaska Kanu Centre August 25-29th.

Pumphouse Race Sun June 29th and Mini Race Series

Posted on Monday, June 23, 2014

The Pumphouse Race, as part of the Ontario Mini Race Series, is being held Sunday June 29th, 2014. Register now, or come and volunteer!

Paddling the St Pat's Green Water at Charlotte

Posted on Thursday, March 27, 2014

ORR athletes from the Junior National team as well as the slalom competitive training group have had an early start to the season at the U.S. National Whitewater Centre in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Check out our Pool Sessions

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2014

Check out our pool sessions. Open sessions for members and non-members. Kids/Youth Slalom Kayaking Program

Ont Provincial Championships Results

Posted on Sunday, September 29, 2013

Thanks for the great turnout at the 2013 Ont Provincial Championships, Pumphouse Sep 29th Race, including Quebec and International competitors. Results are posted here.

Pumphouse Race Sunday Sept 29th

Posted on Sunday, September 22, 2013

Come on out for the Fall Pumphouse Race and Ontario Provincial Championships

Results and Photos from Nationals - Valleyfield

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2012

This past week/weekend the Downriver and Whitewater Slalom National Championships took place in Valleyfield Quebec. Ontario brought home the Brian Creer Cup again thanks to top results in all competitions and classes from cadets to masters. Links to Official Results and Photos

Whitewater Slalom Reaches the World

Posted on Thursday, August 09, 2012

Try Google Search Today!

Mini-Race Series Advance Deadline approaching

Posted on Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Info on the mini race series up-coming in July

Cameron Smedley places 9th in World Cup Final

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2012

Congratulations to ORR athletes Sarah Boudens (K1W), John Hastings (K1M) and Cameron Smedley (C1M) on their racing at slalom World Cup #1 in Cardiff Bay UK this past weekend.

Ontario Slalom Races

Posted on Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Check out the Slalom Races in Ontario this summer!

Michael Tayler's Interview on CTV and Video Footage after the Race

Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2012

Here is an interview before Michael heads off to his first taste of the London Olympic venue this weekend, as well as the CTV video footage after the race.

Team Trials Exciting Finish

Posted on Friday, April 13, 2012

In an exciting conclusion to the best 3 of 4 races, ORR member Michael Tayler won top spot in K1M and the right to represent Canada at the London Olympics. Listen to CBC radio interview Monday 8:15am.

New Article on Boat Repair Added

Posted on Saturday, March 24, 2012

An article on how to repair tail damage to a slalom boat was added to the ORR website.

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