News and Announcements

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

ORR Crowned King of Clubs 2013

Posted on Friday, September 13, 2013

With perfect weather, and a great water level, ORR captured first place at the annual King of Clubs event, last Sunday! The team consisted of Alison Smedley, Liam Smedley, Tom Murrie, Troy Burns, Roger Colbeck, Leanne Colbeck, Andrew Musgrave, Sheamus O'Connell, Keenan Simpson, Brenden Foley, and Dave Halford, Pat McCarthy and Joe Dayman from the Georgian Bay Kayaking Club.

Canadian National Whitewater Championships 2013

Posted on Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Canadian Whitewater Slalom and Downriver National Championships took place on August 3-4 on the Kananaskis River near Canmore, Alberta. This year’s championship was christened “Year of the Flood” in recognition of the devastating floods that hit southern Alberta in June.

World U23 Slalom in Liptovsky, Slovakia

Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

A brief report on the U23 team results this past week in Slovakia.

ORR Athletes warm up at the Deep Creek Open

Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2013

Many Canadian Slalom Team members headed to Maryland this week to race in the US team selection races, in preparation for our Canadian team selection May 25-26, 2013.

Spring Downriver Races Announced

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2013

Three April downriver races have been announced.

ORR Athletes at the Slalom Pan American Championships

Posted on Monday, March 04, 2013

The ORR contributed four athletes to the Nation's Cup winning Team Canada. Congratulations on the great racing!

ORR 4th Annual Club Banquet

Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Please join us for a potluck style banquet to celebrate the 2012 paddling season with the Ottawa River Runners!

Ottawa River Runners Annual General Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Join us on Tuesday November 27th for the AGM. See details...

2012 Annual ORR Cookie Race

Posted on Sunday, September 30, 2012

Cookie race information and results. Once again we were lucky to have a great beginner event go off without a hitch.

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

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Canadian Nationals Schedule

Posted on Monday, August 06, 2012

The Canadian Nationals Whitewater Slalom event is in Valleyfield - here is the link.

Mini-Race Series Advance Deadline approaching

Posted on Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Info on the mini race series up-coming in July

Summer Programs for Children & Youth

Posted on Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Please find attached details of ORR's summer kayaking program for children and youth.

Photos of Canadian Team at World Cup 3

Posted on Saturday, June 30, 2012

Photos taken during practice and races at Seu d'Urgell, Spain.

Pumphouse Race for Canoe/Kayak, and Open Boats

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2012

The annual June Pumphouse race is coming up soon...Sunday June 24th.

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.