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Pickering Rouge Canoe Club - Inspiring young paddlers in our communities since 1958

Upcoming Regatta Schedule

The 2016 racing season is beginning!  Upcoming dates and locations for races are listed below. Check back for updates and group rates.

Race Schedule:

** Schedules are subject to change.  Check with your coach.

Date Event Location Athletes
May 28-29 OCSRA Spring Dev. Camp & Ontario Cup #1 Welland, Ont. High Performance / Developmental
Jun 4-5 Pickering Dragon Boat Festival Pickering Dragon boat
Jun 04 Mississauga Regatta Mississauga High Performance / Developmental
Jun 11 Welland Dragon Boat Festival Welland, ON Dragon Boat
June 11-12 Ontario Team Trials Rideau CC, Ottawa High Performance / Developmental
Jul 1 DDRA Toronto Island Dragon boat
Jul 9 Development Regatta Pickering Rouge U11 & U13
Jul 16 Balmy Beach Regatta Welland, Ont. Flatwater
July 23-24 WOD Championships Welland, Ont. Flatwater
Aug 6 U13/U15 WOD Championships Welland, Ont. U13 & U15
Aug 12 Ontario Summer Games Welland, ON High Performance / Developmental
Aug 13-14 Ontario Championships Welland, On. Flatwater
Aug 17 U11/U13 WOD Championships Mississauga U11 & U13
Aug 30-Sept 3 National Championships Dartmouth, N.S. U16+
Sept 4 CanMass Dartmouth, N.S. Masters & Paddle all
Sept 17 Stratford Dragon boat festival Stratford Dragon boat

Suggested Hotels for out of town regattas;

Welland: Residence and Conference Centre Welland.

Current Group Rates:

The Residence and Conference Centre Welland has setup a discounted group rate during race weekends in Welland of $85.00 a night.  To obtain the rate you MUST call them directly and you need to book 30 days in advance. This rate includes breakfast.  Please see this file for instructions on how to book the group rate.

A limited selection of rooms is being held at the Residence & Conference Centre – Welland on the following dates; July 15 & 16, July 22 & 23 and August 11 to 13. Book early to avoid disappointment. Your group name is “Pickering Rouge Canoe Club”, to reserve your suite please call 905-732-9700.

Accommodations for 2016 Nationals in Dartmouth

The Holiday Inn Dartmouth is extending a special rate for travelling athletes, families, and coaches. Contact the Holiday Inn today to take advantage of their special rate of $119 per night. Rooms are available from August 28th – September 4th. All rooms feature two double beds. Reservations can be made by calling Holiday Inn’s toll-free line at 1-888-434-0440 direct 902-463- 1100, or email at reservations@hiharbourview.caand request a reservation for block code R12 or under the booking name CanoeKayak Canada Athlete / Family Rate.

For more information about the 2016 nationals please visit

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