Current Concise CCC Covid Constraints

June 17, 2021

CCC Trips and Events are ON. Maximum participants is 10.
Open Paddles are ON. Social distancing and masks at the boathouse.

June 17, 2021


Now that we are actually resuming CCC events as restrictions ease, our insurers require that participants comply with various conditions regarding COVID-19.  

By now in the pandemic you have all had the experience of being asked questions about your COVID situation before being admitted to a barber shop or similar place.  Well, as a potential participant in a Boathouse Paddle or a Club Trip you will now encounter something quite similar and be required to sign that you are in compliance.

Please refer the the Resources page and review the compliance document shown under ‘Insurance’.

Just when you thought COVID was about to slip out of our lives!  Be ready for this change!

Announcements and News

We plan to host our annual Open House at the boathouse this year, with appropriate COVID precautions, and will be providing pre-packaged snacks and drinks. We hope Trailhead and Frontenac Outfitters will be there to show some of their products and answer questions. To be confirmed.

This is a great chance to come and chat to some of our members and to find out more about our club!

See you there!!

Canoe, kayak, hike and ski: we do it all!

The Cataraqui Canoe Club is a non-profit club that supports canoeing, kayaking and outdoor activity in and around Kingston.

Non-Members may join any of our events … twice! Come and find out about us and experience the outdoors in the company of like minded enthusiasts. Be sure to contact the leader beforehand.

Members …

  • Can join us for evening paddle nights (see below)
  • Are invited to exclusive Club year around weekend events
  • Can rent berths in the Club boathouse (see below)
  • Can sign up for our lessons
  • Receive our newsletter by email
  • Vote at our Annual General Meeting
  • Participate on our Board of Directors

Paddles from the Boathouse

Members are invited to borrow club canoes and kayaks to paddle from the boathouse at the times shown below.

May – Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
June to August – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm; Saturdays 9:30 to 11:30 am.
September – Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to dusk; Saturdays 9:30 to 11:30 am.

The on duty volunteer may choose to lockup and leave at 6:45 pm if no-one has arrived to paddle by then. Please check in with the on duty volunteer, and sign the waiver form before taking out a boat.

Details are here.

Renting and borrowing watercraft

Members can borrow Club canoes and kayaks for open paddle nights. When going on club events, members can rent a Club canoe or kayak if they can arrange pick-up and drop-off with a member who has a boathouse key. The Club does not rent watercraft other than for member use during open paddle nights or sanctioned events.

Please review the CCC Boat Rental policy here.

Space in the boathouse

For information about space availability, or for general boat storage questions, please contact our Boathouse Manager.

Going on a trip

Club activities are open both to members and non-members. If you are not yet a club member, you are welcome to come without charge to sample our trips (but we hope you join if you enjoy them).

To take part in an event, call the trip organizer a few days before the event, after checking the site for any last-minute changes. Also check with the organizer for equipment rentals.

Each person joining in club activities is responsible for accepting the risks involved. While most trips are easy and safe, others are harder and more risky. When you phone the trip organizer or when you meet just before the trip make sure you have agreed that the proposed trip is suitable for you. Consider such things as your paddling and other outdoor skills, your fitness level and any health problems you may have.