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Manotick Round the Islands Paddle

Saturday, June 15, 2024 – 10:00 a.m.

A fun event paddling on the Rideau River around Long and Nicolls Islands is held on Father's Day weekend. If you own a canoe, kayak or paddleboard, this 10 km. paddling adventure is for you, your family and friends.

  • The 10-km. paddle starts and ends at the
  • Manotick Boat Launch, 5495 South River Dr. at Bridge St.
  • The paddle is clockwise around Long & Nicolls Islands
  • There are two portages around Watson's Mill Dam and Long Island locks.

Entry fee:

$20 per person or $35 per canoe/kayak/paddleboard.
Members of OMCKRA: $12 per person or $20 per canoe/kayak/paddleboard.


Medals awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, in solo and pairs, plus random dissimilitudes. Judging of the latter may be sketchy and prejudicial. Once expenses are covered, all fees will go into prizes: 692 Coffee Shop Gift Certificates. Entries limited to the first 50 or so. Goodlife Fitness Barrhaven has offered swag bags for the first 20 participants.

General information Entry & Waiver form (RTF)

Contact the event organizer Brian Schacht by email:

This event is OMCKRA sanctioned for recreational canoe, kayak and paddleboard.

Paddling around the Manotick Islands
View on Youtube.com
Manotick Boat Launch Ramp (South River Dr. @ Bridge St.)

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