• Paddling is a source of enrichment and inner renewal - Pierre Trudeau

  • A man of WISDOM delights in water - Confucius

  • Yes, I do have a retirement plan. I plan on paddling! - Unknown

  • Everyone must believe in something! I believe I'll go canoeing._Henry David Thoreau

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Membership Information

  • The OSSCC year runs from April 1 to March 31st.  Annual membership is $40, plus a one-time charge of $7 for a name tag.  Membership to new members will be closed once training has started.


  •  To join the Club, a new membership application (includes Waiver or reverse side) as well as Club membership fee must be submitted by April 1st.


  • Canoes, paddles, and safety equipment are provided by the club.  If you wish to bring your own canoe to any of our outings, please be aware that the Club takes no responsibility for them.


  • Canoe outings are held every Tuesday, weather permitting, as outlined in the canoe schedule.  Members meet at the canoe shed for 8:00 a.m. unless told otherwise.  At this time, members are to sign in and pay the trip fee. The trip fee is based on the distance travelled (either $6 or $9).  Canoe partners will be determined at this point. Car pooling to canoe put in point is strongly encouraged as there may not be adequate parking at either the put in or take out points.  Please remember to share the cost of gas with the driver!


  • OSSCC members may bring a guest to a canoe outing after discussing skill levels with the Trip Organizer of the scheduled trip.  The member will be responsible for his/her guest and will be that guest's partner.  All guests must sign a "Waiver for Non-Members" form.


  • All canoeists should carry a waterproof bag containing a complete change of clothing and a towel.  When in the canoe, all canoeists MUST WEAR A PFD (personal flotation device), carry a waterproof whistle and a waterproof flashlight.  None are supplied by the Club.  Also advised are the following items: hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, quick drying clothing, water shoes, raingear, drinking water and lunch.  The Club encourages those who have a cell phone to bring it on outings.


  • It is mandatory for all canoeing members to participate in skills and safe canoeing training offered by the Club to determine skill levels. This training is offered in April and May of each canoe season. See the Canoe Training schedule for more details.


  • Participants who have known disabilities or medical problems requiring special needs MUST make provisions for these prior to Club outings.  The Club carries a First Aid kit on canoe outings.








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