• Group Photo - Summer Camp at Petrie Island Canoe Club Paddles Up
    Paddles Up!

Registration for summer camps opens February 1st

Ray Friel reopening in February

We will soon be back swimming at Ray Friel for morning practices- stay tuned!

WINTER TRAINING focuses on improving general fitness, so we can be prepared for the next competitive season. There are 3 options available to suit all ages. The programs are designed specifically for aspiring competitive paddlers ages 10 and up. Three to Eight Sessions per week. Activities include Swimming, Running, Skiing (in season), Soccer, Resistance Training, and Circuit Training. All programs include the 2022 Summer Paddling Program fee!

Petrie Island Canoe Club wins Federal CCRF Grant!

Truly, a dream come true!! There are SO many wonderful people to thank for making this facility possible:

  • Our family and friends who have been so encouraging and helpful for all these years, especially a very patient & generous husband/PICC boat doctor;
  • The paddling community who welcomed us with open arms, and gave us many helping hands, East-Enders who welcomed a new sport into their neighbourhood, and gave our canoe club a chance;
  • Our lovely MP, Marie-France Lalonde, for her constant support for the canoe club since even before day 1, and for her help on this boathouse project specifically;
  • Our three local Councillors who each generously contributed $50,000 toward the community’s portion of the boathouse (we promise to make your investment worth every penny!);
  • MPP Blais, for his sage advice;
  • The indomitable Phil McNeely and the talented building committee;
  • The legendary Al Tweddle and the Friends of Petrie Island;
  • Our friend James, PICC‘s pro-bono webmaster;
  • The Friends of the Mer Bleue and Waste Connections Canada (Navan), who granted us $50,000 to install PICC’s first boathouse
  • Jacques Bédard Excavation Ltd., for the installation of our first boathouse, and for providing winter storage every year
  • The Orléans Lions Club for gifting us our trailer;
  • The Rotary Club of Orléans, for their constant and generous support since the very beginning;
  • The fabulous and ever-enthusiastic PICC board;
  • PICC‘s amazing coaches & staff (you rock!!);
  • …and most importantly, our PICC kids, who motivate us all to keep building a better world.

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