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Dragon Boat - Tim Hortons Festival

OSSC participates each year in the Annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival - we want YOU to be in our boat!


There are 6 practices leading up to race weekend, depending on how well we do, the race with be either 1 or 2 days on Race Weekend. All participants will receive an OSSC dry-fit t-shirt!


Sprummer 2018 Details: 

Race dates

The 25th Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival will take place June 21st - 24th, 2018 at Mooney's Bay Park. Racing takes place June 23rd and 24th.

# of weeks

6 practices + weekend race.

Practice dates & times

All practices are held at the Rideau Canoe Club (804 Hogs Back Road) on Tuesdays.


May 15 - 7:15pm
May 22 - 7:15pm
May 29 - 7:15pm
June 5 - 7:15pm
June 12 - 7:15pm
June 19 - 7:15pm


All practices are 1 hour long. Paddlers need to arrive 20 minutes early to warm up and ensure they are ready to board the boat at the exact start time.


$165 + HST.

Important dates

Team Meet & Greet: Will be held on Tuesday, May 8 at the Royal Oak - Hunt Club.

Member package pick-up

Sprummer 2018 member packages will be dropped off at the Meet & Greet.

See "Sport Info" tab for equipment requirements. 

Race day Schedule Race Day: 2 x 500m races on Saturday.

We will be notified by the festival organizers about the Saturday schedule approximately 5-7 days before race day. 

The top 75 mixed teams will advance to Sunday where they will compete in three additional races - one 100m, one 200m and one 500m race throughout the day.


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- Prices listed are before taxes
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- After the posted registration deadline, late fees will apply.

Is the class/league/night/skill division you are interested in sold out?
Please send an email with your name, phone number and desired sport to and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

How to request to play with a friend or two

Sport Info

What you need to know about Dragon Boat:

# of people on the boat

20 paddlers.

Interested in being the boat's drummer (coach), steersperson or added to the spares list? Email for pricing and more details! 


Lifejackets, boats and paddles included for all practices and race days.


Participants will all receive a snazzy OSSC dry-fit shirt.


On race day, the OSSC team site will have a tent and space to hang out!

Additional league information

All participants receive:

  • An OSSC key tag which gives you access to discounts and deals from our amazing sponsors and partners around town! See all the deals!
  • An invitation to the OSSC end of season party



Have Fun!


Dragon Boat location: Mooney’s Bay Park on race day and Rideau Canoe Club for practices.