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Greenbelt Hiking

 

Explore some of Canada's Capital Greenbelt with OSSC!

Did you know? Canada’s Capital Greenbelt features over 150 kilometers of recreational trails, offering a unique perspective of Ottawa's natural and historical heritage.

Join OSSC in this NEW outdoor social program - meet nature-oriented people, feel the fresh air and get your steps in!

Everyone welcome!


COVID-19 PROTOCOL


All participants must adhere to physical distancing procedures and safety protocols when on site. 



Session I: Registration deadline is Thursday, January 14th @ midnight!

Session II: Registration deadline is Thursday, February 25th @ midnight!



Winter 2021 Details: 

COVID-19 Protocol & Guidelines

 

We are committed to providing the highest levels of safety for our community.  

 

To ensure participant and staff safety, we have implemented mandatory 'Safe Return to Play Protocol & Guidelines' for all Club Activities.  In order to participate with the Ottawa Sport & Social Club and stay in good standing, the following guidelines MUST be followed.  A zero-tolerance policy is in place for those who challenge these decisions.   


To ensure a successful season, please remember to practice safe physical distancing and a positive attitude!


All participants are required to read, understand and adhere to the following:

 

1 - League Modifications

2 - Player Guidelines

3 - League Representative Guidelines

4 - Self Screening Tool (done before each hike). 

 

As well as:

  • Facility specific COVID-19 Protocols (you can find these protocols in the facility link in your schedule once live). 

Start/End Dates

Session I:
Starts Sunday, January 17 and ends Sunday, February 21.

Session II:
Starts Sunday, February 28 and ends Sunday, April 18.

# of Weeks

Each session is 6 weeks.

Hike Times

Hikers will meet at 10:00am at a designated location.

Each hike varies in length and time but will last approximately 1.5 - 2 hours in length, round trip.

Registration Options & Price

Individual Registration: $60.00 + HST.

Bye dates

Sunday, March 14 (March Break).

Sunday, April 4 (Easter Sunday).

Schedule

The meet up location and trail will be posted online and sent to participants two days prior to the hike, along with specific COVID-19 protocols.

 

Ready to Play? Decide on your night of the week & skill level from the grid below!

Skill Level Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Session 1 :
Session 2 :

- Click the skill description for more info!
- Prices listed are before taxes
- Review the Refund Policy
- 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 info@ossc.ca 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 Hiking!    


Details

This is a outdoor social program.

 

Participants will be sent the meeting point and trail details ahead of time. Participants will meet the OSSC Representative and will embark the trail as a group.

 

Open skill level, everyone welcome. 

Mandatory Group Requirements

COVID-19 MODIFICATIONS 

 

  • This program will have a maximum of 25 participants per group (would be revised if there are changes to Provincial guidelines).  Once the first week has gone by, no additional participants will be added to the program.  

1) All participants are required to sign the waiver.

 

2) Hike day wellness checks “COVID-19 Self Screening” must be completed by all players prior to participation.


3) Participants must maintain physical distancing of 2-meters before, during and after all activities.  This includes arriving on-site, hiking, resting/sitting, and departing the location.

 

4) No Spectators are allowed under any circumstance (this includes kids, family, friends, etc). Only registered participants are able to participate.


For more information regarding Roster Sizes & Specific Team Numbersclick here.

Equipment
Requirements

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS   

Participants are required to wash/sanitize their hands before and after each hike. Do not share water bottles, snacks or warm clothing with others.

Participants should wear a comfortable pair of shoes and clothing that suits the weather.


Rules

COVID-19 RULE MODIFICATIONS - Please refer to the sport rules page to view league rules.  It is the responsibility of all players to read and understand the sport specific rules as well as the general rules & club policies.

Location

Hikes will take place at one of these locations (but not limited to):

Stoney Swamp, Pine Grove, Pinhey Forest, Shirley's Bay.

*The specific meeting point for each class will be communicated beforehand.