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Joining the RA Canoe Camping Club

2021 RACCC memberships are now being accepted.

Welcome to the RA Canoe Camping Club - a club dedicated to providing members and their children with access to a variety of canoe and kayak related activities including training, day-trips, camping trips and social events. The club is volunteer run and we look forward to welcoming you to our family.

Members enjoy a number of benefits including discounts at retailers and outfitters, access to club trips, training and social events 12 months a year plus access, while on club trips, to the RACCC fleet of whitewater and flatwater canoes, touring kayaks and camping equipment. Members also have full access to  www.raccc.ca, including a calendar of trips, training and social events, trip reports and lists of canoeing and camping locations, and volunteer opportunities.

Also, the RA has a number of community partners that represent a wide range of sectors offering benefits to RA members.  Click here for more information.

For more information on the RA Canoe Camping Club please e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For help in joining or questions about membership please e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To join or rejoin the canoe club, call the RA membership desk at 613-733-5100. The desk is staffed Monday-Friday 8:00 am-9:30 pm, Saturday, Sunday 12:00-7:30 pm.  Also, the RA East Desk is now open under Step 3 and you can come in and do business with our membership staff.  The East Desk hours are:
Mon-Fri 8:00 am-10:00 pm
Sat, Sun 8:00 am-9:00 pm

New Members

New Members are always welcome at the RACCC. Membership (for those 18 years or older) runs for twelve months from the time you join and costs $55.37 including HST. Before joining the RACCC, you must first become a member of the RA by purchasing the RA Association Membership. Providing you continuously renew your RACC Club membership, you will not be required to pay the RA Association Membership fee annually. You can register and pay for both your RA Association Membership and your Canoe Camping Club Membership at the same time.

Once your membership application has been processed, you will receive an email from the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your username and password which will allow you to access the member only parts of the Club website and sign up for trips and training.

To join the RA and Canoe Camping Club

To join or rejoin the canoe club, call the RA membership desk at 613-733-5100. The desk is staffed Monday-Friday 8:00 am-9:30 pm, Saturday, Sunday 12:00-7:30 pm.  Also, the RA East Desk is now open under Step 3 and you can come in and do business with our membership staff.  The East Desk hours are:
Mon-Fri 8:00 am-10:00 pm
Sat, Sun 8:00 am-9:00 pm

You must also complete the RACCC Adult Registration Form (including a witnessed signature on the second page). An Adult with children (those 17 years or younger) should complete the RACCC Adult with Children Registration Form while their spouse should complete the RACCC Adult Registration Form. Copies of these forms can be obtained by downloading them from the bottom of this article.

There is also a new waiver that must be completed online at www.racentre.com/raccc-waiver-adult (adults) or www.racentre.com/raccc-waiver-minor (under 18).

Couple discount: A couple living at the same address who register at the same time are eligible to each receive a 5% discount on their Canoe Club membership.

Once you complete the RACCC Registration Form please:
1. Scan and email as attachment(s) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
OR
2. Mail - Attn: Jill Laidlaw to:
RA Centre
2451 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, ON K1H 7X7
*If sending by mail you may enclose a cheque as form of payment. Please make cheque payable to RA Centre.

Renewing Members

Membership in the RACCC (for those 18 years or older) runs for twelve months from the time you join or your membership expires, whichever is later and costs $55.37 including HST. Providing you continuously renew your RACC Club membership, you will not be required to pay the RA Association Membership fee annually.

Typically members will have received an email reminding them to renew their membership approximately one month before it expires.  Note that your profile on the membership list now shows your Membership Expiry Date.  But you can renew your membership at any time.

It will be especially easy to renew your membership this year. There is no longer a requirement to fill out a canoe club registration form if a previous year's one is already on file with the RA. 

To join or rejoin the canoe club, call the RA membership desk at 613-733-5100. The desk is staffed Monday-Friday 8:00 am-9:30 pm, Saturday, Sunday 12:00-7:30 pm.  Also, the RA East Desk is now open under Step 3 and you can come in and do business with our membership staff.  The East Desk hours are:
Mon-Fri 8:00 am-10:00 pm
Sat, Sun 8:00 am-9:00 pm

There is also a Covid waiver that must be completed online at www.racentre.com/raccc-waiver-adult (adults) or www.racentre.com/raccc-waiver-minor (under 18). If you filled out the waiver in 2020, you do not need to fill it our again for 2021.

Registration and Information Forms

The below PDF forms can be downloaded and are fillable on Adobe Acrobat Reader after saving them.  Or you can print the forms and complete them by hand. Note that the completed form should have a witnessed signature on the second page.

Please provide a different email address for each member of a couple since our website requires that emails for members be unique.