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Doggy Paddle

August 21st, 2021
Stand up paddle boarder on the ottawa river with a dog sitting on boardThe Town of Petawawa, City of Pembroke and the Township of Laurentian Valley are partnering together to bring you an all new event in 2021: Doggy Paddle for the Renfrew County OSPCA!
Canoe with your canine, kayak with a kitten or SUP with your Pup in support of a great cause. No sidekick, no problem - come out with your two-legged friends to enjoy some time on the water in support of the Renfrew County OSPCA.

Event Details

Date: August 21, 2021
Time: 10:00am
Location: Petawawa Point, 1073 Islandview Drive, Petawawa, ON.

Route Options

5 km guided route (cap 50 paddlers) – beginners and new paddlers or those with furry passengers.
10 km guided route (cap 50 paddlers) – intermediate and advanced paddlers with experience or well adapted furry friends.

Registration

Please note that spaces are limited.
Registration is $40 per person – includes registration, t-shirt, and lunch
Registration fees cover the event costs for paddlers – donations are all in support of the Renfrew County OSPCA
Participants must create an account to register and then can make a donation page.
For every $100 a paddler raises they will receive an extra draw ticket to win prizes.

Registration for Paddlers:          https://racehub.racehubhq.com/races/OttawaRiverDoggyPaddle

Safety

COVID – the event will follow all current COVID-19 parameters and protocols with regards to physical distancing, number of participants in a event and all other current procedures. This may have an effect on the event capacity or other factors. Adjustment may be made to the event to ensure we meet all requiremenets

WATER SAFETY – ALL paddlers will require a safety kit.  

Kayak & Canoe: whistle, bailing bucket, floating rope and be wearing a pfd/ lifejacket
Stand Up Paddleboard: whistle, leash, and be wearing a pfd/ lifejacket                      
Paddlers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and wear all safety equipment     

Questions or Concerns:

Recreation Program Coordinator ~ Community Services, Town of Petawawa
613-687-5678 ext 2102