Recreation

Register for the 2019 Riverkeeper 4K Swim!

If you love to swim or paddle, make sure to sign up for the 2019 Riverkeeper 4K! We have three distances available: 4K, 1.5K and 750m. To get you excited, we have collected some of our favourite testimonials from participants in previous years!

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Swimming season is here!

This summer, instead of hunting online for water quality results and beach locations, why not give Swim Guide a try and find your perfect beach!

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Ain’t Louie Fest – Love for our rivers is universal

There is no organizer, and there is no event promotion. Yet every year, during the Ontario March break, hundreds of paddlers will make their annual migration towards the steep creeks of the Smoky Mountains – even though nobody told them to.

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End of the ice fishing season

The ice fishing season is coming to a close, and we hope that you have had a great season so far, catching a variety of the numerous species we have in the Ottawa River.

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Keeping the Rideau Canal Clean Together!

Keeping the Rideau Canal clean can present some interesting challenges. Learn about the blue plastic bristles used to clean the ice, and why some of them end up in our waterways.

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