Recreation

World Water Monitoring Day 2020

Today we celebrate World Water Monitoring Day! Did you know that Ottawa Riverkeeper does its own in house water quality testing?

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Watershed Beach Pass

This summer, Ottawa Riverkeeper is proud to present your Watershed Beach Pass, your passport to outdoor summer entertainment.

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Water Safety

Summer is a wonderful time to explore the rivers and lakes in the Ottawa River watershed, but we must ensure that we are doing so safely. Accidents can happen, so preparing ourselves beforehand with the right water safety information is central to any day out on the water.

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Update on Ottawa beaches

Are you wondering what the status of Ottawa beaches is this summer? We have assembled a few of the questions we have been seeing, along with some helpful answers to get you beach season ready!

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Second Wave of Youth Water Leaders: Rafting Adventure

The first weekend in October we welcomed a new cohort of Youth Water Leaders to the program. Their initiation took the form of an amazing multi-day camping trip, including rafting, swimming, exploration, and lasagna! This blog was written by some of the Youth Water Leaders on that trip.

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