Resources (click arrows to expand)
Event forms and special event instructions
For trip coordinators (PDFs)
- Waiver form
- Coordinators' Guidelines: Long form & Short form
- Boat Rental Policies
- Boat Rental Consent Form
Evening paddling and campingInstructions for Evening Paddlers
By-lawsThe club's by-laws (PDF, 42kb) form our constitution, show our goals, and determine how the club is managed.
Proposed 2017 By-law AmendmentsProposal for amended by-laws for the Canoe Club's 2017 AGM.
Membership formSee our Membership page.
Boat storage rental formSee our Membership page.
Evening Paddle Sign-In/Waiver FormFor Club use: a paddling form/waiver to replenish the clubhouse binder for evening paddles.
Treasurer's formsExpense claim form
Cash receipt slip
NewslettersCopies of the newsletters published since September 1998. If you have dial-up Internet service, each file may take a few minutes to download.
You might want to look at the four older newsletters, from 1984, 1985 and 1986. These were provided by Dennis Burr. Dennis also supplied a copy of the kayak polo rules. You might find these interesting.
Minutes of Annual General MeetingsMinutes dating back to 1995. If you need to see any, they are all here.
Proxy Form (for Annual General Meetings)A form to delegate votes at our AGM.
Local retailers, rentals, etc.
Situated on the shore at 23B Ontario Street, Kingston. Phone number: 613 549 4277. You can buy or rent canoes, sea-kayaks, sail boats or bicycles.
Frontenac Outfitters Inc
Kayak and canoe sales and rentals. Kayak courses. Camp sites. Located on the water beside Frontenac Provincial Park. Phone number: 613 376 6220.
For canoes, kayaks, and camping equipment and apparel. The Kingston store is at 272 Princess Street. Phone number: 613 546 4757.
Kingston-area organizations of interestRideau Trail Association
This organization maintains the hiking trail between Kingston and Ottawa. Through its local groups in Kingston, Perth and Ottawa, the association organizes hikes in the area.
Kingston Velo Club
Kingston's cycling club.
Kingston Rowing Club
Our neighbours at the club's boathouse.
General canoeing/kayaking information
Small Vessel Regulations
The Wabakimi Project
Guided Excursions (from Paddle Canada)
Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association
Ottawa Canoe Club
Safety Code of the American Whitewater Affiliation
If you plan any whitewater canoeing, study this document and follow its advice.
This site is of particular interest to whitewater paddlers. It shows water levels, in real time, of rivers and lakes across Canada, including 107 sites in Ontario.
Canadian Canoe Routes
Extensive information about all aspects of wilderness canoeing.
The Canadian Canoe Museum
The museum, located in Peterborough, Ontario, contains the greatest collection of canoes anywhere.
A video illustrating safe practice in canoeing.
Water Sports: Canoeing
Articles on all aspects of canoeing.
Advice on dealing with mosquitoes and tickds. The Upper-Gatineau Whitewater Festival
This festival is held at the end of August each year to publicize the need to save rivers from unneeded dams.
Ontario maps and outdoor resources
Guide to the Rideau Canal waterway
In June 2007, UNESCO designated the Rideau Canal as a World Heritage Site. The website shown here has a host of information about the area, with many interesting and useful links.
1000 Islands kayaking
A detailed and attractive website about canoeing and kayaking on the Canadian side of the Thousand Islands. It provides maps and other information in a guidebook format of nine water trails in the area.