Upcoming Events

August 2017

August 22, 2017:   5 to 9 pm. Join us at Chapters at

A city of Ottawa Fire Truck and team will be here from 7:00pm to 8:00pm!



September 2017

September 17, 2017

Boots 4 Pups will be at the Army Run!

We will be cheering on the participants. Please say hello if you are participating or cheering. We look forward to seeing you there!

September 30-October 1, 2017

The 2nd annual Cpl. Nathan Cirillo Memorial Cup Challenge is coming soon! Boots 4 Pups is very happy to be working with the Rideau Canoe Club again to present this event.

The challenge will be held Saturday September 30th. You can canoe or kayak, in your own boat or you can rent one from the club. As well, new this year, we will have a limited number of dragon boats available for teams!!! You must register in advance.

This event supports Boots4pups, the Ottawa Chapter of the Citadel Canine Society’s and the Rideau Canoe Club. Citadel Canine Society provides service dogs and their mission is to train and deliver these dogs to new veterans and first responders dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or an Operational Stress Injury.

The challenge on Saturday is open to the public. Participants will take part in a four kilometre paddle at Mooney’s Bay, open to all types of paddle-boats.

Registration on-site will start at 8 am and the first group will start paddling at 9 am. The number of groups will depend on the registration.

You are welcome to bring your own canoe or kayak at a registration fee of $20.00 per person

You can also participate using the Rideau Canoe Club equipment.

  • Registration of two with a RCC canoe (including 2 paddles, 2 life jackets and safety kit) – $60
  • Registration of one with a RCC kayak (including 1 paddle, 1 life jackets and safety kit) – $30
On dragon boats:
  • Registration of 20 for a great team building opportunity on a RCC dragon boat (including paddles, life jackets, steers person and drummer) – $1,000.

You can see more information and to REGISTER see link below


Come out and Challenge yourself and have a chance to be the lucky winner to have their name added to the trophy. The name will be drawn after the event. A Dragon Boat team name will also be added to the trophy.

Hope to see you there on September 30, 2017!


October 2017

(to be announced)

November 2017

(to be announced)

December 2017

(to be announced)