The SkiAbility Ottawa 2018 Schedule:

The SkiAbility program operates weekends during July and August.  It provides each skier with a one-half hour session  —  off and on the water.  Participants may sign up for one or more program days on a first come first serve basis.  Some limits may apply.  Training days, clinics and events have been the norm for several years and are listed below.  We continue to look for opportunities to improve the service to our community both in the number of events and the quality of the programs.

See Participation or Volunteers for details and for registration.

Hope to see you on the water!

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The 2018 DRAFT Schedule: Legend:
 Program Days   Clinics   Training   In-the-works   Competitions   Other 

EventLocationDate 2018PL*Time
Work Party to install dock at Taylor Park Taylor Park, SkiAbility areaSunday June 10 8:30 am to noon
Join The Movement Ottawa Hospital Rehab 505 Smyth RdThursday June 14 4 pm to 8 pm
Volunteer Training For new and returning volunteersTaylor Park Saturday June 23 CH RH9 am to 4 pm
Program Day 1 Taylor Park Saturday July 14CH RH8 am to 4 pm
Program Day 2 Taylor Park Saturday July 21CH RH8 am to 4 pm
CHEO Give-it-a-go! Clinic Taylor Park Tuesday July 24RH8 am to 4 pm
Program Day 3 Taylor Park Saturday July 28CH RH8 am to 4 pm
Burnstown Clinic Burnstown Rowing Club Sunday July 29CH RH9 am to 4 pm
Program Day 4 Taylor Park Saturday August 4CH RH?8 am to 4 pm
Program Day 5 Taylor Park Saturday August 11CH8 am to 4 pm
Program Day 6 Taylor Park Saturday August 18CH8 am to 4 pm
Program Day 7 Taylor Park Saturday August 25CH RH8 am to 4 pm
Volunteer Appreciation Taylor Park Saturday September 15CH RH9 am to 4 pm
Work Party to remove dock at Taylor Park Taylor Park, SkiAbility areaSaturday September 29 12 noon to 4 pm
  * Notes:
  • PL = Program Leader
  • All volunteers are encouraged to attend at least one training day.
  • Training Weekend : core skills for new and returning volunteers
  • Program and training dates are "best effort" and may change due to various circumstances
  • TBC = to be confirmed


All dates are "Shine or Rain" unless otherwise specified.  Only thunder and lightning can keep us off the water. Fortunately, summer thunder storms are usually short lived.

In the event that a session must be canceled due to weather or mechanical problems, we will do our best to find a suitable make-up session. If a make up time cannot be arranged a refund will be considered.

In addition to the above schedule, training for athletes with an interest in adaptive competition will take place on weekdays.

All dates planned are "best effort" but may change, without notice, due to circumstances beyond our control. Stay tuned to the web site for changes.


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