On June 24th Lac Deschênes Sailing club, will open its doors to you so that you can try the sport of sailing free of charge! Get Out On The Water – sponsored by Ontario Sailing and ROWONTARIO – is organized by many knowledgeable volunteers who will be with you every step of the way. The province-wide event not only gets participants out on a boat with a skipper, but they will also learn the basics of sailing along the way.

The Ottawa River Keeper will be on-hand with activities and educational material. Ottawa Riverkeeper is an independent voice for the Ottawa River – working to protect, promote and improve the health of the Ottawa River and its tributaries. The 4th annual Riverkeeper 4K open water swim – a unique inter-provincial swimming event in the Ottawa River to highlight the need for collaboration and action on both sides – begins at LDSC.

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