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.
or Volunteers for details and for registration.
Hope to see you on the water!
The 2023 Schedule:
| Program Days
|Registration opens ||On-line ||Thu Jun 1 ||8 am |
|Ottawa Inclusive & Para Sports Expo ||Ravens' Nest at CarletonU ||Sat Jun 3 ||11 am to 3 pm |
|Dock install ||Taylor Park ||Sat Jun 10 ||10 am to 2 pm |
|Volunteer on-line training #1 ||On-line ||Tue Jun 13 ||7 pm to 9 pm |
|Volunteer on-line training #2 ||On-line ||Thu Jun 22 ||7 pm to 9 pm |
|Volunteer in-person training || Taylor Park ||Sat Jun 24 ||8 am to 4 pm |
|Program Day 1 ||Taylor Park ||Sun Jul 9 ||8 am to 4 pm |
|Program Day 2 ||Taylor Park ||Sat Jul 15 ||8 am to 4 pm |
|Program Day 3 ||Taylor Park ||Sat Jul 22 ||8 am to 4 pm |
|Program Day 4 ||Taylor Park ||Sat Jul 29 ||8 am to 4 pm |
|Program Day 5 (tbd) ||Taylor Park ||Sat Aug 5 ||8 am to 4 pm |
|Program Day 6 ||Taylor Park ||Sat Aug 12 ||8 am to 4 pm |
|Burnstown Clinic ||Burnstown Rowing Club ||Sun Aug 13 ||9 am to 4 pm |
|Program Day 7 ||Taylor Park ||Sat Aug 19 ||8 am to 4 pm |
|Program Day 8 ||Taylor Park ||Sat Aug 26 ||8 am to 4 pm |
|Volunteer Day ||Taylor Park ||Sat Sep 9 ||8 am to 4 pm |
|Work Party to remove dock at Taylor Park ||Taylor Park, SkiAbility area||tbd||tbd|
- New volunteers are required to attend one on-line training session and the in-person session.
- Rerurning volunteers are required to attend one on-line training session and welcome to attend the in-person session.
- Program and training dates are "best effort" and may change due to various circumstances
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
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
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.