Ottawa Outdoor Club

Trip Info - Fees for Participants

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Introduction

The Club and Gatineau Park have a variety of fees related to the Club's activities:

  • Club membership fees
  • Club activity fees (usually just for non-members)
  • Club equipment rental fees
  • car-pooling transportation (for all)
  • Gatineau Park fees for summer parking and winter trail use (for all)

Membership fees

The annual membership fees and related information are available here. Club activity fees can be applied fully to a Club membership when you join within a week of the activity.

Activity fees

  Single-day Multi-day (flat fee)
Club member $0 $0
Non-member $5 $10

Equipment rental fees

Equipment Single-day Multi-day (flat fee)
Snowshoes $3 $3
Canoe
  Club member $0 $0
Non-member $5 $15

Club equipment may only be used as part of Club activities.

Transportation (car-pooling)

All distances are based on the car starting from and returning to the Sandy Hill Community Centre at 250 Somerset Street East, Ottawa.

Vehicle does not carry a canoe or other watercraft for a Club outing (4 people in the vehicle)

Destination Round-trip Distance Amount Per Passenger (to driver)
Gatineau Park - P1 - Asticou 18 km $1
Gatineau Park - P2 - Relais plein air 26 km $2
Gatineau Park - P3 - Gamelin 18 km $1
Gatineau Park - P5 - Penguin 36 km $3
Gatineau Park - P6 - Mackenzie King Estate - winter entrance 40 km $3
Gatineau Park - P6 - Mackenzie King Estate - non-winter entrance 48 km $4
Gatineau Park - P7 - Kingsmere 38 km $3
Gatineau Park - P8 - Chelsea 35 km $3
Gatineau Park - P9 - Dunlop 39 km $3
Gatineau Park - P10 - Fortune 40 km $3
Gatineau Park - P11 - O'Brien 42 km $3
Gatineau Park - P12 - Meech 48 km $4
Gatineau Park - P13 - Blanchet 51 km $4
Gatineau Park - P15 - Cross Loop Road 58 km $4
Gatineau Park - P16 - Pine Road 54 km $4
Gatineau Park - P17 - Wakefield 67 km $5
Gatineau Park - P19 - Philippe 87 km $7
Gatineau Park - Breton Beach, Lac Philippe (north end) 90 km $7
Gatineau Park - Parent Beach, Lac Philippe (middle) 92 km $7
Gatineau Park - Luskville Falls 73 km $6
Gatineau Park - Lac Ramsay (via 148; via 5 & 366 is 108 km & same time) 92 km $7

NCC Greenbelt - P18 - Davidson Road near Hawthorne Road (Pine Grove Trail), via 417

36 km $3
100 km radius 100 km $8
Skating Through the Forest - Lac des Loups 117 km $9
Other destinations $0.31/km per vehicle total
Total divided among all in vehicle, including driver

Vehicle carries a canoe or other watercraft for a Club outing some of the distance (3 people in the vehicle)

Destination Round-trip Distance (no canoe + canoe) Amount Per Passenger (to driver)
Gatineau Park - P12 - Meech 54 + 40 km $11
Gatineau Park - Parent Beach & boat launch, Lac Philippe 54 + 43 km $11
Gatineau Park - Lac la Pêche 54 + 66 km $14
Gatineau River - Farm Point 54 + 9 km $7
Gatineau River - Paugan Reservoir, Low, QC 54 + 73 km $15
Other destinations    $0.31/km per vehicle total—no canoe or other watercraft on car
+ $0.38/km per vehicle total—canoe or other watercraft on car
Total divided among all in vehicle, including driver

Notes:

  • Pre-set rates for canoeing assume that the canoes are picked up at the Club's canoe-storage location after starting from the Club's regular meeting location.
  • This Excel spreadsheet Icon representing Excel document is used to calculate the rates.  There is one tab for each time the rates are set (usually annually).

Gatineau Park fees

During the summer, the beach-access and Mackenzie King Estate parking lots in Gatineau Park have parking fees.  These shall be split evenly among all in the car. Gatineau Park vehicle-access fees are generally charged during the summertime for

  • beach-access parking lots:  $12.00 / car / day (2018)
  • Mackenzie King Estate:  $12.00 / car / day (2018)

During the winter, there are per-person fees for the cross-country ski trails and most snowshoe trails: