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)

Vehicle does not carry a canoe (4 people in the vehicle)

Destination Round-trip Distance Amount Per Passenger (to driver)
Gatineau Park up to and including Pine Road 54 km $4
Gatineau Park up to and including Luskville Falls 73 km $5
Gatineau Park up to and including Lac Phillipe 91 km $7
Gatineau Park up to and including Lac Ramsay (via 148) 92 km $7
100 km radius 100 km $8
Other destinations $0.30/km per vehicle total
Total divided among all in vehicle, including driver

Vehicle carries a canoe some of the distance (3 people in the vehicle)

Destination Round-trip Distance (no canoe + canoe) Amount Per Passenger (to driver)
Gatineau River up to and including Farm Point 54 + 9 km $7
Gatineau Park up to and including Meech Lake–P12 54 + 40 km $10
Gatineau Park up to and including Lac Philippe–Breton Beach 54 + 43 km $11
Gatineau Park up to and including Lac la Pêche 54 + 66 km $14
Paugan Reservoir, Gatineau River, Low, QC 54 + 73 km $15
Other destinations    $0.30/km per vehicle total—no canoe on car
+ $0.38/km per vehicle total—canoe 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, many 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:  $9.57 + HST = $11.00 / car / day (2017)
  • Mackenzie King Estate:  $9.57 + HST = $11.00 / car / day (2017)

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