With 7, 12 and 16 kilometre courses, the Sydenham River Canoe Race has something for every level of paddler.
The race is run in April by the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority and is used as a fund raiser for Conservation Education. The race is well attended with up to 80 canoes and kayaks participating in recent years.
All canoes must have a whistle, bailer, 50 feet of floating rope and an approved life jacket for each paddler.Length & Classes 7km: Recreation, V.I.P. Kayak beginner and Touring Class (over 50 years) 12km: Mixed, Junior (under 18 as of Jan 1st), Men’s Amateur and Kayak, 16km: Men’s Expert, Mixed and Kayak.
NOTE: The posted address is for the adjacent property. Signs will direct you to the start of the race. (7245 Mosside Line, Bothwell, ON)
Note the race is not insured by OMCKRA.