Become a Member
Membership of Ottawa's Rideau Speedeaus is flexible and great value! If you just want to try it out we have a special one month introductory offer. We have drop-in swims as well as seasonal and annual membership options.
All Rideau Speedeau registrations include Masters Swimming Ontario registration which allows you to participate in masters swimming activities within Ontario.
Membership makes a great gift!
Note that seniors over 65 years of age, full time students, the unemployed and refugees enjoy a 50% discount on all registrations and the Learn-to-Swim program. Ask about our bursaries.
*** New this year for all registration options:
all practices, including Sunday practices, will be coached.
Thursday night practice 7:30-8:30pm. ***
The Learn-to-Swim program is for those who do not feel ready to attend regular practices, or who want to learn or improve their techniques and strokes. Participants learn the basics of freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, and butterfly and/or work on stroke improvement. They also learn to use the timing clock, develop aerobic pacing, floating, flip turns and pool etiquette.
Our program aims to develop the swimmer’s competency and comfort in the pool. Each session is tailored to the participants’ abilities and swimming goals. For beginners, we will work with individuals to develop a certain level of comfort in the water and to introduce them to the various swimming techniques. For experienced swimmers, we will work on developing and refining the techniques; introduce swim workouts, as well as developing endurance. A previous swimming background is not required.
Mondays and Wednesdays - starting July 6 at 6:00pm
The Learn-to-Swim classes are held twice a week on Monday and Wednesday nights at 6:00pm with coach Morgan. Places are limited so register by June 29.
The learn-to-swim fee includes access to the members’ website and swim team news. You will receive a Rideau Speedeaus swim cap upon completion of the program!