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This password protected area is only intended for current members of the Ottawa Rideau Speedeaus.

Cette zone protégée par un mot de passe est réservée aux membres actuels du Rideau Speedeaus d'Ottawa.

Personal Training

Check to see if your preferred date is available and then chat with a coach before booking.

Waiver Form

This year Masters Swimming Ontario (MSO) requires that all swimmers registered sign a liability waiver form. All swimmers registered with the Rideau Speedeaus are automatically registered with MSO as this provides our insurance coverage. Please download the form here, sign it, scan the signed copy and email it to If you have any issues with this please discuss with our registar.

Newsletter / Bulletin

Newsletters are now held on our Google Drive.  Access them here!

General Practice Information


  • Make sure your online registration and payment has been completed, as you will not receive important notices or be able to compete otherwise.

  • The Rideau Speedeaus will be joining Masters Swimming Ontario (MSO) this year for insurance purposes and competing with the Speedeaus within Ontario.

  • For meets outside Ontario and Canada we will be competing for À Contre-Courant Masters Swim Club based in Montréal. 

  • We need to know who intends to compete at competitions outside Ontario or Canada. Please email . This process takes a couple of weeks so don't wait to the last minute to request.

Contact the Members

If you wish to get a message out to the members you can submit it for inclusion in the next email newsletter.  If possible please provide messages in both English and French.

Workout Vault

Our Workout Vault contains historical workouts which can be accessed by the members via Google Drive by clicking the icon on the right. The link is updated monthly so be sure to check back to maintain access.

Executive and Coordinators
  • President           Tarek Raafat

  • Treasurer           Fred Woo

  • Secretary           Andrew Rolleston

  • Outreach           Aurore Ménard, Scott Mosey

  • ​Social                Stéphane Bédard 

  • Past President   Rémi De Champlain

  • Coordinators

    • Registrar             Bobby Pettigrew

    • Pride                   Peter Hunter / Emery Léger / Michel Cardin

    • Swim-Eau-thon   TBD / Rémi De Champlain

    • Fundraising

      • The Lookout / Stroked Ego​              Bobby Pettigrew

      • Annual Dinner / Silent Auction        TBD

      • Dinner / Dance Party                       TBD

    • Team Gear         Michel Cardin

    • Pool Time          Tarek Raafat / Fred Woo

    • Open Water       Guillaume Gentil

    • Competitions     Tarek Raafat

    • Learn to Swim    Tarek Raafat

    • Coaches            Tarek Raafat

    • Eating Out          Norman Fyfe / Stéphane Bédard

    • Photos/Videos    Aurore Ménard / Matt Hiscocks

    • Translation         Guillaume Gentil / Carl Wilkins / Norman Fyfe

    • Social Media      Aurore Ménard

    • Newsletter          Carl Wilkins

    • Website              Bobby Pettigrew / Tarek Raafat

    • Email                  Bobby Pettigrew / Carl Wilkins

AGM and Executive Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the meetings of the Executive and the AGMs are held in our Google drive which can be accessed here.

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