Independent clubs & activities
Please note that the following clubs are not operated by the Recreation Department.
For the most up to date information, please visit the clubs' websites or contact them directly.
Sports & Fitness
We are a non-profit, volunteer run ballet club in the Upper Ottawa Valley. Since 1952 our aim has been to enrich through dance.
For Deep River Youth Bowling, please contact Christa Beauchesne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deep River Bowling Alley
The only volunteer bowling alley in the province! Hours of operation are:
|Monday||1:00 - 4:00 PM||Ladies League|
|7:00 - 9:00 PM||Blind bowlers|
|Tuesday||6:30 - 9:00 PM||Special Olympics|
|Wednesday||6:45 - 9:30 PM||Mixed league|
|Last Wed. of the month||1:30 - 3:30 PM||LTC & 4 Seasons|
|Thursday||1:00 - 4:00 PM||Seniors League|
|Friday||7:00 - 10:00 PM||Casual Bowling|
|Saturday||9:30 AM - 12:00||YBC (Kids League)|
|Sunday||1:00 - 3:00 PM||Casual (public)|
Bowling alley: 613-584-2800 For bookings: Carol 613-584-3839. General inquiries Georges 613-584-1242.
The Deep River Volleyball Club gathers every Wednesday evening during Fall, Winter, and Spring from 8:30 to 10:00 pm in the Mackenzie Community School gymnasium and has provided recreational level volleyball for teens and adults for over three decades. Click the above link for fees and contact information.
Between the 1940's and the 1950's, the Yacht Club merged with the Tennis Club to form the Deep River Yacht and Tennis Club. Shortly after, beautiful shore-front property was obtained and a clubhouse was built next to the six tennis courts, with a large hall for dining, dancing, and other special events. The success of the club has led its sailors to win both national and international Y-flyer championships and today, the club continues to host regattas as well as tennis tournaments. In addition, parties, musical programs and community events makes the Deep River Yacht and Tennis Club a fun place to be throughout the spring, summer and fall.
The Deep River Golf Club, located beside Highway 17, as you enter the Town of Deep River, was designed by world-renowned golf course architect Stanley Thompson. With its distinct looks and challenges, this nine-hole course never becomes tiring for the 300 members and green fee players.
The Deep River Lawn Bowling Club is a very active club with lawn bowling and social activities, and is dedicated to the enjoyment of this great game. Our bowling green is well-maintained and in excellent condition, and we have a spacious and well-appointed clubhouse.
Our program includes a variety of activities for both serious and not-so-serious bowlers and can be found on our website www.drlbc.org. Visitors always welcome. Find us by taking the path from the parking lot on Golf Course Road between the arena and the Golf club.
Baila fitness classes- fun, high energy, workout to great music! Lots of core and cardio with focus on increasing strength, muscle tone & endurance.
The Deep River Cross Country Ski Club (DRXC) maintains about 100 km of trails in the Deep River area. 20 km of groomed trails are located within town, with 10 km set for classic skiing and another 10 for both classic and skating. A total of 80 km of ungroomed backcountry trails can be found in the area, with 10 km in town, 50 km at the end of the Bass Lake Road and 20 km at the Petawawa Research Forest.
The club offers a Jack Rabbit program for kids, a racing program for teens, adult lessons, equipment rentals, tours, a heated chalet, a wilderness cabin, and the opportunity to race in the Silver Spoon Ski Fest and the club championships.
The Mount Martin Ski Club (MMSC) maintains 12 runs including a glade run and 2 terrain parks (with jumps, rails and boxes), and is service by a T-bar, right in the Town of Deep River. Most trails are groomed. All runs are patrolled by volunteers from the Canadian Ski Patrol. A heated chalet with snack bar offers users a place to socialize and warm up whether enjoying the hill during the day or when night skiing. Mount Martin has been operating for over 60 years with a long history of family fun, alpine racing and great social events for the whole community.
The Deep River and Area Minor Soccer Club (DRAMSC) is a club promoting the wonderful game of soccer for children in the age from 5 to 19 years living in Deep River, Laurentian Hills, and Head, Clara, and Maria. Our main goal is to develop the character of young people as resourceful and responsible members of their community by providing opportunities, through the game of soccer, for their mental, physical, social and leadership development.
DRAMSC is a sports organization run by dedicated volunteers. There are always opportunities for leadership or for simply giving a helping hand. Please get in touch with any of our board members to discuss how you as a volunteer can help.
The Deep River club has been in operation since 1977 and is a member of the Shito-Ryu Itosu-Kai Karate & Kobudo Association, Canada. Karate is a Japanese form of martial arts that originated in Okinawa hundreds of years ago and was derived from several different martial arts learned as a result of trade with China. Karate evolved into three distinct styles from which most present-day karate styles are derived--one of which is Shito-Ryu which combines both so-called ‘soft’ and ‘hard’ styles. We teach both self-defense and competitive karate in a safe and fun environment, learning and performing basic blocks, kicks and strikes until they become reactive movements. Superior physical fitness is achieved through cardiovascular exercises, flexibility and strength development. We are strictly a non-profit organization; all instructors are volunteers who, after practicing for a number of years, became qualified for teaching.
Deep River Duplicate Bridge Club
The Deep River Duplicate Bridge Club fosters a friendly, welcoming and comfortable place to enjoy Duplicate Bridge. Fees are $4 per session, including beverages and snacks. See the North Renfrew Times for starting times and location.
The purpose of the Seniors Friendship Club (SFC) is:
To arrange for or to offer educational, cultural, recreational and social programs, and to advocate for services which will enhance the quality of life and provide fellowship for seniors in the upper Ottawa Valley.
Since the group was formed in 2013, many activities have taken place, and many more are planned! See the website for more information.
The club has a well equipped Cessna 150 located at the Deep River grass airstrip just to the west of Deep River off Highway 17.
There is no refueling at Deep River Airstrip, but there is at Pembroke airport, a short ~15 to 20 minute flight away.
The Deep River and Area Family Enrichment Network (FEN) is a non-profit organization governed by a Volunteer Board of Directors. FEN provides family support to ALL families in Deep River, Pt. Alexander and Chalk River as an Ontario Early Years Satellite. We offer FREE activities for parents, caregivers and children (age 0-6) through Play to Learn Drop-In, educational workshops and parenting programs. Our resource library contains parenting books and videos for borrowing and our newsletter is published regularly. FEN also provides information and referral to other agencies in our community.
The Deep River Science Academy (DRSA) is a not for profit organization founded in 1987. Our focus is to provide enrichment opportunities to youth with a passion for science.
The Deep River Players is an amateur theatre company that performs two to three shows a year, holds public workshops, and generally provides a home for theatre lovers in this beautiful town and surrounding environs. The Deep River Players is a member of the Eastern Ontario Drama League (EODL).
Active in our community since 2006, we are Rotarians working together for the benefit of our community and in support of the international community service initiatives of Rotary International.
We are a member of the Ontario Horticultural Association. The Ontario Horticultural Association is a volunteer, charitable organization whose mission is to provide leadership and assist in the promotion of education and interest in all areas of horticulture and related environmental issues in Ontario, through an expanding network of horticultural societies dedicated to the beautification of their communities.
The River Recreation Improvement Association was founded in 1965 as the Deep River Motorboat Club. We are a non profit organization whose goal is the promotion of responsible enjoyment of the Ottawa River's beautiful recreational resources. To this end we provide garbage and recycling services as well as picnic tables and outhouses at nine local beaches. We are funded soley by donations and the purchase of voluntary seasonal memberships.
Unity in Diversity
Contact person: Mahvash Khatamian
The objective of the group is a celebration of our differences and the sharing of our common values, interest and dreams for Canada and the World.