Timmins kayaking

Course and Venue Maps & Info


Depending on the division you enter, The Great Canadian Kayak Challenge will take place on the Mattagami and Mountjoy Rivers, including a short paddle on Miller Lake for the Elite Challenge. The check-in booth will be located at the Mattagami River Beach, directly south-west of the Mattagami River Bridge located on Algonquin Boulevard.

This is a flatwater course with a mild current.

Aerial view of the Mattagami bridge

Aerial view of the Mattagami River and event venue.

Note: Routes are subject to change. Participants are encouraged to visit this website regularly to monitor changes and updates to the event. Final course maps and complete schedule of events will be available for viewing at the registration tent on the day of the event.

A welcome bag and race bib will be provided to all participants at this time. All participants will be asked to sign a waiver of liability including a model release during registration.

Participants MUST attend a pre-challenge briefing that will be held prior to challenge start time(s).

Boat sizes will be inspected at this time to ensure size compliance.

Not registered yet, check out registration rules and regulations.

The following course maps are available for download. They require Adobe Acrobat to view.Maps also contain detailed race information.


Click here to download COURSE MAPS!

Prize Payout

Prize-payouts for each division will be proportionate to the number of registrations in that category. The estimated prize payout represents maximum pay-out based on 100% registration targets being met in each division.

***Please see Rules and Regulations for additional information regarding boat and age restrictions for all Challanges