Membership Inquiries  


The RYC Board of Directors welcomes your inquiry regarding membership in our club.

Before concerning yourself with the monetary costs of membership, it is important that you familiarize yourself with the club’s concept of operations.

Ours is an incorporated entity with 100 regular members who share equally in the operation of our facilities.


As a condition of membership: EACH YEAR, MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO CONTRIBUTE APPROXIMATELY 80 HOURS OF PERSONAL TIME TO THE CLUB AS PART OF THEIR CONTINUED MEMBERSHIP.

This includes:

  • participation in our Docks-In and Docks-Out full day (7 AM – 4 PM) work parties on a Saturday in May and October. Attendance at these work parties is mandatory for continued membership.
  • performing 5 eight-hour security duty shifts spread out over the May-October season. Members will do;
    • two midnight to 8AM shifts;
    • one or two 8AM-4PM shifts; and
    • one or two 4PM-midnight shifts.
  • performing 24 hours of work-share (cleaning, painting, building/renovating land and water facilities etc, grass cutting, adjusting dock chains, maintaining the storage compound, public affairs etc.). Work-share is supervised by various Club Directors. Work-share is mandatory for continued membership.

Initiation Fee (one time charge)

$1200Payable on approval of your application.

Membership

(recurring)

$155

$116.25

$38.75

Active Member

Out of Port Member

Associate Member

Facilities Fees

Dock space

$175 minimum
+$10.00/ft, beyond 20 ft

Payable in full by
May 1st

Boats larger than 33 ft. (including protrusions fore and aft) are not accommodated at a dock.

Mooring ball$100

Member provides own harness. Large (40 ft.+) or heavy displacement boats require special consideration by RYC officers.

Dinghy dock is provided.

Dinghy (mooring users exempt)$25
Canoe/kayak$25
Dry Sail/Drip Slip$100

Can be stored in compound at no cost.

Storage Compound

Winter
Rate based on square footage/footprint of boat
(length x beam; not including mast overhang or trailer tongue). 

Rate is $0.72 per square foot.

Minimum fee is $100

Summer
Rate based on square footage/footprint of boat-
(length x beam; not including mast overhang or trailer tongue).  

Rate is $0.72 per square foot.

Minimum fee is $100.

Provided space is available, members owning more than one boat may store these additional boats at increased rates.

Storage is available to members only.

Cradle or trailer without a boat pays the base rate – $75.

If you are applying for membership, please print the application form. Fill it in and enclose a $20.00 non-refundable cheque made out to “The Rockcliffe Yacht Club”.

MAIL IT TO:
RYC Membership
PO Box 44038
Ottawa, ON
K1K 4P8

We can be found at 1505 Airport-Marina Road, just look for “Airport-Marina Road” on the North side of the Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway just east of the Canada Aviation Museum. All visitors must report to the security officer on duty.


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