Orienteering Ottawa

Orienteering Ottawa is a strong community of runners, orienteers, and adventure racers who enjoy the exceptional outdoor spaces in the National Capital region, including our trails here at Wesley Clover Parks. Ottawa boasts one of the largest and strongest such communities in Canada. With 40 year history Orienteering Ottawa remains close-knit and welcoming with old friends across the country and new friends joining regularly. Click here to find out more about Orienteering Ottawa!


What is Orienteering?

Orienteering is the sport of skilled navigation. The goal is to find a series of checkpoints (called controls) shown on the map, choosing routes both on and off trail to find those checkpoints, and return to the finish.  Learn more about orienteering here.