This Tour is Fully Subscribed – Wait List

Sunday, July 9, 2023

Come row with us from the Hanlan Boat Club to the Toronto Islands!  This is your opportunity to get out on the water and see Toronto from its spectacular Harbourfront.

And there’s really good food!

Yes, this is the tour with the legendary BBQ.  We will leave the sheltered waters of the club, row past Cherry Beach, through the Eastern Gap and into the channel between Ward’s and Algonquin Islands.  We will wind gently through the islands (there are 15) to our picnic spot on the Long Pond (site of the Dominion Day Regatta).


  • 9:00 am – Meet at Hanlan Boat Club, 6 Regatta Road, Toronto – plenty of free parking at the club
  • 9:45 am – Leave dock
  • Noon – Picnic on the island
  • 1:30 pm – Launch for the return to the club  – alternate routes may be possible depending on weather.
  • 3:30 – It’s a wrap!


This is a fundraiser for the Hanlan kids camp that provides rowing instruction and fun activities for disadvantaged youth in Toronto.


Cost is $50.00 which includes boat seat, PFD’s, safety boat, and BBQ including water and juice.  E-transfer to Shealagh at

Please bring a re-fillable water bottle, rain gear, sunscreen, and an appetite (if you have food allergies or ideology, please let the organizer know when you submit your registration and payment).


This is a very popular tour so don’t delay!  We are delighted to welcome you to Hanlan and the Toronto Harbour!

How to Register

Complete the Registration Form and email it to Shelagh at