Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

 

Ride for the Rouge Registration Fees

You can register as an individual, family, group or corporate team. Please note that all cheques should be made payable to the “Rouge Valley Foundation”. Pledge Forms and pledges can be dropped off when you sign in on May 13th. Individuals who wish to make a contribution to the Rouge Valley Foundation but prefer not to raise pledges may make a tax receiptable personal donation with their registration form.

Registration fees and benefits are as follows:

2017 Ride and Hike for the Rouge

2016 Ride for the Rouge Supporters

For more information
or to volunteer at this year’s event, email
info@rvcc.ca

To donate to the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre click on
the button below:

On Saturday May 13, 2017 take part in the
24th Annual Ride for the Rouge.

Tell your family and friends and start getting your pledge forms ready. The 24th Annual Ride for the Rouge takes place on
Saturday May 13, 2017.

Ride, walk, volunteer or just donate but make sure to take part in the 24th Annual Ride for the Rouge. The Ride consists of
a 25 km or 50 km route for cyclists or a 4.5 km hike for hike enthusiasts. All money raised through your donations and collected pledges will ensure the continued operation of the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre and its education, conservation and environmental restoration programs as well as guided interpretive hikes and other programs.

The Ride and Hike start and finish at the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre located at 1749 Meadowvale Road, near the Toronto Zoo. Entertainment, food and prizes will be provided to participants and pledge collectors.

If you are interested in donating prizes or sponsoring our event, please send an email to info@rvcc.ca or call 416-282-8265.

Event information:

Date: Saturday May 13, 2017

Time: Registration opens at 9 a.m.; Ride and Hike start at 10 a.m.

Location: Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, 1749 Meadowvale Road, Toronto, ON M1B 5W8

Parking: TBC


PLEASE NOTE: If you have registered online, you still need to check-in when you arrive at the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, before the Ride and Hike begin.

Cycling Route Maps

Below is the route for the 2017 Ride for the Rouge. Please click on the appropriate link to download the route of your choice. Participants who are interested in the 50 km route would be following the 25 km route twice.

25 km South Route

Ride for the Rouge 25km Route Map_REV.pdf

Ride for the Rouge 25km route details.pdf

To Register online 
click here
To Make 
an online 
pledge 
click here

To register by mail or
in person, download the registration, pledge and
waiver forms by clicking
on the links below.


Please check back soon for forms.








Early bird registration ends on April 22, 2017 at midnight.

Group:

- $30 per person

- Consists of 5 or more individuals

- Each individual group member must submit a registration form

- Each individual group member must submit their own waiver

- BBQ lunch and entertainment included

- Included in prizes for top pledge collectors


Corporate Team:

- $60 per person
- Consists of 10 or more individuals

- Each individual group member must submit a registration form

- Each individual group member must submit their own waiver

- Group photo and certificate of participation for each team

- Free breakfast on race day

- BBQ lunch and entertainment included

- Prizes exclusive to corporate teams who collect pledges

Individual:

- $35 per person

- Each individual must have a signed event waiver

- BBQ lunch and entertainment included

- Included in prizes for top pledge collectors

Family:

- $60 per family

- Consists of 1-2 adults and up to 4 children under 18 years of age

- Each individual family member must submit a registration form

- Each individual family member must submit a signed waiver

- BBQ lunch and entertainment included

- Included in prizes for top pledge collectors

4.5 km Hike for the Rouge Registration Fees

If you aren’t a cyclist you can still come out and support the Rouge Valley Foundation and Rouge Valley Conservation Centre by taking part in our guided interpretive hike through the Rouge Valley.

Registration fees and benefits are as follows:

Family:

- $40 per family

- Consists of 1-2 adults and up to 4 children under 18 years of age

- Each individual family member must submit a registration form

- Each individual family member must submit a signed waiver

  1. -BBQ lunch and entertainment included

  2. -Included in prizes for top pledge collectors

Individual:

- $20 per person

  1. -Each individual must submit a signed event waiver

- BBQ lunch and entertainment included

- Included in prizes for top pledge collectors

Register Now

There are three ways to register as an individual, family, group or corporate team for the 24th Annual Ride for the Rouge or
Hike for the Rouge:

Online:

To register online, click on the button below. Online registration will close at midnight on Friday May 12, 2017. You can also submit pledges to participants who have registered online by clicking on the button below. ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN 2017








By mail:

1. Download your registration form, pledge form and wavier by clicking on the links below.

2. Mail your completed registration form, waiver and cheque made out to “Rouge Valley Foundation” by May 1, 2017 to:

Ride for the Rouge

Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

1749 Meadowvale Road

Toronto, Ontario M1B 5W8


3. Pledge forms and pledges can be dropped off when you sign in on May 13th. If you are registering after May 1, 2017, you can do so online by clicking on the link above or you can register in person on the day of the event.


In person:

You can register in person for the Ride on the day of the event. Just bring your completed registration form, waiver, pledge form and cash or cheque made out to the “Rouge Valley Foundation” to the Registration Table on May 13th.

If possible, please email your intention to register in person so that we can accommodate everyone for lunch. Send your name and number of people who will be registering on the day of the event to events@rvcc.ca

To download the 2017 registration form, pledge form and waiver click on the links below:

Please check back soon for registration forms.

to register 
Online 
Click Here
To Make an 
online pledge
 Click Here

ONLINE REGISTRATION AND PLEDGES

REGISTRATION AND PLEDGES BY MAIL AND
IN PERSON

Event Day Itinerary


8:30 – 9:30 am

- Breakfast and group photos for Corporate Teams


9:00 – 10:00 am

- Sign in or register (cash or cheques only please; we do not accept debit or credit)

  1. -Drop off pledge forms and pledges (cash or cheques only please; we do not accept debit or credit)


10:00 am

- 25 km and 50 km Ride for the Rouge begins

- Rouge Valley Guided Interpretive Hike begins


11:30 am – 1:00 pm

- FREE BBQ lunch for participants

  1. -FREE Entertainment provided by Social Potion (TBC)

  2. Social Potion will be playing some original and cover songs for your enjoyment. Social Potion is songwriter Carmen Toth on vocals and guitar. For more, visit www.socialpotion.ca


1:00 – 2:00 pm

- Fundraising incentives awarded to participants

- Silent Auction winners announced (cash or cheques only please; we do not accept debit or credit))

- Closing remarks





What to bring on May 13th

- Bicycle in good working order

- Bicycle helmet (ALL participants MUST wear a helmet)

- Registration form and fee (if not pre-registered; cash or cheques only please)

- Pledge money and pledge forms (cash or cheques only please)

  1. -Signed waiver form

  2. -A little extra spending money to bid on silent auction items (cash or cheques only please)


Use of Helmets

PLEASE NOTE: ALL participants, regardless of age, are required to wear a certified helmet suitable for cycling at all times while participating in the Ride for the Rouge. The Rouge Valley Foundation reserves the right to refuse entry onto the route to any participant who is not wearing a helmet.


Rules of the Road

All participants are asked to adhere to the following rules of the road:

- Obey all traffic lights and signs

- As with standard on road rules, slower riders are to keep to the right, to allow faster riders to pass on the left

- Always check over your shoulder when changing lanes – please do not weave between lanes

- Communicate your intention to pass to other cyclists

- Stop only on the right side of the road

- Use caution on downhill sections, on bridges and wet surfaces

- Please avoid use of cell phones and personal audio systems while cycling

Early bird registration ends on April 22, 2017 at midnight.

Located 30 km north of Kingston, near Verona, RPS Retreat House offers a quiet, lakeside location for a refreshing experience of the natural environment.

2016 Ride for the Rouge Silent Auction items

Bid on these exciting Silent Auction items on May 14th at the Ride for the Rouge:

2016 Ride for the Rouge Community Media Partner:

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN 2017