Trip Leader Liability Insurance

We have finalized arrangements with our insurance provider to offer $5 million of Trip Leader Liability Insurance to all ORCKA members with the following skills or current instructor certifications:
  • ORCKA Kayak Tripping Level 2
  • ORCKA Kayak Tripping Instructor 2
  • ORCKA Canoeing Tripping Level 3 - Trip Leader
  • ORCKA Canoe Tripping Instructor 1 or 2

 

Trip Leaders and Trip Instructors may now buy Liability Insurance to provide coverage while leading recreational trips that are not ORCKA courses. This is a benefit of membership otherwise unavailable at a reasonable cost. This ORCKA Trip Leader Liability Insurance is valid for the entire paddling season for paddling trips conducted in the Province of Ontario.

Trip Leaders will comply with the first aid standards outlined in the ORCKA "Canoe Trip Leader Standards". Please go to this link for details.  

http://www.orcka.ca/uploads/ORCKA_Recommended_Canoe_Trip_Leader_Standards_December_2 

 ORCKA Trip Leaders must join ORCKA as a Trip Leader Member ($60 plus HST) and pay a $50.00 plus HST annual fee to access this insurance. Please contact the ORCKA Office at info@orcka.ca or (416) 426-7016 to join as an ORCKA Trip Leader Member and access the Trip Leader Liability Insurance.

ORCKA Instructors must join ORCKA as an Instructor Member ($85 plus HST) and pay a $50 plus HST annual fee to access this insurance. Please contact the ORCKA Office at info@orcka.ca or (416) 426-7016 in order to access the ORCKA Trip Leader Liability Insurance.

All ORCKA Members who access this insurance will also have to agree to and sign the ORCKA Risk and Crisis Management policy to be utilized on trip.

Sport Accident Insurance for trip participants is also available from the ORCKA Office at $5.00 plus HST per participant.

Certificates of insurance are available from the ORCKA Office at a cost of $20.00 plus HST for each certificate requested.

This is indeed wonderful and exciting news and thanks to our Insurance provider for working closely with us in order to bring this significant benefit to our membership.

You can register for this ORCKA Trip Leader Liability Insurance Program through the ORCKA Office .

 

Here is the ORCKA Trip Leader Liability Insurance Program policies, procedures and Risk Management Agreement.

Here is the ORKCA Trip Leader Liability Insurance Application. (PDF) (MS Word)Please complete and return the signed application to the ORCKA Office.