Choose from a wide variety of activities, including tennis, yoga, pickle ball and more!
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Social Events

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Dining With a View

Dining With a View

Enjoy our Chef's weekly specials while taking in a beautiful view of the water.
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Become a Member for Less

Britannia Yacht Club Offers more than just boating. Our Social membership allows Social members to enjoy a range of activities, including pickleball, tennis, and paddlefit, as well as delicious dining with a stunning view. In addition, the club hosts various social events perfect for meeting new social groups and building lasting friendships.

Right now, as we welcome new members to our club, we’re offering a limited-time social membership discount. To apply for a social club membership, please reach out to us today. Social memberships are for new members only and from March 1 – October 31, 2024.


The Britannia Yacht Club History

For over 130 years, Britannia Yacht Club has provided a quick and easy escape from urban Ottawa into lakeside cottage country that unbelievably is just fifteen minutes from downtown. Britannia Yacht Club’s historical Clubhouse has spectacular views of the Ottawa River and is the focal point of the Club’s recreational and social activities.


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Join a Friendly and Welcoming Community

Grow Your Social Circle

Searching for a warm, welcoming community of friends? Look no further than the Britannia Yacht Club. Our members are enthusiastic to meet and mingle with new people. Whether you are looking for great food, an array of activities or the best sunset in the city, you’ll find a cordial gathering of people who share your interests and can’t wait to meet you.


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Start the Newest Chapter of Your Life

Sail into Summer

Join the good life – Britannia Yacht Club offers members premier access to some of the best activities offered in Ottawa. Members can enjoy tennis, special events, and youth programs; all of which are designed to provide a complete summer experience and memories that will last a lifetime. Join the BYC today.


View & Dining

We provide a unique dining experience at the Britannia Yacht Club. Our members are treated to gourmet food in our magnificent dining area, where they can enjoy breathtaking views of the Ottawa River.

A scrumptious multi-course cuisine is prepared by our executive chef and his team using only the freshest ingredients, with a focus on local and seasonal products. We frequently update our menu, so there is always something fresh to taste.

Stunning views of the Ottawa River and the surrounding area will be available to you while you eat. Our dining room, which is situated on the second floor of our clubhouse, features large windows that offer a clear view of the river. It’s the ideal location for a fantastic night out, a romantic evening, or a special celebration.


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Meet New People

Access New Social Groups

Looking for a way to connect with like-minded individuals in Ottawa? Join Britannia Yacht Club’s social membership program for access to a variety of social groups and activities. Enjoy tennis, pickleball, and paddleboarding groups, where you can meet new people, improve your skills, and stay active.

Whether you’re new to the city or looking to expand your social circle, Britannia Yacht Club’s social membership offers a welcoming community of individuals who share your interests.

Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with others and enjoy a range of activities and events. From sports to socializing, the social membership at Britannia Yacht Club has something for everyone. Join now and become a part of this vibrant and inclusive community of social groups in Ottawa.

Start, Spend, or End Your Day at Ottawa’s Premier Yacht Club

The Complete Summer Experience

We’re more than just a sailing club – in addition to offering members access to unbeatable sailing, Britannia Yacht Club provides members with an exclusive summer experience including everything from tennis, special events, youth programs, and more. Join the BYC today.

Join a Friendly and Welcoming Community

Social Membership FAQ's

As a social member of Britannia Yacht Club, you’ll have access to a wide range of activities and social events. Enjoy playing tennis, pickleball, paddle fit, and yoga, or join in on fun-filled events such as trivia night, pub night, bridge night, movie night, breakfast club, holiday socials, Friday night entertainment, and the women’s speaker series.

Yes, you can bring guests as a social member. Each member in good standing is entitled to bring the same guest up to three times during the course of a year. Members are responsible for their guests when they are on club property.

Social club members who do not own a boat can participate in the club’s boat sharing programs.

As a social club member, you get free access to all regular activities and social events at Britannia Yacht Club.

All social events are available to all club members, including social club members (and their guests). Enjoy trivia night, pub night, bridge night, movie night, breakfast club, holiday socials, Friday night entertainment, and the women’s speaker series.

Yes, social club members can bring their children to the yacht club. Guest children may also join under the same policy as regular guests. The policy for bringing a guest is that you may bring the same person no more than 3 times per calendar year.

Social memberships are available for individuals aged 18 years or older. Children of social club members are allowed to attend for free, while unrelated children under 17 can purchase a social club membership of their own and accompany members and their families.