Andy Binda Boathouse

Ottawa Wedding Venue

Celebrate on The Shores of the Ottawa River

The Andy Binda Boathouse is uniquely designed and located on the second floor of the oldest rowing club building in Canada, founded in 1867. The atmosphere of the Andy Binda Boathouse reflects this, surrounding the visitor with trophies and mementoes from the Ottawa Rowing Club’s long history.

This flexible and unique venue is perfect for all your event needs at a low price! We let you choose your favourite caterer and bar details to meet your needs and budget, and are happy to give recommendations if needed!



The Andy Binda Boathouse is the perfect venue for your wedding, providing beautiful indoor and outdoor space for your guest on your special day. This flexible Ottawa wedding venue allows you to plan your perfect event for up to 100 people seated. 

Special Events

Are you having a birthday party, family gathering, anniversary or any other special occasion? The Andy Binda Boathouse is a great place at an exceptional price.

Cocktail Parties

Looking for an after work hangout? The Andy Binda Boathouse is the perfect place, allowing you to choose our own bar details. Great for up to 125 guests, standing!

Corporate Events

The Andy Binda Boathouse provides the perfect ambiance and space for your meetings or leadership events.


Flat Rate (Weekdays)
$150 + 13% HST/Hour
Weekend Rentals
Full Day Rental (8am – 1am)*
$2500 + 13% HST
Half Day (6 Hour Time Slot)*
$1250 + 13% HST
Setup Day Before (4 hours)*
$375 + 13% HST ($225.00 Off)
Weekday Meeting (4 Hours)*
$300 + 13% HST ($300.00 Off)
*Additional hours at $150/hour.
**Current full-year ORC members receive a 10% discount on bookings.
***Sundays 10% off regular rate

Plan your perfect event

At The Andy Binda Boathouse, we let you have full flexibility for your special event by letting you choose your favourite caterers and rental services that meet your needs and budget. If you need assistance choosing,  there are plenty of rental services and caterers we recommend!

Have questions about availability, pricing, and more? Please email

Andy Binda Boathouse Amenities

  • Accommodates 100 people seated for a meal, 125 for a cocktail event (standing).
  • Guest parking for 50 vehicles
  • Dock space, and access
  • Surrounding green space
  • Washrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Privacy
  • Creative flexibility
  • Amazing views of the Ottawa River
  • 10 minute walk to Ottawa’s best sights including Parliament and the ByWard Market

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