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Getting to the Start - Parking

Ottawa / Algonquin College

Saturday morning check-out/in is behind Student Commons (E) in building (D) Conference Services.

Saturday morning check-out

Parking at Algonquin

The reduced RLCT parking rate can ONLY be purchased through Algonquin’s electronic parking permit system IN ADVANCE through this link:

Select Special Events and then RIDEAU LAKES CYCLE TOUR  - 1 day ($4.42) or 2 day ($8.85) plus tax . Riders leaving from Algonquin will generally require the 2 day pass.

If you are arriving Friday, June 8th and staying at the Residence you can only purchase 1 day of parking with the Residence so we recommend you instead purchase 2 days of parking from the Algonquin's electronic parking permit system.

  • Note: If a 1 day pass was purchased with the Residence covering Friday night's parking only, please purchase an additional 1 day pass for Saturday night through Algonquin's electronic parking permit system.


Perth is an hour's drive from Ottawa and fastest route is west on Highway 417 then take the Highway 7 exit to Carleton Place and Perth.

Conlon Farm Recreation Complex:

  • In Perth, turn left at the Highway 43 exit which becomes Wilson
  • Turn left onto Foster
  • Turn right onto Gore
  • Turn right onto Cockburn St (well past downtown)
  • Continue to Smith Street past the Fair Grounds
  • the Conlon Farm Chalet is on your right at Conlon Drive.
  • Please use the parking lots!

Additional Parking:

  • St John Catholic High School adjacent to Conlon Farm (access by Scotch Line Road - HWY#10)
  • Note: Park here if you picked up your bib# in Ottawa. You can avoid congestion and get on the route faster!

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