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Manulife Corporate Challenge Registration

The Manulife Corporate Canoe Challenge offers a fun and truly unique team building opportunity for companies to participate in. Simply form a team of your co-workers, business associates, suppliers or clients and join the Corporate Challenge along with some of Canada's largest corporations. Take the lead and show others that your company is helping to make a difference in the health of the Don River! 

Corporate Canoe Challenge teams will begin launching at 10 a.m. from Ernest Thompson Seton Park. All paddlers must arrive by 9:15 a.m. to sign-in and have their team photo taken. Show your team spirit by wearing your company colours or flying your corporate flag!

Entry Fee: $1,200

A minimum donation of $1,200 allows your company to enter one team consisting of TWO canoes into the challenge.  Companies may enter additional teams if there is lots of interest in participating. 

Your corporate team will receive:

  • TWO canoes* plus paddling and safety gear.
  • Lunch for all corporate paddlers.
  • Keepsake hat for all corporate paddlers.
  • Team photo.
  • A dedicated online team fundraising page to collect donations.
  • Links to corporate poster (pdf) and fundraising ideas.

*Three adults maximum are permitted in each canoe.

Your company will receive:

  • Recognition on the Manulife Paddle the Don website.
  • Recognition on the day of the event on signage at the launch site and Manulife Take-out Party.
  • Recognition in media kits.
  • A tax receipt for the donation portion of the sponsorship.

Entering the Corporate Challenge is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Recruit your team members.
  2. Register your team and obtain access to your team fundraising page. 
  3. Fundraise and win!

Winning the Challenge & Awards

Teams are encouraged to fundraise beyond their minimum corporate donation. Winning is simple:  the team** that raises the most above the sponsorship fee of $4,000 (segment) or $1,200 (team) is declared the winner!

**Teams from the same corporation will be competing against each other.

First place team receives:

  • The Grand Prize - A TreeTop Trekking team building adventure for 10 people! More information on this prize will be availabe shortly!
  • Manulife Corporate Paddle as a permanent keepsake.
  • Recognition at the Manulife Landing Party.
  • Recognition on our website following the event.
  • Invitation to attend and be recognized at a TRCA board meeting

Second and third place teams will receive:

  • Black Creek Historic Brewery prize pack.
  • Recognition at the Manulife Landing Party.
  • Invitation to attend and be recognized at the TRCA board meeting in June.