Permanent courses allow you to print your own map and do an orienteering course in your own time. We have a number of permanent courses in Canberra and courses to suit all ages an abilities.

MapRun is an Android/iOS orienteering app that provides GPS based punching and timing for courses. There are plenty of courses to try and you can compare your time to others.

NEXT EVENT: Saturday, 25-May-24 :  ACT Learn to Orienteer, Week 4  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

Join the Blue Lightning Squad in 2024

Welcome to another great year of training with the Blue Lightning Squad, get excited for some quality training! Blue Lightning is the Development Squad for junior orienteers in the ACT. Any secondary school student may join Blue Lightning. The Blue Lightning Management Team this year is: We are excited to work with you throughout the…
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Are you ready for Lunchtime Orienteering?

Starting on Wednesday the 29th of May at 12pm, is the first of 17 orienteering events planned for this winter. It’s a low key event with basic result scoring and copying your own map from the master. Depending on the setter, the courses could be line, scoring (StreetO) and/or map memory orienteering. Either way it’s…
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All Beginners Welcome to MTBO Series #2, 26 May at Cooleman Ridge!

Dear Orienteers and MTBOers! Welcome to ACT MTBO Series #2 at Cooleman Ridge and welcome for Come & Try MTBO!Experienced coaches will assist you and equip you with core MTBO skills. Map Boards and SI-Air will be available for hire on a day at the Rego tent. Canberra MTBO Legend – Seb Dunne is a…
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Board Shorts – April 2024

At the first meeting of the new Board in April re-elected President, Susanne Harrysson, welcomed three new members: Tate Needham, Nina Davis and John Shelton Agar. She reiterated her comments from the AGM that the three areas for our key strategic focus for the year should be increasing participants and participation in orienteering, managing our…
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