Overview

We offer paddling from recreational to competitive levels for kids aged 9 and up. The paddling disciplines available are Outrigger Canoe, Sprint Kayak, High-kneel Canoe and Dragon Boat. All members of the club will be on the water at least twice a week and participate in paddling events locally and on the mainland.

Our practices are led by coaches who are:
  • Experienced working with children and youth
  • NCCP trained through Canoe Kayak Canada
  • Current or former high performance athletes
  • Certified to operate the safety motorboat
  • Trained in basic first aid
  • Screened by a criminal record check


Safety

All club activities are governed by the Canoe Kayak Canada Code of Safety.
The code has many topics including:
  • Paddling during daylight hours only 
  • Participant swimming competence 
  • Wearing of personal flotation devices (PFDs) 
  • Safety boat usage during cold water training 
  • Site safety awareness and emergency action planning 
  • Recommended training for coaches and staff 
  • Cessation of activities due to unsafe weather conditions