Thank you SKABC members Cathy Mills and Claudio Peng for this great write-up with photos! Beginner Kayak Course Report (PDF) The next beginner course is offered July 28 and 29. Members log in and see the Event Calendar for details and signup.
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Discounts for Club Members:
CalendarSunMonTueWedThuFriSatSMTWTFS2829303115:30 PM - Remote First Aid (20 hr course)12:00 AM - Big Brothers and Big Sisters Paddle9:00 AM - New Member Welcome Paddle1:30 PM - Rolling Clinic6898:30 AM - Jericho Sunday Morning Paddle - 2B1213151612:00 AM - Ramilles channel overnight - 3B18192022238:30 AM - Alouette lake - 2D9:00 AM - Rescue and Rolling Practice Session9:00 AM - Rocky Point Sunday Morning Paddle - 2B5:00 PM - Picnic at Locarno Beach27297:30 AM - Circumnavigate Bowen Island - 3C102 JunFri, Jun 2, 2023 - Sun, Jun 4, 20235:30 PM - 5:00 PMRemote First Aid is practical, hands-on training designed for casual campers or day hikers. Gain the confidence you need to make informed decisions in emergencies [...]03 JunSat, Jun 3, 2023All DayVolunteers needed! This is a wonderful day where youth get to experience being on the water and building a relationship with their Big Brother or Sister.04 JunSun, Jun 4, 20239:00 AM - 1:00 PMThe New Member Welcome Paddle is for all club members! Free pizza provided by SKABC. New Members can learn more about club training & trips. [...]04 JunSun, Jun 4, 20231:30 PM - 4:30 PMDate: Sunday June 4, 2023. Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Location: Sasamat Lake This kayak rolling clinic is aimed at those who have some [...]05 JunFeatured guest speaker Justine Curgenven -- topic "Haida Gwaii - Twice Around". Tune in at 7pm for two short presentations -- first Kathryn Anderson of Ocean Legacy, about education on recovering, clean-up and remanufacturing of ocean plastic. Then we'll hear from Karina regarding BCMT's Coastal Caretakers program. Club news and Justine's presentation start at 7:30. After the meeting, chat with other club members in breakout rooms. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83069231794?pwd=UjhxVEZwUndTVWRMWTdOd0xJNEpSZz09 Meeting ID: 830 6923 1794 Passcode: 54866307 JunWed, Jun 7, 20238:30 AM - 11:30 AMEasy 2 hour paddle launching from Strathcona Park, North Vancouver (Deep Cove, see map below). Suitable for all levels. Come along and meet some new [...]07 JunWed, Jun 7, 20235:30 PM - 9:00 PMCome and have a fun Wednesday evening paddle in English Bay from Jericho Sailing Centre. Route will be determined by the ability of paddlers and [...]10 JunSat, Jun 10, 2023 - Sun, Jun 11, 20239:00 AM - 3:00 PMThis course is an excellent follow-up to the Beginners' course and for every paddler wishing to improve their forward and reverse strokes, work on bracing, steering and boat handling techniques, as well as towing and rescues.10 JunSat, Jun 10, 20231:00 PM - 4:00 PMAre you looking for guidance on how best to use your Greenland paddle? This clinic will review types of Greenland paddles, paddle grip, forward stroke, [...]11 JunSun, Jun 11, 20238:30 AM - 1:00 PMCome and have a fun Sunday morning paddle in English Bay from Jericho Sailing Centre. Route will be determined by the ability of paddlers and [...]14 JunWed, Jun 14, 20235:30 PM - 8:30 PM$0.00Easy 2 hour paddle launching from Strathcona Park, North Vancouver (Deep Cove, see map below). Suitable for all levels. Come along and meet some new [...]17 JunSat, Jun 17, 2023 - Sun, Jun 18, 2023All DayShare dinner, bonfire night. Parking is free at Porteau cove. Suitable Weather. Distance: 8 NM (15 Km) each day Required equipment: Dry or Wet suit [...]21 JunWed, Jun 21, 20238:30 AM - 11:30 AM$0.00Easy 2 hour paddle launching from Strathcona Park, North Vancouver (Deep Cove, see map below). Suitable for all levels. Come along and meet some new [...]21 JunWed, Jun 21, 20235:30 PM - 9:00 PM$0.00Come and have a fun Wednesday evening paddle in English Bay from Jericho Sailing Centre. Route will be determined by the ability of paddlers and [...]24 JunSat, Jun 24, 20238:30 AM - 4:30 PM$0.00Route to cover: Start the first leg to explore the east shoreline, there might be some ruined, artistic shape tree stumps. Return leg on the [...]25 JunSun, Jun 25, 20239:00 AM - 12:00 PMThis practice session offers members the opportunity to practice their skills for the summer 2023 paddling season. It will be facilitated by two SKABC members. [...]25 JunSun, Jun 25, 20239:00 AM - 3:00 PM$0.00Join us for a Sunday morning paddle. Meet at Rocky Point at the boat launch at 9:00 am so we can be on the water [...]26 JunMon, Jun 26, 20235:00 PM - 8:30 PMOur evening picnics are a perfect opportunity to welcome new members and reacquaint yourself with friends in a beautiful beach setting.28 JunWed, Jun 28, 20235:30 PM - 8:30 PM$0.00Easy 2 hour paddle launching from Strathcona Park, North Vancouver (Deep Cove, see map below). Suitable for all levels. Come along and meet some new [...]30 JunFri, Jun 30, 20237:30 AM - 6:00 PM$0.00Launch at 7:30 from Whytecliff park Distance: 19 NM (34 Km) Required equipment: Dry or Wet suit is mandatory Required Skills: Be able to handle [...]Events on Fri, Jun 2, 202302 Jun2 Jun 23Events on Sat, Jun 3, 202303 Jun3 Jun 23Port MoodyEvents on Sun, Jun 4, 202304 Jun4 Jun 23Port Moody04 Jun4 Jun 23VancouverEvents on Mon, Jun 5, 202305 JunEvents on Wed, Jun 7, 202307 Jun7 Jun 23Deep Cove07 Jun7 Jun 23VancouverEvents on Sat, Jun 10, 202310 Jun10 Jun 23Vancouver10 Jun10 Jun 23VancouverEvents on Sun, Jun 11, 202311 Jun11 Jun 23VancouverEvents on Wed, Jun 14, 202314 Jun14 Jun 23Deep CoveEvents on Sat, Jun 17, 202317 Jun17 Jun 23SquamishEvents on Wed, Jun 21, 202321 Jun21 Jun 23Deep Cove21 Jun21 Jun 23VancouverEvents on Sat, Jun 24, 202324 Jun24 Jun 23Maple RidgeEvents on Sun, Jun 25, 202325 Jun25 Jun 23West Vancouver25 Jun25 Jun 23Port MoodyEvents on Mon, Jun 26, 202326 Jun26 Jun 23VancouverEvents on Wed, Jun 28, 202328 Jun28 Jun 23Deep CoveEvents on Fri, Jun 30, 202330 Jun30 Jun 23West Vancouver
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