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SKABC acknowledges that our activities span many Territories and Treaty areas. We recognize and thank the Indigenous peoples who live and care for these lands and waters today, and those many generations who did so in the past. Learn more
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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 - 2B2627297:30 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 PM$0.00The 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 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 [...]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 PM$0.00Come 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 [...]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 Wed, Jun 28, 202328 Jun28 Jun 23Deep CoveEvents on Fri, Jun 30, 202330 Jun30 Jun 23West Vancouver
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Tag Archives: volunteering
Volunteer opportunities with SKABC
Help is needed immediately to make this Fall’s events and programs great. Help plan club meetings by joining the club executive as the Programs chair Suggest guest speakers or lead a presentation at a club meeting Nominate a member for … Continue reading
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Join the team for our booth at MEC Paddlefest
Join the team at SKABC’s booth at the MEC Paddlefest at Jericho on June 16. While at the Paddlefest, you can learn new skills at the clinics, demo an array of boards and boats, and check out the gear swap. … Continue reading
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WCK Paddle Expo at Cultus Lake
The Western Canoe & Kayak Paddle Expo was Sunday April 22nd at Cultus Lake. Our club had a tent and table. Thanks to those who stopped by our booth and to Calvin, John, Tal and Kapila who volunteered.
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Congratulations Silver Paddle Award Winners!
The Silver Paddle Award Winners for 2017: – Roy Smyth – Inge Zegel – Bruce Pickwell – Randy Chatterjee Their awards were presented at the AGM as recognition and a huge thank you for their volunteer efforts over the years! … Continue reading
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Volunteer Appreciation Dinner Oct. 21, 2017
Please join us for an evening of food and fun, hosted by SKABC, to honour this year’s dedicated volunteers as well as potential future volunteers. The club provides a full course dinner featuring wild sockeye salmon at this annual gathering. … Continue reading
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