All VCKC Hosted Events

      Only future VCKC events appear on this page.  To see all events - past & future - view the complete Club Calendar or visit our Program specific calendars.

All Upcoming Events

    • 18 Nov 2015
    • 16 May 2018
    • 16 sessions
    • VCKC clubhouse

    The Gorge Waterway Initiative is a collaborative, community-driven group of organizations concerned with protecting and enhancing the natural and cultural features of the Gorge Waterway, Portage Inlet and the surrounding watersheds.  GWI website

    Contact person is Kitty Lloyd

    Email : kllyod@crd.bc.ca

    Bi-monthly GWI meetings are held at the VCKC clubhouse on the 3rd Wednesday of Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Nov each year.  Check the VCKC Events list or Calendar for dates.  VCKC director liaison for this event is the VCKC President. 

    • 13 Sep 2016
    • 11 Sep 2018
    • 21 sessions
    • VCKC Clubhouse

     Monthly VCKC Executive meeting.

    2nd Tuesday of each month, except July & August.


    • 03 Nov 2017
    • 19 Nov 2017
    • 5 sessions
    • Clubhouse or Local Lake

    Canoe Instructor course.  Contace canoe@vckc.ca for details.

    • 05 Dec 2017
    • 3:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • VCKC Clubhouse

    VCKC hosts a Christmas Party for all members each December. Please join us for a lively evening and festive celebration to kick off the holiday season.

    This year we will start with a boat parade on the Gorge.  Decorating boats will start at 3:30PM.   Or bring your own decorated craft to paddle.  Paddle will start at 4:30PM.  Let your friends and neighbors know to come down to see the sight as we paddle to Admirals Bridge and back.

    Dinner will be potluck and start at 6PM.



    • 17 Dec 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • VCKC Clubhouse

    Lights on the Gorge, the seasonal celebration sponsored by the Gorge-Tillicum Community Association

    1 p.m. Lantern making begins.

     2 p.m.:  Tree decorating begins: stringing lights

     3:00-5:00 Welcome  by GTCA President, carols, songs , storytelling, mummer’s play.

     5:15 Tree Light-up and lantern procession

    5:45  Clean up


    • 09 Jan 2018
    • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • VCKC Clubhouse

    VCKC's Annual General Meeting

    -Program Updates

    -Financial Reporting

    -Election of Executive

    • 20 Apr 2018
    • 22 Apr 2018

    RCABC Paddle Conference in Hope.  Details at bccanoe.com

    • 21 Jul 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Victoria Canoe & Kayak Club, 355 Gorge Rd W, Victoria, BC V9A 1M9

    Racing starts at 10:00am Saturday, race managers on-site at 9:00am.

    Two different race types:

    • 2500-meters in two heats:  10-paddler boats:
      In the morning each team will race a 1250 meter course with a buoy turn (out and back). 
      In the afternoon, each team will race the same course in a different dragon boat.
      The two times for each team will be combined to see who gets the glory and medals.
    • Sprints:
      200-meter races in IDBF-certified 10-paddler boats.

    Teams may register in the following categories: 
          - Mixed
           - Womens


    Minimum of 3 teams required to run category.

    No registrations accepted after July 14, 2018.

    Cost: $250 per 10-paddler team (12 people including caller & stern) for EITHER the 2500m or the 200m sprint.

    Early Bird $220 - if payment received prior to April 15th

    Only $50 to register for the 2nd race type, if registering for both.  

    Results will be ranked by team category (Mixed or Womens) for awarding of medals.

    All paddlers must have signed waiver online to participate.  Link to waiver will be sent with registration confirmation.

    Click here for full details about VCKC's annual Guts 'n Glory race event:  Guts 'n Glory



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