The Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club (VCKC) is a recreational paddling club based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

The Club is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the promotion of safe and skillful paddling on Vancouver Island and in the surrounding waters. The Club has a diverse paddling community and with six paddling programs gives members a wide range of paddling opportunities. Members may participate in any Club program(s).

The Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club respectfully acknowledges that its activities take place on the traditional territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples, and that the land and waterways’ historical relationships with the Songhees and Esquimalt peoples have existed since time immemorial.

The Club is committed to taking meaningful action to build respectful and reciprocal relations with the Songhees and Esquimalt peoples on whose land and waterways Club members have the privilege of living.

 VCKC is fully reopened, with required COVID mitigation rules in effect.

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and the Club's full COVID Mitigation Plan

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Upcoming events

News & Announcements


VCKC Members are reminded not to paddle in Colquitz Creek.  It is off-limits year-round. 

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Annual Events

  • AGM  -  held in January
    - usually 2nd Tuesday                              
  • Clubhouse locks change
     March 1st
  • Paddle for The Kids
    - COVID "Hybrid" May 30 - Apr 30
    - usual PFTK event
    - Kick-Off: late January
    - Practice paddles:  Feb/Mar
    - Finale:  late March
  • Wake up the Gorge
    - COVID Apr or May
    - usual WUTG: early April
  • Spring Clean-Up
     - April 30
     - House & Grounds
     - Gorge Waterway Shoreline
  • Switchblade Relay Race - Saturday, May 11
  • Spring BBQ - 1st Tuesday in June                                
  • Fall BBQ - 1st Tues in Sept                           
  • Fall Cleanup
    - November 5
    - House & Grounds

  • Christmas Party/Lighted Boat Parade - Early in Dec

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