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 seven 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 Lekwungen peoples, and that the land and waterways’ historical relationship with the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples have existed since time immemorial.

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

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

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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 January, TBA
  • Clubhouse locks change March 1
  • Paddle for The Kids April 1
    - Kick-Off & Practices start Feb 5
  • Wake up the Gorge March 25 & 26
  • Spring Waterway Clean-Up April 29
  • Switchblade Relay Race TBA
  • Spring BBQ June 6
  • Fall BBQ September 5
  • Fall House & Grounds Cleanup November 4
  • Christmas Party & Lighted Boat Parade Early December, TBA

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