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, working, and playing.

 VCKC is partially reopened, with strict COVID mitigation rules in effect.

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and the Club's full COVID Mitigation Plan

Canoe, kayak, outrigger, & stand up paddle board sections are open under the COVID protocols.

Check the Announcements Section below for important updates.

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  -  2nd Tues in Jan                                
  • Clubhouse locks change - Mar  1st
  • Paddle for The Kids
    - Kick-Off: late Jan
    - Practice paddles:  Feb/Mar
    - Finale:  late Mar
  • Wake up the Gorge Races - Early April
  • Spring Clean-Up - Early May
     - 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 - Early Nov
    - House/Grounds
  • Christmas Party/Lighted Boat Parade - Early in Dec

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