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).

December 2020: VCKC is partially reopened, with strict COVID mitigation rules in effect.

Click here for the December 2020 updates
and the Club's full COVID Mitigation Plan

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

Members are required to attend a COVID 19 Protocol session in person to receive the club door code.

Check the Announcements Section below for important updates.

News & Announcements


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

Weather Conditions

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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