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Boat reservations week of April 17th

Hello Paddlers, Latest Reservation Schedule: See attached document for latest schedule. Note: 6:15 am time slot on weekdays will begin on April 19th. Reminder of Marathon Canoe Bookings: Marathon canoe bookings will no longer be split between Marathon Canoe (A-Boat) and Marathon Canoe (I-Boat). You will find the one category of Marathon Canoe in the boat selection drop down. When making your booking, please specify in the Description box your paddle partner’s full name and the preferred boat (A-Boat or I-Boat). Dock Congestion/Protect the Parts! A reminder that in order to minimize dock congestion, please transport your boat from storage to […]

OC-1 Orientation April 13 – 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

April 13, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm OC-1 Orientation All paddlers using the OC-1 and other club equipment must be individual members of the False Creek Racing Canoe Club and must undergo a formal orientation to the club equipment.  The main purpose of the orientation is for safety reasons to ensure the paddler can recover from a huli and to ensure the proper care and usage of the boats. The orientation to the C-Lion is for any member who has not received any previous and recorded orientation on this solo.  If you sign up for the OC-1 orientation. […]

OC1 Caring for your Canoe – New dates – May 8th, May 9th and May 15th

Caring for your Canoe: OC-1 Maintenance – new dates plus an additional session added Susan Mott, FCRCC’s equipment and repairs team member will be holding a 1.5-hour session to show the basics of OC-1 maintenance and answer any questions. Susan has a love of canoes and hates to see them not cared for.  COVID-19 has seen an uptake in the purchase of canoes and with that comes the responsibility to take care of your shiny, new and slightly expensive boat. The session will be held at the FCRCC Burrard Compound, weather permitting.  If the weather is not co-operating, an alternate […]

FCRCC Program Coordinator – Job Posting

False Creek Racing Canoe Club Program Coordinator:   Make an impact on the water!  The False Creek Racing Canoe Club (FCRCC), established in the 1980s, is seeking a dynamic athletic professional to build our programming and take our club to its next level. Through a transitional period in our club’s existence, the Programmer will be able to shape our activities, programs, and clinics, help us build a solid financial footing and in the COVID-19 reality, develop new ways to engage paddlers. If you are a paddler and want to make an impact at a nationally recognized club with a history of […]

OC-1 Intermediate – Continuing to build skills – 2 opportunites

OC-1 Intermediate:  Continuing to build skills This course is for intermediate paddlers including those who have successfully completed the OC-1 Training and Foundational Technique course.  This is the ideal course for those who started paddling OC-1 in the fall and have yet to receive much coaching and wish to improve their paddle technique, efficiency and boat speed. Paddlers should have their own equipment (paddle and PFD).  Canoes are provided. This course is held once a week for six weeks. Please see the dates and times below. GOALS: Paddlers will build upon their stroke technique and body mechanics to promote greater […]

OC-1 Training and Foundational Technique

OC-1 Training and Foundational Technique   This course is for paddlers who have had a taste, on their own or through our Introduction to OC-1 course, and now want to learn more about this awesome COVID-friendly sport.   Paddlers will be provided with all necessary equipment and a qualified coach for all sessions. Some prior experience in OC-1 is necessary.  For brand new paddlers, our Introduction to OC-1 course is a good pre-cursor to this one. This course is held once a week for six weeks.  Please see the dates and times below.   GOALS: Upon completion of this course, paddlers […]

OC-1 Introduction to solo outrigger paddling -NEW CLASS ADDED MAY 1st to 15th

Introduction to OC-1:  An introduction to solo outrigger paddling This course is for new paddlers 18 years or older with no or very little solo outrigger experience but wanting to get on the water to learn the basics in a fun and supportive small group environment. Paddlers will be provided with all necessary equipment and a qualified coach for all sessions. Exceptions may be able to be made for individuals 15-18 years-old to participate if appropriate instructors are available.  Please contact us at least one week before the course begins to see if this is possible. This course is held […]

Caring for your canoe: OC-1 Maintenance – change of dates – see updated NEWS

Caring for your Canoe: OC-1 Maintenance – dates are being changed Susan Mott, FCRCC’s equipment and repairs team member will be holding a 1.5-hour session to show the basics of OC-1 maintenance and answer any questions. Susan has a love of canoes and hates to see them not cared for.  COVID-19 has seen an uptake in the purchase of canoes and with that comes the responsibility to take care of your shiny, new and slightly expensive boat. The session will be held at the FCRCC Burrard Compound, weather permitting.  If the weather is not co-operating, an alternate location will be […]

FCRCC hosts – Virtual Winter Series Race #3 / March 14-27, 2021

FCRCC hosts – Virtual Winter Series Race #3 / March 14-27, 2021     Registration NOW OPEN; Results submission deadline: 5:00pm (Pacific Time), Sunday, March 28, 2021 Race particulars are as follows: 2021 CORA membership is required to participate. Each race will have a short and long course and general course configuration determined by the host clubs and described on the CORA website. A GPS watch or ERG computer is required to record your virtual race. Race fees are Cdn$20 per adult, Cdn$10 per junior (19 & under) – calculated based on birthdate. Race proceeds (net of GST) will be […]

CORA Virtual Winter Series – small boat races

CORA Virtual Winter Series The next CORA Virtual Winter Series Small Boat Race opens for registration on Saturday March 13 and is open until Saturday March 20 at 5:00 pm with race results submission deadline of Sunday March 21 at 5:00 pm. Here is the link to the CORA information https://canadianoutrigger.ca/races/cora-2021-small-boat-racing-winter-series/ FCRCC is a co-sponsor of this race #3 in the series together with Fort Langley Canoe Club and Latitude 48 Paddling Club.  All 7 clubs sponsoring this small boat series will share in the proceeds of the race series.