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FCRCC is committed to protecting our paddling waters starting with the elimination of single use plastic bottles

False Creek Racing Canoe Club members spend many hours on the water.  We understand how important it is to keep our waters clean.  On November 12th the FCRCC Executive met and passed the following Resolution regarding the use of single use plastic bottles by its members: Whereas:False Creek Racing Canoe club (FCRCC)is committed to promoting environmental sustainability which includes protecting our environment against one of the major pollutants namely plastics; Our environment includes our waters in which we practice and race and FCRCC storage facilities Whereas, FCRCC must show leadership by being pro-active in protecting our environment; It Is Resolved […]

FCRCC Year end multidisciplinary awards and club celebration! 

Tickets now available until Nov 25th! Supporters and FCRCC Members, join us at our Year End Celebration Dinner on Saturday November 30th @ 6-10pm to celebrate all the successes of False Creek from all disciplines!  We’ll be having dinner, playing games, and giving out awards.  Bring out the family!  Here’s another look back at some of the highlights of 2019!  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdt2voYM2jwT8orvh_5yo1A When:  November 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where:  Scottish Cultural Centre 8886 Hudson St Vancouver What: Dinner, games, prizes, awards, and fun! Dinner Menu: Chicken/beef/lamb skewers Rice, potatoes, greek salad, pita and tzatziki Moussaka and lasagna (meat and veg) […]

FCRCC New membership year – when and how to sign up

The new FCRCC membership year commences on November 1, 2019 for all individual members.  The locks on all gates will be changed on Friday evening, November 15th.  Paddlers must have renewed and payed for their 2019/2020 membership in order to continue paddling after November 15, 2019. Steps: Register on line from the FCRCC website by selecting Membership – Individual – How to join- and selecting the link to the registration system. (You DO NOT have to sign INTO the website) Complete your registration information and pay for the membership year.  Early bird registration rates continue until November 15th Drop by […]

FCRCC Executive Committee for 2019/2020

The False Creek Racing Canoe Club voted in six Executive positions at the Annual General Meeting held on October 29th.  Here is this year’s Executive Committee.  Congratulations to the new members and returning members. FCRCC EXECUTIVE 2019/2020  Commodore:  Andrew Sugianto Vice Commodore:  Andrea Dillon Secretary:  Stephanie McLean Treasurer:  Nora Chun Equipment/Repairs:  Susan Mott Dragon Boat Rep:  Sally Miller Flatwater Rep:  Diane Tam Outrigger Rep:  Cathy Marr Fundraising:  Gary Cohen Safety:  Kevin Harding Communications:  TBA  

Vancouver Aquatic Centre Indoor Huli Clinic – February 1, 2020

A great way to start the New Year is to spend an evening practicing a warm water Huli  recovery with teammates and fellow paddlers.  Sign up now to practice the OC6/OC1 huli recovery in coached sessions.  It’s always a great idea to learn and practice this skill under supervised and safe conditions so you are prepared if the real thing happens.  This is a once in a year event so don’t miss out on this opportunity.  Come alone or with your teammates!   Date:  February 1, 2020 Time:  9:30PM to 11:30 PM Cost:  $25.00 for FCRCC members and $40.00 for […]

The 6th Annual Halloween Multi-Mash OC6 Race

It’s back!  The 6th Annual Halloween Multi-Mash OC6 Race Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 Heats starting at 1:00pm (one or 2 heats as necessary).   This is a fun 4-leg OC6 paddle, and for a few paddlers on each crew, push-ups, pull-ups, Russian twists or burpees, a short jog and a pumpkin grab.   Please sign up individually on this Doodle by Wednesday, October 30th: https://doodle.com/poll/d2rrfp96qdbauzqd   Paddlers must be full individual FCRCC members to race. Race crews will be rostered by race organizers to make even crews and to mix-up paddlers from different disciplines and programs.   The Race Course […]

WE WANT TO SEE YOU AT THE FCRCC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ON OCTOBER 29, 2019

A reminder that the Annual General Meeting of the False Creek Racing Canoe Club will take place on  October 29, 2019 at Lind Hall in the False Creek Community Centre from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The agenda and reports will be circulated shortly. Running for FCRCC Executive positions The following Executive positions will be up for nominations at the AGM for the specified length of service: Treasurer – 2 year term Flatwater – 2 year term Outrigger – 2 year term Dragon Boat – 2 year term Fundraising – 2 year term Equipment – 1 year term Communications – […]

FCRCC Results from Bridges Race – Victoria

FCRCC teams, including our Novice OC6 teams and Kupunas raced at Bridges in Victoria.  Here are the results.  A great time was had by all! Look for results for the following teams in the link:  http://orpc.ca/content/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Bridges-2019-Race-Results.pdf Novice- FCRCC RD Tanifa Women Sr Masters (Women) FCRCC Kupuna Wahine Open (Men) FCRCC RD Tanifa Men Sr Masters (Men) Kupuna Kane Open- FCRCC RD Tanifa Mixed Novice; FCRCC RD Tanifa Mixed 2 Sr Master (Mixed)- FCRCC Kupuna Red FCRCC Kupuna Green