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DBC Coaching Community Dragon Boat

DBC Coaching Community Dragon Boat   The course is intended for anyone interested in entry level coaching. Some of the material covered in the course includes; safety, ethics in coaching, coach-athlete communication, basic dragon boat technique, basic physiological requirements of dragon boat racing, race planning, practice planning, etc… Certification candidates will be required to successfully complete a written assignment and hold a small craft operator’s license before they are fully certified. Location: FCRCC Dates:  September 30, 2018 Time:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm Cost: $200 plus GST Registration:  https://thriva.activenetwork.com/Reg4/Form.aspx?IDTD=7007642&RF=11709147

Fall Club OC1 Time trials

Back for this fall are the FCRCC Club time trials.  Here are the dates and the doodle to sign up.   Dates:  Sunday Sept 16, Saturday Oct 13, Sunday Nov 18, Sunday Dec 16 Time: ~8:00 am – 11:00 am Cost:  FREE for all FCRCC members To register, please go to the following link:   https://doodle.com/poll/27qn2duh3t5abmss

All Huki OC1s temporary removed from Service due to unreported damage!

  URGENT MESSAGE – Damage to New Huki OCs & all Huki OC1s Temporary Removed from Service   Attention all FCRCC members:    Thursday night, August 2nd damage to a Huki ama was reported by a club member looking to take the boat out.  The damage had not been reported at the time it happened by the person who caused the damage, accidentally or otherwise. The Huki OCs are new and are a significant investment in the club’s fleet.  We have instituted an intensive orientation program to try to avoid damages like what occurred to the Huki #6.  Club members […]

Health and Safety – Water quality in all of False Creek

Health and Safety – Water quality Metro Vancouver area beaches are monitored throughout the swimming season to determine compliance with the Canadian Recreational Water Quality Guidelines, 2012. These guidelines recommend a level of ≤ 200 E.coli bacteria per 100 mL of water for primary contact recreational activities.  For full details on how to read or understand these reports is Vancouver Coastal – Metro Vancouver Beach Quality report. (http://www.vch.ca/public-health/environmental-health-inspections/pools-beaches/beach-water-quality-reports) Updated report for July 19, 2018 False Creek East:  1084 False Creek Central: 151 False Creek West:  31  Those paddlers with immune system issues, please be aware of these numbers.

Granville island parking – ending free parking – complete the survey now

Parking survey:  CMHC is aiming to end free parking on Granville Island.  This could have a huge impact on the cost of enjoying paddling at FCRCC.  Please take time to complete the parking survey.  Attend a public information session:  Thursday July 27th from 10 am to 3 pm at the Granville island farmers market or complete this survey. Survey address:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GIparking

Novice OC6 – August session

Novice OC6 Our last session of the summer commences the first week of August.  Be sure to get your friends and family signed up. There have been some amazing sunsets to paddle into over the past few weeks.  Thanks to Ron and RD for continuing to introduce paddlers to Outrigger canoeing.  https://thriva.activenetwork.com/Reg4/Form.aspx?IDTD=7007642&RF=11709422&mode=0 Here is a recent snap shot of the Novice program practice:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDeXrY5RYGHubzevsNSR4aTxKgsRCJJoR

OC1 Huki Orientation continues

Essential orientation for the new FCRCC Huki OC1s continues Jackie has added new dates to the doodle for members to use to book their orientation of the FCRCC Huki’s.  You must attend one of these orientations to use a new boat.  The orientation will be about 30 minutes.  You will be asked to sign that you have attended on our up to date membership list, in order for the office to know who has completed an in person orientation.  Here is the link: https://doodle.com/poll/rp7yhvs36rk5b28x New Orientation dates include:  July 26th at 6pm and Saturday July 28th at 9:15 am. As […]

OC1 Huki orientation starts July 10th

Essential orientation for the new FCRCC Huki OC1s starts tomorrow We are excited to say that our new Huki OC1s have arrived safely and are ready for membership usage!  Jackie has set up a doodle for members to use to book their orientation of the FCRCC Huki’s.  You must attend one of these orientations to use a new boat.  The orientation will be about 30 minutes.  You will be asked to sign that you have attended on our up to date membership list, in order for the office to know who has completed an in person orientation.  Here is the […]