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Current Courses and Programs

The following courses and programs are being offered. Use the following link to connect to our Registration system to register online. Register Now by ACTIVE Network Spring Courses! Time to Register Register by clicking the links below or go to our website: Current Programs Introduction to Solo Outrigger Canoe (OC-1) June Course July Course August Course September Course (Please note that free club OC-1 orientations are only for paddlers with previous OC-1 experience. Contact the Program Coordinator at if you think you might be eligible.) Paddle for Performance – Calvin Chow Do you want to do group training in […]

OC1 – Spring 2022 Programs

The FCRCC will be offering a variety of high quality OC1 and single boat courses this Spring, dependent on Public Health restrictions. These courses will be customized for novice to experienced paddlers. See course descriptions below. Link to the registration system for up to date course dates and times: Click here Caring for your Canoe: OC-1 Maintenance 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 […]

Youth Outrigger Paddling Programs

We are currently offering Youth Outrigger on Thursdays! Come out Thursday and paddle OC6! Are you an FCRCC member between the ages of 7 and 18?Do you want to paddle 6 person Outrigger?Come join the Junior Outrigger program Thurs 4:30-6:00.Learn padding technique, surfing and culture from coaches Patti Lawson and Dave Velisek, 20+ year veterans of Outrigger who are still competitive and racing today. Paddlers from our Youth Flatwater program as well as coaches will be out as well. Anyone who is a junior club member is welcome from Flatwater, Dragon boat or OC padders. First race goal: IceBreaker Double […]

Spring Break Youth Paddling Camp

Our paddling camps are a great way to introduce kids to sprint canoe and kayak paddling in a fun and safe environment.  The camps are taught by our NCCP Certified coaches, and consist of a lot of fun games and activities both on the water and off.  They are a great way for kids to meet other kids in the community, learn about teamwork, grow in self-confidence, and most of all…have fun! **Registration open** What You Will Learn: The camp will consist of a dry land component involving games and developing fundamental movement skills, as well as a paddling component […]

Support our Athletes!

Sprint Canoe and Kayak is a growing sport in BC. At our club, we strive to keep our programs affordable so all youth can participate and be a part of the sport. We are a growing program with over 40 athletes, ages ranging from 6-18. However, training and equipment costs are high; we currently do not have enough equipment or coaches to support our growth. Please help support the development of Sprint Canoe and Kayak athletes at False Creek. Supporting the principles of Long Term Athlete Development and Canadian Sport for Life, our sprint programs require funding to ensure our […]

FCRCC Premier

FCRCC Premier is a dragon boat team that also trains and races OC-6. As such, our OC-6 training focuses on working toward a specific technical template that transitions well between dragon boat and outrigger.  Our level of abilities is diverse from dragon boat paddlers who are new to outrigger to outrigger World champions.  We are welcoming of non-dragon boat paddlers who wish to paddle OC-6 with us providing they are FCRCC members, come with significant prior OC-6 experience, support our culture and are accountable to attend practices they sign up for. Unfortunately, we do not have enough resources to welcome […]

Full Season Youth Sprint Racing Programs

Join the FCRCC Youth Sprint team! These programs run year long (split into Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter sessions) and are for those who want to learn more advanced paddling skills and try out racing.  These racing programs also include summer camp options for the younger age groups! We have four main paddling groups at False Creek, based on age, level of fitness and paddling skills, and training goals. These follow the Long-Term Athlete Development pathway in the sport of Olympic Sprint Canoe & Kayak: Intro to Paddling – FUNdamentals & Foundations (New Paddlers, U8, U9, U10, U11)  (*ages ~7-11, new paddlers – […]

Youth Flatwater

Regatta Ready Summer Camp

Our Regatta Ready Summer Camp program is for kids who want to dive right into some more advanced paddling concepts and try out some racing boats!  It is geared towards introducing kids (ages 10-15) to the next level of sprint canoe/kayak paddling (beyond CanoeKids).  It focuses on getting kids involved in a healthy and active lifestyle, with an emphasis on developing canoe/kayak paddling skills.  SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION – SUMMER 2022 **Registration is now open!** In order to adhere to COVID-19 public health guidelines and Return To Play guidelines, we have reduced our Regatta Ready program to 1-week camps, and our […]


2016-17 Regattas and Events Nov 11-13 – CKBC Fall Training Camp – Burnaby Lake  (Level 4 Provincial Team Athletes) Dec 11 – CKBC Fall Testing #1 (Level 4 Provincial Team Athletes) Feb 26 – CKBC Winter Testing #2  (Level 4 Provincial Team Athletes) Mar 20-24 – FCRCC Spring Break Training Camp  (all Levels)  April 30 – BC Cup #1 Regatta – Burnaby Lake  (all Levels) – long distance format for all age categories May 6-7 – Season Opener Regatta – Whonnock Lake, Maple Ridge  (Level 2/3/4, Masters/Open)  May 27 – Canada Summer Games Trials – Kamloops  (eligible Level 4 athletes) June […]