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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

We are now offering a Spring Break Paddling Camp option, similar to our CanoeKids Summer Camp Program!  ***2020 Spring Camp registration Now Open!*** Date / Time: March 16-20, 2020 – 9am to 4pm daily Capacity – 12 kids (first come first serve) Participant Age: 8 to 15 years of age Cost: $250+gst For current Fall/Winter paddlers – FREE (camp is already included in your Fall/Winter program fees) New Paddlers: Incentive for joining our Spring/Summer Season Youth Sprint Racing Team!  If you additionally join our Spring/Summer Sprint Racing program, use this discount code at checkout (when registering for the Sprint Racing program) […]

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! Intro to Paddling – FUNdamentals & Foundations (U10, U11)  (*ages ~8-11) Advanced Fundamentals – FUNdamentals & Foundations with Introduction to Training (U12, U13)  (*ages ~11-13) Junior Racing Development – Training to Train (U14, U15)  (*ages ~13-15) Junior Performance – Training to Compete (U16+)  (*ages ~16+) (see Registration Steps below) Our Fall/Winter program is geared towards developing paddling skills and improving overall strength and fitness through various cross-training activities in preparation for the upcoming Spring/Summer racing season. Our Spring/Summer program continues to build fitness and paddling skills (in singles and teamboats) and the athletes compete in a variety of races (locally, provincially and nationally). Summer […]

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.  We have two program options: 2 week camp option – this option is for kids who want to try out the program for 2 weeks.  At the end of the program, we will put on a […]


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 […]

SBC Level 1 OC-1 – Basic Fundamentals Daytime

These sessions are geared towards paddlers who have completed an FCRCC OC1 Orientation session, and are competent in our C-Lion OC1s, with knowledge of rigging, equipment care, steering and balance.  The goals of these sessions are to work on technical skills, help paddlers build a strong foundation of stroke mechanics and increase paddling performance. Cost: $60 plus HST Times: 5 Weeks Tuesday, 10 AM – 11:15 AM Paddlers must have boats rigged and ready to go by 10 AM. Dates: Sessions will take place from January through October Pre-requisites FCRCC Member (Individual or a Dragon Boat Team Member) OC1 Orientation […]

High Performance OC1 SBC Sessions

This SBC is for paddlers who have completed an FCRCC OC1 orientation, and who are competent in our C-Lion OC1s, with knowledge of rigging, equipment care, steering and balancing, and who can do the standard 5 Km Time Trial course (Alder Bay ⇔ Science World) in less than 30 minutes.  The goals of this SBC are to work on technical skills, help paddlers build a strong foundation of stroke mechanics and increase paddling performance. Cost: $60 plus GST Times: 5 Weeks TBD Paddlers must have boats rigged and ready to go by 6 PM or 7:30 PM. Boat lights are […]