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Vancouver Aquatic Centre Indoor Huli Clinic – February 1, 2020

When: February 1, 2020 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: Vancouver Aquatic Centre, 1050 Beach Avenue, Vancouver

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:  9:30 pm to 11:30 pm Cost:  $25.00 for FCRCC members and $40.00 for[…]

The 6th Annual Halloween Multi-Mash OC6 Race – FCRCC club fun

When: November 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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[…]

The FCRCC Grinch photo opportunity returns!

When: December 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Carosel Theatre , Granville Island

THE GRINCH RETURNS DECEMBER 8th Stay tuned for details about the Grinch photoshoot.  The Grinch returns again this year, ready for some amazing Christmas Grinch photos.  Hold the date.  More details to follow!      

FCRCC Year end multidisciplinary awards and club celebration!

When: November 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Where: Scottish Cultural Centre , 8886 Hudson St Vancouver

      Time to celebrate a terrific year.  Supporters and FCRCC Members, join us at our Year End Celebration Dinner. Dragon Boaters, Outriggers and Flatwater Canoers, lets recognize and celebrate an amazing year of competition and camaraderie. Join us for an evening of food and fun as we review the many successes our club members achieved over this past year. Club awards will be handed out during the course of the evening so be sure to bring your family along to share in the glory and recognition of your achievements. Your family is a HUGE part of our extended paddling[…]

Small boat coaching – Basic Fundamentals

When: September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

  Small Boat Coaching – Basic Fundamentals This program is directed towards paddlers who have completed an FCRCC OC1 Orientation session, and are competent in our Surfrigger/C-Lion OC1s, with knowledge of rigging, equipment care, steering and balance.  The goal of this SBC is to build confidence and technical skills, while working out in an OC1, in a group environment. Location: FCRCC Granville Island Dates:  Tuesdays, Sept 24, Oct 1,8,15,22 Time:  6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Registration: https://thriva.activenetwork.com/Reg4/Form.aspx?IDTD=7007642&RF=11711034

Learn to rig an OC6

When: September 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Burrard compound

  Rigging An OC-6 It takes team work to tie or rig the canoe.  In this 4-hour session, you will learn how to tie the ama and iakos to each other using ropes and special traditional knots and attaching the iakos to the canoe.   You will also learn about ama distance from the canoe, shimming, trim and adjustments for conditions, crew ability and weight.  Like any skill worth learning, to become an accomplished rigger it takes practice, practice, and more practice.  All paddlers are encouraged to learn how to do this! It is fun and challenging and a great way to learn more about[…]

FCRCC Annual General Meeting – Date set for October 29th

When: October 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The False Creek Racing Canoe Club Annual General Meeting is now set for Tuesday, October 29th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.  The meeting will be held at the False Creek Community Centre, Lind Hall.  Mark your calendars and be sure to attend!

FCRCC Spring Knockout Regatta – Race date set for May 2, 2020

When: May 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

FCRCC Annual Spring Knockout Regatta – May 2, 2020 The FCRCC Spring Knockout will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020! This popular Knockout event sells out each year where teams will race two 200 meter heats to qualify into one of several similar-times “Knockout Divisions”, and then a 200 meter semi-final to determine placement & ranking in a Knockout Division. Each Division’s final will be a Knockout series of 200 meter races. All teams will be in the first final race; the bottom team(s) in that first final race will be knocked out. The survivors will have 5 minutes[…]

FCRCC Fall into Outrigger OC6 Days

When: September 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Burrard Compound, Whyte Avenue

  FALL INTO OUTRIGGER WITH FCRCC’S OUTRIGGER INTRO DAYS Each session will comprise two 3-hour practices aimed at dragon boaters, flatwater paddlers and canoers wanting to expand their paddling repertoire. Experienced outrigger paddlers and coaches will take you through outrigger paddling technique, on water practices, canoe handling and care, and introduce you to Hawaiian culture. Come down and give it a try. Mahalo! LOCATION: FCRCC’s Burrard Compound DATES: Fall 2019: Sundays, September 29 & October 6 TIME: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm COST: $60 plus GST REGISTRATION: https://thriva.activenetwork.com/Reg4/Form.aspx?IDTD=7007642&RF=11711497