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Marathon canoe level 2 – starts September 29th

When: September 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Marathon Canoe Level 2 Dates:  Tuesdays, September 29, October 6, 13 and 20th Time:  10:00 am to 11:30 am Where:  Alder Bay Coaches:  Andrea Dillon and Allison Hart Fee:  $120.00 plus GST Registration:  click here This Level 2  course is for those who are ready for waking technique, shallows and wave riding. Technique is always the foundation.

Marathon canoe level 1 – Starts October 1st

When: October 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Marathon Level 1 Thursday, October 1, 8, 15 and 22nd Time:  5 pm to 6:30 pm Location:  Alder Bay shed Coaches:  Daphne Brockington and Barb Willson Cost:  $120,00 Registration:  click here Introduction to Marathon canoe, technique, turns.  Bring your own PFD.  Bright a light for later sessions  

OC-1 for Intermediate or Experienced paddlers

When: September 29, 2020 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

OC-1 for Intermediate or Experienced Paddlers – 4 sessions – NOW 1.5 hours Dates:  Tuesdays September 29 to October 20, 2020 Time:  4:30 pm to 6 pm Coach:  Calvin Chow Fee:  $150.00  plus GST FCRCC members only Register:  click here These four sessions focus on technique, open water paddling and if the wind up how to surf! Testimonials: “Knowledgeable, approachable, open ad responsive to questions, good clear demonstrations” “I liked Calvin’s philosophy about giving us tools to self monitor and self evaluate changes to paddling technique. He asked us to email him after each session and responded to our comments[…]

OC1 Level 1 – September 27, 2020 to October 18, 2020

When: September 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

  OC1 – Level 1 This program is directed towards paddlers who have completed an FCRCC OC1 Orientation session, and are comfortable in our C-Lion OC1s, with knowledge of rigging, equipment care, steering and balance.  The goal of this Small Boat Coaching is to build confidence and technical skills, while working out in an OC1, in a group environment. Location: FCRCC Granville Island – Alder Bay Dates:  Sunday, September 27, October 4,11, and 18th Time: 10:00 to 11:30 Fee:  $120 plus GST Coach:  Nora Chun Registration:  click here Class size limited to 6 FCRCC members only Testimonials: “Nora brought down[…]

How to race a distance time trial (5km or 2km) – Additional session added

When: September 7, 2020 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm

How to race a distance time trial (5km or 2km) – a second session added! This session will include a review of the 5 km and 2km time trial courses as well as tips on tides, wind, proper race line and overall preparation for a distance time trial. Dates: Monday: September 7, 2020 Time:  3:45 pm to 5:15 pm Limited to 8 participants – FCRCC members only Coach:  Kamini Jain Fee:  $40.00 plus GST Register: click here Bring your own PFD.  Meet at Alder Bay,  You do not need to book your boat.  

FCRCC Battle of the Boats – Sept 5th – sign up now!

When: September 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: FCRCC The Battle of the Boats – Sept 5th, Alder Bay

  FCRCC Battle of the Boats We hope that you are all having a great summer under these unforeseen circumstances! These days at the club, we have programs running smoothly and successfully. We’ve also been able to host a few small challenges including our monthly time trials. Because of these successes and advancements, we are excited to announce our latest twist on the standard time trial: The FCRCC Battle of the Boats! On September 5, 2020, FCRCC will be hosting a set of small races in order to promote a fun and challenging opportunity. Outrigger and sprint paddlers of all[…]

Boat Maintenance and Boat upkeep

When: October 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Boat Maintenance and Boat upkeep Susan Mott, FCRCC’s equipment and repairs Coordinator will be holding a 1.5 hour session to answer any questions and show the basic’s of boat maintenance. The session will be held behind the west shed on Granville island, weather permitting.  If the weather is not co-operating, an alternate location will be announced. Private boat owners may bring their boats if they wish.  The session will be limited to 8 persons. Date:  Saturday, October 3, 2020 Time:  1pm to 2:30 pm Location:  Behind west shed, alder bay Fee:  $25.00 plus GST Instructor:  Susan Mott Registration:  Click here[…]

How to race a distance time trial (5km or 2km)Sept 7th NOW FULL

When: September 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

How to race a distance time trial (5km or 2km) – NOW FULL This session will include a review of the 5 km and 2km time trial courses as well as tips on tides, wind, proper race line and overall preparation for a 5 km time trial. Dates: Monday: September 7, 2020 Time:  6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Limited to 8 participants – FCRCC members only Coach:  Kamini Jain Fee:  $40.00 plus GST Register: click here Bring your own PFD.  Meet at Alder Bay,  You do not need to book your boat.  

V-1 Level 1 Introduction – 2 sessions

When: August 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

V-1 Level 1 Introduction – 2 sessions Each session will be 1.5 hours consisting of 2 sessions 2 weeks apart.  This spread in lessons will allow the paddlers time to practice in between the sessions. Dates:  Wednesday August 26th and September 9th Time:  6 pm to 7:30 pm Where:  Meet at Alder Bay Capacity:  5 Fee:  $  140.00 plus GST Coach:  Kamini Jain Register:  Click here