Member Services

Canoe Kayak BC is committed to provide the best services and programs to members of our paddling clubs. Our continued focus on the growth of paddling sports is echoed through our commitment of excellence to all our members.

Membership with Canoe Kayak BC provides you with...

Recognition
Annual Awards and Recognition Program
Insurance
Including liability, accident, director and officer insurance
Education
Coach certification, officials training, Fall Conference, mentorship
Connections
Canoe Kayak Canada, municipal governments, municipal recreation and facilities departments, provincial sports organizations, provincial canoe kayak organizations and CKBC members clubs.
Partners
Partnership management with the Government of BC; True Sport; Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture; viaSport BC; Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council; Team BC; Sport BC; Canadian Sport Institute Pacific; and BC Games Society.
Opportunities
BC Summer Games, Canada Summer Games, National Championships, North American Indigenous Games
Safety
Through a provincial code of conduct and in conjunction with Canoe Kayak Canada's safety codes

Promotion
Through media relations, social media, website, special events, promotion and insurance for one club Open House annually.

Funding
Through KidSport, scholarships, grant opportunities, access to BC Amateur Sport Fund
Communications
Email, phone, mail, social media and resources on the CKBC website.
Events
BC Cup Series, BC Championships, CKBC event kit rentalevent sanctioning
Development
Through training camps, sport science, online resources
Programming
CanoeKids Camps, Indigenous Programs, School Programs
Input
Through committees, AGM and club webinars
Resources
Professional staffboard of directors and other volunteers available to help

 

Contact

Kolin Kriitmaa, Executive Director, 604-465-5268 x 5, execdirector @canoekayakbc.ca

Blake Dalton, Provincial Coach, 604-465-5268  x 3, performance @canoekayakbc.ca

Gill Fedechko, Sport Development Coordinator, 604-465-5268 x 2, development @canoekayakbc.ca 

Sandra Lewis, Communications, 604-465-5268 x 4, communications @canoekayakbc.ca