Summer Camp

Weekly Canoe Kids camp introduces youth to the sport of canoe/kayak by teaching basic skills and fundamental movements in a safe, fun and dynamic learning environment.

Racing Development

Designed for youth age 10+. All children are welcome, as the program is for both experienced and inexperienced paddlers and introduces children to the sport of sprint canoeing and kayaking.

Dragon Boat

Dragon boat training and racing is a fun and physical way to promote a healthy life style, team work and camaraderie.

Adult Introductory

This introductory canoe/kayak program is designed for adults and youth 15+. Participants will be introduced to recreational paddling, learning basic strokes, safety skills and boat care.

High Performance

Designed for experienced athletes that have been selected by the Head Coach. Athletes will compete in in local regattas as well as Provincial and National Championships.

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WHO WE ARE

Richmond Hill Canoe Club offers competitive and recreational programs promoting fun and fitness for ages 8-80+. We strive to provide challenging opportunities for all paddlers and share our love of the sport with the community through Summer Programs, Adult Introduction to canoe/kayak and Dragon Boat programs.

All are welcome – no experience is necessary!

Please note the minimum swim requirement for ALL RHCC Paddlers:

The RHCC promotes a healthy,
active lifestyle in the community

WHAT GROUP TO JOIN?

8-12 years old

Summer Camp

Canoe Kids camp introduces children to the sport of canoe/kayak.

10-12 years old

A week of Summer Camp is recommended, then join Racing Development (RD).  

13-14 years old

Join Racing Development (RD)  directly. Week of Summer Camp is optional prior to joining RD

15-16 years old competitive

Racing Development (RD)

The Head Coach will move youth up through groups as they progress

Adults and youth 15+ recreational

Join a summer programs such as Adult Intro or Dragon Boat
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ABOUT RHCC

RHCC is a Sprint Canoe and Kayak Racing Club, affiliated with CanoeKayak Ontario and CanoeKayak Canada (CKC). Within CKC, we are part of the Western Ontario Division (WOD).

We are a non-profit organization operated by an elected Board of volunteers, with a paid professional head coach and a team of experienced junior coaches.

The club, founded in 1991, trains at Lake Wilcox which is located just west of Bayview Avenue between Stouffville and Bloomington Roads.

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Watch MOFOs and Wilcox Warriors training on Lake Wilcox

Thank you for supporting our athletes!