COVID 19

Because of Covid 19, RHCC Summer Programs are currently on hold.  RHCC is monitoring the situation and complying fully with all recommendations from York Region Public Health, the province of Ontario as well as Canoe Kayak Canada. Should the situation change and allow us to move forward with summer programs, information will be posted on the website here. Please check back later!

Come Paddle with Us!

Variety of programs for all levels, age 8+

Our Canoe Kids program is introducing kids aged 8-13 years to the sport of flat water paddling. Guided by our coaching staff, children learn basic skills in a safe, fun and dynamic environment. 

Introductory canoe/kayak programs are designed for youth 12+ and adults. Participants will be introduced to recreational paddling learning basic strokes, safety skills and boat care.

Paddlers will start in Racing Development Program which is designed for beginner and experienced paddlers 10+ years old and introduces youth to the sport of sprint canoeing and kayaking. 

WHO WE ARE

Richmond Hill Canoe Club offers competitive and recreational paddling 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 ProgramsAdult 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:

– swim 75m without a life jacket or aid
– tread water for 1.5 minutes (Equivalent to passed Red Cross Level 6 or LSS Swimmer 5)

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

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