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  • 03 Nov 2018 9:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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  • 15 Sep 2018 7:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Mike Jackson's Paddling Journal, 15 Sep 2018

    Mike Jackson's route from Kinsmen Park to the VCKC Clubhouse and back againI went for an afternoon paddle in the Gorge to participate in the Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club's 50th anniversary celebrations. I launched at Kinsmen Park and paddled up to the Craigflower bridge. On the way back, we paddled as a mixed flotilla of paddle craft to the VCKC clubhouse.

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  • 14 Sep 2018 1:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Open house celebration Saturday at 2 p.m. at Gorge clubhouse

    Travis Patterson, Saanich News, 14 Sep 2018

    Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club members paddling the Salish SeaVictoria Canoe and Kayak Club members paddling the Salish Sea on the 2006 annual return trip to Port Angeles. That tour has since evolved into a route around the Peninsula and into the Inner Harbour and Gorge Waterway. SubmittedTo celebrate its 50th anniversary the Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club is hosting an open house on Saturday, 355 Gorge Rd. West.

    While paddling activities in the Gorge predate the club by a centure, VCKC has been an mainstay along the Gorge Waterway since it started in 1968. The club holds also annual Gorge clean-ups, in which it fills truckbeds with litter, and has been an integral part of the community in the Gorge, Tillicum and Esquimalt areas.

    From 2 to 4:30 p.m. the clubhouse is open to the public. Visitors can witness the variety of paddling activities that the club provides, while members on hand will provide stories of the club’s long history.

    Tour the clubhouse, which will feature posters depicting the club’s history. There will also be a paddle parade of VCKC members and representatives from other clubs.

    Volunteers will grill hamburgers with proceeds supporting children’s charities.

    reporter@saanichnews.com

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  • 01 Sep 2018 12:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Welcome members and visitors to VCKC's September 2018 newsletter.

    This is the month the club celebrates 50 years of paddling. Read about it here.

    The newsletter's also stuffed to the gunnels with tales of awesome summer paddling adventures.

    It's all here.


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