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Below are all of SNCC's programs, for shorter lists by program type, check the drop down menu under Register Now.

SNCC provides PFD’s for all participants, however it is encouraged for individuals to bring their own.

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    • 04/12/2023
    • 01/04/2024
    • WIFC
    Register

    The off-season program focuses on strength and fitness.  This program is a great way to get into paddling shape before the summer racing months.  


    High Performance is for athletes who are interested in competition and reaching their full potential.  This winter program has 4-6 workouts/week.


    High Performance is 6 sessions per week.   

    $450 plus HST 


    Program Schedule 

    Sessions begin November 20, 2023 and end April 30, 2024.

    • Mondays: 6:00am Crunch Fitness, 300 Lincoln St., Welland
    • Tuesdays (Dec 5 - March 26): WIFC 6:00-7:00 pm
    • Wednesdays: 6:00 am Crunch Fitness
    • Thursdays: 6:00-7:30 pm Crunch Fitness
    • Fridays (Dec 8 - March 22): GYM at Centennial High School 7:00-9:00 pm, 240 Thorold Rd., Welland
    • Saturdays: Run 8:00 am SNCC/Crunch Fitness
    • Sunday - OFF


    Where spaces available, late season starts can be arranged and will be prorated.  Contact admin@sncc.ca. 


    EXCEPTIONS TO THE SCHEDULE 

    • No practices December 23, 2023 to January 2, 2024 (Christmas and New Years).   
    • No Centennial High School Gym sessions December 29, January 5 or March 16.
    • Centennial High School Gym sessions end on March 22, 2024.
    • WIFC practices end on March 26, 2024.  
    • No practice March 29, 2024 (Good Friday).  



    • 04/12/2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • 30/04/2024
    • 7:00 PM
    • WIFC
    Register

    U14 & U16 Canoe/kayak winter 2023

    Ages 10 - 16

    The off-season program focuses on strength and fitness as well as the technical aspect of the kayak and canoe stroke. This program is a great way to get into paddling shape before the summer racing months. 


    SCHEDULE AND MEMBER PRICE

    • 3-4 workouts per week November 20, 2023 - April 30, 2024 (22 weeks)
    •  $300 +HST
    • Tuesdays (Dec 5 - March 26): 6:00 - 7:00 pm WIFC
    • Thursdays: 6:00 - 7:30 pm Crunch Fitness, 300 Lincoln St., Welland
    • Fridays (Dec 8 - March 22): 7:00 - 9:00 pm Centennial High School Gym, 240 Thorold Rd., Welland
    • Saturdays: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Weights/Run at SNCC


    Sign up for your own membership at Crunch Fitness for 6 months.

    Prorated fees available for late registrations while space is available.   Contact registrar@sncc.ca for late registration.


    EXCEPTIONS TO THE SCHEDULE 

    • No practices December 23, 2023 to January 2, 2024 (Christmas and New Years).   
    • No Centennial High School Gym sessions December 29, January 5 or March 16.
    • Centennial High School Gym sessions end on March 22, 2024.
    • WIFC practices end on March 26, 2024.  
    • No practice March 29, 2024 (Good Friday).  


    Payment may be made in installments.  Contact admin@sncc.ca to arrange this.

     

    • 04/12/2023
    • 6:00 PM
    • 30/04/2024
    • 7:00 PM
    • SNCC @ WIFC
    Register

    Paracanoe is an adaptive paddling program that offers on and off water activities to both youth and adults with a physical disability (mobility impairment, amputation, cerebral Palsy, CMT disease, etc).  The goal of the program is to introduce the participant to the sport of sprint kayak at a recreational level, teaching them in a fun and safe environment. If interested, there is opportunity to compete at regional, provincial and national level, please ask your instructor for more information.


    SCHEDULE AND MEMBER PRICE

    • 3-4 workouts per week November 20, 2023 - April 30, 2024 (22 weeks)
    •  $300, no HST
    • Tuesdays (Dec 5 - March 26): 6:00 - 7:00 pm WIFC
    • Thursdays: 6:00 - 7:30 pm Crunch Fitness, 300 Lincoln St., Welland
    • Fridays (Dec 8 - March 22): 7:00 - 9:00 pm Centennial High School Gym, 240 Thorold Rd., Welland
    • Saturdays: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Weights/Run at SNCC

    Sign up for your own membership at Crunch Fitness for 6 months.  

    Prorated fees available for late registrations while space is available.   Contact registrar@sncc.ca for late registration.

    EXCEPTIONS TO THE SCHEDULE 

    • No practices December 23, 2023 to January 2, 2024 (Christmas and New Years).   
    • No Centennial High School Gym sessions December 29, January 5 or March 16.
    • Centennial High School Gym sessions end on March 22, 2024.
    • WIFC practices end on March 26, 2024.  
    • No practice March 29, 2024 (Good Friday).  


      



    • 04/12/2023
    • 6:00 PM
    • 30/04/2024
    • 7:30 PM
    • WIFC
    Register

    Masters Canoe/Kayak

    The off-season program focuses on strength and fitness as well as the technical aspect of the kayak and canoe stroke. This program is a great way to get into paddling shape before the summer racing months.  


    Schedule and Member Price

    • 3-4 workouts per week December 5, 2023 - April 30, 2024 (20 weeks)
    •  $300 +HST
    • Tuesdays: 6:00 - 7:00 pm WIFC
    • Thursdays: 6:00 - 7:30 pm Crunch Fitness, 300 Lincoln St., Welland
    • Fridays: 7:00 - 9:00 pm Centennial High School Gym, 240 Thorold Rd., Welland
    • Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. Run at SNCC/Crunch Fitness


    Sign up for your own membership at Crunch Fitness for 6 months.

    Prorated fees available for late registrations while space is available.   Contact registrar@sncc.ca for late registration


    exceptions to the schedule 

    • No practices December 23, 2023 to January 2, 2024 (Christmas and New Years).   
    • No Centennial High School Gym sessions January 5 or March 16.
    • Centennial High School Gym sessions end on March 22, 2024.
    • WIFC practices end on March 26, 2024.  
    • No practice March 29, 2024 (Good Friday).  


      

    • 04/12/2023
    • 6:00 PM
    • 30/04/2024
    • 7:00 PM
    • WIFC
    Register

    U14 Canoe/kayak winter 2023

    Ages 10 - 15

    The off-season program focuses on strength and fitness as well as the technical aspect of the kayak and canoe stroke. This program is a great way to get into paddling shape before the summer racing months. 


    SCHEDULE AND MEMBER PRICE

    • 3-4 workouts per week November 20, 2023 - April 30, 2024 (22 weeks)
    •  $300, no HST
    • Tuesdays (Dec 5 - March 26): 6:00 - 7:00 pm WIFC
    • Thursdays: 6:00 - 7:30 pm Crunch Fitness, 300 Lincoln St., Welland
    • Fridays (Dec 8 - March 22): 7:00 - 9:00 pm Centennial High School Gym, 240 Thorold Rd., Welland
    • Saturdays: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Weights/Run at SNCC

    Sign up for your own membership at Crunch Fitness for 6 months.

    Prorated fees available for late registrations while space is available.   Contact registrar@sncc.ca for late registration.


    EXCEPTIONS TO THE SCHEDULE 

    • No practices December 23, 2023 to January 2, 2024 (Christmas and New Years).   
    • No Centennial High School Gym sessions December 29, January 5 or March 16.
    • Centennial High School Gym sessions end on March 22, 2024.
    • WIFC practices end on March 26, 2024.  
    • No practice March 29, 2024 (Good Friday).  

    Payment may be made in installments.  Contact admin@sncc.ca to arrange this.

     

    • 05/12/2023
    • 26/03/2024
    • Various Locations
    Register

    New to the 2023-2024 Off-Water Season, SNCC proudly presents Youth Racing Camp Winter Sessions.  This is a fun way to keep up with the Canoe/Kayak skills picked up at Youth Racing Camp.

    SCHEDULE AND MEMBER PRICE

    • 2 sessions per week December 5, 2023 - March 26, 2024 (13 weeks)
    •  $100, no HST
    • Tuesdays: 6:00 - 7:00 pm Welland International Flatwater Centre, 16 Townline Tunnel Road, Welland.
    • Fridays: 7:00 - 9:00 pm Centennial High School Gym, 240 Thorold Rd., Welland.


    EXCEPTIONS TO THE SCHEDULE 

    • No practices December 23, 2023 to January 5, 2024 (Christmas and New Years).   
    • No Centennial High School Gym session March 16 (March Break).
    • No practice March 29, 2024 (Good Friday).  


    • Please wear indoor shoes in the gym and paddle tank area. 
    • Gym equipment, including paddles, are to be returned to their proper location at the end of a practice.
    • Change rooms are left clean with no damage to lockers, garbage is in its proper place, etc.




    • 08/01/2024
    • 27/03/2024
    • WIFC
    • 88
    Register

    Canal Dragons

    Canal Dragons Dragon Boat Crew include our Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew, Hope Floats, and our Para Dragons Crew. 

    Winter session January 3, 2024 to march 27, 2024

    This is an excellent program to build on your strength, fitness and technique through the winter to prepare for the on-water season, whether you are a performance, development or recreational paddler. 


    90-minute sessions split between the gym and paddle tank.


    If you have any questions, please email canaldragons@sncc.ca.


    Schedule:   

    January 3, 2024 through to March 27, 2024.  

    No practice on stat holidays ( February 19).

    No practices during March Break (March 9-17)

    Anyone may participate in 1, 2, or 3 sessions per week.  

    A package of six or three sessions is available. 


    Price:

    These prices are prorated for a January start date. Beginning in February, prices will be prorated further. 

    For questions please email canaldragons@sncc.ca


    • 1x per week (up to 11 practices) $123.75 + HST  
    • 2x per week (up to 22 practices) $210.94 + HST  
    • 3x per week (up to 33 practices) $337.50 + HST  
    • Package of six sessions $72 +HST 
    • Package of three sessions $40 +HST 
    • Drop-in fee: $16 + HST
    • Payment may be made in installments.  Email admin@sncc.ca to arrange this.
    • The above prices include a 25% discount generously provided from the profits of the 2023 Hope Floats Challenge Regatta.  

    Mondays: 

    4:30 - 6:00 pm 

    Mondays: 

    6:30 - 8:00 pm 

    Wednesdays: 

    6:30-8:00 pm

    Saturdays: 

    9:30 - 11:00 am


    • Please wear indoor shoes in the gym and paddle tank area.
    • 08/01/2024
    • 4:30 PM
    • 25/03/2024
    • 6:00 PM
    • WIFC 16 Townline Tunnel Road, Welland, Ontario
    • 98
    Register

    Come paddle with us at our Introductory Indoor Dragon Boat sessions at the Welland International Flatwater Centre. Winter is the perfect time of year to learn to dragon boat. You will be READY READY when the boats go in the water in the spring.


    90 minute sessions - time split between the paddle tank and gym.


    Time: Mondays 4:30pm-6:00pm

    Price: $40.00 for all 3 sessions


    Try it for 3 sessions! If you love it as much as we do, join Canal Dragons for Winter Training.  If you can't come on Monday afternoons, email canaldragons@sncc.ca to make arrangements to come during a different session.  Sessions available Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30 - 8 pm.

    • Please wear indoor shoes in the gym and paddle tank area. 
    • 21/02/2024
    • 28/02/2024
    • 5 sessions
    • WIFC
    • 98
    Register

    Arrive 15 minutes early

       

      Wednesday February 21 

      6:30-8:00 pm

      Saturday February 24

      9:30 - 11:00 am

      Monday February 26 

      4:30 - 6:00 pm 

      6:30 - 8:00 pm

      Wednesday February 21 

      6:30-8:00 pm



      • Please wear indoor shoes and bring water.
      • 02/07/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 05/07/2024
      • 4:00 PM
      • SNCC-Welland International Flatwater Centre
      • 19
      Register

      Canoe Kids Camp Week 1 July 2-5, 2024 


      4 - day camp - no camp on July 1st, Canada Day Holiday

      This four-day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner and novice paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

      A life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD) must be worn at all times while in or around the water. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day from 9 am - 4 pm.

      Please note that registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


      • 02/07/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 02/08/2024
      • 4:00 PM
      • SNCC-Welland International Flatwater Centre
      • 13
      Register

      Youth Racing Camp (YRC) is a five-week day camp intended for young participants ages 10 - 15 who are excited about excelling at a new sport or those who wish to continue to develop their skills in Sprint Canoe and Kayak. Participants should be enthusiastic to try out the competitive side of the sport and be willing to challenge themselves as they progress. 


      Dates: July 2 - August 2, 2024 excluding holidays

      Price: $900

      Times: 9:00am - 4:00pm, Early Drop off and Late Pick Up included.

      Early drop off begins 8:00am

      Late pick up until 5:00pm


      All coaching, equipment and race fees are included in registration fee.  All activities, including any racing, will take place at the Welland International Flatwater Centre.


      A lifejacket or personal flotation device (PFD) must be worn at all times in and around the water. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD every day.  Otherwise, one can be provided to you.


      *During week 4 of YRC, camp will be relocated to the Lincoln Street Docks in Welland due to the CanAm Dragon Boat Championships being held at the Welland international Flatwater Centre (WIFC).  Week 5 of YRC returns to the WIFC/SNCC site.


      The Head Coach may reserve the right to have a paddler sit out a race if they appear to be unwell or due to the weather conditions. Health and safety come first.

      Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.

      • 08/07/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 12/07/2024
      • 4:00 PM
      • SNCC-Welland International Flatwater Centre
      • 22
      Register

      Canoe Kids Camp Week 2 July 8-12, 2024


      This five-day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young children through a fun-filled environment and a variety of on-land and on-water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner and novice paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

      A life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD) must be worn at all times while in or around the water. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day from 9 am - 4 pm.

      Please note that registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


      • 15/07/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 19/07/2024
      • 4:00 PM
      • SNCC-Welland International Flatwater Centre
      • 25
      Register

      Canoe Kids Camp Week 3 July 15-19, 2024


      This five-day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young children through a fun-filled environment and a variety of on-land and on-water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner and novice paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

      A life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD) must be worn at all times while in or around the water. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day from 9 am - 4 pm.

      Please note that registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


      • 22/07/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 26/07/2024
      • 4:00 PM
      • Lincoln Street Docks, 129 Lincoln Street West, Welland
      • 24
      Register

      Canoe Kids Camp Week 4 July 22-26, 2024


      *This week takes place at the Lincoln Street Docks, 129 Lincoln Street West, Welland


      This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young children through a fun-filled environment and a variety of on-land and on-water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner and novice paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

      A life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD) must be worn at all times while in or around the water. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day from 9 am - 4 pm.

      Please note that registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


      • 29/07/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 02/08/2024
      • 4:00 PM
      • SNCC-Welland International Flatwater Centre
      • 23
      Register

      Canoe Kids Camp Week 5 July 29-August 2, 2024


      This five-day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young children through a fun-filled environment and a variety of on-land and on-water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner and novice paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

      A life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD) must be worn at all times while in or around the water. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day from 9 am - 4 pm.

      Please note that registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


      • 06/08/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 09/08/2024
      • 4:00 PM
      • SNCC-Welland International Flatwater Centre
      • 20
      Register

      Canoe Kids Camp Week 6 August 6-9, 2024 


      4 - day camp - no camp on August 5th Civic Holiday

      This four-day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner and novice paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

      A life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD) must be worn at all times while in or around the water. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day from 9 am - 4 pm.

      Please note that registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


      • 12/08/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 16/08/2024
      • 4:00 PM
      • SNCC-Welland International Flatwater Centre
      • 23
      Register

      Canoe Kids Camp Week 7 August 12 - 16, 2024


      This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young children through a fun-filled environment and a variety of on-land and on-water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner and novice paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

      A life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD) must be worn at all times while in or around the water. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day from 9 am - 4 pm.

      Please note that registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


      • 19/08/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 23/08/2024
      • 4:00 PM
      • Lincoln Street Docks, 129 Lincoln Street West, Welland
      • 25
      Register

      Canoe Kids Camp Week 8 August 19 - 23, 2024


      *This week takes place at the Lincoln Street Docks, 129 Lincoln Street West, Welland


      This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young children through a fun-filled environment and a variety of on-land and on-water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner and novice paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

      A life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD) must be worn at all times while in or around the water. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day from 9 am - 4 pm.

      Please note that registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


      • 26/08/2024
      • 9:00 AM
      • 30/08/2024
      • 4:00 PM
      • SNCC-Welland International Flatwater Centre
      • 22
      Register

      Canoe Kids Camp Week 9 August 26 - 30, 2024


      This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young children through a fun-filled environment and a variety of on-land and on-water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner and novice paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

      A life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD) must be worn at all times while in or around the water. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day from 9 am - 4 pm.

      Please note that registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.



    Paddling location

    Welland International Flatwater Centre

    16 Townline Tunnel Road

    Welland, ON 


    Contact Us 

    Email:  info@sncc.ca

    108 Thorold Road East

    Welland, ON L3C7A6



    Many thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation and Delta City Bingo in Welland for their support! 

      


    Very special thanks to photographer and SNCC friend Anthony Gallaccio of Welland.

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