South Niagara Canoe Club

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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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    • 08/11/2021
    • 31/12/2021
    • WIFC
    Register

    High Performance is for experienced paddlers ages 14+ who are interested in competition and reaching their full potential.

    Participants will be competing at the local and provincial level as well as National and perhaps International events and will be instructed according to Train to Perform standards of the Sport Canada’s Sport For Life Pathway. Athletes will be training 8-10 sessions a week focusing on both on-water and off-water workouts with a qualified coach. Competitive preparation will focus on singles and crew boats and will encompass goal setting and specific race strategy.


    Requirements

    Paddlers must be at least age 14 as of January 1, have experience in sprint canoe/kayak and taken at least one program at SNCC or another CKC affiliate.


    Price

    Winter Sessions

    November & December

    $250.00

    January through April

    TBD 

    Program Schedule - No practices on Holidays

    Practice times may vary depending on competition schedule and weather. SNCC reserves the right to delay or end programming early due to weather, and/or conditions, and enrollment.

    • 17/11/2021
    • 4:30 PM
    • 04/01/2022
    • 6:30 PM
    • SNCC
    Register

    This two week program is for you if you’re ready to challenge yourself, work hard, and have fun! Focus is on the training aspect of sprint paddling.  This program will prepare the athlete to commit to Winter training. 

    Price:  no charge

    Requirements:  Paddlers must be invited to participate in this 8 session 2 week program leading up to the Winter Developmental Plus program. Developmental Plus is a great stepping stone into the high-performance program.  

    Program Schedule  November Session

    There are 8 sessions November 17- November 29

    17,19,20,22,24,26,27,29 

      

    Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 4:00-5:00pm

    Saturdays 8 - 10 am 


     

     

    • 04/12/2021
    • 28/03/2022
    • WIFC
    • 14
    Register

    Canal Dragons (includes Hope Floats)

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

    Winter session 2021

    This is an excellent program to build on your strength, fitness  and technique through the winter to prepare for the on-water season. 

    90 minute sessions split between the gym and paddle tank.

    This program is focused on fitness, stroke development and technique.


    Saturday sessions are recommended for athletes that want to step it up a notch and are enthusiastic about racing.  


    Schedule & Member Price:  Payment may be made in installments

    No practices on holidays: Christmas, New Years, Family Day


    Monday & Wednesday evening session:

    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    December 6 - March 28 inclusive - 32 sessions

    $300  


    Saturday morning & Monday evening session:

    6:30 - 8 pm Monday

    9:30 - 11 am Saturday

    December 4 - March 28 inclusive - 31 sessions

    $290  


    Saturday morning & Wednesday evening session:

    6:30 - 8 pm Wednesday

    9:30 - 11 am Saturday

    December 4 - March 26 inclusive - 31 sessions

    $290 


    Saturday morning & Monday & Wednesday evening session:

    6:30 - 8 pm Monday & Wednesday

    9:30 - 11 am Saturday

    December 4 - March 28 inclusive - 47 sessions

    $440


    Monday evening session

    Schedule 6:30 - 8:00 pm

    December 6 - March 28 inclusive - 16 sessions

    $160


    Wednesday evening session:

    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    December 8 - March 23 inclusive - 16 sessions

    $160


    Saturday morning session: By exception only. Must have a code to register for Saturday morning only, contact admin@sncc.ca 

    9:30 - 11:00 am

    December 4 - March 26 inclusive - 15 sessions

    $150 


    Late season starts where spaces available will be prorated. Contact admin@sncc.ca 


    Covid-19

    Due to covid-19 variable restrictions and rules will be placed by all levels of government and SNCC.  All registrants must be fully vaccinated. Covid-19 rules must be followed at all times.  Click here for the covid-19 rules.  


    Currently the Ontario government has lifted capacity restrictions on gyms and restaurant.  However, we are keeping the capacity limit on until we can watch the trends and be sure that they are not going to be rolled back.  The limit is 20 people per session for now. Please put your name on the waiting list if the session you would like is full, we anticipate increasing the limit and/or adding more sessions to accommodate everyone. 

    • 06/12/2021
    • 28/03/2022
    • WIFC
    • 19
    Register

    Developmental & Developmental plus

    Ages 10 - 15

    This winter come join  South Niagara Canoe Club for our off-season program where we will be working 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. 

    All participants must provide proof of covid-19 vaccination. 

    Schedule and Member Price

    Specific dates and workouts can change at the coaches discretion. 

    Payment may be made in installments.

    No practices on holidays: Christmas, New Years, Family Day


    Developmental is 1 session per week

    16 sessions

    Price: $160

    Schedule: Mondays December 6th through 27th 4:30 - 6:00 pm 

    Wednesdays January 3rd - March 28th 4:30 - 6:00 pm

    In the paddle tank and gym at the Welland International Flatwater Centre.  Arrive at 4:15. Note: Paddle tank sessions move from Mondays to Wednesdays beginning January 3rd


    Developmental Plus is our developmental program plus an additional 1 - 4 sessions per week with our High Performance athletes and is for those paddlers who completed a developmental program or equivalent and want to transition to racing.  

      

    Price:

    $220 includes Paddle tank plus 1 addtional session per week 

    $280 includes Paddle tank plus 2 additional sessions per week

    $340 includes Paddle tank plus 3 additional sessions per week

    $400 includes Paddle tank plus 4 additional sessions per week 

    Unsure of how many extra sessions? Sign up for Developmental Plus ? and you and your coach can decide together. 

     

    Schedule:

    Schedule: Mondays December 6th through 27th 4:30 - 6:00 pm 

    Wednesdays January 3rd - March 28th 4:30 - 6:00 pm

    In the paddle tank and gym at the Welland International Flatwater Centre.  Arrive at 4:15. Note: Paddle tank sessions move from Mondays to Wednesdays beginning January 3rd

    Tuesdays 17 sessions 4:00 - 6:00 pm Running Notre Dame Track

    Thursdays 17 sessions 4:00 - 6:00 pm Running Brok Hills

    Fridays 17 sessions at Diamond Trail public school gym  6:00 - 7:30 pm

    Note: Friday sessions might move to Mondays beginning January

    Saturdays 15 sessions running trails 8:00 - 10:00 am 

      

    • 06/12/2021
    • 4:30 PM
    • 28/03/2022
    • 6:00 PM
    • WIFC
    • 8
    Register

    Masters Canoe/Kayak

    Ages 20+

    This winter come join  South Niagara Canoe Club for our off-season program where we will be working 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. This program uses the kayak shell and shares the facilities with High Performance and Developmental Kayak athletes.  


    Schedule and Member Price

    Specific dates and workouts can change at the coaches discretion. 

    No practices on holidays: Christmas, New Years, Family Day


    1 session per week

    16 sessions

    Member Price: $160

    Schedule: Mondays 4:30 - 6:00 pm

    In the paddle tank and gym at the Welland International Flatwater Centre.  Arrive at 4:15


    Covid-19

    All registrants must be fully vaccinated. Covid-19 rules must be followed at all times.   

    • 08/12/2021
    • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • SNCC
    • 2
    Register

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew.  Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.  Ages 18 - 80+


    First session is free, $10 for subsequent sessions.

    Wednesday December 8th

    4:30 - 6:00 pm

    Arrive: 4:15 


    Click here for a list of things to wear and bring.


    Learn to Paddle sessions brought to you by Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Niagara Region residents to try the sport of Dragon Boat in a safe and fun environment at no charge. 


    Proof of vaccination required.

    1.  You can dowload your certificate. here: https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/   You will need your health card and postal code.

    • 15/12/2021
    • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • SNCC
    • 18
    Register

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew.  Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.  Ages 18 - 80+


    First session is free, $10 for subsequent sessions.

    Wednesday December 15th

    4:30 - 6:00 pm

    Arrive: 4:15 

    Click here for a list of things to wear and bring.


    Learn to Paddle sessions brought to you by Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Niagara Region residents to try the sport of Dragon Boat in a safe and fun environment at no charge. 


    Proof of vaccination required.

    You can dowload your certificate. here: https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/   You will need your health card and postal code.

    • 22/12/2021
    • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • SNCC
    • 24
    Register

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew.  Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.  Ages 18 - 80+


    First session is free, $10 for subsequent sessions.

    Wednesday December 22nd

    4:30 - 6:00 pm

    Arrive: 4:15 

    Click here for a list of things to wear and bring. 


    Learn to Paddle sessions brought to you by Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Niagara Region residents to try the sport of Dragon Boat in a safe and fun environment at no charge. 


    Proof of vaccination required.

    You can dowload your certificate. here: https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/   You will need your health card and postal code. 

    • 29/12/2021
    • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • SNCC
    • 20
    Register

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew.  Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.  Ages 18 - 80+


    First session is free, $10 for subsequent sessions.

    Wednesday December 29th

    4:30 - 6:00 pm

    Arrive: 4:15 

    Click here for a list of things to wear and bring.


    Learn to Paddle sessions brought to you by Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Niagara Region residents to try the sport of Dragon Boat in a safe and fun environment at no charge. 


    Proof of vaccination required.

    You can dowload your certificate. here: https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/   You will need your health card and postal code. 

    • 03/01/2022
    • 30/04/2022
    • WIFC

    This winter come join South Niagara Canoe Club for our off-season program where we will be working 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.  


    High Performance is for experienced paddlers who are interested in competition and reaching their full potential. Participants will be competing at the local and provincial levels, as well as National and perhaps International events. Athletes will be instructed according to Train to Perform standards of the Sport Canada’s Sport For Life pathway.  This program has 8-10 sessions a week of training, focused on on-water and off-water workouts. Competitive preparation will focus on singles and crew boats and will encompass goal setting and specific race strategy.


    Specific dates and workouts can change at the coaches discretion. 

     

    Schedule & Member Price:  Payment may be made in installments

    No practices on holidays: New Years, Family Day

    High Performance is 8 sessions per week.   $575 Six days a week.  See below for details


    1 session per week  $160 is a choice for those that only want to join us in the tank & gym at the Welland International Flatwater Centre for 16 sessions on Mondays from January through March.    


    Locations:

    Weight room

    **34$/Month (Not included in program)

    X-Fitness: 44 Division St, Welland, ON L3B 3Z6


    Running

    -WIFC: 16 Townline Tunnel Rd, Welland, ON  

    -Notre Dame High school: 64 Smith St, Welland, ON  

    -Glenridge Quarry Loop: 1860 Sir Isaac Brock Way, St. Catharine’s,  

    -Brock Hill: 400 Glenridge Ave , St-Catharine’s  (corner of Lockhart Dr and Glenridge)

    -Shorthills

    Gym

    -Diamond Trail public School: 315 Southworth St S, Welland


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


    Covid-19

    All registrants must be fully vaccinated. Covid-19 rules must be followed at all times. 

    • 01/07/2022
    • 26/08/2022
    • 7 sessions
    • WIFC, 16 Townline Tunnel Road, Welland, Ontario

    This inclusive dragon boat session is designed for Special Needs individuals. 

    Family and friends are welcome to paddle or watch.  All paddlers must register.

    Friday evenings 6:30 - 8:00 pm.

     July 1  - August 26  $35

    Registration fee includes a t-shirt. 

    No practices during Canada Summer Games August 6th - August 22nd.

     

    All equipment supplied.   

    Due to covid-19 it is recommended to bring your own life jacket if you have one.

    For more information contact info@sncc.ca


    We will be requirng proof of vaccination to participate. 

    There are three different easy ways to obtain proof of vaccination. 

    1. Public Health will have emailed you a certificate when you were vaccinated. You can search your inbox by looking for this subject line:  Dose Administration Receipt / Récépissé de l'administration de la dose

    2. You may have been handed a vaccination receipt at your appointment. Scanning or taking a picture of the receipt for your second dose and emailing it to us will suffice. 

    3.  If you cannot find or did not receive your email from public health, you can dowload your certificate by clicking on this link https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/ You will need your health card.  


    Please send your proof of vaccination to admin@sncc.ca


Past events

02/12/2021 Learn to Paddle Dragon Boat Indoor Paddle Tank MEN ONLY
01/12/2021 Learn to Paddle Dragon Boat Indoor Paddle Tank - Cancer Survivors Exclusive
02/10/2021 Dragon Boat Steering Clinic - Introductory
20/09/2021 Dragon Boat - Canal Dragons On Water 2021
18/09/2021 Para Canoe/Kayak Fall 2021
13/09/2021 High Performance Paddling - Autumn 2021
11/09/2021 Masters Canoe/Kayak Fall 2021
08/09/2021 Developmental Plus Canoe/Kayak - Autumn 2021
08/09/2021 Developmental Canoe/Kayak - Autumn 2021
30/08/2021 Canoe Kids Camp Week#10
28/08/2021 Hope Floats Challenge 2021 - Individual participant
27/08/2021 OC1 Orientation
24/08/2021 OC1 Orientation
23/08/2021 Canoe Kids Camp Week#9
22/08/2021 OC1 Orientation
21/08/2021 OC1 Orientation
21/08/2021 Learn to Paddle - Dragon Boat
21/08/2021 Learn to Paddle - Dragon Boat Breast Cancer Survivor and Supporter Exclusive
20/08/2021 OC1 Orientation
16/08/2021 Canoe Kids Camp Week#8
09/08/2021 Canoe Kids Camp Week#7
08/08/2021 Learn to Paddle - Dragon Boat
08/08/2021 Learn to Paddle - Dragon Boat Breast Cancer Survivor and Supporter Exclusive
06/08/2021 Special Needs Dragon Boat
04/08/2021 Dragon Boat - Canal Dragons On Water 2021
03/08/2021 Canoe Kids Camp Week#6 - 4 day week
26/07/2021 Canoe Kids Camp Week#5
26/07/2021 Novice Racing Camp 2021
19/07/2021 Canoe Kids Camp Week#4
12/07/2021 Sit on Top Kayak booking
12/07/2021 Sit on Top Kayak booking
12/07/2021 Canoe Kids Camp Week#3
10/07/2021 Sit on Top Kayak booking
10/07/2021 Learn to Paddle - Sprint Canoe/Kayak Week 2, 1:30 pm
10/07/2021 Sit on Top Kayak booking
10/07/2021 Learn to Paddle - Sprint Canoe/Kayak Week 2, 11:30 am
10/07/2021 Sit on Top Kayak booking
05/07/2021 Developmental Canoe/Kayak - Summer 2021
05/07/2021 Canoe Kids Camp Week#2
03/07/2021 Learn to Paddle - Sprint Canoe/Kayak Week 1, 1:30 pm
03/07/2021 Learn to Paddle - Sprint Canoe/Kayak Week 1, 11:30 am
02/07/2021 Developmental Plus Canoe/Kayak - Summer 2021
02/07/2021 High Performance Paddling - Summer 2021
01/07/2021 Masters Canoe/Kayak Summer 2021
01/07/2021 Para Canoe/Kayak Summer 2021
28/06/2021 Canoe Kids Camp Week#1 - 4 day week
21/06/2021 OC1 Rental Monday June 21/2021
14/06/2021 Dragon Boat - Canal Dragons Off water 2021
18/05/2021 Para Canoe/Kayak Spring 2021
18/05/2021 Masters Canoe/Kayak Spring 2021
17/05/2021 Developmental Plus Canoe/Kayak - Spring 2021
17/05/2021 Developmental Canoe/Kayak - Spring 2021
01/05/2021 Hope Floats Online Workouts - extended
01/05/2021 High Performance Paddling - Spring 2021
30/04/2021 Paddling Techniques - Online
13/02/2021 Hope Floats Online Workouts


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 for their support! 


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

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