Sprint Team Program - Regatta Ready


The Regatta Ready Intermediate Level program of the Nelson Kayak Canoe Club Sprint Team is designed for athletes who have some experience in sprint canoe/kayak. This program offers three practices per week, where athletes develop their paddling skills through drills, techniques, and games. In this program, athletes will have opportunities to race at different provincial regattas and local race nights.


Practice Details: 

Monday and Wednesday: 4:30pm - 6:00pm 
Saturday 9am - 11am

Practice is always held at the Rowing Pavillion, at Lakeside Park in Nelson, BC.

Sprint Program Registration Spring 2018:

Program Fees: $195.00 from May 1st to June 15th  - that's a lot of sessions for your money!  Not all sessions are mandatory, however athletes benefit from participating in as many of the practices as possible. There will be a summer program starting June 16th until mid September.

To be a part of an Nelson Kayak and Canoe Club program individuals must have CKBC insurance and NKCC membership. To register for your insurance and membership click HERE

Register for program here: http://nelsonkayakandcanoeclub.sportical.com/events/3875

Shoulder season paddling requires appropriate cold water immersion apparel. 

Example of appropriate clothing for spring paddling is: 

  • lycra tights/leggings with a loose fit over shorts
  • polypropylene long sleeve underwear 
  • lighter shirt
  • light windbreaker
  • hat/toque
  • water shoes/flip flops
  • towel
  • change of clothes/warm up clothes

Please contact the club at nelsonkayakandcanoeclub@gmail.com for any information regarding Regatta Ready Sprint Team details.

Our Sponsors

Thank you to the Nelson Athletic Association for the loan of Buoy markers to set up
our sprint distance courses! And thank you to Hellman Canoes and Kayaks for their continued support of our sprint team with boat repairs and Tech apparel ware!