ABEnaki

Club Bio: Located on Bell Lake in Dartmouth Nova Scotia, Abenaki was founded in 1970. The club offers sprint and recreational paddling as well as swimming to south Dartmouth residents. Situated on a former water supply lake, Abenaki was the first Atlantic club to move to both fibreglass and Kevlar war canoes. Abenaki’s motto is “Recreation, Citizenship, Conservation through Water Activities.” “Abenaki” is a Mi’Kmaq word meaning “People of the Rising Sun.”

Banook

Club Bio: With 100+ years of history, there is no shortage of things to point out about Banook Canoe Club. Their red clubhouse is a staple of Lake Banook and the BCC logo is just as recognizable around Dartmouth. They are 2-time National Sprint CanoeKayak Champions (1992 and 2008) and have been well represented at regattas all the way up to the pinnacle of the sport: the Olympic Games.

CHEEMA

Club Bio: Cheema Aquatic Club was founded in 1969 in Waverley to provide aquatic sports opportunities to the youth in the area. They are primarily a sprint canoe and kayak racing club.

Cheema has a long history highlighted by their National, International and Olympic success and are the 2013 Sprint CanoeKayak National Champions. Cheema is operated by a volunteer Board of Directors and is supported through membership fees and the fund raising efforts of their membership, combined with the kind generosity of local businesses and patrons.

Their club's facilities include a large boathouse which houses the athlete's personal race boats and the club's boats and paddles, The separate two story clubhouse has office space, changing rooms, weight room, washrooms and a large meeting room.

KENNEBECASIS

Club Bio: The Kennebecasis Kayak Club is the canoe-kayak division of the Kennebecasis Rowing and Canoe Club. The division was founded in 1982, in Rothesay, NB, to provide aquatic sports opportunities to local youth. The KKC is primarily a sprint canoe-kayak racing club and has developed athletes who have competed on national and international stages. Kennebecasis is operated by a volunteer Board of Directors and is supported through membership fees and the fundraising efforts of our membership, combined with the kind generosity of local businesses and patrons. It is a member club of Canoe-Kayak Canada and the Atlantic Division.

MASKWA

Club Bio: Maskwa Aquatic Club is a non-profit organization dedicated since 1974 to providing paddling, swimming and outdoor recreational fun to the community.

Located on beautiful Kearney Lake, on a 41-acre wooded property at the end of Saskatoon Drive, Maskwa is the only recreation facility of its kind in Halifax. The club has a state-of-the-art clubhouse and boathouse. With full wireless capability, Maskwa offers its members access to their electronic devices while enjoying the private beach.

Maskwa is one of the fastest growing clubs in the region. The club has the ability to support athletes ranging from Olympic medalists to young children getting on the lake for the first time to learn the sport.

MIC MAC

Club Bio: Located on Lake Banook in Dartmouth NS, we are non-profit organization that fosters community involvement and personal growth through social, recreational, and athletic endeavors. The versatility of having both paddling and rowing programs within our facility creates an outlet for members of all ages and abilities by providing them with healthy lifestyle alternatives both for their physical and mental well-being. Our programs at Mic Mac AAC aspire to help change lives and instill the belief that anything is possible, while our goal orientated atmosphere creates a stimulus for members to strive to be the best they can be.

ORENDA

Club Bio: Orenda Canoe Club is a non-profit, parent run organization, with a membership of approximately 150. One full-time coach is employed along with summer coaches. The Club is situated 15 kilometers east of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, in the community of Lake Echo.

Since the formation of the Club in 1977, the mandate and objectives have changed little. The Club started out to provide a much needed facility within the growing community of Lake Echo; a place children and youth could look upon as their own. It has now expanded to include participants from the communities of Lawrencetown, Porters Lake, Oyster Pond and Dartmouth.

PISIQUID

Club Bio: Pisiquid Canoe Club is home to 2012 Olympian Ryan Cochrane. The club is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Pisiquid in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Pisiquid Canoe Club offers an unforgettable summer experience for kids of all ages and experience. We offer a full range of fun events/programs.

SACK-A-WA

Club Bio: Sack-a-wa Canoe Club is situated on First Lake in Sackville Nova Scotia. Sack-a-wa offers a great summer program for both new and experienced paddlers, as well as a year-round fitness and training program for our competitive athletes. The summer program provides a balance of paddling and land activities, ensuring a summer of fitness, learning, friendship and fun!

SENOBE

Club Bio: Senobe is a non-profit organization. It is run by a Board of volunteer members who meet regularly throughout the year. A new Board of Directors is elected each fall. Our club depends on the work of volunteers and we welcome you to join in - whether by assisting with special projects and fund-raising events or by assisting as judges or boat drivers during regattas. Membership participation is critical to the success of Senobe.

The club offers a comprehensive program of recreational, pre-competitive and competitive paddling, swimming lessons and supervised recreational activities. Membership is open to all individuals and families in the community. Senobe has a Clubhouse with a canteen, boathouse, docks, sandy beach with wading area, playground, and basketball net. Our membership is growing, as is the enthusiasm for the Club and the many benefits it offers to its members.