Since 1956, the ADCKC has supported paddle sport and our member clubs in Atlantic Canada.

Our Mission

To provide excellence in leadership, guidance and support for our members and to provide safe and fair competitive environments that will ensure the successful development of high performance athletes and lifelong paddlers.


We will progress Atlantic Canada as the vibrant paddling centre of the Americas by investing in leadership, excellence, clubs, sport profile, infrastructure and events.

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There are lots of different opportunities to get involved in racing within Atlantic Canada. Whether you’re looking for information about high performance, masters, or race information for your children — there is something for everyone.

Each year the ADCKC, (in partnership with our member clubs), hosts numerous regattas for all age categories. For more information on a specific type of racing follow the links on the side column.

For more information on the regatta schedule and results, check out our season calendar.


There are some important documents that will help you better understand the operations of the ADCKC and its member clubs. Please familiarize yourself with the documents below.


Policies and Procedures.

Cold Water Safety.