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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The ADCKC has been a leader in the sport of canoe kayak in Canada and the world, and many of our initiatives have taken on international significance. We will do our best to continue to be a leader going forward.
— Jeff Houser, Regional Technical Director