Pacific Reach Paddling Club, Vancouver, BC. Canada

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About Us


Pacific Reach Paddling Club is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Our training grounds are around the scenic waters of False Creek, Granville Island, Kitsilano Beach, English Bay.

Our Outrigger Club is in Kitsilano Yacht Club at Kits Beach beside the Kits swimming pool  (2401 Point Grey Road, Vancouver).

Pacific Reach was founded in 2001 with the vision to establish Competitive crews and a Social Club.  To date, our Club is comprised of high performance paddlers, recreational and new learning members, SUP, Kayak and Surfski paddlers.

Our Coach has an extensive background in Marathon Canoe, Outrigger, Dragon boat and has competed in National and International races since the inaugural debut of dragon boats in Expo 86'.  

Carmen, our Manager/Founder is an Instructor in the Fitness Industry and avid in Marathon Canoe, Dragon boat, Outrigger.  

We continue to promote the Sport of Paddling and support the Paddling Community with relations to Dragon Boat Canada, Canadian Outrigger Racing Association and Kitsilano Yacht Club.

Over the years, Our Sprint races and long distance races have brought our travels to:

Calgary, Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, Whistler, Victoria, Nanaimo, Gibsons, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Bellingham, Seattle, Portland, Sacramento, Newport, Catalina, New York, Maui, Oahu, Molokai, Brazil.