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Summer 2019 Update – Nationals, Equipment, and Harbor Plans

August 25, 2019

It has been a busy summer for the Ventura Canoe & Kayak Club – and a productive one.  The foundation of the club is being put together and we should begin recruitment of paddlers in the coming months.  Here’s some highlights of this summer: 2019 Sprint Canoe & Kayak Nationals… Read more

Spring Update 2019

March 17, 2019

The re-building of the club continues — here’s our update for this Spring of some of the work done and the next steps and plans for the Ventura Canoe & Kayak Club. Boat Trailer As noted in the Fall update, the club was gifted with a small boat trailer.   With… Read more

Board Minutes – November 30, 2018

December 5, 2018

The following are the Board minutes from our first VCKC Board Meeting.  (These minutes have yet to be approved by the Board, so this posting is not for official minutes yet. ) First Board Meeting!  7:30pm start time, meeting via Google Hangout In Attendance: Ed Goldthwaite, Erin Andrews and Drew… Read more

Fall 2018 Update – Trailer, C4 Mold, and 501.3c status

October 22, 2018

It’s been awhile since there was an update to share but we’ve not been idle since Nationals.  So here’s an update on several different topics — Nationals – Ed Goldthwaite and Drew Story raced in the Masters races, and a couple of the Senior team boat races, too.  Washington Canoe… Read more

Goals & Mission Statement

The Ventura Canoe & Kayak Club will produce world class paddlers that have a life-long love for the sport, providing a community that focuses on helping all paddlers reach their highest potential.

  1. Win the Yonker’s Canoe Club trophy at the National Championships by 2023.
  2. Have a permanent site for boat storage and club gatherings at the Ventura Harbor.
  3. Club membership of greater than 40 active paddlers.
  4. Have club members make the Junior and Senior World Championship teams, and Olympic team.