Pool Kayaking Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to postpone our Public Kayaking program until further notice. Sorry for the inconvenience.


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The Chilliwack Centre of Excellence Paddling Club (CCEPC) is seeking applications from current secondary or post-secondary students to fill full time summer canoe / kayak instructor positions.

According to their qualifications, successful candidates will help deliver CCEPC paddling programs in Chilliwack and the beautiful Fraser Valley, BC.  A River Kayak Instructor 2 - Leader 2 course as well as First Aid and CPR certifications are required. The CCEPC is committed to training and hiring individuals of aboriginal ethnicity and visible minorities. Please join us!

If interested, please send your resume outlining your paddling experience and certifications to: CCEPC.coach.vacancy@gmail.com ASAP

Summer Events Updated

Are you looking for lessons, local paddling trips, or summer programs? Our new coach has been busy organizing the summer schedule, so it's a great time to sign up for club events

There are so many to choose from that you will certainly find one that's right for you! Contact us if you have any questions.

For a complete list of events visit our Events Page now




New Coach! Welcome Brendan!

The club is proud to announce that we have hired a new full-time coach for all our paddling needs. We also have two Canada Summer Job grants for assistant instructors. So, this will be a great summer of paddling in Chilliwack. There will be lots of new programs posted as soon as Brendan gets settled in our little community. 

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Brendan Curson has been involved in the sport of kayaking as an athlete and coach for the past 30yrs. During that time he has built a reputation nationally and internationally as a positive and driven coach, leader, and educator. For the last 10yrs, Brendan has been the Head Coach for the Saskatoon Whitewater Kayak Club developing top level whitewater athletes in a variety of disciplines in Saskatchewan. Since 2008 Brendan has also worked with the National Slalom program as a technical coach, most recently spending the last three years with the Junior/U23 Slalom team. Brendan is a NCCP Competition Development Level III Canoe & Kayak Coach as well as a NCCP Level II Learning Facilitator for Canoe Kayak Canada. With a background in Education and a proud father of three children, Brendan brings with him a strong coaching philosophy and excellent knowledge of student-athlete development in Canada's sport system.