Recreation Division

The Recreation Division is designed for paddlers who want to get out on the water, have fun, and meet fellow paddlers. The Recreation Division offers planned trips and course, but does not involve any competitions.

Canoe trips include day trips close to Saskatoon, weekend trips a few hours from the city, and longer trips in northern Saskatchewan and out of province. Most trips require only basic paddling and camping skills. All the trips are organised by Club members. A trip planning meeting is usually held the Tuesday before the trip at 7:00 pm at the boathouse at Victoria Park (Avenue G and 16th Street). Please call the trip coordinator to confirm time and location of the trip planning meeting.  

Courses and clinics offered (subject to demand and availability of an instructor) may include learn-to-paddle, beginner and intermediate whitewater techniques, navigation basics, canoe camping, and stroke improvement.

E-mail the Recreation Director if you would like more information. Check out the news page for upcoming events.

Recreation Group Paddles

Recreation members are encouraged to come out Thursday nights at 6:30pm to paddle with other members. There will be at least one experienced volunteer from the club to help newer paddlers out. This is also a good time for experienced paddlers to try out new boats or learn techniques from others.

The speed and distance traveled during a group paddle are based on the skills and goals of the people who show up. We generally spend one to two hours on the water and aim to return before sunset.