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2022 FGPC Holiday V12 Paddle
Festival 2013

If you’re looking for the perfect way to paddle into the holiday season, our annual Christmas Lights paddling tour is the thing for you and your loved ones.

This event is now sold out -- thanks to all 93 registrants!

Click to sign our waiting list

2022 FGPC Christmas Lights Paddle
Holiday Hours

Fairway Gorge Paddling Club Holiday Schedule 2022:
CLOSED: Monday December 19 – Monday, January 2 (inclusive)
OPEN: Tuesday January 3, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (regular)

Selkirk Waterfront Fitness Holiday Schedule 2022:
CLOSED: Saturday, December 24 – Monday, January 2
OPEN: Tuesday January 3: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM (regular)

Waterfront Outfitters Holiday Schedule 2022:
CLOSED: Monday December 19 - Monday January 2
OPEN: Tuesday January 3, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (regular)

FGPC Spring/Summer 2022 Programs

FGPC's Fall and Winter programs for recreational and performance paddlers are now open for registration. Includes OC1, OC6, V12, and Dragon Boat!

FGPC Wetdashe 2021

THIS IS A “DRY” CHANGE RACE, which means 6-person crews hotswap on the dock with their team mates at the end of each lap. Dock-change times are included in your team’s aggregate time, so efficient changes get the best results.

FGPC Wetdashe Dry Change OC Race
12 -13 November 2022
Small Boat Race Series
Festival 2013

Looking to warm up this winter? FGPC is bringing the heat with some competition! The “FGPC Small Boat Race Series” is open to all paddlers, any level that want to come out and challenge themselves. Click for more information or to sign up!

FGPC Small Boat Race Series
Dragon Boat Races
Festival 2013

Fairway Gorge Super Sprints - Sunday May 7, 2023
Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival - July 8 and 9, 2023
Vancouver Island Dragon Boat Festival - August 26 and 27, 2023

Registration is now open!

Announcing the 2023
Vancouver Island Dragon Boat Race Series
Kayak and SUP EAP Memberships

Sign up for our kayak / stand up paddle board membership. Available all year round!
Click here for details!

Wouldn't it be great to have daily access to a Kayak or SUP?
Outrigger Canoe Races

V12, Kan-U-Hakit, and Wet Dashe.

Challenge and Excitement year round!

Register now!

FGPC wants YOU for Dragon Boating

Now's the time to shake off those COVID doldrums and launch (or re-launch) yourself into the wonderful world of dragon boat paddling.
Click to sign up!

Start a Dragon Boat Team at FGPC!

FGPC can help you set up a community or corporate team and provide everything you need to get on the water.
Click to get started!

Fairway Gorge Super Sprints
Festival 2013

Fairway Gorge Super Sprints is the first FGPC Festival of the season, and is always a great way to begin a year of Dragon Boat Racing. Quick and crazy, these 200M sprints give you a chance to showcase all the work you’ve put into training early in the year.

Click here for more information!

Fairway Gorge Super Sprints ~ 200M
Sunday 7 May 2023
Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival
Festival 2013

The Nanaimo Dragonboat Festival is returning next summer. This festival will take place in the harbour and at Maffeo Sutton Park on July 8 and 9!

Click here for more information!

Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival ~ 500M
8-9 July 2023
Vancouver Island Dragon Boat Festival
Festival 2013

This exciting weekend of racing draws on the Fairway Gorge Paddling Club’s experience running many of Vancouver Island’s signature dragon boat festivals, along with innovations garnered through the hands-on experiences of FGPC’s production team at race venues around the world.

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Vancouver Island Dragon Boat Festival
~ 500M
26-27 August 2023
Waterfront Outfitters

Waterfront Outfitters is Victoria’s dedicated store for all things paddling-related.
From weather-appropriate technical and off-the-water clothing layers, to specialized winter-safe footwear and westcoast layers, Waterfront Outfitters serves the island paddling community with a broad range of locally-sourced products in a dramatic range of colours.

Fall Dry Land Training

Choose Introductory/Novice, Recreational, or Intermediate/Performance to match your paddling program.

Fall Dry Land Training for Paddlers
FGPC Community Supports

Please join us in recognizing FGPC's corporate and community supports

Click to subscribe to Dock/Gym Notifications

You'll find information on the status of the club as a whole and our safety procedures.
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Train, Play, & Compete
Festival 2013

in one of the most beautiful places in Canada.


Our 2022 Christmas Lights Paddling Tour is coming on Wednesday, December 21 and is now sold out. Thanks to all 93 of you and see you on the 21st! Click here to join our waiting list.

We hope you’ll support FGPC and Waterfront Fitness by voting in this year’s Victoria CommunityVotes campaign.

We’re happy to announce the return of our Small Boat Race Series at FGPC, with opportunities for OC1s, surfskis, SUPs, sprint kayaks and other small boats. Click for more information and to register.

Please consider donating to FGPC’s Ultralight Fund for the purchase of our fourth ultralight OC6 canoe.

Register now for any or all of our Vancouver Island Dragon Boat Race Series for 2023, including Super Sprints, Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival, and the Vancouver Island Dragon Boat Festival