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South Island Dragon Boat Festival
Festival 2013

The 21st Nanaimo Festival is relocating to Victoria’s Gorge Waterway over the 13-14 July weekend this year

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South Island Dragon Boat Festival ~ 500M
13-14 July 2024
FGPC Kids Paddlesports Camps

Your kids will have fun and adventure this summer!
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2024 FGPC Kids Paddlesports Camps
Registration is now open!
Beginner Paddling at FGPC
Festival 2013

FGPC offers many ways for a beginner to get on the water.
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It’s always a perfect time be a beginner paddler at Fairway Gorge Paddling Club!
FGPC Programs

FGPC’s Spring and Summer programs for recreational and performance paddlers are now open for registration. Includes OC1, OC6, V12, Dragon Boat, Dry Land Training, and Paddle Erg Classes!

FGPC Dragon Boat Open House

FGPC offers dragon boat open house events to introduce new paddlers to the fun and camaraderie of dragon boat paddling.
Saturday 30 March
Saturday 20 April
Saturday 22 June
Saturday 27 July 23
All Open Houses from 1pm to 3pm
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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
FGPC Chinook Youth Sprint Kayak Program
Festival 2013

Victoria’s only dedicated Sprint Canoe Kayak program where expert coaching staff safely teach children our outdoor specialty, the healthy fun of Sprint Kayaking

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FGPC Chinook Youth Sprint Kayak Program
Dry Land Training

Our Dry Land Training will match and supplement your paddling program.
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Dry Land Training for Paddlers
Kayak and SUP Memberships

Sign up for our kayak / stand up paddle board membership. Available all year round!
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Wouldn’t it be great to have daily access to a Kayak or SUP?
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You’ll find information on the status of the club as a whole and our safety procedures.
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FGPC wants YOU for Dragon Boating

Now’s the time to launch (or re-launch) yourself into the wonderful world of dragon boat paddling.
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FGPC Wetdashe Dry Change Race

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.
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FGPC Wetdashe Dry Change OC Race
18 -19 November 2023
Outrigger Canoe Races

Small Boat Race Series beginning October 29, 2023
V12 to V21 February 10, 2024
Kan-U-Hakit March 10, 2024
Wet Dashe November 17 and 18, 2024

Challenge and Excitement year round!

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OUTRIGGER CANOE RACES
Vancouver Island Dragon Boat Festival
Festival 2013

The event’s unique selection of race formats will challenge recreational and competitive teams alike: A new “pentathlon” format: a cumulative weekend of racing: 500m, 200m, 100m, 1500M Oval, and our famous flag relay, followed by a final 500 for the top 3 finishing women’s and mixed teams.

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Vancouver Island Dragon Boat Festival
~ 500M, 200M, 100M, 1500M Oval, 250M Flag Relay
24-25 August 2024
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.

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.
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Welcome to Our Club

Why not experience island life from the water?
New adventures for all ages.

WELCOME TO OUR CLUB
FGPC Community Supports

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

Train, Play, & Compete
Festival 2013

in one of the most beautiful places in Canada.

TRAIN, PLAY, & COMPETE

The FGPC Spring/Summer 2024 Paddling Guide has be released! Click here for more information and to register for your favourite programs.

Register your kids now for the 2024 FGPC Kids Paddle Sports camps. Click here for more information or to register.

Join us on the 13-14 July weekend for the the South Island Dragon Boat Festival.  Click here for more information and to register.

Want to give dragon boating a try? FGPC offers dragon boat open house events every year to introduce new paddlers to the fun and camaraderie of dragon boat paddling. Click here for more information and to sign up.

Open Houses for 2024:

  • Saturday 22 June
  • Saturday 27 July

If you’re new to paddling, check out our Beginner Paddling at FGPC page. You’ll find everything you need to get on the water!

Registration is now open for the FGPC Chinook Youth Sprint Kayak program, Victoria’s only dedicated Sprint Canoe Kayak program. Click here for more details and to register.