Become a Member

The Nanaimo Canoe and Kayak Club’s recreational membership (single or family) allows members free use of outrigger canoes for up to six people (OC1, OC2, OC4, OC6), sprint kayaks for up to four people (K1, K2, K4), surfskis, single and double recreational kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and other club equipment during member drop-in sessions and scheduled practices for their group or team. Members also have the opportunity to participate in recreational practices, training and conditioning classes, club events and social activities throughout the year. Additionally, sprint kayak athletes who choose to train have access to world class coaching staff and competition in regional, provincial and national racing events. Learn about our Sprint Canoe Kayak Training programs for ages 10 and up.

Yearly NCKC membership fees (April 1 to March 31) are $200 per person and $240 per family and are due on April 1st every year. Pro-rated fall/winter membership fees (September 1 to March 31 only) are $100 per person and $120 per family.  Members who wish to complete their registration online, can use our online form for membership, program selection, insurance and fees.


Printable Registration Forms

Links to membership forms can also be found below if you prefer to print them off and deliver them with your payment to the head coach, outrigger rep or registrar.

Completed forms can be scanned and emailed to, dropped off at the Long Lake Boathouse or Brechin Dock mailbox, or mailed to: Nanaimo Canoe and Kayak Club, 1750 Dufferin Cres., PO Box 60004, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 0A5

A Note on Insurance

For insurance purposes, members of the Nanaimo Canoe & Kayak Club must also become members of Canoe Kayak BC (CKBC)*. CKBC membership fees are covered for athletes enrolled in our sprint kayak training programs. All other members can purchase a CKBC recreational membership ($9 for adults and $7 for children under 18).

*If you are a competitive Outrigger and wish to compete in Canadian Outrigger Association (CORA) sanctioned races, additional insurance is required through them. CORA registration ($25) can be completed at:

Canoe Kayak is a fun recreational sport that can be enjoyed at any age. Whether you’re learning to paddle, looking for adventure on the coast of Vancouver Island, or training for the next Olympics, there’s something here for you.

If you have any questions about membership, insurance, or registration, please contact our registrar at: registration[at]