South Niagara Canoe Club

   Your Destination For Paddling Sports

 Interim Safety Officer:  Brenda Arndt 

Our Board of Directors:                                      Board Member Since:


  • Brenda Arndt Commodore                                       November 2016        
  • Tracey Pigeon Vice Commodore Canoe Kayak    November 2017
  •  Mark Swan Vice Commodore Dragon Boat         March 2020
  •  Liz Guitard  Secretary  & Registrar                        November 2016                                                                             
  •  Annie Eckhardt - Treasurer                                      November 2017

Directors at Large 

  • Carolyn - Swan                                                              November 2018     
  • Alan Wright                                                                    March 2020              

Committee Chairs:

Brenda Arndt:  Grow Grant Implementation

Liz Guitard:  Fundraising Committee

Carolyn Swan:  Social Committee


 Volunteer Coordinator:  

Shelley Gilbert  

Our Coaches/Instructors:

Dragon Boat

  • Doug Jones - Competitive
  • Evan Landry - Recreational, Rentals
  • Brenda Arndt - Hope Floats, Special Needs, Learn to Paddle, Rentals
  • Marilyn Bellows - Learn to Paddle, Rentals
  • Joan Crawford - Special Needs, Rentals
  • Anne Marie Ciancio -  Special Needs
  • KC Fraser -  Back up 

         Sprint Canoe/Kayak

        • KC Fraser - High Performance (U25), Developmental (U13), Para, Masters see KC's Olympian biography  
        • Tim Ostiguy - High Performance (U25, Developmental (U13), Para, Masters, Learn to Paddle
        Canoe Kids Camp - Led by KC Fraser 
        • Aimee Pigeon  -  
        • Josh Abbott-Tate  -  
        • Austin Pigeon  - 
        • Walker Davis - 

        Club Codes and Policies

        SNCC Waiver 

        Par Q and you health questionnaire 

        CKC Sprint Code of Safety

        Dragon Boat Canada Safety Guidelines

        Our Mission:   

        To promote a fun and inclusive environment that offers the opportunity to participate in paddling sports including sprint canoe/kayak and dragon boat through high quality, safe, recreational and high-performance programs. 

        Our Vision: 

        Niagara's destination for paddling sports.

        Our Values: 


        We encourage commitment and dedication for all levels of paddling.  We celebrate the realization of our members' personal and team accomplishments.


        We embrace inclusion and camaraderie at the team, club, regional, national and international levels.  We recognize the power of sport to draw society together in a shared vision.  We promote an atmosphere of volunteerism.


        We aspire that paddling will be enjoyed for its own sake.  We foster fairness, integrity and respect for our teammates and competitors both on and off the water.


        We make decisions in a thoughtful and informed manner to support the longevity of our club and to create a positive legacy.   We strive to reduce our environmental impact, recognizing our shared responsibility as stewards of the planet. 

        Copyright - South Niagara Canoe Club 2018

        South Niagara Canoe Club is a registered non-profit corporation.  Mailing address:  108 Thorold Rd. East, Welland, ON. L3C 7A6

        New paddling location - Welland International Flatwater Centre, 16 Townline Tunnel Road, Welland, ON.

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