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"Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.”

Ryunosuke Satoro

 

WHO WE ARE

Latitude 48 Paddling Club is a non-profit outrigger paddling club that was founded in 2016 by coaches and leaders in the Victoria outrigger and dragon boat paddling community of British Columbia. Our mission is to teach and grow the sport and culture of outrigger paddling in Victoria BC. We commit to cultivate and perpetuate the values of respect, fairness, fun, friendship, work ethic, sportsmanship and competition to our members and to the greater paddling community.

 

PROGRAMS

 

COMPETITIVE

March 1st 2020 to August 30th 2020

This team is for paddlers wanting to take the next step in their training and racing.  Our competitive coaches ask for a high level of dedication from paddlers and offer a supportive atmosphere that encourages strong work ethic, commitment and good sportsmanship in competition.  We emphasize the value of growing together and reaching goals as a team. 


Coaches: James Hill, Jim Pearson and Melanie Conard

 

Spring/Smmer Schedule:

Tuesday @ 7pm Whole Crew

Sunday @ 8:30am Whole Crew

Thursday sessions

 @ 5:30 for the Senior Masters and

 @ 7pm for Open paddlers


Paddlers have access to club OC1s for additional personal training.

 

Racing: The competitive team competes in local and regional races through the late fall, spring and summer.  This year the competitive team coaches will also be selecting teams to race the Na Pali Challenge on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.


Cost $365 for 6 month season

 

MERIDIAN

March 5th 2020 to August 29th 2020

Newer to paddling or have experience and wanting to train and compete but not quite ready for the competitive team commitment?  This program is for you. The Meridian Program is for athletes looking to maintain fitness, improve their outrigger stroke technique and learn boat skills in a fun and supportive environment.  


Coaches: James Hill and Jim Pearson

 

Spring/Summer Schedule:

Thursdays @ 7pm and Saturdays @ 9:30am

Paddlers have access to club OC1s for additional personal training.

 

Racing: Paddlers in this program will have the opportunity to race in local and regional events, but racing is not a requirement for this program. 


Cost $285 for 6 month season

LEARN TO OUTRIGGER

Postponed, date TBD.

Have you ever wanted to try outrigger paddling? Here is a great opportunity to learn paddling basics with some of our fantastic club coaches. Paddles, lifejackets and all the equipment you will need to learn will be provided. Participants of this program will also get a discounted rate to join our Meridian Program should they wish to keep paddling after the introductory sessions.

Coaches: James Hill and Melanie Conard

Schedule:

Saturdays 9:30am - 11am.


Cost $35 for three sessions inclusive

CONTACT LATITUDE 48 PADDLING CLUB

Victoria, BC, Canada

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