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Regatta Results Now Posted

posted Jul 20, 2021, 12:40 PM by Bernie Vierich

You can now find the results of the past two weekends' regattas at the bottom of the 2021 Schedule page of this website. Results of the remaining regattas will also be posted there.

2021 Nationals Regatta Update

posted Jul 15, 2021, 9:02 AM by Bernie Vierich

July 17-18 U12/U14 Regatta is Back On!

posted Jun 10, 2021, 8:35 AM by Bernie Vierich

Rideau Canoe Club has offered to host the July 17-18 Regatta for U12's and U14's that had been cancelled. Regatta Planning is underway!

EOD Regatta Schedule Update

posted May 12, 2021, 6:29 AM by Bernie Vierich   [ updated May 31, 2021, 6:38 AM ]

Following the release of Ontario's Reopening Plan on May 24, 2021, CKO Sprint has made the decision to withdraw from the Ontario Summer Games this year and the Carleton Place Canoe Club Board of Directors has made the difficult  decision to cancel their regatta scheduled for July 17th and 18th. An updated EOD regatta schedule has been posted to this site at 2021 Schedule

EOD Coach Development Sessions (updated May 20))

posted May 12, 2021, 5:58 AM by Bernie Vierich   [ updated May 20, 2021, 6:30 AM ]

EOD Head Coaches have established a series of free Coach Development Webinars  to complement formal CKC and NCCP training.
Dates, topics and instructors are listed below, contact your club Head Coach for webinar details:
June 1- kayak technique and crew boats (Joel, Chey, Colin) 
June 22 - canoe technique and canoe crew boats (Mihail & Tess)
June 24 - Seasonal Planning and Regatta Management
TBD - multi discipline approach to paddling (Bevin)

CKC - Officiating Course and Club Safety Officer Training

posted May 11, 2021, 3:31 PM by Bernie Vierich

Introductory Officiating Course (Combined Level 1 & 2) is being offered on Sunday, May 16 at 6pm EST.  The language of delivery will be in English, but the materials will be provided in both English and French.  We will look to offer something in French very soon.  For any questions, please contact Erin Schaus.  For registration, please go to: https://forms.gle/gFBqxVFRU35LbCsEA

Club Safety Officer training.  CKC is are looking to offer a Club Safety Officer training in June.  They will be using the updated Code of Safety as their guide, but Kenna's has asked if there are any key people at our clubs who may want to be involved in delivering a portion of this training, and/or giving best practices they have developed at their own club.  If you do have interest, please email Kenna Robins at krobins@canoekayak.ca, she will be looking to develop the content within the next 2-3 weeks.

Coach Education Workshops Now FREE!

posted May 11, 2021, 3:23 PM by Bernie Vierich

Spring 2021 Community Coach and ELCC Workshops are now being offered at no charge.
Instructions on how to register can be found at  https://www.ckosprint.ca/coaching.html . Register now because space is limited!

Upcoming Coach Education Workshops

posted Apr 28, 2021, 7:52 AM by Bernie Vierich

CKO Sprint will be providing virtual coach education workshops in May, June & July, including Community Stream (Canoe Kids) and Competition Introduction (ELCC).  Both workshops will be live, interactive experiences.  The ELCC Workshop dates are May 25 & 27, June 2 & 3, and July 20; the Canoe Kids Workshop dates are  June 7, 9 & 10. Visit the CKO Coaching page for more details and information on how to register for these workshops.

Funding Available for Strategic Planning

posted Apr 28, 2021, 7:36 AM by Bernie Vierich

In line with it's own recently released Strategic Plan, CKO Sprint is offering financial support of $500/organization, to a maximum of $6000 for Ontario Sprint clubs/divisions to engage in their own strategic planning process. The deadline for applications is May 14, 2021 and submitted applications will be evaluated on a first-come, first-served basis so apply as soon as possible if you're interested. For more details on how to apply and the discounted Strategic Planning Facilitation Service available, visit the CKO Sprint News page.

Ontario Stay at Home Order - CKO Message to Clubs

posted Apr 28, 2021, 7:27 AM by Bernie Vierich

CKO issued the following statement on April 13, 2021:
"Subsequent to the recent provincial government shutdown order questions have arisen regarding to what extent the order impacts training.  Ryan initiated inquiries and retained legal counsel to provide a definitive interpretation.  Attached is the legal counsel’s interpretation as well as CKC’s “Private Boat Removal and Individual Paddling Statement”.

​At this time CKO Sprint strongly urges clubs to not operate for the term of the Order, with the exception of those coaches and athletes preparing for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Your adherence to the provincial order and cooperation is very much appreciated."
For more details on this and other information regarding COVID-19 restrictions, visit the CKO Sprint website's News page

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