Delta Outrigger Canoe Club is a non-profit group of people who enjoy paddling competitively and recreationally. Our club has two six-person, one two person and three one-person outrigger canoes for our members to use. We are located at the Deas Island Regional Park, an island in the lower reaches of the Fraser River, this is a great place for a paddle along the slough with the tall cottonwood trees and surrounding wetlands home to a variety of wildlife – from eagles and chickadees to frogs and otters.
A beautiful day for a race, sunny Sunday March 31st.
Two Delta teams entered False Creek March Madness 2019. Our first race of the year and a first race for one of our members. Congratulations to Edna, Pat, Nita, Carmel, Peter and Tony (his first race!) racing in the Senior Masters Mixed Division with a time of 29:55. Our other team of Golden Master Ladies, Kathy, Terri, Johanna, Patti, Jane and Leona completed the course in 28:14. Well done ladies!
Look for our teams out on the water at Deas Island as we prepare for our next race, April 13th, Fort Langley River Run.
In many parts of Canada, the paddling gear is away for the winter. In the Pacific Northwest, paddlers are fortunate that they can be on the water almost year round. However, risks do increase in the winter. The following are some basic common sense guidelines: