Ceyana Canoe Club

Trips

Ceyana volunteers organize trips ranging from local, easy paddles, to extended trips and whitewater excursions. We encourage early contact with the trip coordinator to ensure that a trip will not be cancelled for lack of interest, or be over subscribed. Sometimes, club trips are organized just a few days before departure as opportunities and interest dictate. Check the tripping calendar often and watch your email for new trips. 

Organize a Trip of YOUR OWN!

Ceyana is always looking for more people to organize trips. If you have a trip in mind, work with the Tripping Chair to have it added as an official club trip. You don't necessarily need to lead the on-water portion of the trip--the Tripping Chair can help you find someone to fill that role. 

All club trips must be approved by the club (usually by the Tripping Chair) and participants must be current members of the Ceyana Canoe Club. 

Trips Schedule

    • 18 Jul 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (MDT)
    • Astotin Lake, Elk Island Nat. Park
    • 2
    Register

    Buffalo, warm sun, gentle breezes (most years), an hour or two cruise around the islands of Astotin Lake (Elk Island National Park), birding, laughing and telling lies.   Trip lead Tim, is suggesting he will still provide, but it will be store bought cupcakes this year... and hopefully only this year.

    Tim is suggesting:

    • 10 am meet, at the main Astotin Beach/Main Parking Lot
    • 10:30 am launch,
    • cake about 12:30 pm back on the beach at whatever table/shelter we can snag!

    Basic flatwater skills required.  Limited Club equipment may be available, check closer to the event date.

    • 07 Aug 2020
    • 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • 09 Aug 2020
    • 8:00 PM (MDT)
    • Bow River
    • 3
    Register

    This is one of the most scenic paddles, and maybe the best way to see the Bow Valley.   The plan will be to do day trips, with camping at Two Jack Lake Main campground loop 24 and adjoining.  Intermediate river skills are required, as the river all the way to Red Earth creek is fast, with fun riffles and significant rapids just east of Lake Louise, and at Red Earth Creek.  And for those a little newer to paddling there is easy paddling upstream of Banff into Vermillion lakes, and the other lakes in the area.

    • 04 Sep 2020
    • 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • 07 Sep 2020
    • 8:00 PM (MDT)
    • Kootenay River, Settlers Road Bridge to the White River Bridge
    • 18
    Register

     The Kootenay River below the National Park is often referred to as the weekend Nahanni.  It is a great tripping river, and requires good intermediate river skills... and river reading skills.  This late summer or fall trip will be a lower water levels and thus not too intimidating for those familiar with the Horburg/Devil's Elbow run on the North Saskatchewan, or the upper Red Deer.

Past events

21 Jun 2020 Fathers Day Brunch
07 May 2020 Cancelled - all club paddling events & programs to June 15
11 Oct 2019 The Kootenay River
29 Sep 2019 Make Haste to Hastings Lake
20 Sep 2019 Bow River - through Calgary, Harvie Passage
13 Sep 2019 Bow Waters CC - Last Splash Bash - Upper Red Deer River
30 Aug 2019 Labor Day Weekend - North Saskatchewan River east of Edmonton
31 Jul 2019 Liver on the River
26 Jul 2019 Bow River
06 Jul 2019 Cake on the Lake
28 Jun 2019 The Milk River with Bow Waters Canoe Club
31 May 2019 Wildhay Weekend
17 May 2019 Three Rivers Rendezvous
05 May 2019 A Taxing Paddle
14 Sep 2018 The Brazeau River
31 Aug 2018 Jasper National Park
05 Aug 2018 Liver on the River - a Pâté float
03 Aug 2018 The Kootenay River
01 Jul 2018 Cake on the Lake - for Canada Day 2018
29 Jun 2018 The Milk River with Bow Waters Canoe Club
08 Jun 2018 Wildhay Weekend
01 Jun 2018 Red Deer River, Innisfail to Red Deer
18 May 2018 Three Rivers Rendezvous
12 Aug 2017 Treemendous Paddle
04 Aug 2017 Rock Lake
30 Jul 2017 88 Reasons to Love Our Valley
15 Jul 2017 Cake on the Lake
15 Jul 2017 Ceyana Participants for the Saint John River Canoe Brigade
29 Jun 2017 Ceyana Participants for the Fort Edmonton Canoe Brigade
22 Jun 2017 Ceyana Participants for the Athabasca River Canoe Brigade
18 Jun 2017 Father's Day Brunch
28 May 2017 Make Haste to Hastings
19 May 2017 Bow Waters invite for a May Long Weekend of WhiteWater paddling
19 May 2017 Ceyana CC May Long Weekend on the MacLeod River at Edson
13 May 2017 Annual Islet Lake Paddle and Potluck
06 May 2017 Paddle to Two Sergeants--cancelled
30 Apr 2017 A Taxing Paddle
08 Oct 2016 Look Waaay Up!
17 Sep 2016 Red Deer River
17 Sep 2016 Brazeau River
03 Sep 2016 North Saskatchewan--Nordegg to Rocky
10 Jul 2016 Cake on the Lake
19 Jun 2016 Father's Day Brunch
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