We are so excited to
share this amazing sport with our community. There are so many
of different ages and
abilities, that everyone can find the perfect fit. It’s a great
way to make friends, build a social network, get fit and HAVE
~ Karen Corness,
Fort Langley Canoe
Club open house and demo April 7
Langley Canoe Club (FLCC) is offering the Langley and surrounding
communities an opportunity to try a 2500-year-old internationally
renowned sport – Dragon Boating.
The Open House will be held at the Fort Langley Canoe Club docks beside
Bedford House on Glover Road, in Fort Langley. Parking is available near
the Fort Pub (west of the bridge) and in Marina Park (east of the
bridge). To register for the Community Open House please register
here or via e-mail
FLCC’s free “Come Try It” Open House will be hosted by volunteers from
each of FLCC’s 16 teams, including a Breast Cancer Dragon Boat Team.
Talk to members, ask questions, learn about different teams. Teams range
in age from early 20’s to mid 80’s, and include women’s and mixed teams.
It is an all age, all ability sport!
Karen Corness, FLCC
Dragon Boat Coordinator, says “We are so excited to share this
amazing sport with our community. There are so many teams of
different ages and abilities, that everyone can find the perfect
fit. It’s a great way to make friends, build a social network, get
fit and HAVE FUN! FLCC thanks all the volunteers and participants
who will contribute to this important day. You are truly helping
FLCC make a difference in our community.”
Fort Langley Canoe Club has over 650 members and 19 dragon boat
teams and that practice one to three times a week. Practice times
range include mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends, at
Fort Langley Canoe Club is comprised of a nonprofit group of people
who enjoy paddling competitively and recreationally in four main
classes of boats – Dragonboat, Canoe & Kayak, Voyageur and Outrigger
Canoe and has been in the Fort Langley community since 2005.
For more information
about the Fort Langley Canoe Club, visit the Web site at
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