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Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia is the official voice of paddling for the province of Nova Scotia. We foster the growth and development of safe and environmentally responsible, recreational stand up paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking in Nova Scotia through training, promotion, advocacy and stewardship.

Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia is the official voice of recreational canoeing and kayaking in the province. We are supported financially by members, and by the Office of Health Promotion, Nova Scotia.

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Why should you become a member?

Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia runs numerous events through-out the year that are free, or at low cost to members. As a member you also are given a voice at our Annual General Meeting held in November and are eligible to become a board member. Members also enjoy discounts at various outfitters and retail outlets around Nova Scotia.

  • Access to White Water Kayaks including skirt, paddle, pfd, throwbag
  • Newsletter – keeps you up to date with what’s happening in CKNS; including upcoming events, reviews of books and equipment, and memorable articles by our members.
  • Discounts – Available from selected retailers, outfitters, and adventure companies.
  • Paddling Clinics and Pool sessions – CKNS facilitates instructional sessions put on by nationally certified Paddle Canada Instructors
  • Workshops, Seminars, and Exhibits
  • Information on Canoe Kayak Routes, Equipment, and Accessories
  • National and International Contacts
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Discounts available to active members

Paddle Canada Course discounts

Retail outlet discounts

  • MEC
    10% off during Club night(s)
  • Escape Outdoors – North Sydney
    10% off with proof of membership
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Become a Member

You can become a member online or by mailing a written application to:

Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia
5516 Spring Garden Road, 4th Floor
Halifax NS  B3J 1G6

Mail-in Membership Application

Fax or scan: 902-425-5606, admin@ckns.ca
Please put ATTN: Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia

Join online or submit a written application to Canoe Kaya Nova Scotia!