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AGM for 2022 and Social Meeting – March 9

Our AGM for 2022 is on March 9 at 7:00 PM. A Zoom meeting

We will be taking nominations for, and voting on, the positions of President, Treasurer, Trips Coordinator and Safety and Training. The current position-holders are willing to let their names stand for re-election. We need a quorum of 15 current members attending to be able to vote, so please be sure to show up for this meeting.

Agenda and minutes of previous AGM have been emailed to members.

Once the AGM is officially ended, we will start our regular monthly meeting with a quick check in from the individual executive members followed by a presentation by a guest speaker.

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Christmas Party – December 8

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2021 year-end slideshow

is now posted at the top of the 2021 gallery.

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November 10 social meeting

PIKA’s November social meeting features a presentation on tides and currents. It happens on November 10 at 7:00pm.

Due to continuing COVID-19 concerns, it will be a Zoom meeting. Watch your email for the invite.

Non-members are welcome to attend this meeting. Contact web@pikakayak.com for details.

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October 13 social meeting

PIKA’s October social meeting features a presentation by John Bakker about our 2021 trips. It happens on October 13 at 7:00pm.

Due to continuing COVID-19 concerns, it will be a Zoom meeting. Watch your email for the invite.

Non-members are welcome to attend this meeting. Contact web@pikakayak.com for details.

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PIKA Picnic September 12

There will be no club meeting in September. Instead, we gather at Hayward Lake on September 12th for a short paddle or practice followed by a picnic.

Please bring your own food; due to COVID-19 concerns, this event is not a potluck. Also a good idea to bring your own chair.

You’ll want to arrive early as Hayward Lake can get very busy!

Launch: beach beside boat launch.

On the water: 10:00am. Lunch: 12:30pm

Sign up by September 5 with president@pikakayak.com

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June 9 social meeting features presentation about intertidal life

Miranda Alldritt is going to do a presentation on Intertidal Life that should be super interesting.

Members will be sent the Zoom meeting invitation by email.

Non-members are welcome to attend. For an invite, contact web@pikakayak.com

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April 14 Social Meeting features Sarah Wilson

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises … oh my!!
It’s a special moment when we encounter a whale, dolphin or porpoise as we are out paddling.  These are truly majestic creatures.

Sarah Wilson, Outreach & Technical Support Coordinator, Marine Mammal Research for Ocean Wise will be giving a talk covering some basic cetacean biology, identification and best practices for encounters in the wild.  Enrich your experience and learn how to be sure that our
interactions are not stressing or endangering the animal.

Ocean Wise is a Vancouver-based globally focused conservation organization on a mission to protect and restore the world’s oceans.

7:00pm April 14 via Zoom. Members will be send the invitation by email.

Non-member who want to attend may contact web@pikakayak.com for an invitation.

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February Special General Meeting and Social Meeting

Date and Time: Wednesday, February 24, 2021. 7:00pm – by Zoom

This Special General Meeting is for a vote by members on changes to the Association’s By-Laws. Notice and proposed By-Laws will be sent to members by email at least 2 weeks before the meeting.

The social meeting, which follows the Special General Meeting, features a presentation about paddling on the Central Coast of BC.

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January 2021 meeting features preso on paddling BC’s North Coast

Our January meeting will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, January 13 at 7:00pm. Invitations will be sent to members via email a few days before the event.

Or join using this link. Public is welcome.
https://zoom.us/j/3832003396?pwd=L0ZBcHVkUG5TTk1lOWx3RjVjTTRCZz09

John Bakker will be giving a presentation on paddling Chatham Sound, on BC’s North Coast.

John has made several trips exploring the area, including Porcher Island and the Dundas Islands.