50th Anniversary of Cheema Aquatic Club

A globally recognized canoe and kayak club providing opportunities for youth to achieve success at every level as athletes and in life.

Cheema is celebrating its 50th year in a big way with a Homecoming Weekend event including Live Music, Rib Fest, our own Hall of Fame and more!

50th Anniversary Details

Our Programs

Cheema offers a wide range of programs for all ages. If you are new to the sport, returning or have years of experience we have something for you.

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Best. Summer. Ever.

Join Cheema Aquatic Club in Waverley Nova Scotia, at the tip of scenic Lake Thomas. Register for one of Cheema's programs now.

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Who We Are

From early morning till dusk for over 40 years, our paddlers have earned their way onto the international sprint racing scene.

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What's New?

Now is the time to gear up and show your Cheema pride. Get $10 off your purchase over $40 from now until July 27th using promo code CHEEMA10 at cheema.entripyshops.com

Posted on June 25th, 2019

We're looking to fill these two positions:

  • Summer Supervisor
  • Boat Maintenance/Custodian.

See the attachmented PDFs for more details.

Posted on May 10th, 2019

Download the Cheema Hall of Fame Guidelines pdf here! The package includes:

  • Hall of Fame Eligibility
  • Nomination Form-Athlete
  • Nomination Form-Team
  • Nomination Form-Builder
  • Nomination Form-Corporate Citizen
Posted on May 6th, 2019
Cheema Aquatic Club is accepting applications for the Kiddie Kayak staff positions for the upcoming 2019 Summer Programs.
 
Positions to be filled include:
  • Lead Position
  • Support Position
The Kiddie Kayak program will run from Tuesday, July 2 to Friday August 23 (~ 8 weeks). Salary will commensurate with experience. Salary Range $11.55 - $14.05.  Both full time (9-4pm) and part time positions (9am-1pm or 1 pm – 5pm) Schedule to be determined after hiring.
 
Responsibilities (including, but not limited to)
  • Support the vision of the head coach in implementing theprogram
  • Provide a safe and fun environment for participants
  • Promote a climate of respect for participants, coaches, summer supervisor and parents
  • Support and develop the social, physical and safety needs of program participants
  • Be a positive role model for participants and represent Cheema Aquatic Club in a positive manner
  • Lead will provide weekly communications/updates (email) to participant families, board chair and supervisor
 
Certifications Required
 
All successful applicants will need to provide:
  • Child Abuse Registry Check,
  • Vulnerable Sector Check/ Criminal Background Check,
  • Canoe Kids course (to be offered in spring 2019 by ADCKC)
  • Small Craft License to operate safety boats
  • First Aid training (to be offered in spring of 2019)
 
Interested Applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to scott.smith@cheema.ca
 
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on March 8, 2019 – No Late Applications Will Be Considered
Posted on February 27th, 2019

Just a reminder to anyone interested in coaching at Cheema this summer, the deadlines for applications are fast approaching. 

Masters' Coach applications must be received by February 25 at 9am. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to masters@cheema.ca

Summer Program Staff applications must be received no later than February 27 at 5pm. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to scott.smith@cheema.ca

Kiddie Kayak postings will be up soon, and applications for these positions will be due no later than March 8. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to scott.smith@cheema.ca

Please check out the website for details about these positions, and to learn how you can become a part of our wonderful team.

Posted on February 24th, 2019