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.

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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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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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Posted on November 2nd, 2018

As a follow-up to our AGM last week, we have had a nomination posted for the position of Summer Program Chair. Scott Smith put his name in after the AGM, and you will have seen his nomination posted below. Per our Bylaws, there will be a special meeting at the beginning of the Board meeting next week, starting at 7:30 PM. The purpose of the special meeting will be to confirm Scott as the Summer Program Chair.

We still have two Board positions that are vacant. The positions of Fundraising Chair and Communications Chair are still up for grabs. If you have an interest in these positions, please reach out to Andrew Koch. Nominations for these positions must be received by 8:00 PM November 27th so that they can be posted ahead of our December 11th Board meeting.

Posted on October 31st, 2018

Our AGM is coming up on Oct 30th, starting at 7pm.  Please see the links to all thoses who have put their name forward to be part of the 2018-2019 board.

There are a few positions that we did not receive any nominations for;  Communications Chair, Fundraising Chair and Facilities Chair.  If you are interested in these positions please talk to any of our current board members to find out more information on these positions.

Toll-free Dial-in number   1 877-413-4792

Conference ID   8773107

Posted on October 20th, 2018

Our annual auction is coming fast!  Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 10th.  It will be held again this year at Brewsters in Bedford.  Paddles go on sale at 4:30pm, auction starts at 6pm.

If you are helping out with auction items, please see the attached donation letter to help you secure a donation.

Hope to see you there!!

Posted on October 14th, 2018

The Cheema Annual General Meeting is coming up on Oct 30th. One of the purposes of the AGM is to elect a new Board for the 2018-2019 year. As per the club by-laws, all positions must be filled using a nomination process. The nomination form is below.

All positions are open and we are accepting nominations now. Many positions have current board members offering to return, but there are some positions that are currently “vacant” and in need of someone to fill it. Those “vacant” positions include High Performance Chair, Logistics Chair, Facilities Chair and Communications Chair.

To submit your name for a position, you must complete the nomination form, have someone move and second the nomination, and submit it to the club Secretary, Janie MacKinnon.  You must also sign the Cheema Board Member Code of Conduct. The deadline for nominations is 8:00 PM on 16 October 2018.

If you have any questions on the duties and responsibilities of any of the board positions, please feel free to reach out to the person currently filling that position. You can also reach out to Andrew Koch.

Posted on September 15th, 2018