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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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 to suit your needs.

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


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?

Summer Registration is now open!  Registration forms are available here, as well registration can be done online.

We will be holding an in-person registration day on Saturday, March 10 from 1pm-3pm at the Fall River Fire Hall.

Don't miss out, register early!

Posted on January 21st, 2018

Come join us on Monday, February 19th starting at 5pm at Finbar's (Bedford location).  Finbar's will donate 15% of the evening's sales back to Cheema.  Funds raised will go towards funding a NEW outboard motor for the safety boat.

Spread the word and most importantly join us!

Posted on January 21st, 2018

Cheema is looking for a Club Coordinator.  The coordinator position is to provide consistent year-round organization and administrative support to the club.  The position will have a strong focus on the preparation and implementation of the summer program, as well as the planning of various other competitive events, training events and training camps.  The coordinator position will also serve as a contact point for members and the community. 

If you are interesting in applying for the position, please contact Angela Fitzgerald.  Competition closes on January 31.

Please see the attached for the full description of the position.


Posted on January 20th, 2018

There will be an order going in for Cheema clothing.  Orders must be received by November 15th, no later, no exceptions.  These orders will be guaranteed for Christmas delivery.

Posted on November 2nd, 2017

It is our great pleasure to announce that the operating loan for the construction of the Frank Garner Boat House has been paid off in full!!!  In 2011 the planning began, in 2013 the construction started and now in 2017 it has been paid for. 

Thank you to all sponsors, big and small, we thank you for your generous gift to Cheema!

Please see the attached letter from the Frank Garner Boathouse Committee and the updated and expanded list of all campaign contributors.

Posted on October 25th, 2017