The Cataraqui Canoe Club is a non-profit, all volunteer organization based in Kingston, Ontario. It offers its members active outdoor events in all seasons with opportunities to meet new people and especially to have fun!.

These events are typically organized around canoeing, kayaking, hiking, snowshoeing or skiing in the region surrounding Kingston.  Such events can cater to beginner or advanced participants with a range of physical abilities.

The affairs of the club are managed by a 10 member Board of Directors, elected annually, and a long list of dedicated volunteers.

Board Members

Commodore – Mary Buchanan
Vice Commodore – Stacey Airhart
Secretary – Ed Jezak
Treasurer – Paul Jepson
Past Commodore – Jim McLachlan
Director – Stephen Abbott
Director – Connie Ball
Director – Peter Bedoukian
Director – Clive Hansen
Director – Steve Manders

Roles

Membership – Stephen Abbott
Boat Storage Admin- Stephen Abbott
Events and Scheduling – Connie Ball
New Member Liaison – Mary Buchanan
Volunteers – Stacey Airhart
Communications – Clive Hansen
Website – Peter Bedoukian
Boathouse – Steve Manders

Email

General inquiries:
info@cataraquicanoe.ca
Boat Storage:
boathouse@cataraquicanoe.ca
Membership:
membership@cataraquicanoe.ca
Treasurer:
treasurer@cataraquicanoe.ca

Mail

Cataraqui Canoe Club
Box 1882, Kingston ON, K7L 5J7.

Location

Our boathouse is at 1 Cataraqui Street:

Minutes for previous AGMs are provided here in PDF format. Please contact the current Club secretary if you have any questions about past minutes.

Dates indicate the years elected. 
There are some missing years. If you can fill them in, please let us know!

2021 Mary Buchanan
2019 – 2020 Jim MacLachlan
2017 – 2018 Peter Bedoukian
2016 – 2016 Mike Fisher/ Ed Jezak
2014 – 2015 Steven Manders
2012 – 2013 Mike Fisher
2010 – 2011 Ed Jezak
2008 Р2009 Carolyn Bonta
2006 – 2007 Ed Jezak
2004 – 2005 Dukke van der Werf
2001 – 2003 Margaret (Wild) Milne
2000 – 2001 Barry Irish
1998 – 1999 Gary Birrell
1997 – 1997 Rick Kirk
1995 – 1996 Margaret Wild
1993 – 1994 Ed Jezak
1991 – 1992 Derek Paul
1989 – 1990 Charles Millard
1986 – 1988 Not known
1985 – ? Denis Burr
1984 –¬† ? Mike Fisher
1980 – 1983 Fred Johnston
1976 – 1979 Not Known
1975 – 1975 Michael Sayers

Thanks to Steve Manders for putting this list together.

This document was written by Fred Johnston, who was the Club commodore 1980 – 1983. It covers the history of canoeing in Kingston, including references to the early days of the Club. Read it here:

The Historical Traditions of Canoeing in Kingston