Community Events Granville Island, Jericho Beach
At Ecomarine we are all about community!
We are and want to continue to foster an awesome community of paddlers of any level.
This is why we’ve created our Membership which makes paddling really accessible and affordable. You can paddle every single day for 2h for only $39 a month + you get a great discount on our lessons, tours as well as products in our store!
But it doesn’t stop there:
We want to actively foster the community, connect paddlers with each other and become a community gathering space for paddlers. This is why we’ve started our lecture series and member clinics, as well as weekly member paddles!
Throughout the winter we are hosting a Lecture Series every second Thursday of the month at our Granville Island store. The lecture series is free and open to everybody! You don’t even have to register to attend. Just show up and meet new and old friends.
See below for a list of dates and topics.
Throughout the summer, every second Thursday of the month, we run monthly on-water clinics just for members!
These clinics are a great opportunity to brush up on existing skills or learn and develop new skills. The clinics are exclusive for members. See below for dates and topics and how to register.
Tired of paddling by yourself? You can kayak but don’t know how to do a solo re-entry and are looking for people to paddle with? Do you want to meet other paddlers and just connect, socialize and maybe even make new friends?
Join us on our member paddles:
Starting in June come to Jericho or Granville Island on Tuesdays at 6pm and go for a paddle with other members. We will have a designated team member ready to check you in, help you get your boat ready and connect you with the other paddlers.
Do you prefer to paddle with the same group of people, and have one of our experienced guides by your side? Join our Wednesday Club!
If you like to kayak join our Kayak Club at Jericho. If you prefer to paddleboard join our SUP club at Granville Island. Click the links to learn more about our clubs and to sign up.
2019 Dates & Times:
(6:30pm – 9pm at our Granville Island store)
- January 10: Movie Screening: “Fishpeople” by Patagonia in support of the Georgia Strait Alliance
- February 13: Slideshow: Expedition to God’s Pocket
- March 14: Trip Planning 101 and the best places for daytrips around Vancouver
- April 11: The Yukon River Quest: He paddled how far on a SUP?!?
- May: tbc
(6pm – 9pm at Jericho)
- June 13: Stroke tune-up
- July 11: Assisted re-entries
- August 8: Fancy strokes & how not to get tired
- September 12: tbc
Tuesday Drop-in paddles
- June/July/August: Every Tuesday 6pm-8pm at Jericho & Granville Island
- May/June/July/August: Every Wednesday at Jericho & Granville Island
Lecture Series: Free
Member Clinics: $39
Tuesday Drop-in Paddles: Free
Wednesday Club: $125/term or $225/season
- No prerequisites for the Lecture Series.
- All other programs:
- Must be aged 16 or older
- Must be an Ecomarine member to participate