Voyageur Canoes in Storage!

We would like to thank everyone that came out to help us get our Voyageur Canoes into storage this weekend. We couldn't have done it without you! An especially big thank you to Joanne for organizing the move and to Will Samis for the use of the barn space. It is so good to know that the canoes are in good storage for the winter! *For more info about the history and building of the Cordukes/Weber barn, check out

Volunteers Needed!

We are looking for some volunteers to help us move our Voyageur Canoes into storage in Sowerby this Saturday, November 17th.    We will meet up at Tim Horton’s in Blind River at 1:00pm.  Please contact Joanne at if you are able to make it.  Thank you!

Christmas Party!

Coureurs de bois, Algoma Paddlers, and Penokean Hills will be having a combined Christmas party this year, and we want to see you there!

Date: Friday, December 7th
Location: The Moose Lodge, Elliot Lake
Time: 5:30 cocktails, 6:15 dinner followed by door prizes and dancing to the music of the Jacques Brothers!
Tickets: $25 - on sale from November 5 - 23 by contacting George at or 705-848-3105.

Questions about the event can be directed to Sheila at or 705-848-3105.

Annual General Meeting

We will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 29 at 7 pm at the Blind River Seniors Centre (17 Michigan Ave.).  Mark your calendar!

Directions: Travelling West through Blind River, turn left at the traffic lights, take the second right onto Michigan Ave. The white seniors' building is the 3rd on the left.

Blind River Fall Festival - October 13

The Algoma Paddlers will be set up at the Blind River Fall Festival on Saturday, October 13
Come see us on Main street (Woodward Ave.) between 11am and 3pm

Chat with some of our great club members and volunteers, have a look at our equipment display, and find out what the club is all about. 

See you there!

Paddle & Potluck - September 22, 2018

Our final planned event for the summer is coming up next Saturday, September 22, and we hope you can all make it!
Here are the details FOR THE PADDLE Meeting location: Wilson's Fruit Market at 9:30 am Trip Details: Paddle destination is planned for Turnbull Island.  If the conditions report is not acceptable, the destination will be changed.  Bring a lunch. Trip Leader: Kathy Ellis.  Please contact the trip leader ahead of time if you plan to join for the paddle so we know who to expect at the meeting location. Contact details - or 705-356-1266.  (If you need to borrow equipment, contact Gary to arrange at
FOR THE POTLUCK Potluck will start at 4:30 at Gary and Natalie's. Everyone is welcome, even if you're not paddling earlier in the day.  Contact Gary to RSVP and for address if needed.
Hope to see you there!

Learn to Paddle Board !

This course will have a max of 6 students; make sure to reserve your spot!
Saturday, August 18
Lauzon Beach & Boat Launch in Algoma Mills
Course instructor: Sonya Fortin
Course options:
ORCKA Standup Paddle Boarding Safe Paddlers from 9 - 2pm (lunch 12 - 1). Cost is $30 for members of $80 for non-members