About Balmy Beach Canoe Club
The Balmy Beach Canoe Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the sport of sprint canoe and kayak racing in the Beach community. The money that Balmy Beach gets from Bingo allows the club to provide world class coaching, which has produced a number of Olympic athletes and, in 2016, one athlete, one para-athlete and the Head Coach earned the opportunity to compete with Team Canada in the Rio Olympics, the first time a club member has participated since 1952, One of our Para-athletes was selected as one of the representatives of Charities at Dolphin Gaming in the torch relay for the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto. The Club’s goal is to provide a safe and enjoyable, recreational and/or competitive environment, for members of all ages and abilities, regardless of their financial circumstance. Bingo revenue allows the Club to purchase boats and equipment appropriate for all levels of ability and all ages. Programs are designed to develop both the physical and mental strength of individual members while encouraging team and Club spirit.