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Gig Harbor Canoe &

Kayak Racing Team

Gig Harbor Canoe & Kayak Racing Team





















  • 2024 OHR & JR Worlds Quali... July 3, 2024 12:00 AM

    The following athletes qualified at Ted Houk to race internationally:

  • Paddler's Cup 2024 April 20, 2024 12:00 AM

    Our biggest fundraiser of the year!  Join us for racing, vendors, and community education. April 20-21, 2024

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    Vancouver Lake Scrimmage V... March 16, 2024 12:00 AM

    Van Lake Scrimmage Please sign up to volunteer!   

  • GHCKRT Secures 10th Nation... August 5, 2023 12:00 AM

    GHCKRT has once again made history by achieving their 10th National Championship title at the highly competitive 2023 American Canoe Associations Sprint Nationals Competition held at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida.

  • GHCKRT Named One of Best! January 31, 2023 12:00 AM

    Gig Harbor Canoe & Kayak Racing Team has been named one of's Best Kayak Clubs in the US

  • 2022 National Champions! August 6, 2022 12:00 AM

    Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team is the American Canoe Association's 2022 National Champions!

  • How to Join June 5, 2022 12:00 AM

    We are always excited to welcome new athletes onto the team. Please click on the menu option - JOINING THE TEAM to learn more.

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About Us
TEN time National Champions, the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team provides opportunities for local youth and adults to compete regionally, nationally, internationally, and ultimately at the Olympic level in the sport of canoe/kayak racing.    

GHCKRT inspires and enables athletes to achieve excellence in life through what they learn in the sport of canoe/kayak racing and challenges them to dream. GHCKRT coaches intentionally encourage and teach athletes through challenges and struggling to achieve.  

Athletes typically begin participating with GHCKRT through one of the many summer camp programs offered annually at Skansie Park in Gig Harbor. These camps introduce athletes to both canoe and kayak, and allow each individual to experience both boat types before choosing one with which to continue training. Athletes may be invited to join the Development Team, and after some time there, may be extended additional invitations to join different training teams, progressing with age and skill.

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Field Status

Field Status

  • Ancich Waterfront Park Updated: 08/14/22 8:21PM
    • Ancich Waterfront Park Paddlers' Dock
    • Erg Workout @ Clubhouse
    • Group 1 Practice
    • Group 2 Practice
    • Masters Practice
  • Skansie Brothers Park Updated: 08/14/22 8:22PM
    • Jerisich Public Dock
  • Gig Harbor High Scho... Updated: 01/05/24 9:03PM
    • Track
  • Sehmel Homestead Park Updated: 06/22/24 9:23AM
    • All Groups
    • All Groups 2
    • All Groups 3
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Gig Harbor Canoe & Kayak Racing Team
PO BOX 1097 
Gig Harbor, Washington 98335

Phone: 253-444-2578
Email: [email protected]
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