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Eligibility

To join the Ancient Mariners Canoe Club you must be:
• aged 55 years or older
• a member of one of the City of Cambridge 50+ Recreation Centres
  (Allan Reuter Centre, David Durward Centre, or Ted Wake Lounge, or William E. Pautler Centre)
• physically able to participate safely in club activities

New members must satisfactorily complete the Ancient Mariners orientation and training program. Dates are established in advance to permit full participation; Persons who are unavailable for these dates may apply again next year See training page on this website for details.

Membership fees (to be determined every year by the Board of Directors)

• Ancient Mariners Canoe Club annual fee - $40.00
• City of Cambridge 50+ Recreation Centre annual fee - $31.00
 
Additional costs

Members who use club-owned canoes pay a $4.00 per use canoe-towing fee to help cover the expenses of drivers who tow the trailers.

Social events such as the Christmas lunch or solstice breakfast are ‘user-pay’ events, held at reasonably inexpensive venues.

Application deadline

Applications are accepted to the end of August and will be processed in the order in which they are received. It may be necessary to limit the number of applications accepted in any given year to keep the membership at a safe and reasonable level.