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What is CKNB

CKNB exists to promote recreational Canoeing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, and Kayaking as an educational, cultural, and historic recreational experience. The organization acts as the provincial recreational body for SUP, Canoe and Kayak for New Brunswick.


CKNB works with Paddle Canada to provide instruction in these areas and to foster the growth of paddling in the province through local paddling clubs.


Who is CKNB

We are a diverse group of paddlers from all walks of life who have come together to promote recreational paddling. We achieve this through:

  • Liability Insurance for:

    • Sanctioned Clubs​

    • Sanctioned Events

    • Sanctioned Club Trips

    • Sanctioned Symposiums

    • Sanctioned Club and CKNB Clinics and courses

  • Hosting the Bi-Annual West Isles Sea Kayak Symposium 

  • Instruction of canoe and kayak skills

  • Development of paddling instructors and programs

  • Development of paddling guides, both river and coastal

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