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The Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team is committed to coaching children aged 9 to 18 years old, para-athletes, and adults in the sport of Olympic Sprint Canoe and Kayak.

GHCKRT has a history of excellence in the sport of Canoe/Kayak, producing multiple National Champions and world-class athletes. Numerous young Gig Harbor athletes have gone on to represent the USA at the Junior World Championships, Pan American Championships, and Olympic Hope Regattas at locations throughout Europe and the Americas. This talented team is also proud to have won the USA National Championships in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019.

Each year in April, GHCKRT hosts the Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup, a two-day paddlesport festival featuring events for paddlers of all ages, levels, and abilities. Go to for more information.