Situated on Lake Ontario, SCBC is and has always been a Not-for-Profit boat club comprised of Niagara residents from all walks of life. Nestled along the western bank of the Niagara River is a unique boat club, just 2 NM upriver of beautiful and historic Niagara-on-the-Lake.
The Smuggler’s Cove Boat Club is an entirely floating club tucked in amongst the picturesque natural beauty of the Niagara Parkway, where it intersects with East-West Line, coming from Highway #55.Find Out More
Active boating oasis since 1954, situated on Lake Ontario, SCBC is and has always been a Not-for-Profit boat club comprising Niagara residents from all walks of life.
Our members represent a cross-section of Niagara. We are Niagara’s families, farmers, doctors, teachers, laborers, small business owners, plumbers, accountants, lawyers, electricians, office workers, pastors, police officers, firemen and everything in between.
From the QEW follow signs to Niagara On The Lake. Turn right at East & West Line and follow it to the Niagara Parkway. Cross the Parkway to the parking lot. There is a set of stairs on the other side of the Park that will take you down to the SCBC.
The SCBC is roughly 1.5 km upstream from Niagara On The Lake on the Niagara river. Lat/Long: 43.234711, -79.059758
Niagara On The Lake
16001 Niagara River Pkwy,
NOTL, ON, L0S 1J0
SCBC is very proud of it’s history, the natural beauty that surrounds the club, and we are extremely proud of the camaraderie that exists between our members.
The former ST. CATHARINES BOAT CLUB, is now known as the SMUGGLER’S COVE BOAT CLUB was founded in 1947.
Formerly the St. Catharines Boat Club, Smugglers Cove Boat Club has a long history of being one of Niagara's premier destinations.
Originally located at the mouth of the Lake Ontario, before relocating upstream to our current location in the Niagara River.
Travel back in time to have glimpse into the past. View a Newsletter from St. Catharines Boat Club from the year 1966!
Like all clubs we have an elected executive. Nominations and election are done at our AGM in November of each year. Any member in good standing may run for any position. The Executive or Bridge is composed of seven (7) positions, six (6) of which are elected.SCBC Org Chart 2022
SCBC is very proud of its history, and its members have always been and will continue to represent a cross-section of Niagara.
SCBC Commodore since 2018, and on the Executive Bridge since 2017, Bill has been an active member since 2009.
He is a proud owner of a Nonsuch 30. He is an avid sailor with his wife Jill and they have 2 sons.
Bill enjoys working in the airline industry as a Pilot.
Meetings are held regularly on the first Wednesday of each month. All members in good standing are encouraged to attend. Our Annual General Meeting is held every autumn. Relevant updates are regularly sent out to the membership at large via email.
Chair Dan Grignon
Chair Bob Ciupa
Chair Gary Cornett
Chair Bruce Lee,
Co-Chair Jasper Zwarts
Guillermo Fuentes, Safety Chair