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Why should a BCS team join the IBCPC

International Breast Cancer Paddlers Commission (IBCPC)

What's in it for us?

We get along fine with our own organization, so what's different about IBCPC?

How do we join?

These are all great questions, and we have some GREAT answers!

  • Be part of an International organization whose mandate is to encourage the development of BCS teams within the framework of participation and inclusiveness.

  • Be part of an organization with a membership of over 320 BCS team, worldwide, representing approx. 15,000 breast cancer survivors globally.

  • Be part of an organization who promotes a healthy lifestyle for those who are diagnosed with breast cancer because Exercise is Medicine!

  • Together we are stronger, our voices are louder, and the message is clearer.

  • Being part of the IBCPC provides breast cancer survivors with the opportunity to network with International teams, to share information, receive regular newsletters and updates.

  • To share best practices with other teams and to interact with other paddlers around the world!

  • Promotion of events that include breast cancer categories.

  • Facilitate outreach programs to support the formation of new breast cancer teams.

  • The opportunity to participate in the International BCS Participatory Festival held every 4 years at exciting places around the world.

  • Be able to travel anywhere in the world and join in paddling with a breast cancer team.

  • This Non-Competitive festival is an all BCS event with thousands of breast cancer survivors in a sea of PINK all supporting each other and enjoying LIFE!

Can I sign up for the IBCPC Newsletter myself? YES!!

  • Sign up yourself and get the Newsletter: Newsletters | IBCPC

    Why wouldn't you want to be part of this amazing organization?

  • Want to join? Go to and click on the Join Us link.

  • Still have questions, then email Linda Kuska, Membership Director at