Washburn Tour 10th September – Paddling and Help Needed

Washburn Tour 10th September – Paddling and Help Needed

We are running the tour event at the River Washburn on Sunday 10th September. The Washburn is a dam controlled grade 3 river near Harrogate. We need people to help run the event including: Collect fees off paddlers Provide a cafe for the event Setting up first thing, and checking the river is clear Packing away …

Second Hand Kit – Grab some kit and a bargain!

Second Hand Kit – Grab some kit and a bargain!

We have been donated various items of paddling kit by former members, which we are ‘selling off’ to members, with all proceeds from donations going to club funds . Full details and a suggested donation are listed below – please Gift Aid your donation if you can to help us bump up funds further. It’s …

Club Night – every Wednesday through the Summer

Club Night – every Wednesday through the Summer

This is an informal session as an alternative to our coached session. It is aimed at anyone who has previously completed a beginners course level and just want to get out paddling with other members. Coaches (Andrew and Dave) will be there to offer guidance and we hope to offer some ‘drop in’  coaching sessions on …

Paddlefit – your work out in a boat (Tuesday nights)

Paddlefit – your work out in a boat (Tuesday nights)

Our regular weekly fitness session is back. Quite simply it is fitness training in a boat! We do a variety of exercises, sprints, longer distances, resistance training etc. Just think circuit training in your boat. We follow a session plan each week designed to work on various aspects of fitness, allowing you to push yourself …

Online membership – join up here!

Online membership – join up here!

Are you a current member and haven’t renewed for 2017? Your time is running out! Did you know that you can sign up HERE? Don’t let your membership or boat storage space expire; you can renew with ease right now! Never been a member and want to join us? Great news! Click HERE to join up, or use our CONTACT FORM if you …

Membership and Summer Sessions Sign Up Night

Membership and Summer Sessions Sign Up Night

We will be holding our annual membership sign up night at Bolton Brow Primary School, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2AP on Tuesday 28th March 2017. The evening will start at 7.30pm. View a map HERE You can sign up for summer courses, pay your membership and boat storage fees (limited availability) and talk to the team about what …

Pool Sessions Cancelled

Pool Sessions Cancelled

Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control we are cancelling the final three weeks of pool sessions and pay and play pool sessions. Those booked on block 4 of the pool sessions should have been contacted and we will be arranging a refund for the sessions we have not been able to provide. We were …

2017 Award Winners

2017 Award Winners

The clubs Annual Awards were presented at our Annual General Meeting on 4th February. Well done to all who earned a nomination, but this year’s winners are: Best Beginner – Jose Leite Most Improved Paddler – James Freeman Most Improved Female – Vicky McGee Most Improved Junior (under 14) – Albert Lawler Most Improved Junior (under 18) – Oliver Scholefield …

FREE Safety & Rescue Training for members

FREE Safety & Rescue Training for members

We are running a couple of Foundation Safety & Rescue Training course at the Club for club members. This is a one-day course to learn and develop flat water safety and rescue techniques. It will give you confidence to paddle safely and to be able to help others. It is also a pre-requisite for coaching courses …

2017 Committee Nominations

2017 Committee Nominations

You can take a look at the committee nominations received so far HERE This document shows a list of people that have put themselves forward for committee vacancies due at the upcoming AGM. Get in touch if you have any questions – secretary@halifaxcanoe.org.uk