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 …

This Girl Can! Women and Girls Taster session

This Girl Can! Women and Girls Taster session

Try kayaking with Halifax Canoe Club. On the 23rd February we will be offering a women and girls Taster session at Salendine Nook Pool. Come and join us. We can offer a fun, friendly and supportive team of female coaches and a nice warm swimming pool. Whether it’s your first time in a boat, you …

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

HXCC Club Calendars

HXCC Club Calendars

Thanks to Paul Wood, our 2017 Calendar is ready. It’s filled with action packed images of your favourite award winning club from throughout the year, and even features a very festive December with piccies from the Santa Splash! And it’s bigger and better than even! (it’s still only 12 months though!) If you have pre-ordered …

Warning – Puzzle Weir Hazard

Warning – Puzzle Weir Hazard

You may be aware that Puzzle Weir (also know as Hollins Mill Weir) started to collapse a few years ago. Recent floods have furthered the collapse of the face of the weir making it seriously dangerous at the moment. To be clear, heading upstream from the club this is the first weir you come to. …

Santa Splash! – Sat 3rd Dec

Santa Splash! – Sat 3rd Dec

Put on a Santa suit and come for a paddle! The businesses of Sowerby Bridge are coming together to put a Christmas event in town, and as part of the local community we want to join in. So we are going to do a Santa Paddle Ok so you may have seen Santa Runs happening …

Coached Pool Sessions are back!

Coached Pool Sessions are back!

Pool update (14/11/16) The pool boiler is now fixed, so block 2 of the coached session will start this week (17th Nov) as planned. We are using the 8-9pm slot to catch up missed sessions for those on block 1 so there will be no pay and play session on 17th Nov – we’ll advise …

Night Swim Kayaking review

Night Swim Kayaking review

We all have our favourite kayaking disciplines: it could be the thrill of white water rapids; the excitement of the slalom competition or the unpredictability of the ocean… BUT is there more out there? Trawling through my emails one evening my eye was drawn to one sent by Lianne Hickling about supporting a long distance …

New Beginners Course – starting 28 June 2016

New Beginners Course – starting 28 June 2016

Fancy learning how to kayak? Then get in touch with our course co-ordinator, Judith, to sign up for our beginners course here at Halifax Canoe club. The course starts on Tuesday 28th June and costs £35 – which includes temporary club membership and full use of equipment and facilities. Please contact Judith at courses@halifaxcanoe.org.uk, or …