If you find one of these is not working or goes to a dead link please email and let me
Note: Halifax Canoe Club is not responsible for the content of any of the following sites.
National Organisations (BCU)
- Canoe England – the English National Governing Body for Canoeing
- British Canoe Union – more information on all disciplines of canoeing and kayaking in the UK.
- Canoe England Yorkshire Region – information of Canoeing in the region, including details of Washburn release dates.
- (Canoe England) Youth pages – a link to details about Paddle Power, the BCU’s awards covering activities across a range of paddlesport and host of other stuff for kids.
- West Yorkshire Sport – details of sport in the county, including support available to clubs etc (our Local County Sport Partnership)
- Canoe England (Coaching) – direct to the coaching section of the BCU website – details of various awards and more
- Coaching West Yorkshire – the coaching wesbite of West Yorkshire Sport, including coaching news, courses funding information and register for email updates
- SportsCoachUK– more details to help coaches to develop including generic coaching development courses
- Canoe England (Test & Awards) – a driect link to details of personal performance and leadership awards including Star Tests and paddlepower awards.
- Canoe Slalom UK – the official slalom website, this details of events and rankings.
- Slalom Technique Library – how to do all those slalom moves, with video clips of top paddlers demonstrating the skills (some big video downloads)
- GB Canoeing – the home of Great Britain’s Olympic canoeing disciplines – Canoe Slalom and Flat Water Racing.
- Canoe Polo UK – the official canoe polo site
- UK Freestyle – the official freestyle site and a must for all playboaters
- Wild Water Racing – official wild water racing site, details of races, results etc
- Robin Hood Watersports – Canoe shop in Heckmondwike.
- Lomo – Good value paddling gear available online
Facilities and River Information
- Environment Agency – online river level information
- Online River Guidebook – An online guide to white water rivers in the UK.
- Canalofan Tryweryn – details of releases, coaching etc at the Tryweryn (Bala)
- Holme Pierrepont – national watersports centre in Nottingham
- Teesside White Water Course – running times, facilities etc of the artificial white water course at Stockton
- Washburn – details and event dates (on the Yorkshire region website)
- Mile End Mill – canoeing and rafting at Llangollen
- Canoe Wales – details of paddling in Wales, including the full welsh rivers guidebook online
- Lee Valley White Water Centre – paddle at the course that hosted the London 2012 Canoe Slalom events
- Canal & Rivers Trust – the national charity responsible for managing canals (formerly British Waterways)
- River Access Campaign – the campaign to bring better access to rivers for canoeist -see how you can help support it
Other Clubs in the Region
- Bradford & Bingley Canoe Club
- Leeds Canoe Club
- Pennine Canoe Club (Dewsbury)
- Sheffield Canoe Club
- Swaledale Outdoor Club
- White Rose Canoe Club
- Calder Future details of action to improve the environment of the whole Calder Valley.
- Calder & Colne Rivers Trust – working to improve the quality of local rivers
- Sea to Skye Experience – guided Sea Kayaking on the Isle of Skye
- Coastal Spirit – sea kayaking courses with a unique and individual approach
- Song of the Paddle – for those interested in Open boats