Puzzle Weir Hazard – Update (Nov 2019)

Puzzle Weir Hazard – Update (Nov 2019)

Several years ago Puzzle Weir (also know as Hollins Mill Weir) started to collapse.  Floods and high water have furthered the collapse of the face of the weir since and at times it does appear attractive to paddle. Recently we have been looking at the weir and whether it remained a hazard or not as …

Could you be our new secretary?

Could you be our new secretary?

COULD YOU HELP TO RUN HXCC? Halifax Canoe Club is entirely run by a dedicated group of volunteers and we need to replace our company secretary by the end of May as our current volunteer (Stuart) has decided to focus on other work for the club. The task isn’t huge, doesn’t take up much time …

Water Rats – mid-week paddling group

Water Rats – mid-week paddling group

If you are free during the week (usually Tuesdays) and fancy getting out for a bit of gentle paddling on the rivers and canals in the area why not join up with the Water Rats.  Outing have included various stretches of the Calder / Aire & Calder Navigation, Bridgewater canal, Peak Forest canal, Salford Quay …

Washburn release cancelled

Washburn release cancelled

Bad news everyone: we’ve just heard from Yorkshire Water that there will no longer be a Washburn release on September 8th, due to “unfavourable reservoir levels”. We think this means there’s too much water in the lower reservoir to accommodate the release from the upper reservoir. BUT FEAR NOT! As we have the date in …

Club Washburn Cruise – An Important Date For Your Diary

Club Washburn Cruise – An Important Date For Your Diary

Hi all, An important date for your diaries: Sunday September 8th, the Halifax Canoe Club “Washburn Cruise” This is the highlight of the Club’s event calendar, held at the River Washburn near Harrogate (https://bit.ly/2MXE9JB). The Washburn is a dam-release river (so we’re guaranteed good levels!) suitable for “confident beginners” and above. If you don’t feel …

Our membership app is now available!

Our membership app is now available!

Online membership just got easier with the new LoveAdmin app! Simple to use you’ll be able to: Update your/your family’s personal information Create a profile picture Make payments and see your payment history Register for events and keep track of booked events Purchase optional extras, such as boat storage or club keys Search for LoveAdmin …

2019 Award Nominees Announced! Are you on the list?

2019 Award Nominees Announced! Are you on the list?

Our Annual Awards and Social Evening is coming up soon! We’ll be handing out our highly sought after awards on 9th February – be there to cheer on the nominees! Best beginner Amy Blackburn Joanne Blackburn Julie Petty Ross Peel Most improved male Steve Smith Stan Lawler Eliot Wood Michael Whitaker Colin Ward Bob Lawler …

*Updated 2nd Feb* Come along to our Social Evening, Awards and AGM on 9th February 2019!

*Updated 2nd Feb* Come along to our Social Evening, Awards and AGM on 9th February 2019!

The club’s AGM and annual awards and social evening will take place on Saturday 9th February 2018 – 7.15pm start at the Sowerby Bridge Cricket Club, Turntable Works, Walton St, Sowerby Bridge HX6 1AN. Click HERE to view a map. All members and their families are encouraged to come along, get involved and have some fun! We spend the first 15 minutes …

Autumn Newsletter Ahoy!

Autumn Newsletter Ahoy!

Didn’t get a copy of our Autumn newsletter in your inbox? Click HERE to take a look. Would you like to be interviewed for a future edition? Have a story, photo or video for the HXCC news? How about a  recipe, a trip report or an interesting story? Please contact Paul – marketing@halifaxcanoe.org.uk

Washburn release cancelled

Washburn release cancelled

Our 9th September Washburn release has been cancelled due to a lack of water in the release reservoir. We’re working to organise a river trip on that day, but this is a bit tough due to the lack of water in the rivers. Please bear with us. Please monitor our Facebook page and the website …