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 …

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. …

Is your canoe helmet fitted correctly?

Is your canoe helmet fitted correctly?

We all know that wearing a helmet is essential in white water and many other paddling environments. But if it doesn’t fit correctly, it can be less effective than it should be leaving you exposed to potential injury. There are many different helmets out there. Which you buy and use is a combination of personal …

A brief history of Halifax Canoe Club

A brief history of Halifax Canoe Club

We are proudly celebrating 50 years of Halifax CC this year.  But where did it all start?  and what happened along the way? We’ve started putting together a potted history of major event in the history of the club over the last 50 years.  See our new Club History page for the story as we know …

Raise Funds for the Club when You Shop Online

Raise Funds for the Club when You Shop Online

HXCC is asking it members help to raise money for the Club when they shop online! We have signed up to easyfundraising.org.uk as a good cause which will pay the club a donation every time you shop online. When you make a purchase with one of the 2,700+ participating retailers, as a thank you for …

Halifax Canoe Club awarded £62,000 of funding from Sport England

Halifax Canoe Club awarded £62,000 of funding from Sport England

We are delighted to announce Halifax Canoe Club is among 148 local sports projects to secure a share of £10 million of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities fund. Since 2011, Inspired Facilities has been helping breathe new life into tired community sports facilities and converting existing buildings into venues suitable for grassroots …

Get out paddling more?

Get out paddling more?

As a club we want to encourage more people to paddle more often, become independent paddlers, and ensure people have the skill, knowledge, and confidence to do so safely. Coached sessions and led river trips will always be a key part of what the club offers helping people develop their skills and knowledge under the …

Health & Safety – River Water Quality

Health & Safety – River Water Quality

Please be aware that the River Calder at Sowerby Bridge is not sterile, like our tap water, but is ‘natural’ and is likely to have quite significant levels of bacteria and fungi as well as fish. To minimise risk of illness arising from water borne organisms do not drink the river water, and ensure that …