Pool Sessions 2014 – 2015

This seasons sessions will be following our new pool session format of a ‘coached’ hour from 19:30 and and an ‘open’ hour from 20:30.

Now the important bit; the coached session are open to all members and not limited to juniors. The flip side of this is that the open session is also open to everyone and not limited to seniors. The only thing we ask is that if you turn up to the coached session, you should then give precedence to those who have turned up for just the open session. We will see how this works out over the next few weeks and may refine the arrangements over the next few weeks.

Matt and I will putting together a schedule in the next week or so and will be publishing what the coached session is on a weekly basis. We also have a number of Monday night session that will be used for specific session (coach training, polo, etc). Following the next come and try it in October we may also be running some new members session but a decision on this will be made later in the year.

I hope this all makes sense but don’t hesitate to let me know if you have any comments, questions or suggestions.

Adam Hall
Paddle Sport Development
Wychavon Kayak & Canoe Club

World Rivers Day Paddle Sunday 28th September, Severn, Bridgnorth

World Rivers Day Paddle Sunday 28th September Severn Bridgnorth

Great stamina training for the Tay.  No need to book direct, just let Caroline know if you are interested (07909 537760) and we will organise ourselves as a club

 16-09-2014 10-27-08

Canoe Slalom – Symonds Yat 11th and 12th October

Please can you forward the following information onto the clubs in your area for us, as we are aware that Symonds Yat is a popular club trip venue.
Just to make you aware that on 11th and 12th October there will be a national ranking slalom event on the Symonds Yat Rapids, River Wye. … read more?

Tay Reborn

So having given some thought to the revised Tay trip I have put together the criteria for all potential attendees. The dates will stay the same and once people are confirmed and have and paid a deposit the rest of the planning will be sorted.  … read more?

Sankey Weekend

Next week, the 22nd to 24th of August is the Sankey Marina weekend organised by me and Fitz.

It is for everyone, all ages and abilities. The plan would be to do an 8 to 9 mile paddle on Saturday, from Bidford to Evesham.  We need to be on the water by 10am. Everyone who wishes to join us should be at the Marina for 9am.  We will organise the ferry from there. This will be an all day trip, so please bring enough food and drink for the day, along with the appropriate clothing. … read more?

Tay 2015 update

Tay 2015 Update, please read the entire document. So where are we with the Tay 2015 trip?

I am extremely pleased that so many people have come forward, it is fantastic that so many people genuinely want to do this trip. It is a great example of the club and its values that we can plan to stage such a trip and get so many people interested. … read more?

Late night paddle

I am going for a paddle Saturday night 02/08/2014, yes night. Meet at Pershore Car Park by ASDA at 9.45pm so we can sort cars out. … read more?

Paddling and Camping 22nd, 23rd and 24th August – Sankey Mairina

Sue C is organising a camping weekend at Sankey Marina (outside Evesham) on the 22rd/23rd/24th (Fri to Sun).

… read more?

Container Work

Paul C is trying to arrange a working party to get some jobs done at the containers, and as such is looking for some help.

This is the list of jobs that need doing:
1 woodwork on the canoes needs sanding and varnishing
2 kayaks need sorting new footrest nuts and drain plugs and air bags (we have some parts)
3 at least one kayak has a broken skeg
4 some time we will have to do a check on the BAs

If you are willing to take on, or help with, one of these jobs please contact Paul C and he will sort some dates out.

First Aid Course

I am trying to organise a 1 day, Emergency First Aid at Work course, hopefully at PRSYC, the possible dates are Sun 3, Sun 10, Sat 23 or Sun 24 August. Ideally we need a minimum of 12 people (max 20) to make the course work so I am offering it to the club first. Please come back to me, via Facebook or Text to let me know which date you prefer by the end of the week, after which I will be offering it externally to make up the numbers.

In terms of cost I am trying to get to around £50 per person, and it is a certificated course. This course covers the pre requisites for UKCC Level 2 Coach as it is an 8 hour course. If there is enough people and enough interest I will put a second course on one of the other dates.

If you have any questions please let me know.

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