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.

Anything to do over the summer?

Does anyone, yes anyone, adults or juniors, have any spare time over the summer? it does not have to be loads of time. … read more?

Scotland 2015 – River Tay

Hi all,

Planning has started, please see the attached pdf document if you are interested in coming along. If you then have any questions please let me know.Tay Trip 2015.

Latest Prog Q3 2014

Here is the latest Programme. It runs a bit short of September but this will be corrected with the Q4 prog

‘Rita, Sue and Simon Too’ Thursday 19th June, 2014

Simon Cosson, Sue Tadman and Rita O’Reilly paddled from Ham Bridge to Knightwick.

Our usual access was overgrown with stingers and other nasty plants so we slid the boats down a steep, newly-made access that, most likely, was used with higher river levels.  Using a throw rope around a tree, we lowered ourselves onto a gravelly bank.  … read more?

Paddle Sunday 29th – Middle Severn

Paddle Sunday 29th, meet 10am at The Boat Inn, 209 Ferry Road, Jackfield, Ironbridge Gorge, Telford TF8 7LS, Shropshire.
Please contact Caroline 07909537760 if interested.
This is a great trip through Ironbridge suitable for kayaks or Open Boats. Jackfield can be portaged if needed.

Chadbury Weir 5th June 2014

Adam, Fitz ,Jenny ,Mat ,Sue T,Sue ,Roy ,Paul ,Harry ,Max, Dom ,Oli, Ed, Debbie, Harriet, Guy and Dave met at Sankey Marina on the edge of Evesham on bright sunny evening. We were faced with a fast flowing river that had risen about 3ft above normal levels due large amounts of rain in the previous days. … read more?

Safeguarding & Protecting Course, Ackers 16th June

Good morning all,
Just a quick email on behalf of Dave Bateman at Ackers Adventure in Birmingham.
Dave is running a Safeguarding course on 16th June at the Ackers, cost is £25. Places are still available, so please get in touch with Dave direct if you or any of your coaches or members are interested.  

Many thanks,

Ben Seal
Canoe England – Canoeing Development Officer – Team Central

Thursday 22nd May – Eckington to Nafford

This Thursday we will be at Nafford weir. It’s a great place to come and practice moving water skills. … read more?

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