Archive for March, 2008

Summer 2008 Coaching Sessions

We’ve had a really encouraging number of requests to run introduction and coaching sessions over the summer and need to get ourselves organised so we can make make the most of the interest. We have a meeting for any coaches who would like to volunteer to run some of these sessions on Thursday 27 March at 19:00hrs in the Oak Apple. After we have established the basic details we will then be looking for any help people are willing to give in assisting the session leaders. More details coming soon.

Droitwich Pool

normal_pooltraining022.jpgThanks to Andy P for arranging the excellent pool session in Droitwich yesterday, and to all those who turned up, 32 people in all – great news. Lets now look forward to getting back on the river.

Ironbridge to Bridgnorth

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Ironbridge photos now available.

ironbridge-mar-08-3.JPGThe first set of photos is now on the gallery from our recent trip in March. If anyone has any more then please send them to

Pool Session

normal_pooltraining024.jpgConfirmation that this evenings pool session (Saturday 22nd March) is going ahead.
Its from 17:30 to 19:30 so get there for 17:15 to help carry boats and kit.

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Child Protection by Ellie and Coach Update Briefing by Phil Hadley 3rd April

Thursday 3rdApril is our first gathering of the second quarter programme.  We plan to meet at 18:45 at the Pershore Riverside Centre.

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BCU West Midlands News

B.C.U. WEST MIDLANDS REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT TEAM
Announce the “Go Paddling Day”Sat 17th May 2008
Upton Warren nr Bromsgrove
OPEN to all in the West Midlands
See their site for further details BCU West Midlands

Reminder about canoe trip this Sunday

If you are borrowing a boat then be at Upton Warren at 4pm on Saturday. If you are going to be more than 10 minutes late then phone Maz. Dont forget your roofbars and straps (longer ones for canoes).

Open Canoe Trip Sunday 9th March

Hereford 06.JPGAs per the programme there is an open canoe trip on the river Severn from Ironbridge to Bridgnorth. It’s suitable for all so please come along but if you are unsure about anything then please contact Maz Harvey who is kindly organising this event. Phone Maz on 07779127548 or email Maz Harvey  by the end of the week please.

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