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Saturday 16th September Free Canoe Taster Session 9:30 to 11:30am for anyone interested in ‘Paddle Sport’. Come along and have a go.
You will be required to sign a consent form.
Minimum age: 10 years old.
Clothing requirement: Suitable for weather prevailing, hat, thin but warm long or short sleeve tops, lightweight shorts or leggings and lightweight thin soled shoes. Towel and change of clothing. If cooler and windy Cag/windproof top. Please remember it is always cooler on the water than on the bank!
Further details: [email protected]
Bradford on Avon Rowing Club – Learn to row course. 2017
Come and learn how to scull at Bradford on Avon’s premiere rowing club.
This year’s first course will take place on Saturdays from the 27th of May to the 24th of June, from 10.30am.
Juniors £35 – Adults £70
To book a space, use the contact form –
Please contact us if you would like a taster of rowing and keep fit with us.
Free Canoe ‘Taster Session’ for anyone interested in ‘Paddle Sport’ part of the www.gocanoeingweek.org.uk
The Canoe Section were pleased to help with
the annual Duck Race
Thanks to Amy and Richard for the photos.
More pictures can be found
Free Canoe ‘Taster Session’ for anyone interested in participating in the 2017 ‘Go Paddling’ Courses.
Clothing requirement: Suitable for weather prevailing, hat, thin, but warm long and short sleeve tops, bottoms and lightweight thin soled shoes. Towel and change of clothing. If cooler and windy Cag/windproof top. Please remember it is always cooler on the water than on the bank!
He Inspired us all Bradford on Avon paddler, Ed McKeever crosses the finish line completing a golden paddling career
Ed McKeever MBE, the fastest man on water at the London 2012 Olympic Games announced his retirement from the sport of canoe sprint today, after an impressive career spanning a 17 year period that saw him regularly on the podium at World and European Championships and in the World Cup Series.
For a summary of his paddling career and an excellent video visit
Bradford on Avon Canoe Club ‘Go Paddling Courses’ for 2017
Course 1: 20th April, 27th April, 4th May and 11th May.
Course 2: 25th May, 1st June, 8th June and 15th June.
Course 3: 29th June, 6th July, 13th July and 20th July.
Course 4: September dates to be confirmed.
Duration all Courses: 4 weeks, held on Thursday evenings.
Time: 6pm start to finish by 8pm
Cost £40 (cheques made payable to Bradford on Avon Rowing Club).
For booking contact Mike Purchas [email protected]
We held 4 learn to canoe courses in 2015 and in 2016 and our current members include paddlers from these courses.
The club has some very stable Dagger kayaks that are suitable for absolute novices and we also have variety of other kayaks available for use by novice paddlers.