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Cumbria Coaches Update Day

Cumbria Coaches Update Day – Course No 26645

Saturday 18th June 2011

Settlebeck High School 9:00am to 5:00pm

Long Lane     Sedbergh.

Cumbria        LA10 5AL - Situated on the A683 Sedbergh to Kirkby Stephen Road, on the right, opposite the Fire Station.


Water sessions based on Killington Lake or River Lune

(You can update by using the update form on the BCU site/Code or by attending a coaching course)

The morning 9.00 - 1.30pm session will be dry - “Key note speech” an update on the current development in paddle sports and the coaching scheme, delivered by Gareth Field – Paddlesport Development Officer

followed by a choice of short workshops: choose 1 workshop

"Outdoor Ed and Paddlesport" (plus £5 Cert fee) delivered by Gareth Field PDO

"Safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults"(plus £10 resource pack cert etc additional fee)

(Delivered by Tony Kavanagh, Cumbria)

The afternoon 2.30 – 4.30/5pm sessions will be wet –bring paddling gear and boat – choose 1 workshop

1. “Fundamentals” (Practical on the water, a key module on modern thinking on how to introduce novices) canoe/kayak useful

(Delivered by Ray Hudspith – new Cumbria PDO)

2. "Foundation & Safety Rescue Training update" (FSRT update) – Killington Lake – tow/throw lines, slings.krabs useful

(Practical on/in the water, a key module on current thinking to introduce novices to the FSRT safety and good practice in rescues)

3. "Sea Kayak Guiding" Scotland’s boom industry - leadership and group management – Killington Lake– sea kayak useful

(Delivered by Mike Sunderland and Duncan Greene)

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Salford Canoe Polo

Come and try Canoe Polo at Salford 

A day of demonstrations and introduction sessions


New Website

Welcome to the new Manchester Canoe Club website! It has taken a year of (not so) careful planning but we are pleased to announce that the new website has (finally!) gone live.

Some of the content from the old website still needs to be transfered over to the new site but most of the important things should already be there. Watch this space for new content and hopefully some new trip tales.

Container Break-In

One of the containers at the club site was broken into at some point between the club session on Sunday 27th June and Monday evening. A number of boats and paddles belonging to club members were stolen.

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Completion of Floodlights

Thanks to the efforts of all involved the club site from the top rapids down to the corner are now fully lit with new floodlights.

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