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Weekend camping and paddling trip 17-18th June

Im planning on running a kayaking trip to North wales the weekend of 17-18th June. Camping near Bala in a site I’ve used many times before. I plan to paddle the lower Tryweryn and hopefully the Dee. Both of these are moving water rivers around grade 2. We usually can only paddle white water in(…)

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Whitewater safety session

This Thursday (18th May) evening the club is running a safety training session on the white water course. It’s ideal if you have any interest in learning some key safety skills that are used on both the flat water and the white water. The cost is only £7.50 for 2 hours learning and practical time.(…)

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2016 AGM

AGM, award presentation, BBQ and slalom Saturday 24th September 2016 – 6-30 p.m. at the Centre The day starts at 15:00 with a fun slalom competition which is open to everyone in anything you want to paddle. Followed by a Free barbecue at 17:00, bar selling soft and alcoholic drinks. The award presentation will follow(…)

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First aid course

First aid is always a good thing to have and especially so in our sport. We have been offered a 1 day (8 hour) first aid couse at a club discount rate. This would suit paddlers, but also Mums & Dads etc too It will require about 8 people to sign up to make it(…)

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THE WALES BOATING DAY RUSH by Paul Eppy

On the morning of Wednesday the 30th December my alarm went off at 5.30 am then it hit me I am off to wales. The idea was to paddle the river Ceiriog there was 6 of us went down Steve, Sarah, Alan, Adrian, James and myself, Adrian wasn’t paddling due to a bad shoulder. So(…)

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Find us on Facebook for the latest updates

We now have a Facebook page where we are able to post the latest updates, photos, articles and any news. Just search for NCKC on facebook  or visit this link  https://www.facebook.com/NorthamptonCanoeandKayakClub

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Sessions pages updated

The sessions pages have been updated to hopefully make them a lot clearer to understand. As well as this the Come & Try it page has been updated after seeing many questions the same. Any further changes or questions you have where information isn’t as clear as it could be then please point it out.

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Membership rate increase

From January 1st 2015 the committee have increased the membership rates, this is the first increase in quite a few years. For more details please see the membership page. The main reason is due to the increase in the rent that we pay the centre and our boat storage facilities we have at the Nene(…)

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Coaching and trips calendar

The coaching committee has a meeting planned very shortly to finalise the coaching courses and some possible trips for 2015 this will be published before the end of January. It will headline most of the courses planned through the year based on the demand from last year (2014). Some dates for trips will also be(…)

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South Wales – River Usk Sat-Sun Feb 28th-1st March

South Wales – River Usk Sat-Sun Feb 28th-1st March Dates confirmed. South wales hopefully paddling the river Usk possible for both days as there are a few sections providing there is water. This is a great intro to moving water trip so if you have been on the white water course a few times and(…)

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Winter White water trips

The club is looking to run some white water trips over the winter months to locations like the Usk (South Wales) as well as North Wales. these will be either weekend or day trips. More details will come out shortly with dates. These trips rely on rain falling to bring the rivers up to the(…)

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New pages added

New pages have been added to the Membership section and trips detailing about borrowing club kit and the correct kit for the sport. As well as updates to the committee page Borrowing club kit Correct kit for paddling Membership The Committee

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AGM Saturday 8th November

Saturday 8th November 2014 – 6-00 p.m. at the clubrooms The Annual General Meeting of the Club will be held at the clubrooms on the above date at 6:00p.m. The business will include the presentation of reports and the election of officers. The meeting will be followed by competitions and a barbecue (free food). There(…)

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Last Sunday session 19th October

Sunday 19th October is the last Sunday session for the club before we close down for the winter. This dosn’t mean we all hibernate its simply because it gets dark early and its to cold if you haven’t got the correct kit. We are planning on running some day time trips depending on water levels.(…)

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