Moderate Water Endorsement Coach Training

Monday and Tuesday were the two days for BCU Level 2 Coaches Rosalind Nicol and Rachel Shuchsmith to start the process towards the Moderate Water Endorsement under the watchful eye of Kim Bull.  Monday morning saw a recap of the underpinnings for level 2 coaching, but they were soon out on the water exploring paddler [...]

2017 trips

Email has gone out to members about trips. Please get in touch with Craig Lobban if you haven’t received so he can sort membership details. Iain MacBride is club trip organiser this year and is looking to get things organised as much as possible. Check facebook and the forum for more information

Beginners sessions 2017

If you’ve never kayaked and thought you’d like to give it a go, this is a good way to learn some of the basics before you get out onto the sea.
Each week we’ll spend just under an hour looking at safety, equipment and general paddling do’s and don’ts before heading into the pool. At the [...]

Pool sessions 2017

Pool sessions for the spring season start on Thursday 9th March at 8pm. The sessions will run for six weeks, the final night on 13th April 2017.

Again we have exclusive use of the whole pool area, this will allow us to bring in more sea kayaks and possibly canoes.

The extra space will let you to [...]

AGM – Thurs 9th February 2017

AGM Thursday 9th February, Islesburgh 7pm

Nominations for all office bearers including chair, vice-chair, secretary, treasurer,training coordinator, equipment officer, trips coordinator, child protection officer, ordinary committee members and any other posts – names to Craig Lobban please (craig@cragden.plus.com). Nominations can also be made on the day.

As well as these bits we’ve got to do, we are [...]

Pool sessions

Pool sessions for the winter season start on Thursday 20th October at 8pm. The sessions will run for six weeks, the final night on 24th November 2016.

Again we have exclusive use of the whole pool area, this will allow us to bring in more sea kayaks and possibly canoes.

The extra space will let you to [...]

Club trips Saturday 28 and 29 May

We had two day trips based in the north mainland that weekend. Top two pictures Saturday, lower two Sunday

Saturday saw a small group of four head from Urafirth to Mavis Grind. Excellent paddling conditions at the start let us into caves and inlets, then the breeze and the swell from the west gave a bit [...]

3 star open canoe training 20/21st August

We have a 3* open canoe assessor coming to Shetland on 20th and 21st August. There are spaces available for members of the Shetland Canoe Club to undertake their 3* open canoe assessment with him.
If you are interested in attempting your 3* open canoe assessment please e-mail Rosalind. Open canoe training will [...]

Last pool session before beginners training - Monday 11 April 2016

Monday 11 April is our last pool session for existing club members before the beginners training start. Final chance to get those rolls and braces tuned up for the season in a nice warm environment!

And don’t forget that club membership is now due, forms back to Craig please.

We’re moving!

Shetland Canoe Club is changing it’s base for 2016’s outdoors sessions. We will confirm where to find us for this summer’s training as soon as we can.