Thursday Pool session

We had a good start to our pool sessions with 12 club members, 5 non-club members and 4 coaches making good use of the pool. Next session is this Thursday, 26 October.

Pool sessions start this Thursday

Don’t forget that the first of five pool session is on Thursday. Exclusive use of the whole pool, coaches on hand to help you with whatever skill you’re wanting to practice, open to non-members who’d like to try it in a pool before committing to the course next year. Pay on the door £5 adult [...]

First Club Beginners Trip 2017

Saturday saw 4 beginners, 2 coaches and 2 support paddlers head up to Ronas Voe for the first beginners trip of 2017.  A good day out was had and a lot learned, conditions being bright but blustery. Many thanks to Jim for coaching and trailering, and Mike and Jo really made the trip a success. [...]

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.

Shetland Canoe Club Forum

Don’t forget that we also have the forum. There are a number of things which may be of interest such as planning club trips, coaching videos and resources, and a for sale page.
http://shetlandcanoeclub.freeforums.net

Thursday 28 May - Beginners session 3

This week we had a stunning evening for getting out there and paddling and, after some work on emergency stops,  30 paddlers went for a paddle! Along the way we did some work on sweep strokes on the move and then back to forward paddling before a bit of a rest on the big beach [...]

Thursday 21 May - beginners session 2

Thursday proved to be nice and breezy so some of this year’s beginners took to the Canoes for their first experience of sailing, while others had a short trip to Papil. Coming back as three rafts proved fun, especially with some kind folks ‘volunteering’ to stand up.

Some brave souls even did some swimming and rescuing [...]

The first Thursday Nights beginners sessions of the season

2014 beginners session 15th May

The 2014 Thursday night sessions kicked off on 15th May.

A good turnout at Bridge End with a variety of experience across the twenty paddlers on the water, the blustery conditions challenged this year’s beginners and got the more experienced techniques dusted off. Nothing quite like having to demonstrate technique to [...]

2014 Membership forms now available

Form now available, please complete and get it back to Craig and Sheryl. Return by 1st May to ensure you’re classed as a current member, to be guaranteed texts and emails from the club about events, and to borrow gear and attend club trips! If you miss the deadline and want to paddle don’t worry. [...]

Committee Meeting Friday 28th Feb

First committee meeting for 2014. If you’re interested in shaping what’s going to happen throughout this year, let one of the committee know and turn up to discuss.