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Aylesbury Young Carers go paddling

Chiltern Canoe Club is running an Introduction To Paddlesport for the Aylesbury Young Carers … all organised by the Canal & River Trust. They’re a great bunch and their paddle skills are coming on brilliantly.

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Welfare and Safety Update (July 2013)


  This is a brief note to raise awareness and remind us all of an important issue that anyone participating in outdoor activities of any kind should be aware of. Weil’s disease is a form of bacterial infection, also known as Leptospirosis,  that is carried by many animals, most predominantly in rats and cattle. It […]

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2 Star BCU Assessment


  Congratulations to Philippa, Ben, Robin and Andy who successfully completed their 2 star assessment on Saturday morning at the Bulbourne Junction on the Grand Union Canal.  It was a perfect day to be out on the water – best day of the year so far… just as well as a part of the syllabus […]

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Adult Winter Sessions – Pool Based


Adult sessions due to run at Sportspace Tring pool on Saturdays 7:00 to 8:00 pm. The dates are published below. There are still are very small number of spaces available. For further enquiries please contact us at 12th January 19th January 26th January 2nd February 9th February HALF TERM 2nd March 9th March 16th March 23rd […]

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Intro to Paddlesport for Adults – FULL


Chiltern Canoe Club  had some fantastic news recently … having been awarded a Sport England grant that will allow us to buy brand new adult sized kayaks and associated kit to help us promote adult membership .  This now means that we can announce the start of our adult beginners classes in September 2012. The interest was […]

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Outdoor Paddle – Passport Award


Now the weather is warmer we would like to take the opportunity of  inviting junior members for a short  paddle down the Grand Union Canal, starting at little Tring on the Wendover arm. The aim is to have a paddle for an hour so you can all experience a journey and complete the BCU Paddlepower Passport award. Those […]

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BCU Junior Lifesaver Awards


On the Saturday 19th May session a large number of the  CCC juniors participated in the BCU Junior lifesavers star awards scheme. The Chiltern Canoe Club has a number of members actively involved in the BCU Canoe Lifeguards as members of the Herts Canoe Lifeguards based in Cheshunt. We were also extremely fortunate to have […]

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Introduction to Slalom Session


  Chiltern Canoe Club had it’s first taste of slalom at the end of April.   Fueled by the olympic selection event the week before a group of children and adults had a couple of hours learning the basics at the Herts Young Mariners Base.   We started with a warm up, paddling round the […]

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Manual Handling and Pool Safety Guide Published


A short document has been published under the coaching menu of the site. This is to provide basic guidance and best practice advice on general safety, as well as manual and safe handling of boats and equipment, especially in the pool environment. It is aimed primarily at coaches and assistants as part of their duty of […]

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