January 2014’s Club Mailing
Hello & welcome to your new look Canoe England Club Mailing for January. From now on, you’ll receive this mailing bi-monthly via email. Please forward it on to your Members. We hope you enjoy it! And don’t forget to let us know what you think.
Watch the Action! As the competition season approaches, so too do this year’s opportunities to see our best slalom canoeists in action, right here in the UK! GB Canoe Slalom Selection Trials On the 28th 29th & 30th March, Great Britain’s top athletes will battle it out at the Lee Valley White Water Centre for a place in GB Canoeing’s 2014 team. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster. But hurry, spaces are limited! ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup. Then, on the 6th, 7th & 8th June, the world’s elite come together at the Lee Valley White Water Centre to begin the ICF World Cup Series. Tickets go on sale in February. Visit Canoe London 2014 for more information.Winter Club Challenge Over 40,000 miles & 200 places were paddled throughout October, November & December as part of our Winter Club Challenge.
Congratulations to Chelmsford Canoe Club for the ‘Most Miles Paddled’ & to Ribble Canoe Club for ‘Most Places Paddled.’ Each club wins £250! View all the results, including individual winners, here.Club Forums & Coach Updates This year’s Canoe England Club Forums & Coach Updates will be held throughout February & March. The Club Forums & Coach Updates are a great opportunity to meet Canoe England staff & share ideas with others in an open forum. More details are attached here.
Go Canoeing. Also attached to this mailing is the latest news from Go Canoeing including information on how you & your club can get involved with this year’s National Go Canoeing Week.
Paddleability Top Club Accreditation Canoe England is now recognising clubs & centres that provide high quality activities for their disabled paddlers through a new ‘Paddleability Top Club’ accreditation. The accreditation bolts onto the existing Top Club accreditation & entitles you to various benefits. Find out more at Canoe England & English Federation of Disability Sport Websites.
How can you protect yourselves from flooding? Sport England has developed some really useful Flood Guidance to help clubs minimise the impact & recover from the damage left by flooding. News from the Sport & Recreation Alliance - Joint music licence & tax return webinar Also, the Sport & Recreation Alliance has recently published details about a new joint music licence for sports clubs & a free webinar to help coaches & volunteers complete their tax returns. Get active outdoors with Cotswold Outdoor because life is more fun without walls! This January, Cotswold Outdoor are getting active outdoors. Whether you’re already at home being outside or if you’re looking for a new challenge, now is the time to try something new! And, don’t forget, Canoe England Members get 15% off at Cotswold Outdoor so getting started needn’t be expensive. More information is attached to this month’s mailing. New look and feel for The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show 2014 The UK's No.1 show for outdoor pursuits, ‘The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show, Driven by SEAT’ returns to ExCeL in London from 13 to16 February 2014. With a brand new look & feel, it promises a great day out for all the family & outdoor enthusiasts. Featuring six new & exciting zones the show offers FREE have-a-go attractions, inspirational guest speakers including Olympian & adventurer James Cracknell, a range of information on everything ‘outdoor, adventure and travel’, as well as the latest gear & equipment at great prices. Go Ape will also be installing the world's largest indoor zipwire at the show! Whether you’re passionate about travelling, photography, climbing, water sports, exploring the British countryside or you’re in the market for some new gear, you’re sure to find everything you need and have a great day at the show. Book your tickets today for just £14 when you use the code OUT28, and under 16’s entry is FREE of charge. News from the South West Regional Team Also attached to this month’s mailing is the latest news from the South West RDT including information about their new committee & how to apply for a RDT grant. (Please Note. A grant application form is attached here)
Thank you for your continued support.
Add a Comment