Apr 30

These are all the events we running or supporting for 2015:

Summer River Sessions, May to October

River sessions in May are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. These sessions are for all, including beginners. On Tuesdays, we are providing only these courses:
Paddlepower passport and Discovery for youngsters. The sessions start at 6:00pm so please be there at 5:30 if possible to get kitted up.
On Thursdays, we are providing these courses:
Paddlepower passport and Discovery for youngsters and BCU star awards for adults, in kayak and canoe. There may also be the opportunity to try specific disciplines like sprint and polo. Please note that these sessions start at  a different time: 6:30pm, so please be there at 6.00 if possible to get kitted up.
To book please visit us in person on the river or phone 07444 050100 and leave a message.

Monday 4th May: Slalom Training

Moving water slalom training with Bradford & Bingley Canoe Club. Ideal for all our paddlers who have been to Sleningord (Tanfield) at least once. For more information contact our slalon rep, Neil Marley, at slalom@gscc-online.com

Thursday 14th May: Club Marathon

This is instead of our normal Thursday evening session. For club members only.

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th May: Slalom Race

Moving water slalom competition at Bradford & Bingley Canoe Club. Ideal for all our paddlers who have been to Sleningord (Tanfield) at least once. For more information contact our slalom rep, Neil Marley, at slalom@gscc-online.com

Saturday 23rd May: The Ancholme River Festival

This is the second river festival and is even bigger and better this year. We have joined up with our local rowers, fisherman, pleasure boaters and walkers to provide a full day of water based activities, and the festival also coincides with Brigg Farmers Market. We are providing the following activities:

  • Ergo challenge, this is running all day, and is open to club members and the general public
  • Slalom Challenge, open to club members only.
  • Go Canoeing try it session, open to family & friends of paddlers and the public (part of National Go Canoeing Week)

To take part in the slalom challenge, on a course set up in Brigg town centre next to the County Bridge, please enter using the form in the boathouse or by emailing us. The event is open to all club members, regardless of experience, and will run early afternoon (extact times to be confirmed).
The Go Canoeing sessions are at 1:30pm and 2:45pm. Booking is not essential, but if you think you have family and friends who want a go, please let us know in advance if you can.

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th June: Slalom Race

Moving water slalom competition at Cardington, Bedford. Ideal for all our paddlers who have been to Sleningord (Tanfield) at least once and great for beginners at slalom. The course is set in a nice country park, with camping avaialble. For more information contact our slalom rep, Neil Marley, at slalom@gscc-online.com

Sunday 21st June: Club Slalom and Sprint

This is an all day event for club members only. There will be a slalom course set up on the ancholme and the sprint race over a short distance will be run close by. More details to follow later.

Sunday 5th July: Club Flat Water Day Trip

On a canal or river, to be decided, but probably not the Ancholme. More details to follow later.

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th July: Slalom Race

Moving water slalom race at Howsham Weir near York. Ideal for all our paddlers who have been to Sleningord (Tanfield) at least once. For more information contact our slalon rep, Neil Marley, at slalom@gscc-online.com

Saturday 12th September: Moving water training day

This is a moving water training day open for all, on the River Ure at Sleningford Mill. This is a one day event but you are welcome to stay at the campsite Friday and/or Saturday evenings. Book your pitch with the campsite.

Thursday 1st October: Fancy Dress and Torchlit Paddle

This is our end of summer river season fancy dress and torchlit paddle.


Apr 26

Slalom Training

On the 4th May there is Yorkshire slalom training at Wagon Lane (River Aire, Bingley, West Yorkshire). Anybody, especially our youngsters, who have paddled white water before can attend.

There is the slalom race on the 16th and 17th May at the same venue, so this is a good opportunity to practice.

For more details please contact our slalom rep, Neil Marley, at slalom@gscc-online.com, or speak to him at the river on Thursday nights.


Apr 26

Photos of the racing can be viewed in our gallery, or click here.

Photos of the prize winners can be viewed in our gallery, or click here.

The results can be downloaded from out Downloads page, or click here.


Apr 12

Club Racing Events 2015

These are all our racing events for this year:

Brigg Marathon, Sunday 26th April

This is an open event for all clubs, divisions 1 to 10 and a fun race. All GSCC club members are welcome to enter!

BCU membership required (day membership available)
Registration 10:00am to 11:30am, racing starts at 12:00 noon.

Refreshments available.

The event will be run from our boathouse behind the Ancholme Leisure centre, but please park in the front main leisure centre car park.

Club Marathon, Thursday 14th May

This is instead of our normal Thursday evening session. For club members only.

Club Slalom and Sprint, Sunday 21st June

This is an all day event for club members only. More details to follow later.

Club Polo Tournament, Sunday 19th July

This is an all day event for ALL club members, even if you haven’t played polo before. More details to follow later.

Club Trophies

This year we hope to re-introduce the best adult/junior male/female paddlers trophies. There are four qualifying events (marathon, sprint, slalom and polo). You get points for your positions in each event and the winner is the one with the most points. more details to follow.

These events are listed on our club calendar on our website


Apr 12

Our Polo team’s success is featured in this weeks Scunthorpe Telegraph:

Anchovies Div 3 Winners 2015


Apr 8

Rebecca Selby draws the winning ticket…..

The winner of the Easter goodies was Mrs Morfitt of Messingham. She was highly delighted to have won the prize and pleased to have supported the Canoe club.
Thanks to all people who took part in this event, we raised £100 for club funds.