Jun 24
Flatwater Paddle

Is Sunday July 5th. If you want to borrow a club boat, especially an open canoe, please add your name to the list in the boathouse so that we can assess the kit we will need.

We will decide on the route for the trip on the day, taking into account the weather and number of boats to move. Whatever we do, you will need a picnic!! (You lunch will be stored in an open canoe, you don’t need to carry it in a kayak). More details.

Club Polo and Fun Day

Is Sunday July 19th, but we need your help!!

First of all we need at least 15 paddlers to commit to the polo, or else we can’t have a tournament!. Remember this is open to ALL club paddlers, regardless of ability (We relax the rules).

PLEASE LET US KNOW ASAP THAT YOU WILL BE ENTERING. this is because we are also planning to follow the polo with a fun day to raise funds, with various stalls and a public “try it” session, but before we fully commit to this we need to know we will have enough polo players to be able to put on the event.

We also need helpers to man the stall (coaches will be needed elsewhere), so if you are available and can help, please email publicity@gscc-online.com or better still, come and talk to Annette Wallis this Thursday.

Thank you.


Jun 21

First of all, a big “well done” to all our paddlers who participated today, particularly our recent new members, young and not-so-young, who may have found the slalom course a little daunting!

You can now see the photos from today on our club Website gallery and on our Facebook page.

On our website, all the photo albums can be seen by clicking on the “Gallery” tab, where you can see all the photos from previous events we have run. Or, to go straight to them:

For the sprint photos click here
For the first slalom run click here
For the second slalom run click here
For the sprint certificate presentation click here
For the slalom certificate presentation click here
for miscellaneous photos click here

From the gallery, photos can be viewed full screen, and downloaded at 1600×900 resolution. If you want any in higher resolution, please email Martin at publicity@gscc-online.com

On Facebook, go to our page www.facebook.com/FriendsOfGSCC and scroll down the time line, or look in “photos”, then “albums”. Photos can downloaded at 2048×1152 resolution by right clicking and then “save image (or target) as..” If you want any in higher resolution, please email Martin at publicity@gscc-online.com

If you visit our facebook page, don’t forget to “like it”, then you will get all the latest posts on your newsfeed. If you want me to tag you in photos, because our page is linked to my account, you’ll have to be my friend, so send me a friends request (https://www.facebook.com/martin.heywood1)

See you Tuesday or Thursday, and watch out for details of our flat water trip on July 5th.

Jun 20

Booking for July River Sessions:

Paddling in July will need to be pre-booked an pre-paid for the whole month to guarantee your place. This is because we are near to capacity for boats and licences. July is s five week month, so the cost will be £25. Please book with, and pay Steve, our bookings officer, as soon as possible. Thank you.

Club Mailing list:

If you are not on our club mailing list and want to be (to get all the latest news straight to your inbox), then  email your name and email address to publicity@gscc-online.com.

And don’t forget our Club Sprint AND Slalom  this Sunday! For ALL club members:

Registration from 10:00am!

Jun 13
 It is our

Club Sprint AND Slalom

Sunday 21st June.

Starting at 10:00am!
  • Open to all, regardless of age and ability!
  • There will be refreshments afterwards, provided as ever by Jean.
  • A full day’s fun paddling at our boathouse on the river Ancholme
  • Sprint along a short straight course
  • Slalom around poles suspended over the river

We will hold the sprint in the morning, starting around 10:00 am, while we are setting up the slalom course

The slalom will start as soon as the course is ready, hopefully getting the first run in before lunch, and the second run in after lunch.

And don’t forget, there are certificates for the winners in lots of different age categories (and 2nd and third place too, if we get enough entries) and these events count towards our overall club champions for the year!

Finally, help is appreciated in setting up the slalom course. We will be there from 8:30am!

See you Sunday!!