Dec 30
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Five of your favourite GSCC volunteers will count in the new year!!
Click on the picture above or click here!

Thanks Jean, Frankie, Amelia, Sally and Janine for all your work behind the scenes (us coaches get all the glory! okay, I know Frankie is a coach too!), and thanks to everyone else who has made 2016 a fantastic year!

Don’t forget out New Year Paddle on Monday 2nd January. Meet at the boathouse for 10:00am prompt, for a quick get away.

Dec 23

Dec 19


Our New Year paddle will be on Bank Holiday Monday, the 2nd January, on the water for 10:00 am start, with hot soup to follow!

This is open to all who can paddle round the Brigg Island in kayak OR canoe and have suitable warm clothing and hat. No one should get wet, but accidents can happen!

A full list of dates for 2017 will be released soon.

Our 2016 New Year Paddlers, Can we get more this year?!

Dec 16

Membership Fees 2017

Our annual membership fees for 2017 are now due. These are still fantastic value for money at only £10 per year per person or £30 per year family membership (Family membership is four persons of the same household where one or two must be adults and the others are children up to the age of 18, so that is one adult and three children, or two adults and two children). Fees currently an only be paid in person at the pool (when it re-opens!).

Dec 11

Level One Coaching Course

At Manvers Waterfront Boat Club

There is a Level 1 Coaching Course (Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Paddlesport) at Manvers (Near Barnsley) over the weekends of 18/19th and 25/26th March 2017 (4 days).

Places on this course are limited but will be offered exclusively to club members up to January 1st 2017, so please get your application in as soon as possible. GSCC members who have attained their two star award and have done the FSRT are eligible to apply (if you don’t have either of these yet, put intend doing so before the course, please speak to our coaching officer Neil Marley ASAP). Funding assistance (up to 100%) is available to GSCC members providing they meet certain criteria relating to how many sessions they coach in the following year. Details available on request.

For more information on the course and how to apply please download the following documents;

For the Coaching Qualification Registration Form (CR form), click here

For the Manvers course booking form click here

Both the above MUST be filled in.

For course details click here

Dec 11

What a great night?! Thanks to Sally (ba) Humbug and Janine for organising it, and to everyone who attended. And a big thanks from the coaches and officials for the xmas gifts!

For the prize presentation Photos click here

For the party photos click here

You can also see the photos on our Facebook page FriendsOfGSCC

A full list of winners will be published soon, along with photos of people who missed the presentation. We did appear to forget to give out the sprint awards, so please accept our apologies if you were expecting a medal and weren’t given it on the night.


Dec 8

PARKING: We have been asked by the Shires to park in the bowling green field (which has a marquee in it). The field will be flood lit. There is a lit path to the entrance to the building which is to the right side of the building.

PRIZES. As well as prizes for the games, we will have spot prizes for the best Santa hat and best Santa jumper!


Dec 7

Xmas Party 2016 !!!

The Shires Pub
Gainsthorpe Road West,
near Kirton in Lindsey,
DN21 4JL
Telephone: 01652 640444

  • The party starts at 6:30pm
  • Find a seat and get a drink and the first game starts at
  • Buffet at 7:45pm, followed by:
  • Prize Presentation!
  • more Games!!
  • Disco!!!

AND DON’T FORGET TO WEAR YOUR XMAS HATS. JUMPERS, SOCKS, PANTS…!!! and you too can look as good as these two!!

Small print: The organisers of this great event, Janine and Sally (ba humbug) and GSCC’s Management Committee, reserve the right to change the above running order any way they want!!

Dec 5

07759 623258

….is our new bookings number, and our new bookings officer is Frankie Cameron!

This is a dedicated phone line just for the canoe club, so please be patient if it is not answered straight away or goes to voice mail. Frankie will be checking for messages frequently.

Use this number for any bookings queries and to let us know if you want to sell your pool session because of illness etc, but please note we will only usually except new bookings in person at the pool.

For general inquires (but not bookings!) please use 07739 326607. This will get you through to publicity officer and committee member Martin Heywood, but note this is his personal phone so please don’t phone after his bed time!