Our winter programme has now been published, check it out and see when we'll be paddling this winter!
Our Summary Tuesday evening sessions have now started!!! Every Tuesday night meeting at 7:30pm at various locations in the North Somerset area.
Pool sessions are now on every Thursday night 20:30 to 21:30 at Churchill leisure centre. No Need to book just come along and have a go! All the kit provided and included in the cost.
The majority of our club trips are organised via our members page on Facebook. Key information
such as where and when to meet, what to wear and bring are all normally published
here as well as on the club programme. It's also a great place to post any questions, organise a lift share and most
importanly let the organiser know your coming.
Oh and share any trip photos or videos after the trip.
Check out our new Paddle Award page! A page in memory of those the awards are dedicated to.
SACC is a Club Mark Recognised Club! This means we've been accredited and shown to meet the minimum operating requirments of a club.
A lot of our members regularly use the SACC facebook group to post photos, stories and videos from our trips. So why not have a look, and you have some photos from a club trip post them up!
Unsure whether a trip is suitable for you? Why not have a look at our trip details page for all the information you could need.
We've a selection of photos from past trips, these include trips to Cardiff White Water Centre, North Wales, and a selection from our Tuesday night sessions.
Every year we have a club New Years party in January. Keep an eye out for information closer to the date! This is one not to miss!!
After a very succesful summer period of paddling, with two sunny Biblins training
camp weekends, well attended Tuesday night sessions, a weekend surfing at Westward
Ho! and a club BBQ at Hewish. It's time to start thinking of the Winter Season.
Thursday night pool sessions start on the 16th of October. These are held at Churchill swimming pool and run from 8:15pm every Thursday. There is no need to book, just come along and have a go. All the kit is provided and coaches will be on hand to teach and guide you.
Keep an eye on the programme as the winter trip dates will soon available. Have a look at the Programme and make sure you puts those dates in your calendars!
Not sure which trip is suitable for you?
If you not sure ask any of the committee members or leaders. There easy to identify in their red hoodies or red rash vests!
Clubmark is Sport England‘s quality accreditation that demonstrates to sporting
partners, local authorities, schools and parents, that a club meets the minimum
operating standards to ensure clubs serve young people well, by offering a quality
experience in a welcoming environment.
More information can be found on the Canoe England website Club Mark
For those of you who have not been before this is one of the club's main training
events and a well attended social event. Depending on interest we can run Paddle
Power, 1*, 2*, 3* and improver's training in kayaks and open boats to cover the
BCU syllabus. 1* courses can include assessment and there will be the opportunity
for those who have done some 2* training before to do a BCU 2* assessment (includes
open boat and kayak skills). We can also on request provide Foundation Safety and
Rescue (FSRT) training and assessment. We camp at the youth site by the Wye and
evenings are spent socialising around a camp fire. As per last year we be running
a throw line Olympics competition on the Saturday evening so get practicing!
It would be useful to check the course structure on the website to check which level course you would benefit from. Don't forget your logbooks, these can be printed and filled out during the weekend to record your progress.
PLEASE let us know which courses you are interested in by posting on the forum or e-mailing James, when responding please also indicate if your require boat hire.
We also need to know who is available to coach and help on courses!
Biblins costs (Last years - might be slightly different this year.):
camping £3.50 per child, £6.00 per adult per night (includes launching)
day rate £3.50 per person (includes launching)
extended use £1.50 per person to use facilities after noon (on last day)
car parking £2.00 per vehicle per day
Training courses £10.00 per person per weekend
Boat hire £5 - Either the open boat trailer or kayak trailer can be brought depending on which boats are needed.
PLEASE NOTE - NO CARAVANS, CAMPERVANS OR ALCOHOL (same as in previous years)
Club Tuesday night summer sessions are now under way, why not come along and have
a go? Everyone welcome and all the kit provided for a small fee. There's no need
to book, just come along and have a go.
All you need is a set of clothes and shoes you don't mind getting wet. If it's not a warm day bring a waterproof coat with you too. *Don't forget a towel and some dry clothes for afterwards.
During the summer months we meet on a weekly basis at various locations in the surrounding Bristol area. Have a look at our club programme to see where we will be next week.
This year we are running a set of training sessions aimed at achieving the BCU 2* certificate for those interested. Why not ask a committee member or coach for more information?
A change to the club trailer this year sees a bigger selection of boats available to hire, including sea kayaks, open boats, river boats and a Slalom Kayak!