Whatever your age, The Sharks is where you want to be.OPEN

Join our paddling revolution and help build the Sharks into Britain’s number one participation canoe club and who knows maybe you will be our next National Champion, but what we do promise is fun fun fun along the way.

You don’t need any kit as we can provide everything you need to start with and we can provide quality competition kit as you progress, so there are no excuses.

We teach, we coach and we take part in Marathon, Slalom, Sprint and Wild Water Racing competitions.

Please come along to our weekly sessions.

Half-Term Activities at Osterely

Paddling everyday during Half-Term The Sharks will be at Osterley Park every day during the half-term holiday from 12 noon – 4pm, so come along and join in the holiday fun. As well as paddling there will be a lot more to do at Osterley Park as the National Trust are organising a number of […]

London To Brighton

Sponsors Please Shark paddler, Grant Underwood is doing the London to Brighton cycle ride on Sunday 19th June 2016. The ride is 54 miles (87k) and he is doing it to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. If you would like to sponsor him please click the link: www.justgiving.com/mstrgrant. Many of you will know […]

Marlow Sprints – Sunday 12th June

The Sharks are going to Marlow, are you? The Sharks are organising a trip to the Marlow Sprints, following last year’s great event, the club is returning hopefully with even more paddlers to enjoy what was a wonderful event. There are 200m Sprints and a 3k mad dash and a 1,000m race for juniors. This […]

Cardington Slalom – Saturday 11th June

Calling All Paddlers The Sharks are looking for paddlers to enter the Cardington Slalom on Saturday 11th June. Cardington is an artificial slalom course just outside Bedford. There are three events: Division Two, Division 3 and entry level Division 4, so all club members can take part. If you are interested in going to this […]

Bank Holiday Monday

What are you doing on Bank Holiday Monday? The Sharks will be in Osterley Park, paddling on the Middle Lake, having fun in the sun, so why not come along and join us? There are five sessions: 12 noon; 12:45pm, 1:30pm, 2:15pm and 3pm. Sessions cost just £5 per person, there are individual kayaks and […]

Llandysul results

Well Done Amelia and Khaleel Khaleel Zianddin was competing in his first National Division 3 slalom at Llandysul at the weekend and put in good performances, which show promise for the future. Amelia had a top half finish on both days and is looking good for a high position in 2016. Llandysul is a good […]

Summer Sunday Paddles

Osterley Sundays Paddling every Sunday on the lake at Osterley Park, Come along and enjoy some fun recreational paddling with The Sharks and the National Trust, view the park from a different angle. For those of you who are considering taking up the sport either for recreation or as a competitive discipline this is the […]

Kingsland Results

Shark Promotions Two more Shark paddlers have been promoted in slalom to National Division 3 in a day of paddling at an entry level (Division 4) event at Kingsland basin in North London. Joel Gunnery came fourth (and second Junior 14) in the Men’s Kayak singles (K1) event, with Conor Sheehan coming fifth (third J14), […]

Slalom Mondays

Slalom Training is back at Harefield. Monday evenings are slalom evenings at Harefield. Training starts at 6pm and is taken by Gordon Walling, The Sharks new slalom coach. The session are suitable for anybody who wants to to be involved in slalom. For more information contact 07951 770241, or email canoeing@thesharks.org.uk. Harefield offers an ideal […]

Calendar

Events

Half-Term Activities at Osterely

Paddling everyday during Half-Term The Sharks will be at Osterley Park every day during the half-term holiday from 12 noon – 4pm, so come along and join in the holiday fun. As well as paddling there will be a lot more to do at Osterley Park as the National Trust are organising a number of […]

Marlow Sprints – Sunday 12th June

The Sharks are going to Marlow, are you? The Sharks are organising a trip to the Marlow Sprints, following last year’s great event, the club is returning hopefully with even more paddlers to enjoy what was a wonderful event. There are 200m Sprints and a 3k mad dash and a 1,000m race for juniors. This […]

Cardington Slalom – Saturday 11th June

Calling All Paddlers The Sharks are looking for paddlers to enter the Cardington Slalom on Saturday 11th June. Cardington is an artificial slalom course just outside Bedford. There are three events: Division Two, Division 3 and entry level Division 4, so all club members can take part. If you are interested in going to this […]

Bank Holiday Monday

What are you doing on Bank Holiday Monday? The Sharks will be in Osterley Park, paddling on the Middle Lake, having fun in the sun, so why not come along and join us? There are five sessions: 12 noon; 12:45pm, 1:30pm, 2:15pm and 3pm. Sessions cost just £5 per person, there are individual kayaks and […]

Summer Sunday Paddles

Osterley Sundays Paddling every Sunday on the lake at Osterley Park, Come along and enjoy some fun recreational paddling with The Sharks and the National Trust, view the park from a different angle. For those of you who are considering taking up the sport either for recreation or as a competitive discipline this is the […]

News and Reports

London To Brighton

Sponsors Please Shark paddler, Grant Underwood is doing the London to Brighton cycle ride on Sunday 19th June 2016. The ride is 54 miles (87k) and he is doing it to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. If you would like to sponsor him please click the link: www.justgiving.com/mstrgrant. Many of you will know […]

Llandysul results

Well Done Amelia and Khaleel Khaleel Zianddin was competing in his first National Division 3 slalom at Llandysul at the weekend and put in good performances, which show promise for the future. Amelia had a top half finish on both days and is looking good for a high position in 2016. Llandysul is a good […]

Kingsland Results

Shark Promotions Two more Shark paddlers have been promoted in slalom to National Division 3 in a day of paddling at an entry level (Division 4) event at Kingsland basin in North London. Joel Gunnery came fourth (and second Junior 14) in the Men’s Kayak singles (K1) event, with Conor Sheehan coming fifth (third J14), […]

Woodmill WWR Reports

News from Woodmill Well done Sue Templeton, not only for hosting the Woodmill WWR on behalf of The Sharks, but also getting some good coverage of the sport in local magazines and in Canoe Camper Magazine. Getting publicity in local journals is important if we are to build up the sport, reality is we are […]

102 Not Out

Osterely Sundays and more In Sunday May 8th we had 102 participants at Osterely, bringing the total of paddlers we have had this year to over 250, well done to everybody at the club involved in making this happen. How many people do you think The Sharks can get on the water this year? 500? […]

Practice Sessions

What have the Foxes got to do with The Sharks?

Let Leicester City Football Club be an Inspiration. The Sharks would like to congratulate Leicester City Football Club (nicknamed the Foxes) on their remarkable achievement. But even more importantly we want their achievement to be an inspiration to us all. If rank outsiders like Leicester can win the Premiership, beating the so called “big” clubs […]

Slalom Mondays

Slalom Training is back at Harefield. Monday evenings are slalom evenings at Harefield. Training starts at 6pm and is taken by Gordon Walling, The Sharks new slalom coach. The session are suitable for anybody who wants to to be involved in slalom. For more information contact 07951 770241, or email canoeing@thesharks.org.uk. Harefield offers an ideal […]

Welcome Gordon

Slalom Mondays Slalom Training recommences on Mondays at Harefield starting at 6pm. The Sharks have secured the services of Gordon Walling to coach our slalom paddlers at Harefield in a Monday evening, Gordon has been involved in Paddlesport since secondary school and has competed for Great Britain in both Canoe Slalom & Wild Water Racing […]

Osterley Park

Sunday Afternoon Paddling The Sharks are returning to Osterley Park for Sunday afternoon paddling from Easter Sunday 27th March and we will be there every Sunday until the end of October. We are also planning a series of fun events and competitions throughout the Summer, working closely with The National Trust to provide a Summer […]

Teaching Plan for 2016

To teach more people than ever That is our objective. Over the past few years we have built up some great partnerships and had some very successful sessions; the biggest ones being: Osterley Park; Hillingdon Leisure centre and Havelock Estate. We now have good links with a number of schools and several Scout troops. Last […]