Osterley Park Sessions 2018

Fun and Fitness for the whole family

Osterley Paddling sessions start again on Sunday April 1st for our 2018 season at Osterley Park.

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Come and join the fun on the main lake in Osterley Park, Jersey Road, Osterley, TW7 4RB, situated in the fantastic National Trust Property, west London, with easy access from the M25,  M4 and the A4, Bath Road.

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We have a number of sit-on-top kayaks (both singles and doubles), that are suitable for anybody, we also have family canoes that can take for adults comfortably.

The cost is just £6.50 per person, you can book online here, or pay on the day; for more information, please email: osterley@thesharks.org.uk or telephone 07951 770241.

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Sessions times are:

Every Sunday from April 1st – October 28th:

12 noon, 12:45pm, 1:30pm, 2:15pm and 3pm, sessions last 45 minutes, with a minimum of 30 minutes on the water. All sessions must be paid for at least 15 minutes in advance or they may be offered to other people (you can pay on line up till midnight the day before).

Book your place online.

Every Saturday from May 5th – September 29th

12 noon, 12:45pm, 1:30pm, 2:15pm and 3pm, sessions last 45 minutes, with a minimum of 30 minutes on the water. All sessions must be paid for at least 15 minutes in advance or they may be offered to other people (you can pay on line up till midnight the day before).

We can also do exclusive sessions for parties, Scouts or any other type of group, for more information please email: osterley@thesharks.org.uk or call Neal on 07951 770241

We will be offering sessions on some bank holidays and Wednesdays during the Summer Holidays.

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From May 3rd, we will also be running our award winning after school Club on Wednesdays from 5pm; for more information please contact; 07951 7702541 or email: canoeing@thesharks.org.uk. These sessions are aimed at getting people to take up the sport and will include lessons on who to improve technique and to learn to race.

And New for 2018

We will be introducing lessons on Saturday and Sunday mornings to work on technique, learn to paddle properly, these sessions will include, progressions sessions leading to racing and competitive canoeing.

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Paddlers who attend trying lessons/training sessions will get the chance to race in any of the disciplines The Sharks partake which currently are:

Marathon

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The Sharks introduced their Marathon Racing team in 2017, entering our first ranking Marathon Race on the Thames at Elmbridge; The Club has a number of paddlers who have race Marathon over a number of years and have raced in the Devizes to Westminster canoe Race. Come along, give it a try.

Slalom

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The Sharks have a number of slalom paddlers in the national ranking lists; and travel all over the County to events; our main training base for Slalom is at Harefield, but you can come along to Osterley and learn the basics and then when you are ready take up the challenge of slalom. The Club has coaches with international experience in slalom

Last year’s London Youth Games Champion in Slalom was a Shark Paddler

Sprint

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Osterley Park is the ideal location to start Sprint Canoeing, again we have coaches with international experience. We regularly attend national regattas, we have all the kit you require. So what is stopping you?

The Sharks have produce a London Youth Games Champion in Sprint

Wild Water Racing

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London’s top Wild Water Racing Club, which home grown international paddlers; not only do we go to events all over Britain, we have had paddlers race in Germany, Macedonia, Slovenia, France and the USA! What more is there to say? You want the fun, then come along to where the real fun starts.

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Paddling at Osterley Park is a partnership between The Sharks, The National Trust, British Canoeing and Hounslow Council.