News & Reports
Cardington June Slalom
Divisions 2, 3, & 4 18th & 19th June This could be another great Club weekend, suitable for all our slalomists! It is a really nice event run by Viking Kayak Club and is about a sixty mile Drive from Harefield.
A Shiver of Sharks
Langham Farm, Frome A Shiver of Sharks are expected at Langham Farm this weekend, for the Division 3 and 4 Slalom, We wish them and everyone else taking part good luck and lots of fun.
Greenford Quay & Horsenden
New Sessions at Horsenden and Greenford Quay The Sharks are starting new sessions at Greenford Quay in June 2022, we will also be working in partnership with Horsenden School to enable people to try kayaking in their pool first.
London Youth Games Report – 2022
Congratulations Aditya and Nicole We had two paddlers racing in the London Youth Games this year and both made the finals. Well done guys, we are looking for paddlers for next year, why not you?
C2 Symonds Yat Winners
Rick winning again Rick Moore, was again winning gold, this time in canoe doubles with Richard Cromer at Symonds Yat.
Cardiff Bay Slalom Results
Another podium finish for Rick Moore in the Veterans K1 Slalom at Cardiff Bay on the Bank Holiday weekend.
Good Luck LYG 2022
Good Luck to all paddlers at the London Youth Games on Saturday May 14th 2022.
First Aid Course
At Rickmansworth Sailing Club Anybody wanting to do a First Aid course the Sailing Club are organising one on 28th May, it will cost £60 for Shark members (usually £110).
As April dawns we Spring back into action, opening up all of our regular sessions on their Summer timetable.
Nene April 2022
Division 4 Slalom Report A great day of fun in the sun at the Nene in Northampton, to new paddlers and a couple of prize winners.
Tuesdays from 5pm Summertime sessions begin on Tuesday from 5pm for beginners and less experienced and at 6:15 for Race boat paddlers. It is time to get re-activated!
At Horsenden Primary School A new partnership is beginning between The Sharks and Horsenden Primary School in North Greenford, today we had a trial run at using kayaks in their pool, and we think it was a great success.
Osterley Park 2022
May Sessions, Saturdays are back The National Trust’s Osterley Park, is the ideal place for a day out with the family and a chance to kayak on the lake in boats that are ideal for beginners, for families and so much fun. For more information call 07951 770241 or email: email@example.com.
Back to Racing The 2022 slalom season started in March, and we had an amazingly warm spell to help people prepare.
Harlesden Summer Sessions
Monday and Thursday From 5pm We have a new Summer Timetable at Harlesden Canalside; from Monday 25th April, beginners sessions will start at 5pm and then we will have experienced paddlers from 6:15pm.
Spring in Harefield
Monday & Thursday 5:30, Sunday 10:30 Hooray, the clocks are springing forward and we can resume evening sessions at Harefield. From Monday 28th March we will be holding sessions on Monday and Thursday evenings. For more information call 07951 770241 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shepperton Division 2
April 2nd and 3rd The Shepperton Division 2 Slalom takes place on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of April 2022. A convenient and local slalom for all our Division 2 paddlers, other paddlers could enter the Officials event, Division 3 paddlers can paddle up.
Shepperton Slalom March 2022
Rick Rides the Wave The Division one Slalom at Shepperton at the weekend provided the ideal slalom conditions, big water and sunshine and our Slalom Coach, Rick Moore was there to make the most of it.
Stone Slalom March 2022
The Sun Shines on The Sharks A gloriously sunny March day and ideal way to spend it is on the River Trent at the Stone Slalom. Great day for all those who attended, don’t you wish you had been there?
Improving Our Environment
Harlesden Reedbeds The Sharks are committed to maintaining and helping to improve our environment, which is why on Wednesday 16th March, we spent a very wet day helping Canal and River Trust install some reedbeds on the canal at Harlesden,
Rick at Shepperton
This Weekend Rick Moore is back in action at Shepperton division one event this Saturday 19th March, racing K1 Men’s Veterans,
Sharks at Stone – March 2022
Saturday 19th March Three Shark paddlers are racing at Stone on Saturday 19th March, we wish them all the best. There is still time to enter and join us, details on our website.
London Youth Games 2022
Want To Represent Your Borough – 14th May We would like as many Shark Paddlers as possible representing the Borough the either live in or go to school in. There are sprint races and a slalom event. In the past we have had LYG winners from The Sharks.
Getting Ready for New Season 9th March 2022 February has been spent getting ready for 2022 competitive season, and our Summer sessions, which promises to be better than ever.
The Slalom Season Has Started
Rick Moore is our first competitor Club Slalom Coach, Rick Moore, started the season for us at Lee Valley Division 1 event on Saturday, in Men’s Veteran K1.
Fourth Wild Water Race
Sharks in Scotland Grant Underwood is back racing Wild Water and was in action at the Fourth Wild Water Race on the River at Stirling.
Harlesden Canal Side Consultation
Have your say and help The Sharks Get more for Paddlesport After months of planning and talking with stakeholders, including The Sharks, The Old Oak Common and Park Royal Development Corporation are going through a public consolation process and want your views.
Want To Work for The Sharks?
We are recruiting Canoe/Kayak instructors Operating at many sites in West London, and in many disciplines The Sharks offer amazing opportunities for qualified instructors to get involved in every aspect of paddlesport. And we pay very well
Welcome to the New Year And a new beginning after the past couple of years. January is traditionally a quite month and a time we can start preparing for the future. This year we have a bit more clarity than last year, so how are we doing?
Exciting things happening in NW10 2022 is the year things will be happening along the Canalside in Harlesden. The Old Oak Common and Park Royal Development Corporation are working with local groups, including The Sharks to upgrade this area for the local community.
Young Brent Foundation
Another Partnership To Get People Active The Sharks have affiliated to the Young Brent Foundation, so that between us we can help provide more opportunities for young people in the Borough of Brent.
Let’s Make a Splash at Stone
Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th March 2022 The 2022 ranking slalom season kicks of in March and we are going to Stone for the weekend of Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th March.
Just a Couple of Dookers
Third Consecutive Year Well done to Dom and Grant for keeping the traditional New Year Dook going this year with a dip in the River Tay on New Year’s Day
Sessions at Harefield 2022
Sunday 10:30am Harefield Slalom sessions resume on Sunday 9th January at 10:30am, meeting at Rickmansworth Sailing Club, Troy Lake, WD3 9YB. For more information call 07951 770241 or email: email@example.com.
Southall Sessions 2022
Thursday 5:00pm Sessions at Southall now run on a Thursday evening at 5pm. We will commence Saturday sessions as soon as possible, but have a couple of logistical matters we need to clear first.
2022 Paddling at Harlesden
Sundays at 10:30am Our regular Sunday sessions at Harlesden will resume on Sunday 2nd January at 10:30am, with evening sessions being available from April
Overview of 2021
How did we do?……… 2021 was a trying year for everyone, we set ourselves some ambitious targets to motivate recovery from Covid-19, however, we went back into lockdown and 2021 was another difficult year, but we still did some amazing things!
Southampton Wild Water Race
Saturday 12th February A sprint Wild Water Race, suitable for novices. You do two runs of the course and your fastest run counts.
Barrow Wild Water Races
Saturdays Jan 15th, Feb 5th, & Mar 5th Why not have a fun day out in Barrow on Soar, near Loughborough, paddle a different river, get some new experience? Suitable for all standards and all boats.