News & Reports
October Half-Term Session Times
We have made a couple of minor changes to our session times for Half-Term Week.
Clean Up 2
Clearing Rubbish from The Waterway We were back helping to keep the waterway clean at the weekend, working with Canal and River Trust as local volunteers.
Shepperton – October Slalom
Divisions 2, 3 and 4 – October and 24th An event for all our slalom paddlers, Division 2 and 3 ranking slalom with a short course Division 4 slalom.
Cleaning the Canal at NW10
With C&RT and Square Mile Farms On Friday 8th October, The Sharks were working with Canal and River Trust, and Square Mile Farms, using the Open-Canadian to get rubbish out of the canal.
Harefield Slalom Results 2021
A Trio of Promotions Well done to Joe Pawley, David Spikings and John Williams-Kerslake on getting promoted to Men’s’ Division3 Slalom at the Harefield Slalom this weekend.
Results Nene 2021
Another win for Rick As this strange slalom season heads towards its final few races, it has got very exciting at the top of the Veterans League in Men’s K1 Slalom, with our coach Rick Moore in second place with the slimmest of margins, having led for most of the season.
Paddler Times at NW10
Best Times for paddlers at NW10 Includes Race Times, Time Trials and training times. All times start form Acton Lane Bridge.
Let’s Go Slaloming at Harefield
We are Ready Are you? Harefield Slalom this weekend Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th October, Division 4 (entry level) and Open, plus a chance for all Shark paddlers to get together.
Quietly getting on with things Not a headline shattering month but none the less a lot going on in the background, helping us build on our achievements.
Autumn 2021 Slalom Sessions
Sundays 10:30 am and Wednesdays 5pm As the evenings start to draw in , we need to make some adjustments to our training times on Wednesday evenings. Sessions will start half an hour earlier. Wednesday evening sessions will continue till the end of October, Sunday session will continue throughout the Winter.
October NW10 Sessions
Autumn times and sessions Please note we have made a couple of changes to our scheduled timetable for October 2021
Good Luck at Nene 2021
Khaleel and Rick Are going to the Nene Slalom this weekend, we wish them and all paddlers taking part luck, and hope they have a great time.
October Sessions at Osterley Park
Sunday in the Park During October we will continue to operate our Sunday sessions at Osterley Park
Nominate The Sharks Please British Canoeing are asking for nominations for awards and The Sharks are seeking nominations for the Engagement Category, because we think engaging with the wider community is important. Awards and Online Nominations (britishcanoeing.org.uk)
Free Canoeing Sessions ay Harlesden
This Weekend Saturday from 11am to 4p and on Sunday from noon – 4pm, as part of the London Design Festival taking place in conjunction with the Old Oak Common and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC)
Division 2 and 3 Slalom Calling all Division 2 and 3 Slalom paddlers, the Nene (Northampton) slalom takes place on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 23rd October, entries can be made online by clicking here.
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Harefield Slalom – October 9th & 10th
Slalom is coming home Well to our home at Harefield anyway and we want you to be part of it. The Sharks are hosting a Division 4, entry level events on both Saturday and Sunday. Still time to enter online here.
Autumn Sessions in Southall
Meet at the Bridge by Three Bridges School We meet on the green at Havelock Road alongside the green at UB2 4GG at present there are no facilities here other than boat storage in Three Bridges School.
Cardington Results – September 2021
Two more on the Team Congratulations to all our paddlers at Cardington and a big welcome to our two latest members to race slalom. Isn’t it time you joined us?
It almost feels Normal We have had a very busy August, as you may have seen from recent posts: 15th August and 31st August, people want to be active, now we need to build on that success.
Another Week, Another 508 people
A new weekly high In the seven days culminating with the Bank Holiday Monday, we had 508 different people coming to try paddling with The Sharks, we had though we had done well with 412!
September Osterley Sessions
Saturday and Sunday in the Park We will continue our Saturday and Sunday sessions every weekend during September
New Paddlers at Cardington
The Sharks Paddlers are … Making their debut Matteo Lemon and David Spikings are joining slalom team at Cardington on Saturday 4th September, paddling alongside more experienced paddlers; Rick Moore, Khaleel Ziauddin, Neal Underwood and Ally Judge.
Where else would you go? To Celebrate your Golden Wedding Anniversary, with your extended family, the best place is obviously Osterley Park, so you can have a family picnic and go canoeing.
Spot The Difference
Thank You Pruning Sharks have been active at Harefield and can you spot the difference they have made?
One Week – 412 Paddlers
A Week in August with The Sharks Last week The Sharks has 412 different people on the water trying kayaking, we think that is a pretty amazing statistic and would like to thank all our staff and paddlers for making that happen.
Promoted to Division 2 It took just one run and 82.8 seconds for Aaron Nolan to win Llandysul Division 3 Slalom on Saturday and secure a place in National Division 2. Well done Aaron.
A Mixed-Up Month July proved to be a mixed moth for The Sharks, but as always we have risen to the challenge and the Club continues to grow and reach more people.
2021 London Youth Games Report
Sharks at LYG Post Pandemic, this was the first chance for some of our paddlers to race, for three of them it was their first race ever, so well done to all of those who took part. Onwards and upwards!
Good Luck at Llandysul III
Division 2 and 3 slalom this weekend We have three paddlers in action at Llandysul slalom this weekend and we wish them well. Hope you have a great time.
Osterley Summer Holiday Sessions
Wednesday Sessions through the Summer Holidays We have added Wednesdays in at Osterley during the Summer Holidays, giving you even more opportunities for fun
Harlesden/Park Royal Sessions just go a whole lot better We are making improvements to our sessions at NW10 (Harlesden Park Royal).
Sessions in Southall
Changes to times and Location Please note the following changes to times and sessions in Southall take affect from Tuesday 27th July.
New Sessions at Southall
Tuesday Afternoon – Beginners Welcome We have teamed up with Let’s Go Southall, to run canoeing and kayaking sessions every Tuesday afternoon during the School Summer Holidays.
Sharks at London Youth Games
Good Luck Two Shark paddlers are racing in this year’s London Youth Games on Saturday 311st July at Fairlop Waters.
Beginners Course at Harefield
Next Start Date Monday August 16th We will be running a new course at our base at Troy Lake, Harefield, for the Summer Holidays during August every Monday at 1pm. The course is aimed at new members and will teach you the basics and introduce you to the various competitive disciplines and boats we have.
Club Slalom Trip to Llandysul 2021
5th – 8th August Suitable for every level of paddler who has attended a Slalom session at Harefield. So no excuses!