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
New for August 2021 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!
Llandysul July Results
Rick is flying high Our Slalom Coach Rick Moore, is flying high with another win in Llandysul, keeping him firmly on the top of the Veterans League in Slalom.
Good Luck at Llandysul
Rick More Rick is racing again at Llandysul this weekend, intending to stretch his lead at the top of the Veterans League, This weekend’s event is a Division 2&3, so more points available.
Aaron is on the Rise
Another First Placed Shark at Shepperton Aaron Nolan now has to race just once more to ensure his early return to Division 2, having taken first place at Shepperton on Sunday by a staggering 6.3 seconds.
Impromptu Race Results
NW10 We decided t hold a race on Sunday morning with those who turned up for our first Sunday Session at NW10, part of our plan to expand and build a great racing team suitable for all abilities.
New Sessions at NW10
More Opportunities to get on the water at Harlesden Park Royal The Sharks are pleased to be able to offer more sessions at our NW10 base as we continue to grow the Club and build up our activity base.
Llandysul June 2021 – Results
Richard I Our Slalom Coach Rick Moore was in fine form at the weekend winning the Veterans K1 Race at Llandysul on Both Saturday and Sunday and claiming top spot in the National Rankings.
Sharks Shine on the Thames
Royal Marathon Report – June 2021 Shark paddlers were on top form on Sunday at the Royal Marathon, at Teddington, after an absence for Marathon racing for over 18 months, The Sharks are back!
Sheperton Slalom June 2021
Division 3 and 4 Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th Shepperton Slalom Canoe Club are hosting a Division 3 and 4 Slalom on the weekend of 19th and 20th at their site at Shepperton Weir.
The Sharks @ Shepperton Slalom Report
The Revenge of The Slalom We are winning the war on Covid-19 and Slalom is leading the way!
The Royal Marathon
Takes Place on Sunday 13th June Are you coming to race and have fun at the World’s oldest Canoe Club Race?
Our First Rostrum Finish of the Year
Goes To … Aaron Nolan, who to second place at Langham Farm Slalom on Sunday 23rd May 2021.
Southall WhatsApp Group
Keep in touch Join our Southall WhatsApp Group, so you can keep in touch with activities at our Southall Site
Slalom Is Back! The Sharks at Shepperton Slalom – Saturday May 29th and Sunday 30th May
Recreation and Family Fun Sessions 2021 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.
We Are Back!
Paddling has Resumed Again At all four of The Sharks Sites, Harefield, NW10 (Harlesden/Park Royal), Osterley and Southall. Come and join the fun.
Summer Sessions 2021 at NW10
Returning to Paddling at NW10 (Harlesden/Park Royal) With Coroner virus restrictions expected to be eased on 29th March, The Sharks are proposing to start paddling sessions at our NW10 site on Thursday 1st April.
Southall Sessions – Summer 2021
Returning to Paddling With the planned easing of restrictions from Monday 29th March 2021, The Sharks are proposing to restart paddling sessions at Southall form Tuesday 30th March and introduce a second weekly session on Thursdays, later in April
Countryfile comes to Harefield
And more specifcally to The Sharks The Sharks are entering into a partnership with the Colne Valley Regional Park, to help clear Floating Pennywort from the Colne Valley and the BBC’s Countryfile Programme were interested to know all about it.
Building Up Southall
Small steps in creating our base in Southall The first of the garages in the Undercrofts as been racked out, by the ingenuity of Tristram Turner, our lead coach at Southall. Thanks for the effort, good to see that even during lockdown we can move the Club forward.
February and March Slalom Events Cancelled
Due to Covid-19 Lockdown The Slalom Committee have taken the inevitable and sensible sessions to cancel all events in February and March 2021, they will review the situation for events later in the year in February.
Principles of Training
How to Improve your performance Our Slalom Coach, Rick Moore has written the following information in order to help our paddlers, get fit, stay fit and generally improve their performance.
Lockdown version 3
All Club Facilities Closed until further notice. The announcement by the Government of a further national lockdown has meant that we are legally required to close all or our facilities.
You are not Alone, you don’t need to be Alone We have a solution, we have set up a WhatsApp group called Paddle Pal, where you can make arrangements to paddle with someone in keeping with current Covid-19 restrictions regulations.
We are Back – Again!
Yes, We are Paddling Again – Are YOU? The Sharks are back paddling again after Lockdown 2.0, we were back in action on Saturday 5th December at Southall and NW10 and on Sunday 6th December at Harefield.
2021 Slalom Calendar
Slalom Events 2021 The calendar for slalom 2021 has been published on Canoe Slalom Website, where you can find all the lates news about canoe slalom, about events and ranking positions.
Stone Mini Slaloms
Cancelled Please note due to Covid-19 restrictions these events have been cancelled.
Return to Wild Water Racing
Wild Water Racing The Sharks are planning to restart Wild Water Racing Session at Harefield in January on Monday evenings at 6pm, meeting at Tory Lake.
How Many Calories did you Burn?
Did You Know? Moderate effort Kayaking for an hour burns about 420 calories, put some effort in and that rises to 1050!
To all our Staff The past few months have been a trying and testing time for all of us, The Sharks were up and paddling within days of the lockdown lifted at first with experienced paddlers and then gradually introducing other socially distanced sessions.
Want to try canoeing, but not sure what to do? Then contact The Sharks, we are here to help get people started in canoeing, in a friendly fun way, with no commitments or need to but any kit. Call us now on 07951 770241, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, Harefield is where GB paddlers are training through Covid-19 The Sharks home at Harefield is the place GB paddlers are training, whilst other facilities are shut due to Covid-19.
Let Us Look Ahead The dates for National Sprint Regattas have been announced for 2021, this may seem a long time off, but it gives us something positive to look forward to at this difficult time.
Sport England – Thank You
Covid-19 Support The Sharks would like to thank Sport England for a donation of £1,000 to help us through the difficult circumstances created by Covid-19 pandemic.
2020 Ranking Slalom Season to End
No More Ranking Events This Year Sadly, but understandably the British Canoeing’s Slalom Committee has announced that there will be no more ranking events staged in 2020, due to Covid-19.