Training Distances from Harefield
Distances from Coppermill Lock Paddling distances from the lock, also include portages round other locks, the distances also work for healthy walks, runs and jogs, as well as cycling.If you are locked to the land, Harefield provides opportunities to venture away from the towpath and go round the lakes.
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.
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.
Covid-19 – A Statement – Updated 6th January 2021
Coronavirus Policy Updated 6th January 2021
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.
Thanks For Your Help
Good Job Done at Harefield A small but hard working team were at Harefield on Sunday making maintaining and improving the slalom course, working together but in a Covid-secure way. Thanks guys, good job done.
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.
Slalom Sundays – 1pm
Harefield Sessions are currently suspended due to Covid-19 restrcitions. With the easing of Covid-19 restrictions we are able to restart our slalom sessions at Harefield at 1pm on Sunday afternoons.
Return to Wild Water Racing
Wild Water Racing The Sharks are planning to restart Wild Water Racing Session at Harefield in January on Thursday evenings at 6pm, meeting at Tory Lake.
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.
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.
Join in the Fun and the Exhilaration of Canoe Slalom! The Sharks have a thriving Canoe Slalom section, operating from our base in at Troy Lake near Harefield.
Store is built It is not yet finished but is now in place and ready to be used, so from now on we will meet for Harefield sessions at Rickmansworth Sailing Club, Troy Lake, West Hyde, WD3 9YB.
Exciting News – New Partnership
With Rickmansworth Sailing Cub We are proud to announce we will be working alongside Rickmansworth Sailing Club at their base at Troy Lake, West Hyde, Hertfordshire, WD3 9YB. This is actually only about 500 metres along the canal from the weir at Harefield.
Harefield Slalom Report 2018
A Great Weekend For Shark Paddlers! First of all a big Thank-you to everyone who made this event possible, it was another great land mark in The Shark story. It was the 4th slalom we have hosted at Harefield and the 7th slalom we have hosted (having done 3 at Shepperton).
Now You See It Now You Don’t
Well Done and Thanks A great job done today by the team of volunteers, clearing the site for our new boat house at Rickmansworth Sailing Club in Harefield.
New Slalom Coach The Sharks welcome Richard Moore to their coaching team, another coach with international experience.
Swiss star Smortit hoping to stay on a roll with Sharks
Hillingdon Gazette – 19th November 2016 - SWISS international wild water racing paddler Alistair Smortit made his debut for The Sharks, who train in Harefield, in the 3k men's kayak singles at Barrow-on-Soar on Saturday.
Harefield Slalom Results
The Sharks have hosted their third national ranking slalom, attracting over 150 starts over the two days, with Shark paddlers amongst the winners.