The home of our Slalom and Wild Water Racing Teams

Harefield is the home of our Slalom and Wild Water Racing Teams Call 07951 770241 or email: slalom@thesharks.org.uk.

Wednesdays at 5:30pm (April – October), Sundays 10:30

We meet at Troy Lake, West Hyde, which is the home of Rickmansworth Sailing Club, which is accessed from the A412 Denham Road/North Orbital Road,  signposted for Rickmansworth Sailing Club. Turn Left at the small MOT garage and, once passed the Marble and Granite Centre, drive along the track for 500m to the Sailing Club. WD3 9YB for SatNav directions.

There are changing rooms and showers etc., we store boats on site and there is a car park. All of which is adjacent to the canal.


Most of our sessions take place on the moving water, where we have permanent slalom training gates, opposite the Coy Carp, which is about 500 metres along the canal from Troy Lake.


Harefield provides the ideal starting point for slalom, and has been the training place for paddlers who have represent Great Britain, it has a fine pedigree and The Sharks have the experience and coaches to help you achieve your full potential. For more information give us a call on 07951 770241 or email: slalom@thesharks.org.uk.

We hold beginners sessions here as well as training for our Slalom Team, to start of you do not need any experience of kit as we provide everything you need.

The Sharks are successful in Canoe Slalom, we have a number of nationally ranked paddlers, who started as beginners at Harefield, so there is no reason why you cannot be our next ranked paddler. It is time to give slalom a try. Keep up to date with all our news and race reports here.

Updated 13th April 2023