KCC Beginners Course


VENUE: Rowing Club, Wilsham Road, Abingdon.

DATES: Tuesdays for seven weeks. Starting 15th May until 3th July, excluding 29th May (Bank Holiday week).

TIMES: 6.30 pm to 9.00pm approx.

ABILITY: You should be able to swim 50 metres in your clothes.

EQUIPMENT: Kayak, paddle, buoyancy aid, helmet and spraydeck will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own if you have this equipment.

CLOTHING: To canoe in: Lightweight windproof jacket, tracksuit or thermal trousers (or shorts if warm). Thermal T-shirt, woolly jumper or fleece. Old trainers or shoes tied on (i.e. they should not fall off ). Wet-suit boots if you have them. Please do not feel you have to buy anything especially for this course. YOU SHOULD BE PREPARED TO GET WET IN THESE CLOTHES. Towel and change of clothes.

FACILITIES: NONE – We work from the riverbank, but we do have a toilet.

COACH: Lucille Savin – BCU L2 Coach

ASSISTANTS: Frances Burge, Ben Coleman, Roger Pass, Iain Shield.

COST: £55. This will also give you membership to KCC until Dec 2007 on completion of the course. Cheques should be made payable to Kingfisher Canoe Club. On receipt of this you will be given a place on the course and we look forward to seeing you.

CONTACT: Lucille Savin, 85 Norris Close, Peachcroft, Abingdon,OX14 2RW. Tel: 07891 909861 or Email: lucillesavin@yahoo.co.uk