KCC Update

Pool Session – This Thursday
There is a pool session this Thursday (17th Feb) at the Convent Pool, 8:00pm – 9:00pm.

Pyranha Fest – 19th/20th Feb
A number of members are going to the Pyranha Fest this weekend – http://www.pyranha.com/news.php/news.php?news=33 Not a club trip per se but if anyone fancies coming along then let me know.

Monthly Meeting & Wednesday Paddling

The next monthly meeting will be on Wed 2nd March in the Fox as normal, though it seems that there is usually someone there every week at the moment. Paddling on Wednesday evenings is happeneing (in the dark) from 6:00pm at the Hut, but do check that someone will be there first.

Trywerryn – 12th/13th March

If you want to come along to planned Trywerryn trip on the 12th/13th March then can you let me know please so I can think about accomedation. The plan is to run the Upper and Lower sections so there will be something for all level of paddlers. If there’s no water release then the Dee and whatever else is running will be plan B.

BCU Foundation Safety & Rescue Training (FSRT) – 8th May

The six hour BCU FSRT course is designed for all paddlers irrespective of craft. The objective is to teach the students key safety and rescue skills to be able to deal with common emergencies that can be applied appropriately in a sheltered water environment. It is a practical course , you will get wet and it is lots of fun.

FSRT skills form the basis of all safety and rescue training throughout the BCU Scheme. The course is a pre-requisite for those wishing to enter the BCU coaching scheme or go onto WWSR

For the course syllabus, prerequisites, what to bring and what you will be asked to do see http://www.canoe-england.org.uk/media/pdf/FSRT%20Syllabus.pdf

The course is open to up to six candidates – first come first served

Cost to KCC Members £20 pp. Non KCC members £65

Course date: Sunday 08 May.
Starts: 09:30. Bring a packed lunch a boat and a sense of humour.
Location: KCC, Wilsham Road, Abingdon
Course provider Roger Wiltshire.

Email for a booking form: roger.wiltshire3
Tutors: KCC Coaches