Happy New Year to all. I do hope it will be full of paddling…and hopefully water to allow this…
There is quite a bit packed in this email from reminder of where to find the renewal form, to upcoming dates on trips, pool etc…so bear with me…
The delayed monthly meeting will take place this Wednesday 8th January at 8pm at the Cherry Tree in Steventon.
The next pool session is taking place Thursday 9th January from 8 til 9.30pm at Our Lady’s convent school in Abingdon.
Following pool session will be 23rd January, 6th February and 27th February. These are in the calendar and on the website.
Fattaur nicely sent around the link for the renewal – https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lUz4EqsTeyTa2L3ObhKKArLmmfqiPb9tIcrw5_6V5HU/viewform
Louise has arranged for a first aid course. Details are below
REC (Rescue and Emergency Care) 16 hour First Aid Course.
2 Star Training
Louise is aiming to run a 2 Star training on Thursday nights in April 3rd to 24th round 6pm.
FSRT – Foundation Safety and Rescue Training
Louise is aiming to run an FSRT at the beginning of May – date to be confirmed.
There are a few trips which are to take place some in the near future some other further afield and later in the year.
Kate Welsh trip
Kate is planning on organising a trip in Wales either at the end of January or early February. Dates have not been set yet, but as soon as I get the news, ill pass it on.
Lake District Trip
Owen is organising a trip in the Lake district on week end of 12-13th April. If interested, let Owen know.
Val Sesia Trip
There are discussion to get a group together to go to Val Sesia during the week of the Val Sesia river festival – from 18th til 25th May.
This is not for everyone and will be mostly running grade 4/5 waters. If interested, let either Simon or myself know.
Vicky is going to be running a trip to Austria towards the end of July, early August. If you are intersted, please let her know.
There is in Austria opportunity for a range of paddling abilities. Let Vicky know if you are keen.