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Banook Summer 2020 Update

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Current as of June 22, 2020 Your volunteer board continues to be extremely busy making preparations to welcome you back to Banook. As you all know, restrictions are slowly being lifted – and with each change we continue to pivot and adapt. We have drafted multiple plans for what summer will look like – every […]

Spring Training Program

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June 4 – The Banook Spring Training is full, and registrations are closed. We are excited with the interest this program has generated! Details on summer programming will be announced later in June. Stay tuned! Banook just finished two great weeks of our Return to Exercise program! We have learned a lot and have smoothed […]

COVID-19 Update – May 29, 2020

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COVID-19 Update #10 Hi everyone, The Board would like to start this communication by extending a very sincere thank you to our members for your support – at all times of course, but most especially over these past few months as we have been navigating these unprecedented times. We have lots to update. Special Meeting of the Members […]

May 16, 2020 – Paddling Update

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 Dear Banook Members, I am sure you are just as excited as I was to hear Dr. Strang’s announcement yesterday afternoon about paddling being included in the soft opening test for a few sports in Nova Scotia. The Banook board received the approved plan late yesterday afternoon. As you can imagine, there are VERY specific criteria surrounding […]

COVID-19 – Update 5

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Hi everyone – it’s been awhile since we have sent out a note… we don’t have a lot of news so this will be short… but we wanted to check in. We miss you so much! Our members have been on our mind. When we shut down on March 15, we had hoped we would […]

Update from Banook Canoe Club on COVID-19

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March 15, 2020 Effective immediately, Banook Canoe Club will be closed for a period of 3 weeks. During this time, the club will undergo a deep cleaning/ sanitization. There will be no training at our facility for members or athletes. This includes but is not limited to our high-performance athletes, coaches, Masters, development athletes, U12 […]

Summer Registration!

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Non-Member Summer Camps: Are you looking for active camps this summer? Banook Canoe Club is the place! Non-member weekly camps for children ages 5-12 (must be 5 before January 1, 2020). Try out kayaking, canoeing and dragon boat. Play soccer. Swim at our supervised beach. Play games and have lots of fun! Register for one […]

Banook Membership Childcare

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 We are super excited to continue offering our babysitting services this summer at a discounted rate for members! Available to any kids between the ages of 5 – 12 who are enrolled in Banook’s paddling program. Your child must be 5 before January 1st, 2020. Family membership and Membership childcare includes Kiddie Canoe for younger […]

Newsletter December 2019

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U12 Surprise Party On Dec. 12, our U12 group celebrated a fantastic fall training season with a little surprise party after their workout. Our paddlers were excited to receive certificates of Achievement (and cake)! Congratulatory Resolutions On November 25, we were pleased to welcome Susan Leblanc, MLA Dartmouth North to Banook Canoe Club. Ms. Leblanc […]

Newsletter November 2019

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It has been awhile since we have updated our members – but there has been LOTS going on – read on and see what we have been up to! Welcome Home In late October, two of Banook’s high-performance athletes spent two weeks in Berlin at a fall training camp. Ian Gaudet and Cole Parsons were […]