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Congratulations Ian Gaudet!

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On June 1, 2019, Ian Gaudet won the overall Junior Male Athlete of the Year at the Sport Nova Scotia Support 4 Sports Awards. Last season, Ian won a gold and two silver medals at the Olympic Hopes Regatta in Poland and is a two-time Canadian Champion.  Sport Nova Scotia represents 55 Provincial Sport Organizations in […]

CKC & ADCKC Fees for 2019

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Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) & Atlantic Division Canoe & Kayak Canada (ADCKC) Individual Fees Each paddler must pay CKC & ADCKC fees which vary depending upon the level of the paddler as outlined in the table below.   Level CKC ADCKC ADCKC Insurance ADCKC Safety Boat Fee TOTAL U10 (Atom) $5.00 $35.00 $7.00 $10.00 $57.00 […]

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 6 – 12 who are enrolled in Banook’s paddling program. Your child must be 6 before July 1st, 2019. Given our paddling program doesn’t start until children are  8 years […]

Vacant Board Positions

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Since our AGM in September, we had two position become vacant that we are looking to fill for the next 10 months. Please check out the roles and responsibilities below and contact us if you have any questions. Vice-President· 5-10 hours per month· Act as coach, advisor and counselor to assigned committees· Support and defend policies […]

November 2018 Newsletter

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ADCKC ATHLETE AWARDS  The ADCKC Annual Athlete Awards will be held on Wednesday, December 5th from 6:00pm-7:30pm at Mic Mac AAC. There will be awards from Top Male and Female in U13 and up (more details to follow). CHRISTMAS TREE AND WREATH SALE Once again, it is time for the Christmas Tree and Wreath Sale. We have […]

Canadian Sprint Canoe-Kayak Championships

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We are excited that nine Banook athletes received a medal at the Nationals in Sherbrooke. In total, our athletes won  6 Golds, 2 Silver, and 6 Bronze.  Many more also competed in the finals and achieved personal best times.  Banook’s Nationals Results Day 1: U19 Men’s K1 500m Bronze – Alex Canning U16 Men’s K1 200m […]

Paddling & Blue-Green Algae

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UPDATE: This week’s U15/U13 Championships will still take place on Lake Banook regardless of the outcome of the water tests. We have installed an outdoor shower for the athletes to rinse off after their races or if they tip. As mentioned last week, Banook Canoe Club has been in discussions with the Department of Environment […]

The Pam-Am Canoe Championships are coming!

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Starting around September 7th, members will see changes happening on the lake and at the club as the Pan-Am Championships setup begins. As previously mentioned in the weekly newsletters, the Banook Canoe Club (BCC) will transform into the Pan-Am athletes village to host over 300 of the top competitors, coaches and trainers from approx. 16 […]

Banook News – July 19, 2018

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We are about to enter our fourth week of our summer program and everything is going great. Our paddling program and day-camps are fully booked with all the children involved having a wonderful summer so far. Keep an eye out for our social media to take a look at all the pictures. Canteen Make sure […]