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Florida Spring Training – Day 1

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Hello from sunny Florida, Banook’s spring training camp is now in full swing. The athletes have been racking up the KM’s each day pushing each other to really excel here in Florida. We left snow in Halifax and landed in sunshine in Florida. Temperatures have been in the mid 20’s and weather forecast is looking […]

1st Annual Banook Kid’s Christmas Party

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Sunday December 17th 1:00pm to 3:00pm Join us next weekend for our first annual Kid’s Christmas Party at the Banook Hall. Great way for the kids to see Banook friends from the summer!  Craft Table Cookie Decoration Scavenger Hunt Christmas Music Gift Wrapping Snacks and more! Parents can drop-off or stay for the fun! We […]

Annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Sale

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 Banook Canoe Club is holding its Annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Sale on  Sunday, December 2 Saturday, December 3 Saturday, December 9 Sunday, December 10 The lot will be open from 10 am to 5 pm You can place your order by purchasing from one of our athletes or by emailing: banooktreesales@gmail.com Trees are $35  […]

Welland – Nationals Day 2

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After 2 days of k1 competitions we are all very proud of our teams results. Alex Canning is having an exceptional regatta in U17 with a Gold medal win today in the 1000m K1 race. He took home  a silver medal yesterday in the 200m K1 and also a very impressive 4th place finish in […]

Hello from Welland – Nationals Day 1

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Tuesday Morning – August 22 Just a quick update from Welland, Ontario. First I hope everyone is aware that despite many of the coaches competing here at the Nationals programs are still running at the club this week including kiddie canoe for our youngest athletes. The trip with the boats was long 1900 km in […]

Good luck to our athletes competing at the Nationals in Welland!

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Banook is excited to be represented by such a strong group of paddlers at this year’s Canadian Sprint CanoeKayak Championships in Welland, Ontario.  We hope everyone has a personal best time during their races this week! Follow the race results online: http://canoekayak.ca/event/canadian-sprint-canoe-kayak-championships Jacob O’Hearn Ryan Parsons Emily Parsons Cole Parsons Matthew Pyle Liam Ring Evan […]

We’re looking for some great members to help us

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The Club House
This season is off to a fantastic start! Families are enjoying beach, the weekly camps are in full swing, our paddling programs are full of enthusiastic athletes, hundreds attended the new war canoe celebration, our new staff are doing an amazing, and recent club improvements like the new front steps has improved accessibility and safety […]

Important Note for Summer Paddlers

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Please note if you have not yet registered for programs – time is running out!   https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=15215&lan=1&cartlevel=1  Orientation is this Thursday June 29th at 10:00 AM for all paddlers in the  U13 and U15/17 programs. Orientation will include a swim test, tip test, rules/safety review for both the beach area and the boats and boat bays. […]

Interested in Helping With Club Repairs?

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Andy, our facilities chair, is looking for some help extra this summer with keeping the clubhouse maintained. Lots of projects to choose from, contact Banook@banookcanoeclub.com to get in touch with him. Volunteer as much, or as little you like! Here’s the project list: Gymside railing Painting picnic tables Dock board replacement.  Interior stair edging Old […]