January 18, 2020 – Online registration for memberships, paddling programs, and summer camps will open in mid-February.

 

WELCOME TO SUMMER 2019 AT THE BANOOK CANOE CLUB!

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Our summer programming begins on Tuesday, July 2, and our staff are ready and waiting for you! We have Paddling Coaches, Child Care and Day Camp Staff, Lifeguards and a Canteen Team prepared to do their best to ensure that everyone has a great experience with us. For those in the Child Care and Day […]

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 […]

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 […]

Banook’s Fall Programming

Online registration for 2019 Banook Fall Swim Program
and “Off-season Training for the Youth and Masters is now open.  

Banook’s PaddleAll Program

O Our program focuses on introducing athletes with physical or intellectual disabilities to the sport of CanoeKayak. All aged 12+ are welcome at no cost. No experience is necessary. Please contact Lucy Traves if you are interested or have any questions about the program: ​lucytraves21@gmail.com

Our program runs Tuesday evenings from 6:15pm-7:15/7:30pm throughout the year. We provide land training (weights, circuit training, ergometer workouts) and on water kayaking (when weather allows).

We are looking for volunteers to help coach our PaddleALL program! We are working on growing the program and with more athletes we need more coaches! If anyone is interested we will teach you what to do and how the practices work. Every bit counts, even if you’re only available one night of the summer! 

Please email Lucy Traves and add your availably to this google document.

Important Safety Change

Regardless of weather conditions,  any paddler U16 and under now must wear an approved PFD (life jacket) at all times while on water in training, or participating in Banook, ADCKC, or its member clubs programs.

Also, any paddler, of any age, who is unable to prove swimming proficiency as required under the Canoe Kayak Canada Code of Safety must wear a PFD at all times while on water in training, or participating in the programs of Banook, the ADCKC or its member clubs.

NO EXCEPTIONS

Volunteer Opportunities

Work off your pre-paid volunteer fee by volunteering during upcoming events and opportunities this season (1 hour = $10 credit). Our list of volunteer opportunities is listed on-line.

Members interesting to volunteer with boat repairs can contact Ron Hill, and those wishing to volunteer with minor facility repairs should contact Phil Brown.

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