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 […]

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.


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are the key to success at Banook, if you are interested in helping out at the club please contact the office.

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

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