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 […]

July 11 – Club News

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Summer at the Banook Canoe Club is in full swing, and it looks like we’re off to a great start. Children and adults alike are taking advantage of our canteen (open Monday to Friday from 10am to 3pm). After the first week, we made some minor adjustments based on demand, and we’ll be able to […]

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

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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