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Geoff Kemp 1939-2015

Sadly, over Easter, we learned that Geoff had passsed, away after a short illness. Geoff has been a member of our club for a very long time. When I joined the club some fifteen years ago, Geoff along with Bill and a few other coaches were teaching and inspiring boys and adults alike on the […]

Mill Activity Centre Clear Out

As you may be aware, we are no longer leasing the Mill Activity Centre in Glasshouses and as a result we need to clear it out. It is being cleared out this weekend (24/01/2015) and below are items we are looking to get rid of (as opposed to throwing them away). Contact Dave Barnes on […]

Paddlefest 2014

This year paddlefest was held on the River Irwell, at Burrs Country Park, Bury, Greater Manchester. The accomodation in the bunkhouse made a pleasant change to sleeping in tents, and 49 members descended upon the bunkhouse from all parts of the country making the whole weekend a very enjoyable experience. The slalom course was set up […]

River Nidd Clean Up 2014

Here is a quick video of what we got up to from John Allerton.

Christmas Paddle on the River Greta

Lake District Weekend 2013

Last weekend saw the annual Boys’ Brigade Canoe Club trip up to Borrowdale YHA in the Lake District, for a weekend of paddling, walking and general fun. The weekend started early for some of the group, who decided they wanted to make the most of the trip by running a river on the Friday. So […]

A week of paddling…

Here is a quick video put together of some of the rivers we went on during half term a couple of weeks ago. Featuring the Dee, Leven and Lune.

October Training Weekend – Video

Here is a video of the 2013 October Training Weekend at The Mill. A good time was had by all, with plenty of new skills and techniques being picked up, all as part of a safe, fun and friendly atmosphere!

Mill Weekend 30/04/13

The training weekend at the Mill last weekend was a big success, with everyone taking something away from the coaching on offer. Thanks go to John Allerton for putting together this video to reflect a bit of what we’re all about!

Beginners session on the River Irwell

Last Sunday saw a group of 12 paddlers from the club take a trip to the River Irwell just outside of Bury to improve their moving water skills and get some of the newer paddlers ready for the River Nidd cleanup in March. The purpose of the day was two-fold: as well as introducing some […]