Nov
4
Sat
Firth of Clyde
Nov 4 all-day

A short paddle departing from Helensburgh and travelling down the Clyde to Kilcreggan and back.  Distance approx 16km.  Meeting at the Store for 9am or Helensburgh for 10am.  This trip will go ahead if the winds are F3 or less.

Nov
5
Sun
Monthly Beginners Trip (Not October) @ Outdoor Store
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm


So you have come to a few pool sessions or Tuesday night Loch sessions. You have done your capsize drill and managed to solve going in a straight line. What next? Come to one of our monthly beginners trips of course!

These are held once a month, usually the first Saturday or Sunday of the month and are run by one of the club coaches on a canal, sheltered loch, very gentle river. They give the opportunity to get enough experience to start going on more advanced A trips or Grade 2 river trips.

The first step is to contact the organisor! You should do this at least one week in advance so he/she has time to plan the day. It is useful if you know if you have transport and a roof rack as not all the coaches can tow a trailer! On the day you will be outfitted with kit (Buoyancy aid, wetsuit, cagoule) and looked after. You do need to bring lunch and and change of clothing as well as clothes to wear under the wetsuit/on your feet.

Price: £2 for the trip plus any equipment (£2 kayak, £1 other equipment). To a maximum of £5. For children there is no cost for the equipment.

Useful links:

The coach for the trips varies. For 2017 we currently have

5th March – Iain McGie – Speak to Iain or grahammswanson@gmail.com – Planned: Canal Stables to Auchinstarry and back
2nd April – Tristan Armstrong – tristan.tj.armstrong@googlemail.com – Venue TBC
7th May – Loch Lubnaig- TBC & Sandy – sandy.johnston@sky.com
4th June – River Leven – Alan Rollo & Sandy – sandy.johnston@sky.com
2nd July – Exploring Loch Lomond’s Islands – Alan Rollo (07775 827 981), Leigh & Geri
6th August – River Leven – Leigh & TBC (0774832610)
2nd September (Saturday) – Helensburgh – Ross McKillop and Geri – Contact : rossmck100@gmail.com
1st October – CANCELLED
5th November – Alan Rollo & Geri
TBC December –

Note: Beginners trips are only open to club members.

Nov
18
Sat
Loch Lubnig
Nov 18 all-day

A beautiful paddle on Loch Lubnig, just a few miles north of Callander.  The total distance for this  paddle is around 16km.  There will be a lunch stop at a cafe on the Lochside on this trip…or you can have your lunch outside in the cold!!!!!

Meeting up at the stores for 9am or the first large car park at the south end of Loch Lubnig for 10:15am.

Nov
19
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2017 (October is On!) @ Loch Lomond
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

February 19th – Graham and Ian
March 19th-Leigh & TBC
April 23rd – Tristan & Tony (Sea Kayak)
May 21st – Tristan & TBC
June 18th – Graham & TBC
July 16th – Leigh & Sandy
August 20th – Leigh and Sandy
Sept 17th – Alan Rollo & TBC
Oct 15th – Rosie Fitzgerald
Nov 19th – Alan Rollo & TBC

Dec
17
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2017 (October is On!) @ Loch Lomond
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

February 19th – Graham and Ian
March 19th-Leigh & TBC
April 23rd – Tristan & Tony (Sea Kayak)
May 21st – Tristan & TBC
June 18th – Graham & TBC
July 16th – Leigh & Sandy
August 20th – Leigh and Sandy
Sept 17th – Alan Rollo & TBC
Oct 15th – Rosie Fitzgerald
Nov 19th – Alan Rollo & TBC

Jan
21
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2018 @ Loch Lomond
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

 

 

 

 

January 21st

February 18th –
March 18th-
April 22nd –
May 20th –
June 17th –
July 15th –
August 19th –
Sept 16th –
Oct 14th –
Nov 18th –

Feb
18
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2018 @ Loch Lomond
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

 

 

 

 

January 21st

February 18th –
March 18th-
April 22nd –
May 20th –
June 17th –
July 15th –
August 19th –
Sept 16th –
Oct 14th –
Nov 18th –

Mar
18
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2018 @ Loch Lomond
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

 

 

 

 

January 21st

February 18th –
March 18th-
April 22nd –
May 20th –
June 17th –
July 15th –
August 19th –
Sept 16th –
Oct 14th –
Nov 18th –

Apr
22
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2018 @ Loch Lomond
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

 

 

 

 

January 21st

February 18th –
March 18th-
April 22nd –
May 20th –
June 17th –
July 15th –
August 19th –
Sept 16th –
Oct 14th –
Nov 18th –

May
20
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2018 @ Loch Lomond
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

 

 

 

 

January 21st

February 18th –
March 18th-
April 22nd –
May 20th –
June 17th –
July 15th –
August 19th –
Sept 16th –
Oct 14th –
Nov 18th –

Jun
17
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2018 @ Loch Lomond
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

 

 

 

 

January 21st

February 18th –
March 18th-
April 22nd –
May 20th –
June 17th –
July 15th –
August 19th –
Sept 16th –
Oct 14th –
Nov 18th –

Jul
15
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2018 @ Loch Lomond
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

 

 

 

 

January 21st

February 18th –
March 18th-
April 22nd –
May 20th –
June 17th –
July 15th –
August 19th –
Sept 16th –
Oct 14th –
Nov 18th –

Aug
19
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2018 @ Loch Lomond
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

 

 

 

 

January 21st

February 18th –
March 18th-
April 22nd –
May 20th –
June 17th –
July 15th –
August 19th –
Sept 16th –
Oct 14th –
Nov 18th –

Sep
16
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2018 @ Loch Lomond
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

 

 

 

 

January 21st

February 18th –
March 18th-
April 22nd –
May 20th –
June 17th –
July 15th –
August 19th –
Sept 16th –
Oct 14th –
Nov 18th –

Oct
21
Sun
Skills Session at Loch Lomond 2018 @ Loch Lomond
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 A coached session at Loch Lomond, with the chance to learn new skills or practice with one or more of the clubs coaches, whether sea, flat water or open canoe. This can be aimed at a star award or just improving general skills, knowledge and experience. It is open to all skill levels.

Although Graham is the contact (grahammswanson@gmail.com), the coaches on the day will vary, and may be several available!

Meet at the Millar Street Store at 10am and bring some lunch and a hot drink.

 

 

 

 

January 21st

February 18th –
March 18th-
April 22nd –
May 20th –
June 17th –
July 15th –
August 19th –
Sept 16th –
Oct 14th –
Nov 18th –