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Welcome Back!

posted 18 Jan 2011, 04:28 by Lancaster University Canoe Club   [ updated 18 Jan 2011, 04:29 ]

Happy New Year!


Welcome back to everyone - whether you are a regular paddler, more a social person, or new to the club!

River trips/sessions and polo sessions are starting up again, and they're open to everyone*!

If you have just joined the club, or you joined last term and couldn't make it to any pool sessions last term, you can still come along at any point and start paddling!


*No previous experience needed!



Pool Sessions


POLO: Monday, 7.45-8.45am
POLO: Friday, 7.45-8.30am

RIVER SKILLS: Tuesday, 7.45-8.30am
RIVER SKILLS: Sunday, 5-6.15pm



River Trips

Saturday 22nd - Beginners & Intermediates trip to the Leven

Meeting: 9am Sports Centre
Cost: Up to £5 for fuel

See the forum for more details and to sign up!


President's Trip: 28th - 30th January

Everyone should have paid their deposits by now (£10) and should be looking at paying the rest of the money soon.




Wednesday: TBC - it will be happening somewhere, at sometime, if that helps?




Club hoodies are now for sale featuring 3 different designs!

Price: About £20ish depending on numbers

Colour, size and the name going on the hoody: You can pick and choose!

See the forum under Announcements for more details!

Deadline for hoody orders: Friday 28th January



Montane Jackets


As many members may see, we do have club jackets from Mardale. This year we are buying a similar style jackets from Montane!

If you are interested in buying one of these, which will be embroidered will the University logo, go on to the forum under Announcements to read the specification for the jackets and to find out more information.

Deadline for jackets: Tuesday 25th January




FOA (polo tournament) is happening this weekend - Sunday 23rd January!

Cost: £7 for drivers, £15 for non-drivers

Saturday night: Meet at the sports centre 5.30pm to load van

Sunday: Meet at the sports centre to leave at 7am



BUCS Slalom


Sign up for slalom is now on the Rivers forum.

If you like paddling, and spinning around poles, this is the competition for you!

Date: 26th/27th February

Cost: £7

Deadline: Monday 7th February



NAKED (..I mean National) Student Rodeo 2011 - aka NSR

Sign up for NSR is up on the Rivers forum!

For those of you who have not experienced this - it is amazing.

A weekend competition for free style, play boating, and swimming in style!

Date: 4th-6th March

Cost: £50 (see forum for what it includes)



Do you want to be on the Exec??


For those of you who are interested, sign up sheets for a position will be going up today outside the Sports Association office (aka the AU office) in the LUSU building.

Remember you need some one to second your vote to be able to give your speech!

Hustings will take place Wedneday 2nd February - Place and time to be confirmed!




Much love and stuff,

The Exec

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