Upcoming Paddles 2018

All trips depend on there being enough water (and not too much!) White Water trip, water levels will dictate trip, for more details check out Facebook Events page https://www.facebook.com/groups/18964898424/events/



16th Dec – Club Christmas Paddle Llangollen Canal. Llangollen to Chirk with drinks in the Poachers after. Suitable for all. Suitable for canoe and kayak. 2 tunnels and 2 aqueducts. Meal after in the Poachers but will need firm numbers to book. Trip organised by John Whitham, check club facebook event page for up to date details.

24th Nov – Club paddle...where the water is. Suitable for those that have paddled some white water – grade 2 (3). Meeting place to be posted the week of the paddle and will depend on water levels but something like the upper Glaslyn (Snowdonia). Fallback will be the Dee or Lower Tryweryn (if releasing). We’ll spend lots of time coaching and developing skills on moving water…come and have some fun…

19th Oct – Trip to Dart organised by Ian Crabtree, check club facebook event page for details.

Sep 23rd – A few people have suggested it would be good to get down to Cardiff especially prior to the Dart.  Sundays the course has 3 levels of  water release starting at 4 cumecs then 6 and finally 8. For those that have not been before you need to go to the CIWW website, print and fill in these 3 forms at the following address and bring with you on the day https://www.ciww.com/park-and-play-2/ 

  • £5 ID Card Application form
  • CIWW-Non-Coached Consent Form
  • CIWW-Non-Coached Safety and Risk Application form

The ID card lasts 1 year and is used as a deposit. The additional cost is the price to paddle which is £12.50pp for adults. Organised by Ian Crabtree. Check club facebook event page for updates.

Aug 25th – Introduction to white water for some of the newer members and existing members wishing to develop current skills, 09.00-12.00 at Jackfield rapids near Ironbridge, organised by Ian Crabtree. Check club facebook event page for updates.

July 21st – Confirmed Club paddle on the lower T. Meet 9:45 at the get off in Bala. Get changed and shuttle few cars to the cafe. Anyone wanting to do the upper after is welcome as a peer paddle.
Bring lunch, sun cream and plenty of water. organised by Ian Crabtree. Check club facebook event page for updates

June 2nd – Slovenia Trip organised by Simon Turner

May 19th –   Planning on the Dee. Gwydfydy (campsite) to Mile End mill. Meet at Mile End mill at 9:00. Pay and change. As many boats onto as few cars as possible then head up to top. Gentle warmup down to the horseshoe weir, through serpent for those wanting to. Down to the mill. Maybe quick coffee stop then Few laps at the mill. Suitable for canoes too.  Organised by Ian Crabtree. Check club facebook event page for updates.

April 29thCANCELLED 

April 14th – Trip to Lake District organised by Simon Turner. See           details on club facebook events page or contact Simon   for further details.                                                    

March 24th – Club paddle Treweryn White Water Centre organised by Ian Crabtree, 1 hour on upper then steady trip down lower.

March 11th – Peer group paddle, LLangollen canal to Chirk. 2 tunnels and 2 aquaducts for canoes and kayaks welcome organised by John Whitham 

Feb 25th – Club paddle, river Wye, Ernwood to Boughrood organised by Ian Crabtree

Feb 11th – Club paddle, river Usk, Sennybridge to Brecon organised by Simon Turner