Bradford and Bingley Canoe Club
Bradford and Bingley Canoe Club

Club Activities: who leads them?

The club has a great safety record even though we paddle in hazardous environments.

 

The events you or your children take part in at the club site and at races are risk assessed and mitigation and restrictions put in place eg who can paddle at certain water levels, equipment checks, helmet and buoyancy aid rules etc.

 

At the club, our coaches and activity leaders have a remit provided by the Trustees. There a

are rigorous safeguards in place that provide insurance and evidence that the trustees have made safe judgements about the suitability of a paddler to run activities. We have the backing of British Canoeing.

 

British Canoeing's policy on safety and club activities is here.

 

The Trustees of the club need to demonstrate Due Diligence in deploying members to lead activities so any club trips off site on the club calendar are subject to pre-checks and documentation. If you attend a trip and think anything is dodgy, let us know and we can address it: fill in a "Near miss" report or an incident report. Or just tell a Trustee.

 

If it's not on this web-site, it's not a club event.

 

The Trustees deploying activity leaders and are: Mark, Cath, Judith, Jez, Shaun, Wendy and Jason Duckmanton.

River Trip Risk Assessment
This documents our Due Diligence in fulfilling our Duty of Care to members on our trips. Items in red are new.
Risk Assessment Trip v5.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [53.8 KB]
Accident and Near Miss Report Form
If we know there's a problem with gear or procedures, we can do something about it. Fill this in and give it to Tony Maslin. Copies are in the club hut too.
Accident and Near Miss Report.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [97.6 KB]

           Latest

New skills links

We've added links to a podcast on decision making in adventure sports as well as a link to an on-line resource for pepping up your sessions. CLICK!

Our week's sessions

have changed!

New is Sunday mornings which, if there isn't a trip, is going to be two sessions for any age paddler. Focus on fun and technique. It depends what time you get up.

Winter kit

Colder weather is here and the river's coming up.

Check out what you should be wearing on the river.

GO!

WhatsApp is used to organise some groups and activities.

Don't miss out!

See what groups there are and get involved.

Members can borrow boats and paddles. Talk to Paul Ford or James Taylor if you want to take some gear away on loan.

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