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Activities shown in BLUE are our fun Flatwater activities. Activities shown in RED are our challenging Whitewater activities. Activities shown in PINK are our fun Social activities, off the water !

NEWTrips that are either new to CAP or are NEW to most of our current members …. ENJOY!

Join us in this CAP’s 16th Year and enjoy the varied programme of activities we have lined up for you!

The frequency between trips is a bit variable this year to fit in with the availability of our trip Leaders! But hopefully you’ll agree that we’re once again offering a varied and action packed programme of events. There may be some alterations, for instance we hope to add a Foundation Safety and Rescue Coursewhich will be open to ALL members of the Club, but with a limited number of places on offer, Dates TBC. There will also be a programme of Social events added to the programme in due course,

APRIL

Sun 21 Easter Sunday Chocolate Bunny Hunt & playing / races on the baby Weir. RIVER ARUN, Pulborough / Stopham. A short River paddle followed by some Easter fun! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Fri 26 Croydon Active Paddlers Pool session. Our second from last pool session for a few months! What better way to learn to kayak or develop your skills, than in the comfort of a warm pool. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Mon 29 CAP’s Social evening + AGM, Old Walcountians Rugby Club, Woodmansterne. 7.30pm. Croydon Active Paddlers ONLY. Do please join us; Meet up with your CAP buddies, food, drinks, Video plus our AGM. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW! 

 

MAY

Sun 05 NEW Burpham to Send on the RIVER WEY. A one way paddle, a couple of Weirs to play on and maybe shoot, follow the current as it meanders around the island ending up for drinks at the Canal side New Inn. An easier route may apply for some if we are welcoming any newcomers! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Fri 10 Croydon Active Paddlers Pool session. Our last pool session for a few months! What better way to learn to kayak or develop your skills, than in the comfort of a warm pool. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Sun 19 NEW Pulborough/Stopham to Pallingham. Join us on this Boat Rally to prove the rights of navigation. Ride the tide up to the furthest end of navigation and then back again. The River ARUN narrows twists and turns, as we paddle thru the beautiful rolling downs. We’ll be with others but our Club could be the largest Contingent on this trip! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Weekend 29 May 01 June .. Summer Whitewater weekend no 1. A trip with Adrian and Sarah. Whitewater paddling, but not as you know it. This is summer paddling, hopefully warmer weather and waters in lovely North Wales. You will be required to book your own accommodation. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW THROUGH FACEBOOK

 

JUNE

Sun 09 The Basingstoke Canal Join us as we explore this sleepy and pretty Canal. An easy relaxed paddle, suitable for all, gliding along the glistening waters, enjoying the reflections of trees and the local wildlife. Which stretch of Canal is still to be decided! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Sun 30 River Thames, Sonning to Wargrave. A beautiful part of Berkshire, the majestic River Thames, and the smaller more intimate St Patrick’s Stream and River Loddon, finishing off paddling the tranquil Hennerton backwater! One of the nicest summer sunshine outings! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

JULY

Sun 07 NEW The River Adur. Ride the outgoing tide from Bramber through the rolling Sussex Downs and then eventually finish on the Beach at Shoreham. A little play-wave en route at our lunch stop, and then some time on the Beach, Kayaking and messing around in the sea. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Sat 20 Barbie evening at Jo’s house in Crawley Down... Join us for a balmy summer’s evening of booze, Barbie and bad behaviour?? 😊 You can rely on Jo to make it FUN evening! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Sun 28 The River Wey. Let’s explore another section of Surrey’s River Wey. An easy paddle suitable for all levels, just enjoying life out on the water! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

AUGUST

Weekend 31 July 04 Aug .. Summer Whitewater Weekend no 2. A trip with Adrian and Sarah. More Summer Whitewater paddling in North Wales, maybe the River Dee, maybe the Tryweryn but with the sun hopefully shining. You will be required to book your own accommodation. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW THROUGH FACEBOOK

 

Weekend 16 18 Aug Lee Valley Weekend. Lots of varied waterborne fun. We’ll be camping on a lovely riverside “Wild camping site”. Maybe paddle at Lee Valley or be Coached and / or assessed on the challenging “Legacy Whitewater Course”. Perhaps join a CAP team for a couple of hours rafting the BIG Olympic Course, Great Fun! A moonlit barbie on Saturday evening, and then maybe a lovely flat water paddle, with some interesting drops and tunnels on the Sunday. Join us for a day or better still enjoy the whole wet and wonderful summer weekend with us. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

SEPTEMBER

Sun 08 The River Thames, Abbey River and Chertsey Weir. After an initial paddle along the majestic Thames we head off along the narrower twisting Jungle like water that is the Abbey River. Watch out for hippos and crocodiles as we meander thru this lovely forgotten Jungle backwater. After about two hours, we’ll pop out above Chertsey Weir where those that dare can spend some time looping & blunting on the Weir’s pour-over, whilst others look on! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Sun 29 NEW Join the “Thames Invasion” thru Central London. Paddle the mighty Thames right thru Central London, possibly starting opposite Canary Wharf, paddle under all the Bridges and past all the sites and finishing somewhere beyond Vauxhall. What an experience! The Thames Barrier is closed on this day and this year it’s part of a huge NEW organised “Boating Invasion”, with most large boats banned from the River. We may paddle as part of the “Boating Invasion” or a shorter trip of our own. Details and participation still to be confirmed by the Organisers, TBC. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

OCTOBER

Sat 12 . CAP’s afternoon private hire of The Nene Whitewater Course 3.45pm 5.45pm Take your first steps onto moving water on this ever so friendly man made Whitewater Course near Northampton. Two hours to play, enjoy and improve your skills! Good preparation prior to our Beginner’s trip to The Brecon Beacon’s in late October! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Fri 25 – Mon 28 CAP’s Beginners Whitewater Weekend to the Beautiful Brecon Beacon’s. We’ll probably drive down Friday evening and then enjoy 2 – 3 days of Whitewater paddling on Brecon’s classic rivers. We all enjoyed the Brecon’s in March but with sadly no water, so we’re heading back to try and hit those lovely Rivers we had lined up for you .. The CAP family all hitting the Whitewater together, let’s get the Adrenalin pumping! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

NOVEMBER

Sun 17 The River Wandle. Help us explore this favourite Urban River, flowing nicely. Rocks, Shopping trolleys, bicycles, tunnels, limbo pipe, play-waves, a unique River to enjoy! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Weekend Fri 29 Nov Sun 01 Dec NEW The re-scheduled “Whitewater Safety and Rescue Training Course”. Two days on Dartmoor working around a Grade 3 River learning all about Whitewater Safety and Rescue ,Qualified coaches, BCU certificates. We’ll have 12 places available, priority to those from postponed Course but then still a few places to spare, SAFETY FIRST. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

DECEMBER

Sat 14 Join us for CAP’s Xmas Dinner. A fun evening, of food, drink and Xmas merriment! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

 

Sun 29 CAP’s short End of Year paddle, blow away Xmas cobwebs then a hot tottie in the Pub! MORE INFORMATION TO BE RELEASED CLOSER TO THE DATE!

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Thinking ahead to 2020:

April 2020

NEWCAP’s Scottish Kayaking Expedition. Paddling some of those bigger Whitewater Rivers that the highlands of Scotland are so famous for. Probably a full week’s trip? Save yourself some holiday time and watch excitedly for further detailsCLICK HERE TO RSVP!

Let’s make this 16th Year of our lovely happy CAP family one that we will remember for years to come

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