CHALFONT PARK CANOE CLUB

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the club

At the moment the club has approximately forty members, the prime interest of these members being recreational White Water canoeing.
Club members are drawn from all over the south of England, mainly from Greater London, Henley and Reading.

The Club is noted for it's friendliness and willingness of the members to assist any paddlers, or to further the sport of canoeing in this country.
The Club meets on Sunday mornings throughout the year from about 10.30, and also on a Wednesday evening from 18.00 throughout the summer. We do not provide training, formal coaching or supervised sessions.
Prospective club members are welcome to use the club facilities before joining and Club members are free to use the facilities at any time.

Although primarily a Whitewater club there has also been a strong interest in Slalom, Marathon and Long distance racing with some notable results in the Devizes to Westminster race.
For many years we provided at least one member of the British team from our number and we are very pleased that we had the once World Champion, Paul Farrant as a very active member until his tragic death.
Chalfont Park Canoe Club is unique in having had two Olympic C1 paddlers and the first British Slalom World Champion.
The club is ideally situated for all types of recreational paddling and we have a number of open Canadians available for members use.
Social events are held during the year including an Annual dinner.

Club members have also organised and taken part in major expeditions all over the World. Pakistan, Chile, Costa Rica The Grand Canyon, Austria, The French Alps and British Columbia have all been the destination for expeditions.

2012 was the Club's 60th year and we are looking forward to the next 60 years being as successful as the first.