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National Go Canoeing Week

Event

Location
Across Leicester
LE4 5PN
When
Sat, 27 May 2017 - Sun, 04 Jun 2017 (00:00 - 01:00)
Organised By
British Canoeing
Tags
Canoeing, Events, Featured Bigger
Join in with The Big Adventure this National Go Canoeing Week!

National Go Canoeing Week runs from 27th May to the 4th June and is a fantastic way to have fun on the water whilst raising money for a great cause!

Whether you have never picked up a paddle before or you're a regular in a boat YOU can join in!

This year British Canoeing have teamed with Cancer Research UK. They want the nation to paddle 30,000 miles whilst raising £30,000 for the charity.

There are some awesome prizes up for grabs and the chance for you to be featured on the National Go Canoeing Week website! From Starter Sessions to Challenge Routes, there are hundreds of ideas and opportunities listed at the website.

There are a number of opportunities taking place in Leicester:

Starter Sessions:

27th May - 9:30am - Starter Session - Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre - (Min age 8) - £10

3rd June - 9:30am - Starter Session - Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre - (Min age 8) - £10

Guided Tours:

28th May - 10:30am - River Soar Pub Paddle - Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre - (Min age 8) - £23

31st May - 10:30am - River Soar Pub Paddle - Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre - (Min age 8) - £23

4th June - 12:30pm - Stand Up Paddleboard Tour - Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre - (Min age 8) - £23

Partners

  • East Midlands Platform
    Leicestershire County Council
    Melton Borough Council
    Leicester City Council
    British Heart Foundation
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Safeguarding
    Blaby District Council
    County Sport Network
    Age UK L&R
  • QUEST
    Charnwood Borough Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Loughborough University
    Equality Standard
  • Rutland County Council
    Harborough District Council
    Sport England
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council

Partners

  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Age UK L&R
  • County Sport Network
    Safeguarding
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Leicester City Council
  • Rutland County Council
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • QUEST
    British Heart Foundation
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Melton Borough Council
  • Harborough District Council
    Sport England
  • Blaby District Council
    Equality Standard
  • Loughborough University