TYKs is back for 2014 - book your place now!

TYK’s is back – book your place now!

Tandridge Young Kayakers (TYK’s) meet on Sunday afternoons at Thames Young Mariners just north of Kingston-upon-Thames.  We take kids from 8-16+ year through the BCU’s PaddlePower awards for canoe & kayak and beyond.  All you need is a swimming costume, towel and an old trainers or wet-shoes – everything else is provided (including wet-suit and cagoule).

No experience necessary!

We take novices through to preparation for their 3* award and all the bits in-between.  Many of our group go on to paddle slalom, freestyle, polo and river trips across the country.  We have a 50:50 split between girls and boys and a full range of ages paddling.  This term, as well as our usual paddle coaching, we will continue training our 13-16 year olds for the the BCU’s Cadet Leader award – which is a junior gateway to the L1 coaching award. Alongside TYK’s we will be developing a new generation of club Freestyle paddlers.

The session dates are:

March 2nd
March 9th
March 16th
March 30th
April 27th
May 11th
May 25th

…and will run from 1-3pm.  The cost is £47 all-in including TCKC membership.  If you have already joined TCKC (Since Sept ’13 for TYK’s, polo or Blades slalom section) then the cost is reduced to £42.  50% discount for 2nd+ paddler from the same family.  The on-line membership form is available here (http://www.tckc.org.uk/member-registration/).

To secure your place please email me (nickwestall@hotmail.com) straight away, and then post a cheque payable to TCKC & confirmation that you have completed the on-line membership form to Nick Westall, 27 Woodcote Grove Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 2AG.

Your place is secured when you receive an email confirmation.

Adults will continue to be welcome on the water subject to suitable coach cover.  Priority will go to junior paddlers, and then aspirant adult coaches.
You can also find us on the TYK’s group in Facebook.

We are limited to 30 places this term so please get your forms & cheques in quick.

I have attached a flyer for TYK’s – please feel free to place this in your school or club house.  If you know anyone who may be interested in joining TYK’s please feel free to forward this email to them.

Best regards,

Nick & Amanda
07881 783055 & 07876 241124

Tyk’s flyer



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