Events

Weekly Activities

DaySessionTimeMonthsSuitable for beginnersPaddling GroupAdditional Cost
TuesdaySlalom Section18:30 - 20:00All YearNoIntermediates - Advanced
Peer Paddle
TuesdayPool Session21:00 - 22:00October - AprilYes£5 Members / £10 non members
WednesdayClub Night Paddling18:00 - 20:00All YearYes*
WednesdayRacing Section18:00 - 20:00All YearYes*
WednesdayPolo Section (River)18:00-20:00April - OctoberYes*
WednesdayPolo Section (Pool)21:00 - 22:00October - AprilNoSenior Teams£5
WednesdayClub Night Social19:00 - 22:30All YearYes
ThursdayStar Rowing Club Night
Star have exclusive use of the car park on Thursday evening
18:00 - 22:30All Year
FridaySlalom Section16:30 - 18:00Ad hocAskIntermediates - Advanced
Peer Paddle
FridayPolo Section (Pool)20:00 - 21:00exc SummerYes*Youth, Women, Newcomers£5
SaturdayPolo Section10:00 - 12:00All YearYes*
SundaySlalom Section14:00 - 16:00October - MayYes*Beginners – IntermediatesMembers: FREE
Non-Members: £10/day
SundayRacing Section10:00 - 12:00All Year

*after completing 1 star or paddlepower

Key Dates

Nov
28
Wed
VKC AGM
Nov 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Dec
5
Wed
Club Awards Night
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Arrive at 7 for a prompt start at 7.30

Come and celebrate what we’ve done during the year

We have many trophies to award to members for their success & contributions during the year

Bring a plate of food to share & a prize for the raffle if you can

Dec
12
Wed
Club Christmas Meal
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Pizzeria Santaniello

www.pizzeriasantaniello.com

Dec
26
Wed
Beds Canoeists – 53rd Boxing Day Canoe Roll @ Etienne Stott White Water Arena
Dec 26 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Boxing Day roll will take place at the Etienne Stott White Water Arena at 11.30.

Paddlers meet at the club at 10.30 to ensure that you are on the water for 11am.

The Roll will take place at 11.30am precisely

Meet at the club after for a post roll drink.

Video from last year:

2018 Events

May
6
Sun
66th Bedford Marathon 2018 @ Viking Kayak Club
May 6 all-day

Courses situated on the River Great Ouse in Bedford on a 4.3 km circuit. Races to suit Elite, Intermediate, Novice and Lightning divisions.

Information:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/us6b29zg5dcdd5h/66th%20Bedford%20Marathon%202018_Info.pdf?dl=0

Results:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/8cex7wui3sp34by/Bedford%20Hasler%202018%20%28provisional%29.htm?dl=0

May
7
Mon
Come & Try It @ Viking Kayak Club
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Come & Try It @ Viking Kayak Club | United Kingdom

Come along to have a go at kayaking and canoeing.
£4 for 30 minutes. Minimum age 8 years old.
All canoeing equipment provided
Bring clothes & shoes you can get wet
Changing Rooms & Showers in the clubhouse

Viking Kayak Club
Batts Ford
Commercial Road
Bedford
MK40 1QS

www.vikingkayak.co.uk

Jun
9
Sat
Cardington Slalom Competition Div 2/3/4 @ Cardington Canoe Slalom Course
Jun 9 – Jun 10 all-day
Jul
14
Sat
River Festival – Come & Try It
Jul 14 all-day
Jul
15
Sun
River Festival – Come & Try It
Jul 15 all-day
Sep
1
Sat
Cardington Slalom Competition Div 2/3/4 @ Cardington Canoe Slalom Course
Sep 1 – Sep 2 all-day
Cardington Slalom Competition Div 2/3/4 @ Cardington Canoe Slalom Course | England | United Kingdom

The event is now full, please do not travel expecting to get an entry on the day unless this has been agreed in advance.

Online entries here: https://www.canoeslalomentries.co.uk/year/2018/competition/cardington-september

Event Information can be found in the Info Pack

Get updates on water levels, course opening times etc on Twitter https://twitter.com/VikingKayakClub or search #VikingSlalom

 

Dec
26
Wed
Beds Canoeists – 53rd Boxing Day Canoe Roll @ Etienne Stott White Water Arena
Dec 26 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Boxing Day roll will take place at the Etienne Stott White Water Arena at 11.30.

Paddlers meet at the club at 10.30 to ensure that you are on the water for 11am.

The Roll will take place at 11.30am precisely

Meet at the club after for a post roll drink.

Video from last year: