BURTON CANOE CLUB
Paddling for All - Always Paddling
Welcome to Burton Canoe Club
Annual Fees 2016 - 2017
for 18 and over
YOUTH / STUDENT /
for 17 and under, full time education, unwaged, et
for two adults and unlimited youth/student
for those who live more than 50 miles away, and
have limited access to facilities
You can become involved in:
1 Coaching at all levels as a member of the Coaching Team
2 Volunteering at or organising small or large events
3 Volunteering for organising small or large club-based tasks
4 Assisting in the Club’s organisation as a member of the Management Team
5 Encouraging and helping others of all levels and ages
6 Assisting with School, Scout and other Community Groups
Additional options you can buy into:
1 Inter-club competitions from beginner to national level
2 Intensive coaching sessions at national standards on specified occasions
3 Weekly pool sessions at Meadowside Leisure Centre
4 Half day, full day, weekend, multi-day tours and events local, regional and national
Your attendance fee provides access to:
1 More than 80 canoes and kayaks
2 A variety of buoyancy aids, paddles & spraycovers
3 Coached sessions at various levels of performance
4 Access to sessions at courses leading to nationally recognised Awards
5 Equipment for club tours, trips and events
6 Seasonal Paddling Programmes: Summer (Easter to Sept) & Autumn/Spring (Oct to Easter)
Your annual membership fee provides:
1 Regular access to the large, modern club house, including hot showers
2 Landing stages and priority use of them
3 Free hot and cold drinks, access to microwave and toaster for snacks!
4 Affiliated membership of the British Canoe Union
5 Free guidance and advice from experienced and qualified personnel
6 Eligibility to attend in a variety of club events, local, regional and national
7 Formulation, adoption and implementation of club policies and procedures
8 Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting
9 Give feedback, join in members' discussions at quarterly General Meetings
PLUS (for all members) Attendance fees, which includes full use of facilities and equipment:
£1.00 per session for 'Independent' Paddlers, or,
£2.50 per session for 'Supervised/Guided' Paddlers with a Coach
£5.00 per session for a Course of instruction with a Coach
· The membership year is 1st April to 31st March.
(New members only could join in January and have 15 months membership!)
· Guests may try the facilities by arrangement for up to 3 sessions at £5.00 per session.
· A family membership typically consists of two adults and at least two children.
· Currently membership is in the region of 200
With appropriate parental support very young children can quite easily participate.
Please arrange to visit us to find out more - give us a call, leave a voicemail, message us on Facebook, e.t.c - see "Contact Us"
You will be shown around a great 21st century sports facility by friendly volunteers (we are all volunteers!), have a full explanation of what we do and what is on offer to members, have all your questions answered openly and honestly, be able to discuss your needs and expectations and given a clear indication of how they can be met. In the unlikely event of the Club not providing what you seek you will be given clear and current guidance on alternatives and options.
You will not be subject to sales patter and pressure to join.
Naturally we hope you will join us but that obviously remains entirely your choice!