Burloak Canoe Club Hosts Open House & Registration on May 1

– Opportunity to Join Paddling Programs for All Ages & Skill Levels-

OAKVILLE, ON (April 19,  2011) – With the start of its 2011 paddling season only weeks away, the Burloak Canoe Club today invites members of the public interested in learning more about the sport of race canoe/kayak to its second Open House and Registration.

The session is scheduled for Sunday, May 1 between 10:00 a.m. at 1:00 p.m. at the Burloak Canoe Club Clubhouse located at 160 Water Street on the banks of Sixteen Mile Creek in Oakville.

Like its April 9 predecessor, visitors will have an opportunity to tour Burloak’s world-class facility, as well as speak with coaches and current members about the wide range of sport canoe/kayak programs offered by the Club for all ages and skill levels in Halton/Hamilton Regions, including:

Canoe Kids (Ages 8+): A five-week summer beginner course in canoeing and kayaking run in association with the Town of Oakville.

Elementary (Ages 8+) and Developmental (Ages 14+): Summer-long programs designed to introduce and develop students in the sport of canoe/kayak at a competitive level.

CanoeFit and Masters (Ages 25+): Enables new and experienced paddlers an opportunity to enjoy the sport (and compete as a Master, if desired) in a relaxed atmosphere.

All program memberships include access to Burloak’s facilities, equipment and top-notch coaches.

For more information or to download a 2011 Registration package, visit www.burloakcanoe.com or contact the Registrar at 905-338-8287 or via e-mail at registrar@burloakcanoe.com. Note that space for some programs is limited and early registration is advised to avoid disappointment.