Winter Registration, Adam van Koeverden’s Oakville Sports Hall of Fame Induction, Burloak AGM, PanAm Performances, NextGen/Academy Training Camp

Although our fall weather has been pretty spectacular for paddling, winter will soon be upon us! Register today for our winter training sessions; winter programs begin November 6, 2017. Prior to attending, complete the Burloak Winter Registration/Medical Form and make your payment via cheque or eTransfer to If paying via eTransfer, send Jeremy a separate email with the athlete’s name and the password for the eTransfer to

Adam van Koeverden is being inducted into the Oakville Sports Hall of Fame on October 26th. Eight free athlete tickets are available to attend the gala induction dinner and discount tickets ($75 vs $100 regular price) for anyone wanting to attend are available by emailing Jim Rearden by October 20. The induction dinner and ceremony will be on Friday, October 26 at 6pm at the Oakville Convention Centre.

Mark Your Calendars: The Burloak Canoe Club AGM will be held on Sunday, November 26 at 11am. Consider joining our board!

Congratulations to Kate Pennyfather and her C2 partner who won one gold and two silver medals in Ecuador recently at the Pan American Championships. See the CKC Website for more information and details on the Canadian team’s 26 medals, including 13 golds!




Update on Olympic Hopes Regatta: Anya Chuprys and Jenna Neate did well at their first international competition in Racice, Czech Republic in September. See CKC’s article on the results, including nine medals, for the team of 40 Canadian athletes. Way to go girls!




14 Burloak Canoe Club athletes were invited to attend the NextGen/Academy Training Camp on October 19-22. The camp, a partnership between CanoeKayak Canada and the Ontario Canoe Kayak Sprint Racing Affiliation (OCSRA) is supported by CKC, the Canadian Sport Institute-Ontario and the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Invited Burloak athletes include:

Adam Baird
Aidan Messenger
Alexis Savard
Anya Chuprys
Christian Sprang
Emily Little
Jenna Neate
Jillian Perrone
Kate Pennyfather
Lily Armstrong
Lucy Pennyfather
Max Perry
Mitch Barren
Sam Pennyfather