Category Archives: Press Releases

News directed towards the public. This is the default post category.

Burloak Athletes Secure ⅓ of Spots on Ontario Team

Burloak athletes put on the power in Welland at the Ontario Team Trials on June 3-4. Our club captured 16 of the 49 spots, plus two alternate spots, on the Ontario Team. The list is a draft until after the National Team trials in Dartmouth, June 23-25, when some members may move up to the National Team […]

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Attn Kids in Grades 6 to 8: Saturday, May 6 On-Water Tour at BCC 9-10am with Parent Reception

Are you in grade 6, 7 or 8? Interested in sprint canoe/kayak? Come on down to our club this Saturday, May 6 from 9:00-10:00 am to find out more, go on a tour of the club and get on the water of 16 Mile Creek, see a real training session of our top paddlers and meet […]

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Paddlers from Burloak Canoe Club Challenge Olympians at RBC FanFit

Burloak Canoe Club (BCC) members took on the RBC FanFit challenge at McMaster in Hamilton on Saturday, January 28, 2017 to demonstrate their competitive spirit and to raise money to support the club and Canadian Olympians. Read more of this article by Nicole Marenick that appeared in the Oakville News on February 2, 2017: http://oakvillenews.org/paddlers-from-burloak-canoe-club-challenge-olympians-at-rbc-fanfit/

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Holiday Training Schedule: High Performance and Competitive Athletes

Saturday Dec 24 – High Performance (indoor) @ 1:00pm, unless otherwise arranged; Competitive off Sunday Dec 25 – All off – Merry Christmas! Monday Dec 26 – All off – Happy Boxing Day! No-School Schedule, starting Tuesday Dec 27 (for High Performance and Competitive Athletes only): Monday – HP1 9:30-11:00, HP2 11:00-12:30, Competitive 12:30-2:00 (excluding Boxing Day) […]

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Christmas Party / Awards Night – Fri. Dec 23rd, 7pm-12am

All members welcome!  Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar beginning at 7pm followed by awards. $10 per person, $30 per family. Please RSVP by Dec.15 by following this link: http://whoozin.com/4TW-697-MJHY          

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Now Accepting Applications for Elementary Coaches & Canoe Kids Instructors

We are looking for summer coaches for the Elementary and Canoe Kids programs. The Elementary program includes U11, U13, and some U15 age groups, while Canoe Kids is for ages 8-12.

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Racing Singlets

Attention new members: you must wear a Burloak Canoe Club singlet when racing for Burloak. There are 2 versions – cotton $25 or Regatta Sport athletic fabric $50. Payment is required before the order goes in. Look for Yvonne Messenger before and after the Friday and Monday workouts. Or contact her at family.messenger@gmail.com

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Burloak Canoe Club Launches 2012 Sponsorship Program

– Opportunity for individuals and organizations to support present and future local paddling Olympians who call BCC home – OAKVILLE, ON (July 23, 2012) – On the eve of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games that will see two of its own – Adam van Koeverden and Mark Oldershaw – represent Canada on the world paddling […]

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Adam van Koeverden and Mark Oldershaw Strike Gold in Moscow, Russia

– Dual medal-winning performances cap off stellar World Cup season for Burloak paddlers  – OAKVILLE, ON (June 4, 2012) – Burloak Canoe Club, the country’s leading flat-water sprint canoe-kayak racing club, today announced that two of its paddlers: Adam van Koeverden and Mark Oldershaw captured gold medals in their respective kayak and canoe events at […]

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Burloak Paddlers Add Four Medals to 2012 World Cup Count in Duisberg, Germany

– Highlights of second event of the season include silvers by van Koeverden and Nicholson in solo races – OAKVILLE, ON (May 28, 2012) – Building on medal-winning performances at the International Canoe Federation’s (ICF) first World Cup of 2012, Burloak Canoe Club, the country’s leading flat-water sprint canoe-kayak racing club, today announced results for […]

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