Category Archives: Press Releases

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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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Nicholson, Oldershaw, Reardon and van Koeverden Capture the Podium at ICF World Cup in Poznan, Poland

OAKVILLE, ON (May 21, 2012) – Burloak Canoe Club, the country’s leading flat-water sprint canoe-kayak racing club, today announced that four of its paddlers: Mallorie Nicholson, Mark Oldershaw, Brady Reardon and Adam Van Koeverden, won five of nine medals awarded to Canadian National Team athletes at the International Canoe Federation’s (ICF) first World Cup event […]

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Calling All Runners, Walkers and Volunteers: Burloak 8@8 Road Race

– 8KM Road Race, 3.5KM Walk, 1KM Kids’ Run and Post-Race Celebrations in support of non-profit Burloak Canoe Club to be held on May 4  – OAKVILLE, ON (April 24, 2012) – Burloak Canoe Club (BCC), the country’s leading sprint canoe/kayak club, today challenged runners and walkers of all ages and levels of fitness to […]

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