(May be subject to change)
New Hope Canoe Club practices pretty much year round. We have the seasons broken down to pre-season, regatta, long distance and post season.
PRE-SEASON-(PS) Practice runs January-February. The PS racing season is March-May. Dues are $25 per month plus race entry fees.
REGATTA SEASON- (RS) Practice runs March-July. RS begins in June and ends in early August with the State Championships. RS dues are $200 and includes all regatta race fees and club shirt.
LONG DISTANCE- (LS) Practice and races begin in mid August and run through early October, ending with the Molokai channel races. Dues at $50 for club paddlers and $100 for others plus race fees and expenses.
POST SEASON- Begins after long distance ends from October-December. Practice days may be less frequent and NHCC usually takes a break during the holidays in December. Dues for this season are $25 per month as they are in pre-season.Competitive paddling practice is held at our Sand Island site every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00p-6:30pm and Saturdays at 7:00am.
Please bring water, footwear, and something
warm to put on after practice.
It is also handy to have energy bars/gels.
Optional: paddling gloves and cap.
Registration information available here.
Driving directions to Sand Island Recreation Area: