Event Details

Date(s) 17/05/2020

Time(s)10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Date(s): 17th May 2020

Time(s): 09.30am with an aim to be on the water by 10:30am, with an aim to be off the water by about 15.00-16:00)

Type: Touring

Suitability: All Levels

Location: Wolvercote Car Park, OX28PN

Food: Please bring with suitable lunch, snacks and drinks and ideally a sealed tub and dry bag to transport them in.


Come and join us for lovely paddle on the Oxford Loop.

The trip is a 10km round trip along the River Thames and Canal. Approx. 3-4hrs of easy paddling with a stop for food. A diverse and interesting paddle through the Thames Meadows and gardens, on the outskirts of Oxford.


This event is FREE.


The club is now open to everyone of all competency levels; should the Covid-19 situation change the club may have to return to placing a minimum competency level upon participants. Should this happen participants shall be expected to self-assess at what stage they can suitably participate. The club may increase or decrease the stage at any point so please check back against the event or guidance to check the stage before arriving at your activity. See our COVID-19 Guidance for more details on the club's different reopening stages.

Everyone should continue to:

  • You must register for sessions on arrival (including spectators and volunteers)
  • Arrive ready to paddle
  • Bring your own mask and hand sanitiser
  • Respect venue procedures and one way systems
  • Make every effort to book in advanced including spectators and volunteers as this will help us speed up the check in process
  • Payments by bank transfer are strongly advised, where cash is necessary please bring exact money
  • Masks should be worn and person limits followed in enclosed spaces such as boat stores and changing rooms
  • Please limit use to one craft per person per session and avoid sharing equipment
  • All equipment must be washed or sprayed with disinfectant after/ between uses
  • Read the Blackwater Valley Canoe Club COVID-19 Guidance
  • Adhere to the latest social distancing and official government advice
  • Read the latest Event Booking Terms regarding club activities
  • Whilst you will not be required to book equipment, please read and adhere to the latest club equipment hire and usage terms