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Tay Descent Entries Open

Tay Descent 2014 - entries open 1 Jun. Book now at the early bird rate saving £5
5th Tay Descent takes place Sat 25 October from Dunkeld and Stanley Mills down to Perth


Legacy 2014 Active Places Fund

Don't miss the last two submission dates for Legacy 2014 Active Places Fund.
More than 100 projects across Scotland already funded. Last submission dates 1 Jul 2014 and 1 Feb 2015



Sound to Sea - paddlers sought

Would you like to take part in "Sound to Sea" - nautical outdoor musical extravaganza?

Paddlers sought for event organised by Cryptic 1-2 Aug 2014



BCU UKCC Accreditation survey

We are seeking views from relevant individuals and organisations on the value of external endorsement/accreditation of BCU coaching awards. We would appreciate a few minutes of your time to complete this short questionnaire by 30th June.


BCU Disability Awareness Training - Free

(BCU PaddleAbility Foundation Module). Free to SCA members.
The aim of the module is to consider perceptions of people with disabilities; their attitude towards this sector of the population, and; to consider how you can adjust your coaching / approach to be more inclusive.


Andy Jackson memorial cycle ride

Sponsored Cycle Ride by parents of Andy Jackson - raising money in his memory
To purchase adaptive kayaks for Castle Semple Loch and an adaptive ski chair for Disability Snowsport UK


Call for Discipline Support Module Providers

As the BCU continues to grow the existing portfolio of Discipline Support Modules, we are starting the process of appointing providers for the following BCU Modules: 


BCU Level 4 - applications invited

The BCU are inviting coaches who may be interested in completing the BCU Level 4 Coach Programme starting in May 2015, to get in touch. 



SCA Board statement re slalom

Following the SCA Board meeting 23 April, at which all Directors were present, the Board has issued a statement.