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Muslim Girls Eid Paddle

Family Eid Paddle (High Rid)

Family Eid Paddle (High Rid)

These sessions will be held at High Rid Reservoir in Bolton, BL64LD. Please park on the road and walk to the Reservoir, approximately 200 meters. You will receive a map upon booking. Please DO NOT Block anyone's property.

Minimum age 8, children under 12 years old must be accompanied on the water by their parent / guardian.

Family Eid Paddle is a fun day for friends and family and an opportunity to try out paddling as a recreational activity, a fun sport or a future hobby! There will also be a halal BBQ and refreshments area available to keep you energized and hydrated! The day will consist of 4 hourly paddling sessions, packed with activities and games, which will need to be booked online via The Anderton Centres website (Select date, time then add to basket). Please book one session per day per person to ensure as many people take part in the on-water sessions. Changing rooms, toilets and prayer area will be available. Sessions are suitable for beginners. Paddling sessions are free of charge, BBQ & drinks at affordable price (just to cover costs, non-profit). Gear: please wear comfortable non-cotton sportswear and bring a towel and change of clothes. Ideas for the gear: men/boys - top and knee-long shorts, women/girls - tunic and trousers, burkini, jogging suits. Please use safe pins to secure the headscarf if required. Shoes: old trainers or aqua shoes. Any queries, please contact Anna, kayakinghijabi@gmail.com

You will need to bring the following equipment- 
  • Rucksack
  • A full change of clothing (to get wet) 
  • Fleece or warm jacket and a woolly hat 
  • Shoes to get wet (No Open Toed Shoes, Flip, Flops or Sliders)
  • Towel 
  • Hand Sanitizer 
  • Water Bottle 
  • Snacks 
  • Medication (if required and please inform your instructor) 
  • Sun cream 
For those who don't not to paddle on this occasion, there is a lovely walk around the Reservoir. 

*Image supplied by Nicki Douglas-Lee Photography