Once Complete: return with payment in cash or cheque made payable to DUCKS in person/by post to Bev Gowman, 77 MacClean Rd, Kinson, BH11 8EN
Membership of the Club shall be open to anyone interested in the sport on application regardless of sex, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, religion or other beliefs. However, limitation of membership according to available facilities is allowable on a non-discriminatory basis.
Membership eligibility is for
* The whole community
* Anyone interested in the many aspects of canoeing and kayaking
Full members shall be entitled to attend all Club meetings, training sessions and social events, to receive the Club newsletter and to:
* vote at the Annual General Meeting (AGM)
* compete in the Club’s annual championships
Associate members, being those who do not intend to compete or participate in the Club’s name, are entitled to attend Club meetings, training sessions and social events, and to receive the Club newsletter, but are not eligible for further benefits of full membership as set out in paragraph above. The Club Committee may refuse membership, or remove it, only for good cause such as conduct or character likely to bring the Club or sport into disrepute. Appeal against refusal or removal may be made to the members.
The Club will keep subscriptions at levels that will not pose a significant obstacle to people participating. The amount of the annual subscriptions for each class of membership shall be decided soon, and shall become payable on admission, and by April 1st each year. When a member joins the Club after October 1st the subscription payable for that year shall be half the annual rate. No member shall, in any year, be entitled to exercise any rights or privileges of membership until his or her subscription for that year has been paid.