Sports Listings: This Weekend / Canoeing: International Exhibition, Crystal Palace

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The Independent Online
The 1994 International Canoe Exhibition makes a return to Crystal Palace this weekend and every aspect of canoeing will be covered, both for the enthusiast and the newcomer. In addition to the 90 manufacturers, retailers and organisation from Europe and the United States, there is a full programme of events on the pool. The annual finals of the national canoe polo championship and pool slalom event will be held together with dragon boat racing. To complement the action the lecture programme covers subjects such as Siberian rivers and the delights of canoeing down waterfalls. The exhibition opens from 9.30am to 6pm tomorrow and from 9.30am to 5pm on Sunday.

How to get there: Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, Ledrington Road, London SE19. British Rail: London Victoria to Crystal Palace. Admission (includes programme): pounds 5.80 adults, pounds 3 children under-16. Lecture tickets pounds 1.20; Come and Try It sessions pounds 1.20 (youngsters should bring a costume and towel). (Tel: 081-778 0131).