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Our members participate in White Water River running, lake trips, surfing, play boating, Canadian canoeing, wavehopper racing, slalom, supporting long distance swims, and sea paddling.
We instruct from absolute beginners - following British Canoeing’s award structure on the river Eden at the back of the Sands Centre.
We can help arrange instruction for leadership awards and coach development. In the winter members practice and are taught to roll, and can practice other skills in a nice warm swimming pool.
- April to September, 2 hour sessions on a Tuesday and Thursday evening, on the rapid behind the Sands Centre, upstream of Eden Bridges. 6.00pm to 8.00pm (meeting at the club at about 5.30pm)
- October - March, normally one 2 hour session per week on Saturday mornings, on the rapid behind the Sands Centre, upstream of Eden Bridges.10.00am to 12 noon (meeting at the club at about 9.45am)
We are a family friendly recreational club based in Whitehaven on the western side of the Lake District with members aged 8 to 80!
We offer lake /sea/river paddling as well as pool activities in winter, see our website for details.
A family friendly recreational and competition club taking full advantage of river, lake and sea in the area.
Weekly session on the 1.5km long Barrow Dock system and in the local pool.
A large inventory of polo, slalom, WWR, Marathon, SUP, river, sea and touring kayaks and canoes give members the opportunities to take part in all aspects of paddle sport.
We are very active but friendly club based around Kendal in the Lake District, offering many canoeing opportunities for our members. In 2022 we had a total of 237 paddling/event days on lake, river or sea, pool sessions and socials. The club organises a regular range of trips including on the lakes, river trips, mainly in the Lakes and Pennines but also weekends and longer trips to Scotland, sea trips on the Cumbrian coast and weekends in the North East of England and Scotland. We also co-ordinate a program of midweek paddling events.
We offer weekly pool sessions at Kendal Leisure Centre from 8:30 – 9:30pm on Monday. These friendly and informal pool sessions will allow you to pick up or practice kayaking skills, play canoe polo and meet like minded people. We also play competitive polo matches with inter-club polo tournaments organised to give new and experienced players the chance to show off skills picked up at pool sessions.
We organise and play in Cumbria polo tournaments and arrange for visiting speakers to give lectures on paddle sport based adventures.
Visit our calendar for details of trips organised by the club and among club members. When you join our club you will get a forum login to sign up to trips and leave posts.
Why not take a peek and see what we are up to.
Penrith Canoe Club was established in 2012 and has been growing from strength to strength ever since. We currently have over 40 members, and have 3 adult/open teams a ladies team and a youth team, who compete in various leagues and tournaments, as well as people who come down to just improve their kayak skills. We host local tournaments in Penrith and compete in Kendal & Ulverston, with the aim of encouraging more novice players. We enter teams in regional & national open and national ladies leagues and enter summer weekend open tournaments in Hull, Liverpool & London.
We teach people kayak skills, from absolute beginner to expert, with the aim of eventually learning to play canoe polo, or being competent to kayak on the local lakes & rivers. We coach canoe polo skills and have started running beginners river trips.
The club is open to anyone over the age of 11 (Year 7). Youngsters 11 to 14 are welcome if their parent is present. Sorry to under 11’s, the equipment we have is too big for you and we don’t have the supervision levels required, with our voluntary coaches. There is no upper age limit!
Although canoe polo is a competitive sport and we are always striving to improve, we are a very friendly and welcoming club, with a big emphasis on taking part and encouragement.
Open to anyone living in Sedbergh and the surrounding areas. We are an active club and a community resource.
Based at Killington Lake, just by J37 on M6.
We paddle local rivers; coast and of course at the lake.
Ulverston Canoe Club welcomes beginners and paddlers of all levels and ability.
We are a small club (and Charity) based at the National Trust Fell Foot Activity base, in South Cumbria, with members from Cumbria, Lancashire, North Yorkshire and Northumberland. Our paddles take place in sea kayaks, open canoes and short boats, on lakes, rivers, canals and on the sea as suggested by our members. Our trips are of varying lengths, include camping trips, and we have the opportunity to develop foundation safety and rescue skills, under take British Canoeing skill development (and assessments if required). The club also holds social events on and off the water; have a look at our Friends of Ulverston Canoe Club Facebook page to see what we have been up to!
We look forward to welcoming you on or off the water.
West Cumbria Canoe Club is open to anyone who canoes or kayaks, and anyone who is new to the sport and would like to have a go. Based near Keswick, we
welcome canoeists and kayakers of all types and of all abilities. Our members enjoy anything that involves "messing about in boats" including white water kayaking and canoeing, sea kayaking, canoe touring and camping, racing, and pottering about on lakes.
We meet every Wednesday evening at 18h30 - at Derwentwater Marina during the summer and at the Calvert Trust Pool at 18h00 in the winter. We also have
plenty of weekend events - see our programme calendar for details, and look at our Facebook page and trip reports to see what we get up to.....
We have a wide selection of club boats and paddling equipment available to members.
Come along on Wednesday evenings to meet the club!