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Your journey to progression

Paddlesports pathways for all stages & ages

Learn to kayak or paddleboard with our friendly instructors and enjoy the water with these easy to access watersports.

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)

SUP has the perfect balance of being relaxing but energising.

Kayaking

Kayaking is an easy way to get out on the water, although no qualifications are necessary to get kayaking, you may want to build you confidence by taking part in a British Canoeing course with one of our expert instructors.

Paddlesports clubs for regular access

Our weekly community clubs were developed to increase the opportunities available to access the water regularly!

Fun for all ages

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)

Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) has the perfect balance of being relaxing but energising.

Stand up Paddleboarding taster

Ages 8+

A must-try activity for all the family; the most versatile of watersports! Learn what you need to get started and join the SUP revolution.

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British Canoeing Start to Paddle Award

Ages 12+

If you’re brand new to SUP and really want to learn the basics to get started, then this is the award for you. During this half-day course, you’ll cover everything to get your started and build confidence.

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British Canoeing Discover Paddle Award

Ages 12+

The Discover Award follows on from the Start Award and allows you to develop your decision making and practical skills for a fun and safe time on the water, as you become a more skilled and independent paddler.

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for children & adults

Kayaking

Kayaking is an easy way to get out on the water, although no qualifications are necessary to get kayaking, you may want to build you confidence by taking part in a British Canoeing course with one of our expert instructors.

Kayaking taster

Ages 8+

Kayaking is a really easy way to get out and explore the water. This taster will give you some simple paddle techniques to get you started on your adventure

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British Canoeing Start to Paddle Award

Ages 12+

If you’re brand new to kayak and really want to learn the basics to get started, then this is the award for you. During this half-day course, you’ll cover everything to get your started and build confidence.

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British Canoeing Discover Paddle Award

Ages 12+

The Discover Award allows you to develop your decision making and practical skills for a fun and safe time on the water, as you become a more skilled and independent paddler.

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Paddling clubs

Regular Participation Clubs

Our weekly community clubs were developed to increase the opportunities available to access the water regularly!

Paddle Club

Ages 8+

Our famous regular-participation fun club for all abilities. The aim of the club is fun and practice – it’s the perfect opportunity for young Paddlers to put their skills into practice, make friends and enjoy the sport.

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Need help finding the right activity?

Speak to our Centre team or send them a message, outlining what you might be interested in and they will be able to recommend some courses or activities, or help create something bespoke.

Call our central team

Call us on +44 (0)300 124 0449, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm. Outside of these hours you’re welcome to leave a message.

Send us an email

Drop us an email with your details at [email protected] and let us know how we can help. We aim to respond to emails the next working day.

Visit our Centres

You can pop in to your local Centre and speak to someone in person. To find your nearest Centre, please click here.