Membership is changing

in April 2018

Find out more about how the membership changes will affect you and take a look at the new categories available to English members.

Spring Canoe Focus has arrived!

The Spring edition of Canoe Focus and The Paddler magazine is now available for everyone to read, with content ranging from a look behind the scenes at Tootega & Silverbirch, coaching updates, challenge routes for you to try and more!

National Go Canoeing Week

26 May - 3 June 2018

National Go Canoeing Week is BACK for 2018 with 'The Big Adventure!' There's an adventure for everyone with starter sessions, tours, events and more all across the country. Want to promote your event as part of NGCW? Take a look below!

Spring Photo Competition

sponsored by Cotswold Outdoor

Have you taken a brilliant photo on the water? Maybe snapped some white water action or a serene paddle down the canal? Submit your photos and you could win one of these fantastic 'on the water' prizes!

AGM, Stronger Clubs Conference & Awards

Book your place today!

British Canoeing invites you to the AGM, Stronger Clubs Conference and the National Recognition Awards at Eastwood Hall, Nottinghamshire on 24th March 2018.

Members' Adventures

Members registered 141 paddle adventures in 2017... Take a look at all the places they paddled and gather inspiration for your next adventure! If you paddle somewhere new in 2018, tag us in and we'll add it to the new map.

Would you like a printed

version of Canoe Focus?

British Canoeing has announced a partnership with 2b Design Limited that will see Canoe Focus join forces with the Paddler to create a new print magazine. Find out more about how you can order a printed version.

Challenge yourself with the

Worcester Ring Challenge!

Paddle a twenty-one mile route, starting on the River Severn and taking in a variety of waterways. With thirty-two locks and three tunnels along the way, it will be a tough day on the water.

More choice, more adventure

Make your discount go further with our new partners

New discounts available for members with Outdoor and Cycle Concepts Group retailers, including Cycle Surgery, Snow+Rock and Runners Need in addition to Cotswold Outdoor.

Stronger Together

Strategic Plan for 2017-2021

British Canoeing have launched the 2017-2021 strategic plan 'Stronger Together.' Take a look at the strategy in full and how our eleven ambitions will work.

Paddle in the Park is BACK

2 - 3 June 2018

Save the date, because Paddle in the Park is BACK! Bigger and better than ever, there will be something to suit all ages and abilities. From have a go sessions to lazy river tubing, white water workshops to skills clinics, river tours and more...

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