If you are looking for some fun paddling events in your area then look no further! Here you will find exciting and inspiring ways to get out on the water this season.
We've got loads of great activities on offer, for paddlers of all ages and abilities!
You can now find all currently listed Activities and Events on our Canoe Near You map.
Starter Sessions are the ideal way to get started and spend time together as a family or with friends. Learn the basics or refresh your skills in a safe and friendly environment.
Guided Tours allow you to explore more of your surrounding waterways with a knowledgeable guide.
If you feel like being independent and going on your own adventure, take a look at our range of Canoe Trails. We have 90 different trails listed. Trails are all different lengths and can take you on many different trips; from urban adventures to peaceful countryside paddles.
What's happening near you:
Cumbria Canoeists have put together a fantastic diary of sea kayaking events throughout 2017. There is everything from Demo Days to Intro to Sea Kayaking Sessions and even multi-day sea kayaking trips. Whether you already love sea kayaking or would just like to give it a try, you will find a session for you.
The Windermere Summer Solstice Lake Race is an exciting event held on England’s longest lake, at the heart of the beautiful Lake District National Park. The race involves paddlers of all abilities completing either the half or full length of Windermere, and is open to an array of boats from surf skis to canoes.
The Doggy Paddle is a recreational canoe and kayak event in aid of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. The trip runs from Royal Leamington Spa, along the rivers Leam and Avon, and ends in historic Stratford-upon-Avon.
Worcester Canoe Club invite you to take part in the third year of our special challenge event, the Worcester Ring Challenge.
You can choose from one of two routes depending on your ambition, speed and boat (15 miles and 21 mile courses)
This year we will be hosting a new fun activity you can do on the river with the family. We are running a KataKanu Treasure Hunt.
Participants will be looked after by an Instructor as we paddle along the river looking for clues that will lead you to the secretly hidden treasure.
Come and try 2 mile race from the Canal centre to Ash Vale rail bridge and return. This is part of a series of events being run in conjunction with British Canoeing Southern Region Development team to promote entry level competition to paddlers.
Seasonal Fun news
Scouts take on the 100 Mile Canoe Test
The 55th annual canoe test on the River Wye took place between 26-30 May, falling in line with National Go Canoeing Week 2017; perfect for this year's theme of 'The Big Adventure.'
Tobey Percival Takes The Youngest Three Lakes Challenger Mantle
Up until April this year Caden Horsley had been the youngest person to paddle our Three Lakes Challenge. The mantle has now been passed to Tobey Percival who, at nine years old, completed the challenge, over three days, with his Dad, Darren.