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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.

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Royal Canoe Club Paddling Challenge 

On June 1st 1874, the club committee asked members to support the purchase of a challenge cup for its first official canoe race which was a mile long. It started at Kingston Bridge and came downstream to “one-mile tree” a marker reputed to be an oak tree on the bank opposite Royal. This race has been run every year since, except during both world wars.

Irwell Wild Water Race National Wavehopper Club Team Championships 22nd October  

The North East Regional Development Team & White Water are running first ever Wavehopper Club Team Championship - the idea being to bring team racing to new clubs and take the sprint team format to new levels of excitement and fun - it's much harder than it looks!

Start Up – Mini Marathon with Basingstoke Canal Canoe Club – Saturday 21st October 2017

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.

Tyne Tour - Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th November 2017 - Hexham, Northumberland

The weekend offers something for all levels of paddlers including races, guided trips, trade stands and coaching. You may just want to enjoy the social side of the event giving a chance to meet other paddlers or old friends!

British Canoeing Surf Weekend 25th & 26th November 2017

The Surf Weekend is open to candidates, aspirant providers and providers to come together and work towards their qualifications and provider roles. 

2018 Coaching and Leadership Conference 17th & 18th February 

The 2018 Coaching and Leadership Conference is open to coaches, leaders and guides, at all levels and disciplines, from any Home Nation, who are invited to engage, discuss and reflect on the engaging keynotes and workshops throughout the weekend. Click here to find out more.

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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.

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.

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