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Seasonal Fun

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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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:

Sea Kayaking Events - Various Dates - Various Locations

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.

Windermere Summer Solstice - Saturday 17th June - Cumbria

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.

Doggy Paddle - Sunday 9th July - Royal Leamington Spa

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 Ring Challenge - Saturday 22nd July 2017 - Worcester

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)

Katakanu Treasure Hunt - Saturday 19th August 2017 - Leicester

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.

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

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.

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