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Recreational Events

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.

Clubs, centres and providers run a wide range of events throughout the year. From regional tours to sea kayaking symposiums and fun, come and try it events, there is sure to be something for you.

Are you organising an event that you would like us to promote? Get in touch with our events team at [email protected] 

2018/19 Barrow Classic Race Series

A time trial race, for all abilities, in any boat at the Barrow Loop, near Loughborough. The course is 1.8 miles along the River Soar.  For more information download the poster below:

Paddle In The Park 2019 - 1st - 2nd June

This annual paddling event takes place at Holme Pierrepont, the home of the National Watersports Centre in Nottingham. It is a weekend full of white water workshops, clinics and flat water challenges. This year will see even more opportunities to get out on the water, with the experts, to develop your skills. With workshops for all levels, it will be a fantastic weekend for the entire family. Or why not bring your club along?

Essential Women’s Sea Kayak Weekend - 7th - 9th June 2019

The Kayak Essentials Sea Kayak Coaching Weekend is exclusively for female sea kayakers. The weekend will combine fun, adventure and the learning from their popular coaching weekends – with some the UK’s most talented, motivated and experienced female sea kayak coaches. Book now to develop your dynamic water skills on Anglesey’s fantastic coastline, in a single-gender learning environment.

2018/19 Matlock Sprint Winter Race Series

A great wild water racing event for novices, offering a taste of sprint racing.  For more information download the poster below:

Canoe Trails

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. They are all different lengths and can take you on many different trips; from urban adventures to peaceful countryside paddles.


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