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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 

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:

Adventures at the Leading Edge Lecture - 27th October 19:30

Sarah McNair-Landry and her boyfriend Erik Boomer are no strangers to adventure and exploration, nor are they strangers to pushing things to the limit. They will be presenting the stories, film and images from their outstanding adventures, answering questions etc. American professional white water paddler Erik Boomer, and Canadian polar adventurer Sarah McNair-Landry came and did a tour of the UK a few years ago detailing their recently completed gruelling 65-day expedition across Baffin Island, covering over a 1000km by kayak, ski and foot.

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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