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Join or Renew Membership

Join or renew your membership today! You'll get instant access to your membership benefits, including your waterways licence, insurance, latest paddler news and discounts. Being a member of British Canoeing, you will not only get great value membership, you help guarantee the future for the development of paddlesport. 

British Canoeing membership covers you whether you use a canoe, kayak, sit on top or stand up paddleboard. 

Our members are at the heart of everything we do, and we are aware that not being able to paddle has had a large impact. We wanted to say Thank you, to you and the whole paddling community for staying united through this pandemic. 

We’re pleased that some levels of paddling can now take place, but please ensure any paddling is in line with our latest guidance ensuring both safe and responsible paddling within Government guidance during this time. 

Please be aware that we are not currently able to process and physically send out membership cards due to Covid-19, but all members will receive a PDF digital copy as proof of membership within an email directly after membership payment. 

ON THE WATER
PADDLERS AND COACHES
  • Insurance for all paddling
  • Insurance for coaches and leaders
  • Great rates on craft insurance
  • Waterways licence
  • Annual subscription offer to Paddler magazine
  • Access to competitions
  • Access to Coaching qualifications
  • Special offers and discounts
  • Voting rights at general meetings
£45/Year SIGN UP ONLINE »»
SIGN UP
FANS
INDEPENDENT PADDLERS
JUST GETTING STARTED
  • Access to monthly updates with news, events and activities based on your interests
  • Advice and Guidance
  • Exclusive Competitions
  • Ticket Offers
£FREE  SIGN UP ONLINE »»
CLUB ASSOCIATE
CLUB MEMBERS
Arranged and paid by your club through the affiliation process
  • Insurance for club sessions, activities and trips
  • Access to monthly updates with news, events, offers and club services
  • Special offers and discounts
ADULTS £2.20 JUNIORS £1.20
ON THE BANK
NATIONAL VOLUNTEERS AND OFFICIALS
  • Insurance for officials and volunteers
  • Monthly newsletter covering events, news and guidance
  • Support package around development and recognition
  • Annual subscription offer to Paddler magazine
  • Voting rights at general meetings
£20/Year SIGN UP ONLINE »»

How to Join or Renew

If you are seeking to join British Canoeing, renew your membership, or simply view the details of your current membership, then you can do all this through our online membership system.

How to sign up online as a new member

We have four categories to choose from. You can sign up to three of these through our membership system. To sign up online choose the right category for you below, click 'Sign Up Online', and sign up on our membership system. 

Need Help?' Read our walkthroughs in the Useful Downloads section on this page.

How to renew your membership online

If you are seeking to renew, head over to the membership portal here. If you haven't used the portal yet, find your membership number, click the link above, click on What's My User Name and follow the instructions. If you have any problems, click the Need Help? button on the home page.

Please note: If you live in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland you will need to login and join through the relevant Home Nation membership portal: Scottish membership, Welsh Membership, Northern Ireland membership.   

Categories And Pricing Structure 2
Unsure which one to choose?

Check out our playlist of videos below and let British Canoeing's Head of Membership Services, Sam Rankin, take you through the choices to help you decide.