Paddling activity in England from 29 March

British Canoeing’s latest response to the Government’s COVID-19 Recovery Strategy.

Become part of the family

By becoming a member of British Canoeing you are helping support projects which protect the waterways you paddle on, ensuring their health and protection for future generations.

NEW Leadership and Raft Guide Awards

British Canoeing is pleased to announce that the NEW Leadership and Raft Guide Awards are now available.

NEW

Paddles Up Training website launched

British Canoeing is pleased to share the brand new Paddles Up Training website, designed to better support Learners and Providers, as well as provide more clarity.

Help protect

the waterways we love!

Our 'On the Water' membership provides you with access to 4,500km of waterways and civil liability insurance, with money from membership going towards protecting the waterways for all to enjoy.

NEW eLearning

An Introduction to Safeguarding

It is essential that everyone has a basic understanding of what behaviour is appropriate, how to identify a safeguarding concern and be confident about how to respond, as well as being clear about how to access support. This is a great introduction for anyone who has limited contact with children or adults at risk.

New!

Leadership Awards Launching 2021

The NEW Leadership Awards support leaders to run safe, quality, enjoyable trips, based on their group’s needs and aspirations.

Tokyo 2020 Hub

With just a year to go until Tokyo 2020 gets underway, take a look at the brand new Tokyo 2020 Hub, where you will find all the information on the selected athletes heading out to the Games, the journey for further qualification places, latest news and more...

NEW!

Eco-conscious lifestyle range now available

Our new lifestyle range for men, women and children is as eco-friendly as it gets. Sustainably sourced, 100% organic cotton, vegan and ethically made, our range of tshirts and hoodies including prints from across the paddlesport spectrum are available in store now!

The #ShePaddles

Collection is now available!

Take your pick from a range of racer backs, tshirts, long sleeves and hoodies carrying our signature hashtag, #ShePaddles

NEW craft insurance

AVAILABLE NOW

As a part of your British Canoeing membership, you can now select cover provided by Towergate. Buy at renewal through your British Canoeing membership portal.

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Paddler's Portal

Take a look at the Paddler's Portal - providing a range of free digital and online resources, webinars, podcasts and content created for British Canoeing members and the paddle sport community.

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