Canoe Clubs in London
Barnet - Phoenix Canoe Club
"We are a medium sized club affilliated to the British Canoe Union / Canoe England and run by volunteer coaches and helpers, offering a warm welcome to new members and operate an equal opportunities policy offering paddlesport for all."
Barking - Barking and Dagenham Canoe Club
"Barking and Dagenham Canoe Club is based on the River Roding in Barking, London. It's a racing club at heart, but offers most forms of paddlesport.
The club aims to introduce paddle sport to as much of the local community as possible, in a safe and friendly environment. No matter your ability, everyone is welcome."
Battersea - Battersea Canoe Club
"Battersea Canoe Club is a small and relaxed London based club that caters for a range of abilities and canoe/kayak interests. We are a club run by members for our members. There is a Committee but the emphasis is firmly on informality with all members being encouraged to suggest and organise events."
Bexleyheath - Meridian Canoe Club
"Meridian is one of the largest clubs in London and the UK, and competes regularly in the Olympic disciplines of Canoe Slalom and Flat water racing and is also very active in Canoe Polo, Surfing, Open Boating, White Water and other recreational flat water river trips."
Bromley - Bromley Canoe Club
"Bromley Canoe Club have been paddling since the early 70's. It is an extremely well established club, affiliated to the British Canoe Union, currently having around 100 members. They meet every Monday night from 8.00pm till 10pm at West Wickham Swimming pool (except bank holidays) for training sessions."
Chelsea - Chelsea Kayak Club
"Paddlesport touring and expeditions, particularly in sea kayaks, is a growing aspect of the sport but very few opportunities exist in London.
Chelsea Kayak Club was officially founded in March 2010 by a small group of enthusiastic London paddlers to help provide more opportunities in this area of the sport. All of the founding members are members of other clubs and the majority are experienced paddlers in other disciplines of canoeing and kayaking."
Chiswick - The Sharks Canoe Club
"The Sharks was established in 2007, to promote sport and to provide sporting opportunities to youngsters and the not quite so young. We aim to work with schools and other existing organisations to teach a variety of sports, enabling people channels into sport for whatever reason they want to be involved it may be for:"
Chiswick - Civil Service Canoe Club
If you've ever fancied your hand at canoeing, in one of its many forms, we hope the Club will have something to offer you. We are a fairly small, friendly, mixed club of enthusiastic canoeists, of all sorts of abilities, ages and interests. With about 40 members, we cater mainly for people based in the London area.
To become a member of the club you must also join (or already be a member of) CSSC Sports and Leisure (CSSC)*.
Chiswick - Chicwick Pier Canoe Club
"Based in a superb setting on the Thames at Chiswick Pier, Chiswick Pier Canoe Club was formed in 1999 and has around 80 members. It is a friendly club and new members are always welcome. The club has a good spread of ages with many adult members and youngsters. The minimum age is 8 subject to the prevailing water conditions."
Croydon - Croydon Active Paddlers
Edmonton - Edmonton Canoe Club
"The canoe group was founded in Edmonton North London and now meets regularly at Herts Young Mariners Base (HYMB) in Cheshunt Hertfordshire. We have an enthusiastic group of members of all ages who enjoy paddling with us. There is something for everyone from gentle trips exploring the quite lakes and streams in the Lee Valley to daytrips to the Sea. For the more adventurous you can try the thrills of whitewater with visits to mountain rivers and the Olympic white water course at Waltham Abbey."
Islington - Regent Canoe Club
"Regents is a very active and friendly adult club based in Islington, London. The club runs beginner's courses and organises regular trips to white water rivers as well as the occasional trip to gentler flat water locations.
Some members also participate in slalom and river racing events and occasionally head off to the coast in search of surf."
Purley Canoe Club
"PCC was formed in 1991 to provide paddlers in the area around Purley in Surrey a variety of canoeing and kayaking activities. PCC now has members in Croydon, Sutton and beyond."
Putney - Putney Bridge Canoe Club
"London's kayak club for paddling on the Thames, whitewater rivers and artificial courses, surfing and sea kayaking! Apart from that we are a friendly London canoe club who welcome all those interested in canoeing and kayaking; from beginners to experienced paddlers, paddling fanatics or just warm weather fans."
Staines - Surrey Canoe Club
"Surrey Canoe Club aims to introduce members to as many disciplines as possible. Our mission is to promote paddlesport by breaking down barriers to participation and supporting community engagement."
Stoke Newington - Castle Canoe Club
"Castle Canoe Club is an open and friendly adult canoe / kayak club based in North London. All are welcome - whether a beginner to the sport or a more experienced paddler. Coaches and experienced paddlers are on hand at regular sessions to help out and we organise various courses during the year. We have an active Canoe Polo group who train and play each club session and we run trips including whitewater and sea kayaking through the year. "
Tower Hamlets - Tower Hamlets Canoe Club
We have club evenings every Tuesday throughout the year (rain or shine) where both experienced and new members practice their paddling. We also play canoe polo, practice white water playboating, sea kayaking and open canoeing."
Tandridge - Tandridge Canoe and Kayak Club
"Tandridge Canoe and Kayak Club (TCKC) is a BCU Top Club Gold based in Surrey, London (M25 Junction 6) - our aim is to help young people and their families enjoy all types of kayaking and canoeing. We encourage interested adults to help support and train the juniors and, above all, HAVE FUN!
Even if you've never been in a kayak/canoe before you're welcome to come along to watch or join in. Beginners, improvers and families are welcome. The Club has 4 youth sections (requiring adult helpers) and 1 adult section."