Welcome to Lakeland Canoe Club.

We are happy to be re-opening limited activities after UK COVID19 lock-down following BC guidance. Please read this guidance to ensure you are adhering to current UK regulations and keeping yourself and others safe.

We are friendly club based around Kendal in the Lake District, offering many canoeing opportunities for our members. These range from river trips  in the Lakes and Pennines and also local weekends for longer trips to Scotland, sea trips on the Cumbrian coast and weekends in the North East of England and Scotland (subject to local restrictions).


The club organises a range of trips for different abilities including on sea, lakes and rivers and to indoor and outdoor canoe polo tournaments. In 2018 and 2019 we had over 150 club events- something for everyone. Visit our calendar for details of trips organised by the club and among club members and general discussions. When you join our club you can get a forum login to add your own trips, sign up to trips and leave posts.


We offer weekly pool sessions at Kendal Leisure Centre from 9:00 – 10:00pm on Sunday nights (usually September to May). These friendly and informal pool sessions will allow you to pick up or practice kayaking skills, play canoe polo and meet like minded people. All kit is provided We also play competitive polo matches with inter-club polo tournaments organised to give new and experienced players the chance to show off skills picked up at pool sessions.  Pool use link.

We also take part in the Cumbria and the North West polo leagues.

Find our membership form here. You can contact us by email here.

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