Welcome to Castle Canoe Club

The Castle Canoe Club is an open and friendly adult canoe and kayak club. We welcome everyone from beginners to the more experienced paddler. Experienced paddlers are on hand at regular sessions and we organise various courses throughout the year. Our active canoe polo group train and play each club session. We also run trips (including whitewater and sea kayaking) throughout the year.

We’re based at the West Reservoir Centre just off Green Lanes in Stoke Newington (N4 2HA). We have access to a large selection of equipment and excellent modern changing facilities.

You must either be a member of our club or sign up to one of our induction session to paddle here. We’re open Sundays 10:00-13:00 (and Tuesdays 18:00-20:00 from 18th April). Members can also paddle at other times for £10 if available – call (020) 8442 8116.

Upcoming trips and other events in the coming month

Sun
27
Aug
Sunday, 27th August: Induction for new paddlers
10:30: If you’re new to our club, you’ll need to come to an induction session where we’ll show you the ropes. The session will cost £10 and includes a couple of week’s paddling whilst you decide whether to join our club. No need to book, but it’s first-come, first served.

Fri
01
Sep
Friday, 1st September: Foundation Safety & Rescue (FSRT)
All day: The basic safety and rescue course for all paddlers. Highly recommended. Book at front desk

Sun
03
Sep
Sunday, 3rd September: Rescue and rolling coaching
10:00-13:00: Paul Wathan is running this coaching session for anyone interested in improving their skills for rescue, rolling and other skills. You need to be a member and have completed a capsize and spraydeck test beforehand. Please also wear a thermal top or cag.

Sat
09
Sep
Saturday, 9th September: Hidden River Festival
12:00-18:30: A free annual waterside festival, giving local people a chance to enjoy a mix of live music, food stalls, art and fun for all the family with the aim of connecting the communities living alongside the New River, which runs through Hackney and Haringey.

Sun
10
Sep
Sunday, 10th September: Induction for new paddlers
10:30: If you’re new to our club, you’ll need to come to an induction session where we’ll show you the ropes. The session will cost £10 and includes a couple of week’s paddling whilst you decide whether to join our club. No need to book, but it’s first-come, first served.

See our Calendar for the full list.

How to find us

The West Reservoir Centre, Green Lanes, London, N4 2HA

Manor House tube station ( Piccadilly Line) is a 5 -10 minute walk from the centre.

Bus numbers 341, 141 and 106 all stop outside the entrance to the centre.

Walk past the Castle Climbing Centre and enter the main door to the water works building.


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Photos from Club Trips and Polo Tournaments 2016

Castle Polo Tournament 11 September 2016

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Trip to Symond’s Yat July 2016

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Trip to River Dart Feb 2016

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Sea Kayaking on Thames Jan 2016

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Castle Polo Belles Team

Ladies team

 

 

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Castle Canoe Club

Castle Canoe Club, The West Reservoir Centre, Green Lanes, London N4 2HA.

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Main image: Ian Kleinberg

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