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

Sat
01
Jul
Saturday 1st July and Sunday 2nd July: Open Boating Journey & Skills
: This two day trip is for anyone learning or developing open boat skills, whatever your experience.

Sun
02
Jul
Sunday, 2nd July: 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
07
Jul
Friday 7th to Sunday 9th July: Symonds Yat
All weekend: Our annual trip to Symonds Yat! Flat water river and optional grade 2 section. A good first white water trip. One the Britain’s loveliest rivers. Email us for more information.

Sun
09
Jul
Sunday, 9th July: BCU 2 Star Award
All day: For people at a 2 star level that wish to be assessed. You can build up skills on courses and get assessed later in the year. See BCU website for details – Book at front desk.

Sat
15
Jul
Saturday, 15th July: Aquatic First Aid L1
: Book at front desk

Sat
15
Jul
Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July: Aquatic First Aid L2
All weekend: Book at front desk

Sun
16
Jul
Sunday, 16th July: 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.


View Castle Canoe Club in a larger map

Photos from Club Trips and Polo Tournaments 2016

Castle Polo Tournament 11 September 2016

polo-2016

Trip to Symond’s Yat July 2016

symonds-yat-4-low

Trip to River Dart Feb 2016

dart-2-2016-low-2

Sea Kayaking on Thames Jan 2016

kayaking-thames-1

Castle Polo Belles Team

Ladies team

 

 

Copyright

All text and images are copyright © Castle Canoe Club

Castle Canoe Club

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

Design

Website: Canoe London

Main image: Ian Kleinberg

Meta