Try out canoe/kayak/paddleboard - Edinburgh - 2 May

Thu May 02 2024 at 06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

EH11 1LU | Edinburgh

Forth Canoe Club
Publisher/HostForth Canoe Club
Try out canoe\/kayak\/paddleboard - Edinburgh - 2 May
Forth Canoe Club open night. Non-members welcome - beginners or returning to paddling. Friendly instructors on hand to get you on the water.
About this Event
Open Night Description and Enrolment Details

Come along to an open night. Our coaches will be on hand to help you get an idea of what paddling is all about. They will help you have a safe and fun introduction to canoes/kayaks/paddleboards.

The session lasts for 2 hours and will give you a chance to try canoe, kayak and/or paddleboard in a relaxed environment.

Who is this event for?

Open sessions are suitable for complete beginners as well as those who have paddled before. There will be instructors on hand to get you safely on the water and paddling around.

If you have done some paddling before, come along, see what the club has to offer and decide if you want to get back into the sport with the club.


Open sessions run from our boathouse, situated on the bank of the Union Canal at the southern end of Harrison Road.

The nearest Postcode is Polwarth Church - EH11 1LU.

What you should bring with you:

You will need suitable clothing (this is weather dependent, but could include a fleece, warm t-shirt/thermal, tracksuit trousers, cagoule/windproof, hat and towel). We encourage you to wear footwear, plimsolls are ideal. There are changing rooms & a toilet available during this time. We strongly recommend a towel and change of clothes during the colder months, just in case!

Contact details

Please contact Sarah once you have booked if you have any questions

email: Sarah, Forth Canoe Club Secretary - [email protected]

Why do I have to fill in all these forms?

We appreciate it takes time to complete the forms but we have a requirement to provide our coaches with up to date information about the students they will be coaching - their needs, medical issues and emergency details - please work with us to give our coaches the information they need.


Forth Canoe Club will keep a record of members’ names and addresses and contact details on a computer accessible to the Forth Canoe Club Committee. Your record may be inspected by contacting the Membership Secretary. We are affiliated to the SCA and will pass on your data for insurance and membership statistics use. By signing up this course, you are agreeing for Forth Canoe Club to use your contact data in this way if necessary.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

EH11 1LU, FCC Boat House, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


GBP 10.00

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