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Membership information and fees

Bewl Canoe Club is delighted to be back on the water and now accepting renewals and new members.

Make an adhoc payment

If you would like to make an adhoc payment to Bewl Canoe Club, please click on the link below.

Book a Taster session

The dates for the Taster session paddles can be found on the club calendar.

Book on the upcoming events page for the next session.

Choose a membership option

Pay your membership fee

by choosing your membership option above.

You are now a member!

(Membership renewals must be paid before the end of April or an overdue renewal surcharge of £25 will be incurred; this is payable in addition to the Membership fee.)

What is included in my membership?

A wide variety of boats, buoyancy aids, paddles, spraydecks and helmets, are available for use by Club members during Club sessions at Bewl.


The range of boats include:

  • general purpose kayaks

  • whitewater kayaks

  • touring kayaks

  • sit on tops

  • playboats

  • open/Canadian canoes

  • stand up paddleboards


You will have access to the changing rooms and showers and free vehicle access into Bewl Water for the duration of your membership.

You will also have access to BCU coached training sessions teaching up to the level of 3* by arrangement.

How can I book a Taster session paddle?


You can book by following the details below:

  1. Check dates and availability of the Taster session paddles

  2. book your Taster session on the upcoming events page.

  3. Attend Taster session paddle

Taster session format


The Taster session aims to cover Club facilities, procedures and rules, when and where you can paddle, as well as ensure that you are able to perform the basic canoeing strokes, capsize and rescue skills while being responsible for your own safety on the water.

Paddle & familiarisation 

After changing into suitable paddling kit, kayaks/canoes, buoyancy aids and paddles will be allocated before we are ready to go out on Bewl Water for a paddle and to learn about safety on the water. You will have the opportunity to learn basic paddling techniques. Also optionally, capsize and recovery skills under the guidance of a qualified coach. You will also find out about the Club, safety rules, and facilities available to us, and when and where you can paddle.

What to bring

Whatever the weather forecast, bring a towel, windproof/waterproof top, sun cream, water bottle, clothes and shoes you don't mind getting wet and a warm change of clothing for after the paddle. Shower facilities are available if you would like to take a nice warm shower! If the water temperature is cold/cool (ie below 15 degrees, please bring along a wet-suit or dry-suit if you have one. You may also like to bring a picnic to enjoy after the paddle.

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