** PLEASE NOTE - this page is out of date! See webcollect for the latest available progression courses for 2023**



Spring 2022 course dates are now vieweable on the calendar page of this website. Booking for the first courses will be available in early April.

Introduction to kayak racing for complete beginners - no need to have paddled before!

The course is designed for those looking to take up a new competitive sport, and become part of our active kayak racing group.

  • Three week course (one session per week)
  • Each session will be ~1.5hrs in length
  • Participants must be able to swim 100m in light clothing
  • Six spaces available per course
  • Please wear light clothing, shorts/leggings, thermal top (such as hellie hanson or skiing thermals) recommended. No jeans. Bring a complete change of clothes and expect to get wet!

We hope that, on completing the course, you will continue training with us as well as participate at races for the club.


Adult £35 plus £65 membership subscription
U18/Student/concession £25 plus £40 membership subscription

Note: Purchase a club membership  when you book the course. If you are booking for more than one family member, check if family membership is better value.

For further information about club membership please visit  http://www.cambridgecanoeclub.org.uk/index.php?page=how-to-join

*If you have previous experience in racing and are interested in joining us please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Intro to Racing Leaflet 2022