We are happy to take on on new members who have already taken a BCU Discover Course (Previously known as BCU 1*).
If you have not taken this course already, you will need to complete this either with us, (see our training page) or with another provider.
To join the club as a member, please click the “Join Here” button below to take you to our membership form and payment software.
Annual Membership Plans
(1st April- 31st March)
Adult membership gives the holder full use of the club’s equipment (subject to hire fees and conditions). Adult membership is only available to those over the age of 18 years of age.
Junior membership gives the holder full use of the club’s equipment and facilities, but with no voting rights. Only available to those up to the age of 18 years. Under 8’s must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.
Student membership gives the holder full use of the club’s equipment and facilities, and full voting rights. Only available to those over the age of 18 years and in full time education.
Membership for up to 2 adults and all juniors under 18 years of age living at the same address.
For new subscriptions taken out between 15th September to 15th March.
Reduced price membership over Autumn/Winter months to reflect limited paddling season
Adults – £17.50
Students – £12.50
Juniors – £10
As part of the membership application process you will be asked to sign a declaration of Consent.
“I agree to details provided by me being held by the Club on computer and being used for club administration and to keep me informed of club activities. The Club may share information with British Canoeing if required to do so by British Canoeing. The Club will not share my details with other third parties without my prior permission. I confirm that I consent to images of me participating in club activities being used for club publicity, including on the Club’s website”.
If consent cannot be given or has to be withdrawn, please contact Jacquie Joyce, the Club Welfare Officer, via the Contact Us page or see them in person at the Club at the earliest opportunity.
Temporary Membership – See Taster Sessions
*Sorry – Taster Sessions not currently available.
You are welcome to come along and have a try.
You will be required to print off a version temporary membership form, fill it out and bring it with you for that session. There will be a £10 fee towards your equipment hire and any tuition. You can take advantage of this offer only once; after your first, hopefully enjoyable, session you will be required to take out full membership to be able to paddle with us again. Please let us know you are coming so we can ensure a coach is available to support you during your visit.
As part of our membership process you will be required to agree to a Declaration and Consent statement that cover both parties. If you feel you are unable to agree to these or to give consent to images of yourself, your child/ren or those for whom you are Carer being used for Club publicity including the website, please ask to speak in strictest confidence to our Club Welfare Officer, by Contacting Us in the first instance.