Welcome to Southampton Canoe Club!

Southampton Canoe Club is based on the River Itchen at St Denys Community Centre. We coach, train and compete in sprint and marathon canoe racing and hold regular taster days and beginners courses for juniors and adults of all ages throughout the year. We often have whole families joining us as well as individuals wanting to try a new sport or training specifically for the Devizes to Westminster race. See here for our 2014 calendar.

SOU club Winter training sessions available here.

If you want to know more, please take a look at the New Members section of the site and see the contacts page for course details and our email address.

  • Evening Training Sessions Now the evenings are drawing in please can we remind members that everyone should be wearing a buoyancy aid and lights and that all boats private and club should be fitted with air bags. There is a more in depth version of this ruling on the notice board at the club. Also: Circuit training has started again ...
  • DW 2015 Training Training for the Devizes to Westminster (DW) canoe race starts this Saturday. This is for all paddlers, regardless of ability, wanting to attempt the DW and Waterside races that are typically used as a ‘warm up’ for the main event. Training starts at 9am sharp, so please arrive for 8:30 to ensure you have your boat, ...
  • Southampton Hasler report We had a very successful Hasler race on Sunday 29th June with nearly 60 Southampton paddlers racing, which helped us to score a maximum 10 points at the race. There many strong individual results, which included a clean sweep of the medals for Div 5 K1 and Div 6 K1 for Southampton. Highlights of the ...

Scheduled training sessions, races and events…