Welcome to Southampton Canoe Club!

Southampton Canoe Club is based on the River Itchen at Woodmill Activity 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.

2016 Calendar here.

2016 January – March Training Sessions here.

Hampshire Open Indoor Kayak Race – Feb 13th – details 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.

  • Hare & Hounds 2015/16 Unfortunately the first two Hare & Hounds races this season were cancelled, however, today we were greeted by fine weather and a good tide, so 12 paddlers took to the water to set their benchmarks for the winter’s training. This was a new course, starting at the Woodmill Activity Centre, paddling two laps of the railway ...
  • Latest Racing News While the main Hasler season has come to its winter break, Southampton Canoe Club remains a buzz of activity as many of our members continue to take part in various races up and down the country. On the 26th of September we were represented at the 56th International Liffey Descent Race in Ireland by Dan Miller ...
  • Dark Evening Paddling Paddling in the dark is inherently more dangerous than in daylight hours, and members should be aware of the following rules for when paddling in the dark over the coming months: These conditions apply to all members, youngsters and adults paddling at evening sessions throughout the winter period. 1. The first and most important condition is that all ...
  • New Boat Storage Following the club’s move to the Woodmill Activity site earlier in the year, we were very pleased to receive a new storage container for our equipment, generously donated by Pentalver, who also helped to move our existing containers from the old site. All of our members would like to say a huge thank you! If you have ...

Scheduled training sessions, races and events…