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A very warm welcome to Hambleton Paddlers

Established in 2002, Hambleton Paddlers is a family-friendly club offering a wide range of activities and events catering for everyone from complete beginners to experienced paddlers. Based in beautiful North Yorkshire, we are blessed with a great selection of locations for enjoying the water and operate a busy schedule of events throughout the year.

Hambleton Paddlers aim to introduce anyone to the pleasures of kayaking and canoeing in a safe environment. We promote the British Canoeing Award Scheme and for those who wish to aspire to the coaching side of the sport, we have an active support scheme in operation.

Over the summer months Hambleton Paddlers Canoe Club is based at Carlton Lodge Activity Centre, where we hold our weekly lake-based Club sessions, that offer both structured training and fun based activities.

When the weather turns chilly, Hambleton Paddlers take to the waters of Richmond Swimming Pool to enhance our skills learnt ready for the next trip! This year, however, due to Covid-19 restrictions, we will be running activities away from the pool when the weather allows.

Our British Canoeing registered club coaches deliver high quality training suited to both open canoe and kayak paddlers at various levels of ability. Hambleton Paddlers own a fleet of kayaks and Canadian canoes which are available for use by club members. We also have a full range of buoyancy aids, cagoules, helmets, spray decks, paddles and other equipment for members to use.

COVID-19 Notice

We’ve had a very challenging year due to the pandemic, but have kept in touch regularly with British Canoeing to ensure we were following their guidance. We are now pleased to announce that due to the easing of restrictions, we are now back up and running with strict policy in place to maintain the safety of our members.