Before joining the club we recommend paddling with us on a taster session which can be booked here

We specialize in developing your skills in a wide range of paddling activities through thew club, club members have the opportunity to paddle on our monthly paddling sessions as well as get offers on courses and training courses as well as training sessions with extenal providers

Our club regularly arrange trips with other clubs including Paddlesports Coaching and Lee Valley Paddlesport Club which has access to the Lee Valley White Water Centre for development course and Wednesday Evening paddling,

Paddling in Sawbridgeworth with Whoosh Explore Canoe Club

The club is based at Kecksys Marina which is part of a working marina, you can find us at the bottom of the site which is a working yard – Most people on site are rebuilding boats and most are passionate about boating on the river – but the site is undergoing some transpormation as we organise our paddling base this year

We have a store for private boats and also have an outside storage area for canoes and kayaks in an open compound. Members are able to park and launch and store equipment with us.

Paddling with Kids on a Club trip

Try our Saturday paddling sessions including adult group paddles to the pub, family paddling sessions, full moon paddles and mid week adventures. Club membership accesses our special activity sessions which range from environmental paddling days to our Wednesday white water paddling and moving water weekend challenges with overnight stays which can range from a stay at riverside hotel or a training course including wilderness camp by the river in a range of locations through the club.

Paddling to the pub with the canoe club

Club members are able to store boats at our base as well as have access to a wide range of boats and equipment including kayaks, canoes and our paddleboards.

For more information about membership contact peter.nash@|

We use the Spond app to keep all our members informed of the up and coming events which can range from paddling with a taster session or group to meet new paddlers to helping with the environmental days where we undertake citizen science to improve the local river environment and remove non native species which we undertake to ensure the river remains as healthy as possible for the local wildlife and future generations to enjoy.

Paddling with the family at Whoosh Explore Canoe Club on the Sudbury to sea weekend on the River Stour