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Pendle Paddlers

Non Member Taster/Welcome Sessions

Thank you for showing interest in having a Taster/Welcome session with Pendle Paddlers.

We are currently experiencing a high demand for sessions and are trying to accommodate as many people as possible.


Currrent session availability is as below (please note this an indication of spaces available not a real time update), if the session is sold out, please add yourself to the wait list as we may be able to release more spaces, at short notice


For instructions how to book please see below

SUMMER SEASON (Mid/End of May till End of August normally)

Sessions on our Club night - Wed night 19:00 till 21:00 (light dependent). All at our base on Foulridge Canal (see venue for loation)

WINTER (October till Mar)

We may be able to run some sessions on a Saturday morning, during the Winter period, but these opportunities are likely to be limited

We, hopefully, will be able to offer some taster sessions in the pool again these will be notified via our bookings link or on Facebook

Pool sessions are Wednesday evening arrival 20:15, Pool time 20:30 till 21:30 at Pendle Wavelengths

Group Bookings 

If your party is greater than 4 please contact us prior to bookings

We can accommodate Youth Groups at special request please contact us via to discuss your requirements. 

What does it cost

Taster/Welcome sessions - are charged at our normal non-member rate see fees


All events are listed via the link below, to be able to paddle and access this information you will have to register as a temporary member of Pendle Paddlers, this is to ensure that we have the appropriate insurance, plus medial and emergency contact details to allow you to paddle in a safe manner.

Please note  this means you will have add the membership to your shopping cart and checkout.  To be a Temporary Member is Free of Charge, please dont just select Pendle Paddlers as your local club

To join us please see our membership page

To book on events please see 

To be able to book you must be either a Temporary or Full Member of Pendle Paddlers, otherwise you will no tickets available, please ensure that you add your Temporary Membership to the cart, and checkout (even though it is free).  Please ensure you log in 

See membership pages for further instructions

Click on the date and if spaces are available you will be able to book

What do I need to bring?


We have all the gear you need, we can provide Buoyancy aids, helmets and some wet weather protection gear. 


One of our coaches will get you started with the basics and get you paddling in your choice of craft (Canoe or Kayak)


Just bring something that at worst case you don't mind getting wet and a change of clothing.  

PLEASE DO NOT WEAR - cotton, denim and hoodies, as these absorb and retain water so you get cold quickly. Also bulky trainers as this will limit your kayak access, and may restrict in case of needing to exit the boat quickly


We supply all the gear you need, boats, helmets and buoyancy aids

Just bring some swimming gear, towel as you will get wet. Showers are available



Please see our venues page for location of Foulridge & the pool


We also have a FAQ page

If you still have any questions please use our Contact page

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