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Beginner or experienced? Paddle your way to a fantastic time with the University's canoe club

The Canoe Club is always looking for keen canoeist and those wanting to try something new.  With an established canoe programme full of competitions, including the BUCS WWR and Slalom Championships, and recreational trips in place every year you are sure to have a great time being part of the club. 

Everyone has the opportunity to paddle on some of the UK’s best white-water rivers or head on recreational trips across the country.

Training sessions take place at the University’s Newburn Water Sports Centre, Tynemouth Swimming Pool and Tees Barrage (an international white-water course in Middlesbrough). Expert coaching is at hand from Andrew Crowhurst who leads all the performance based sessions.

Canoe Head Coach: Andrew Crowhurst - 

Find out more about our canoe programme.