Opportunities for women and girls 2018


These sessions are specifically aimed at getting more females to try kayaking and have some fun!  All equipment is provided.

FREE Taster Sessions with female coaches

Where: Sandford Parks Lido, Keynsham Rd, Cheltenham

When:    Thursday 10 May 2018 (7pm-9pm)


    Thursday 17 May 2018 (7pm-9pm)

Places are limited so please book in advance.

If you enjoy your taster session you can sign up to a female only paddling development programme over the summer on Thursday evenings at the lido and weekends.

12 Week Development Programme with club coaches.  NOW FULL.

This includes:

  • 6 weeks coached development on the lido  (Thursday evening sessions run fortnightly)
  • The alternate 6 Thursdays you are free to practise and socialise on the water
  • Weekend river trips – included in the programme to introduce you to calm, moving water
  • The opportunity to try your new skills at a canoe polo game and have a go around some slalom gates.

The Club will provide all equipment and coaching.  You will need transport and a roof rack for weekend trips although car sharing is possible.


Adults:  £78

Juniors (U18) £44

Students (18+) £56

Family discount may also be available

*includes entry to lido and one year’s club membership

After the final summer session, there is an ongoing programme through September 2018 to May 2019 for you to choose from river paddling, canoe slalom, canoe polo and indoor pool sessions to suit your availability.

Contact Oriana:  oriana@cheltenhamcanoeclub.com