Canoeing and Kayaking Sessions on the River Don, Oughtibridge

How To Find Us

Forge Lane Sports Ground, Oughtibridge, S35 0GG

Orchard Street one way system, turn left, before the bridge, onto Forge Lane. After 100 yds turn left and immediate right onto the bumpy track, follow this to the end. Map on the location page.

Our outdoor base on the River Don at Oughtibridge enables us to provide

Sunday all yearRiver Don, Oughtibridge9:30 -11:45am
Wednesdays June-Oct.6:30pm-8:00pm

It is essential to book your session using the following link.

Members please contact the session coach if it shows full on webcollect.

All children to be accompanied by a responsible adult

Concessions - seniors, over 18's in full time education

Concessions £4.00£6.00

Non members may participate with the club a total of 3 times before becoming a full member.

You can bring your own equipment or borrow the clubs

Everyone needs personal clothing

Minimum requirement - beach shoes (not flipflops, trainers or wellies), waterproof trousers, thin fleece top, waterproof top, trousers (not jeans). You will get wet and dirty.

Ideally - wetsuit, wet boots, canoeing cag.

It is advisable to bring a towel, hot drink and a snack.


The weather and season greatly affects water levels, changing from tranquil to challenging fast moving high water in the space of a day.

Our coaches use their experience and judgement to decide if the water level is suitable for you.

Everyone who paddles on a river (including the Don) or lake (including Rother Valley) needs to be aware of Leptospirosis (Weils Disease). Please see PDF.