Joining the club

After paddling with the club a total of 3 times non members need to become a full member.

As a member of Sheffield Canoe Club, you are assured of a safe, friendly environment which provides support and encouragement for all ages and abilities. Whether a novice or a hardened white water paddler you are sure to benefit as a member of Sheffield Canoe Club.

Sheffield Canoe Club membership provides you with;

To become a member of the Sheffield Canoe Club, print and return a membership form. PDF Acrobatformat - to any club official along with the appropriate membership fee (see below) at the pool or River Don club sessions. Alternatively send your completed membership form with cheque payable to Sheffield Canoe Club to the club's membership secretary: This welcomes you to one of the country's premier Canoe and Kayaking clubs where you will be assured of a safe friendly environment for yourself, and if you wish your family too.

Membership runs from 1st October to 30th September (except for affiliated groups and districts). Renewals must be paid by 30th September each year to ensure continuous membership. With the exception of those entitled to take out a temporary membership, only members who have paid their subscriptions will be allowed to take part in club activities.


As a member you enjoy full use of our pool sessions at Hillsborough Leisure Centre and at our River Don site at Oughtibridge. Coaching to British Canoeing standard is given by our qualified coaches. All kayaking equipment can be provided with a wide range of boats and equipment for you to try. At organised events and trips we do all we can to ensure your safety. Sheffield Canoe Club membership also provides you with insurance whilst participating in all water based club activities. A friendly atmosphere providing encouragement for all levels. Whether a novice or a hardened white water paddler you are sure to benefit as a member of Sheffield Canoe Club.

Temporary Membership

If you are new to the club you need to take out a temporary (day) membership. This can be done up to 3 times before being required to become a full member.

New Members

For new members (only), reduced membership fees are available when joining part-way through a year:

  Oct-Mar Apr-Jul Aug + 13months Sep + 12months
Full £30.00 £15.00 £35.00 £32.50
Family £40.00 £20.00 £46.00 £43.00
Concession £15.00 £7.50 £17.50 £16.00
Youth £15.00 £7.50 £17.50 £16.00


Membership fees are:

Full £30
Family £40
Concession £15
Youth £15
Affiliated Group £50
Affiliated District £100

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