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Do you want to learn to kayak and live near Glasgow? Or are you an experienced kayaker and want to paddle with like minded paddlers from Glasgow and surrounding areas. DCKC is Glasgow’s leading recreational kayak club and welcomes new members.

Paddle With Like minded People. Meet other kayakers and make new friends while paddling the coastline and rivers of Scotland and beyond. Paddling with others adds a fun and interesting dimension to your favourite activity. Become a part of and contribute to the social fabric that is the Club!

Organised Club Trips. Our Club trips are run by members who are qualified Trip Leaders. These trips include short day trips, long day trips and overnight trips in a variety of locations, and aimed at specific skill levels. You’ll find further details in the calendar with trips taking place in all parts of the Scottish Rivers, Coastline and Lochs. We are sure you will enjoy the scenery, the challenge, and the company. You can learn to paddle in a safe environment.

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Skills Training. A number of training events are organised each year. You’ll learn to kayak, learn to canoe, master Eskimo rolling, rescues, tips, tricks and techniques from experienced club members who are also qualified instructors. You will become a safer paddler and get more enjoyment from being on the water.

For more info on joining the club:

New-Members-Info-Sheet (subject to update)

Membership Form

After you get in touch we will ask you to complete a membership form with you for your first session (you can attend a session to try the club without becoming a member but we will need a completed membership form).Β  You will need to contact us to arrange to come along to a session using the details below. Please then complete a new membership form using this link. (If Under 18 please also see Partnership with Parents form below). You do not need to pay the membership fee until after your first trial session.

Junior Member Partnership with Parents Forms

IMPORTANT: Please note that we require any prospective junior members to bring a parent, a membership form and a partnership with parents (Consent) form with them to their first session. Downloadable Partnership with Parents forms :

Partnership with Parents Form

More Questions, or ready to join?

or you can also email “membership_AT_dckc.co.uk”

Or watch our video below for an introduction!