River, Loch and Sea Canoeing and Kayaking

Do you want to join a club 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!

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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.

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.

Next Steps…

Have a look around the website and get a feel for what a club is about, costs and other arrangements.

If a beginner read more about our New member beginner courses

If an experienced paddlers please contact us to find out more about joining. It is also possible to arrange to come to one of our regular evening sessions to meet people and see what we are up to. We do need a completed membership form (insurance requirement) but the only cost would be the session fee.