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Kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding for all ages

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Pride and Prejudice Pool Session

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single person, in possession of a good kayak, must be in want of another. Jane Austen died on July 18th, 1817, and this was how the little-known first draft of Pride & Prejudice began before her publisher got hold of it. If he’d had access to a friendly, warm, well-run pool session for his kayaking needs then it might have been a very different book indeed. Pool session this Thursday - see you there!


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Summer Solstice Pool Session

The summer solstice, June 20th.  Sacred to the ancients, a liminal time half-way between the birth of the new year and the death of the old. The Heel Stone at Stonehenge is illuminated by the first rays of the sunrise, the great pyramids of Khafra and Khufu frame the sunset. The Weald Leisure Centre at Cranbrook is aligned so that, at 8pm on the longest day of the year, the fire doors will swing open and a procession of kayaks can solemnly be carried into the pool. See you there!

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Open Day 27th May 2024

Would you like to try paddling a canoe, kayak or stand up paddleboard (SUP) ?
Then here is your chance to give it a go under the supervision of PaddleUK
qualified coaches, 
Or maybe your a Maidstone Canon Club member and are free to come help out on the water or handy behind a BBQ
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Upcoming events

17th - 24th Jul