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Two women in sit on tops talking. Stronger Together Strategy.
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Stronger Together Strategy

Stronger Together is British Canoeing's (Paddle UK’s) four-year strategy to support, grow and celebrate paddling in England and the UK. It builds on the work and

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Mixed group of paddlers. The Paddle UK People Strategy.
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People Strategy

People are at the heart of Paddle UK and our People Strategy outlines how we attract, retain and develop our people. Employee engagement is the

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Safeguarding and Safety. Paddlers practising safety and rescue.
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Safeguarding and Safety

Here you will find information about Paddle UK’s strategy for Safeguarding and Safety and access a downloadable copy of our Safer Together Strategy.

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Check Your Waterway

There are many reasons to join PaddleUK, but the best value waterways licences is a popular one. Start to type a river, canal or lake below to find out if it is covered by membership. Don't know your nearest waterway? Then enter a postcode and it'll return all the waterways in a 30-mile radius of the location with the nearest first.

Great choice! First step is your postcode...

Membership is determined by where you live in the UK. So, enter your residential postcode below and we can signpost you. Note that Scotland and Northern Ireland membership do not come with a waterways licence. No licence is required to paddle in these countries. Only waterways in England and Wales require a licence. If you are unsure use our waterways licence look up.

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Paddle Scotland

As you reside in POSTCODE you need to join Paddle Scotland. Note that Scotland membership doesn’t include a waterways licence. No licence is needed to paddle in Scotland.

Use the button below to visit the Paddle Scotland website to learn more about membership and to join.

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Paddle Northern Ireland

As you reside in POSTCODE you need to join Paddle Northern Ireland. Note that Northern Ireland membership doesn’t include a waterways licence. No licence is needed to paddle in Northern Ireland.

Use the button below to visit the Paddle Northern Ireland website to learn more about membership and to join.

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Canoe Wales

As you reside in POSTCODE you need to join Canoe Wales.

Use the button below to visit the Canoe Wales website to learn more about membership and to join.