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Membership Types

On The Water Membership

Paddle UK's On the Water membership is your gateway to the waterways. Giving paddlers instant access to the most comprehensive and best-value waterway licence available. Plus insurance, top tips and a range of member discounts and offers. By having a

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Membership Types

Digital Membership

Access the latest news, expert paddling advice and top tips on where and how to paddle. Join our fantastic paddling community by signing up to FREE digital membership of Paddle UK Our digital membership allows you to stay up to

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Membership Types

Club Associate Membership

A Club Associate is a member of a club that is affiliated to Paddle UK who does not hold an On the Water membership (see below). Club Associates are only insured to paddle and volunteer during club activities, or to

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Membership Types

On The Bank Membership

Our On the Bank membership is ideal for volunteers and officials who want to be part of our community and benefit from insurance cover for their roles but don't paddle. Volunteers contribute a huge amount to our sport through our

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Popular Membership Options Kayak SUP Canoe

Individuals
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£ 29-47 Annually
  • Waterways Licence
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Offers and Rewards
  • SUP, Kayak, Canoe
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Families
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£ 68-129 Annually
  • Waterways Licence
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Offers and Rewards
  • SUP, Kayak, Canoe
Couples
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£ 85 Annually
  • Waterways Licence
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Offers and Rewards
  • SUP, Kayak, Canoe

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.

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.

Looks like you need to join
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.

Looks like you need to join
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.

Looks like you need to join
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.