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Go Canoeing - Starter Session

Viking Kayak Club, Bedford

Run by: Go Canoeing

Starter Sessions are an excellent way to be introduced to the sport of Canoeing. You don't need to have any previous canoeing experience, specialist kit or skills. Just come and have a go!


Suitable for 5+

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Age Restrictions 7+ Viking Kayak Club Annual Come and Try It If you have been canoeing before, Starter Sessions are also a great opportunity to find out what the local club or centre has to offer. Perhaps it has been a while since you were last on the water or maybe you want to share your passion, and introduce family and friends to the sport? Whatever your motivation, Starter Sessions will provide an ideal opportunity to get out on the water and try canoeing.



Skill Level


Special requirements

Arrive any time between 10:00 and 17:00 Saturday and 10:00 and 15:00 Sunday.


Go Canoeing is a Canoe England Olympic Legacy project. To find out more about Go Canoeing please visit


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Viking Kayak Club

Poynters Boathouse, Batts Ford, Commercial Road, Bedford, MK40 1QS

Meeting point: Viking Kayak Club will be located next to the river in the Sports Village of the River Festival.


This activity is organised and run by Go Canoeing.


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