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Kayaking and Canoeing Taster Sessions

Mayesbrook Park, Dagenham

Run by: Barking and Dagenham Canoe Club

Taster sessions for those people wanting to try out kayaking and canoeing.


Suitable for any age

  • Parking available at this location
  • Toilets available at this location
  • Disabled toilets not available at this location
  • Disabled access not available at this location
  • Baby changing not available at this location
  • Food not available at this location
  • Picnic Area not available at this location
  •  Dogs are not welcome at this location

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These sessions are run by accredited British Canoe Union coaches and aimed at beginners or anyone who wants to get back into the sport. We offer a safe and friendly environment for people to try out this very exciting sport. You never know, you may take to it like a duck to water. If you want to come along, it is recommended you email and let us know as during the summer we can reach capacity quickly.

Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sat 27 Sep 11:00–13:00


Taster sessions cost £5.00 each and are limited to 3 per person. It is then recommended you become a full member. Contact the club for details.

Skill Level


Special requirements

Please expect to get wet, and therefore a change of clothes is recommended.

Please wear clothes and shoes you will be happy to get wet and muddy, shoes are must.


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Mayesbrook Park

Lodge Avenue, Dagenham

Meeting point: The huts based next to the large lake in the middle of the park.

About this location

Mayesbrook Park is a large and varied park with sporting facilities, an attractive nature reserve and a newly restored river landscape. The southern section of the park features two large lakes which are rich in wildlife. The park provides over 40 hectares of open space with benches, picnic tables and weather shelters and is home to a number of the Borough's sports clubs. The park recently received a Mayor of London Safer Parks Silver award for high standards of site safety and policing


This activity is organised and run by Barking and Dagenham Canoe Club.

Please register in advance.

It is recommended you email us in advance, but it is unlikely anyone would be turned away.


The BBC does not check activity providers and these activities are not organised by the BBC, unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

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