Become a Member
Learn, improve your skills, make new friends and have fun!
Benefit from free coaching, club trips & more
We meet every week, all year round, and new families and individuals are always welcome
UHCC Annual Membership Fees
Single - £40
Single (not a BC member) - £44
Family (living at the same address) - £60
Family (not BC Members) - £68
Student - £25
Associate (boat storage only) - £15
Whether you’re new to paddling or already a competent, certified paddler...
...it’s simple to join, just complete our online membership form. You’ll then receive all the information you need and will have access to the many opportunities we offer.
If you’re not yet sure whether paddling is for you, we suggest you come along to a taster session to see if you enjoy it first.
If you’re under 16...
You’ll need to bring with you a parent, guardian or responsible adult and will always have to paddle with them in the same type of craft. See Safety & Guidelines for further information.
• BC Paddle Start - A place to start your paddling journey. If you’re brand new to the sport and really want to learn the basics to get started, then this is the award for you. You’ll cover everything from getting in and out of the boat, what you need to wear and paddling forward.
• BC Paddle Discover - Develop your decision making and practical skills for a fun and safe time on the water, taking you on the next steps towards becoming a proficient and independent paddler. This awards is for anyone of any age who wants to develop their skills on the water. You don’t need any previous experience and you can take the award in any craft.
• BC Explore Award - If you want to become independent on the water, go on self-guided adventures and know how to control your craft and stay safe on the water, this is the award for you. Learn to make confident choices, based on the places you paddle, wind and weather. Working with a coach you will be able to develop a programme that suits your needs. Designed to help you gain confidence on the water, this award is aimed at any craft, age and ability.