Welcome To Tamar Canoe Association

Tamar Canoe Association is based at Jubilee Green Saltash Cornwall, the club is a members run club and caters for many disciplines and all abilities regardless if you are a beginner, intermediate or experienced paddler who wishes to join a group of like minded paddlers.

The club meets on Thursday evenings from 19.00 - 21.00 throughout the summer starting in April and continues until the end of September with many weekend trips planned for those who wish to take part.

The club caters for sea kayaking, surf kayaking, river kayaking, white water kayaking & canoeing in both moving water and rivers.

Tamar Canoe Association Club Nights & Activities

During the summer season coaching sessions are held following the British Canoe Union 1-3 star award scheme. There are also total beginners courses run on Wednesday evenings which last for 6 weeks. When the beginners course finishes you are welcome to join the normal Thursday club nights and integrate into the courses or paddling trips being run. If you have paddled before and just wish to join the club please contact us and come along.

If you are above 11 years old Tamar Canoe Association welcomes you, the club will accept younger people down to 8 years old but under the discretion of the coaches, availablitity of coaches on the night and must be accompanied by an adult on the water.

When you have become a member you are welcome to use the clubs equipment under the supervision of a qualified coach during club nights or activities. You will need to bring your own suitable clothing - kayak or canoe, helmet, bouyancy aid and paddle will be supplied if you turn up early enough!

All of our coaches are volunteers and dedicate their time for others to enjoy their sport. During winter months white water and estuary trip are run subject to coaches availability.

Swimming Pool sessions are also run during the winter months for members who wish you continue throughout the year improving their skills in warm clear water, these sessions are subject to an additional payment as we have to hire the swimming pool.

Apart from the beginners courses which are subject to an additional cost the membership cost covers coaching, use of equipment and also a discount in kayaks and Paddles - upto 15%



1st - Touring Trip - Club to Lopwell Dam

5th - Thursday Club Night

12th - Thursday Club Night

19th - Thursday Club Night

26th - Thursday Club Night

29th - Sea Paddle - Mount Batten - Great Mewstone


1st - Introductory Course 2 session 1

2nd - Thursday Club Night

5th - Go Paddling Day

8th - Introductory Course 2 session 2

9th - Thursday Club Night

12th - Touring Trip - Looe River

15th - Introductory Course 2 session 3

16th - Thursday Club Night

19th - Surf Venue to be decided

22nd - Introductory Course 2 session 4

23rd - Thursday Club Night

29th - Introductory Course 2 session 5

30th - Thursday Club Night


6th - Introductory Course 2 session 6

7th - Thursday Club Night

10th - Touring Trip - Averton Gifford

10th & 17th - Introductory two Sunday's Course

14th - Thursday Club Night

17th - Sea Paddle - Fowey to Par Sands

20th - Introductory Course 3 session 1

21st - Thursday Club Night

27th - Introductory Course 3 session 2

28th - Thursday Club Night


3rd - Introductory Course 3 session 3

4th - Thursday Club Night

6th - Touring Trip - Notter Bridge

11th - Thursday Club Night

12th - Introductory Course 3 session 4

14th - Touring Trip - Mount Batten

17th - Introductory Course 3 session 5

18th - Thursday Club Night

21st - Sea Paddle - Bigbury to Hope Cove

24th - Introductory Course 3 session 6

25th - Thursday Club Night


1st - Thursday Club Night

8th - Thursday Club Night

11th - Touring Trip - Fowey

15th - Thursday Club Night

18th - Sea Paddle - Bugbury to Erme

22nd - Thursday Club Night

29th - Summer Season End BBQ

Club Mark and Affiliation


Canoe England

Tamar Canoe Association has achieved Club Mark Status


Sport England

Tamar Canoe Association has been awarded Lottery Funding through Sport England