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Save Money On Your Waterways Licence

British Canoeing membership comes with a waterways licence. So, Canoe, Kayak, or SUP, if you love paddling and care about waterways, join our community today.

  • Save money on a licence for 4,500km of waterways
  • Be covered by public liability insurance - plus discounts on craft insurance
  • Enjoy exclusive paddler gear discounts and offers
  • Receive top tips and latest paddler enews
  • Help support the Clear Access Clear Waters campaign
  • Be part of the UK’s largest paddling community

If you're an England or non-UK resident seeking individual membership for the first time then use the British Canoeing RapidJoin service below. Start by entering your postcode, or country if you are non-UK.

If you require a couples or family membership or you’re a lapsed British Canoeing member, then please use the British Canoeing membership portal here.

Joining using RapidJoin below you'll purchase On The Water membership. You can find the full list of benefits here. You will be asked your date of birth and allocated the correct membership type for your age. Prices are:

  • Individual Adult (Over 23) - £45
  • Young Person (18-22) - £35
  • Youth (Under 18) - £27

Please note, if you live in Northern Ireland please join through the CANI website here. If you live in Scotland join using the SCA website here. Finally, if you live in Wales please join using the Canoe Wales website here.

Your personal data will only be used for administering your application and providing you with your membership services. Please see the British Canoeing Privacy Centre here for more details on how we manage your data.