Winchester and District Canoe Club (WDCC) is a small multi-disciplinary paddlesport club. It was founded in 1974 and has close to 100 members.
The club is based in Riverpark in the centre of Winchester and has plenty of canoe, kayak and paddleboard equipment availalbe for use by members.
Please note that currently the club is only accepting new memberships from paddlers who have obtained at least the British Canoeing Discover Award, British Canoe Union 1 Star Award or can demonstrate equivalent experience through an assessment at the club. If you have the Discover or 1 star award you are asked to confirm this in your membership form. If you consider you have equivalent experience and would like an assessment you are asked to request this in your membership form. If you have any questions please contact the membership enquiries email address at the bottom of the page.
If you would like to obtain the Discover Award here are links to some local providers
Other providers are available and can be found on the British Canoeing website British Canoeing
WDCC will also be running occasional Discover Award of its own whcih will be advertised and allocated on a first come first served basis nearer the time. If you wish to register your interest in a WDCC Discover Award please select the membership category 'Waiting List for Discover Award' when completing your membership form. We will email you when a course is available. Please note that the club cannot guarantee to be able to provide you with a Discover Award course. The cost will be £30 which will be payable before the course, along with your membership fee.