Lee Valley White Water Centre - Canoeing and Kayaking | Lee Valley White Water Centre

Canoeing and Kayaking

Our canoeing and kayaking courses are suitable for all abilities – from one off sessions for complete beginners to paddlesport development programmes. Whether you want to paddle on our lake or master the drop and eddies of our white water courses you won’t find water quite like it so close to London!

To help you determine what courses are right for you, pick your level below and see our recommended courses at Lee Valley White Water Centre.

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Take our paddlesport assessments to paddle our Legacy or Olympic Course

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Paddler FAQs

We understand you might have some questions about how we're running our paddling sessions at the moment. 


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For those who are new to paddling and want to try the sport for the first time

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For paddlers who want to develop their skills and progress to white water

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If you’re comfortable paddling in white water - these sessions are for you

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Bespoke Kayaking Tuition

No matter what level you're at, this tuition will develop your kayaking skills in no time!

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Kayaking Courses

Whether you are new to kayaking or already paddling flat and white water we have you covered!

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Canoeing and kayaking offsite trips

Paddle natural rivers and lakes around the UK accompanied by our instructors

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British Canoeing Courses and Awards

British Canoeing Foundation Safety and Training

Develop your skills and knowledge to paddle safely on flat waters

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