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"If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water." -- Loren Eiseley

Welcome to our Deben Canoe Club website.

We are a friendly club based in Woodbridge, Suffolk. Much of our paddling is done on the River Deben at Woodbridge, which is a truly stunning river that changes every time we paddle on it. Our aim is to provide paddling opportunities for all our members, in a safe yet challenging way, and to this end we have a strong team of coaches who lead all our activities.

Much of our paddling takes place from the Deben Watersports Centre on the River Deben, with regular club paddles on Wednesday evenings (summer only), Thursday evenings (all year round) and on the first Sunday of each month. We also provide pool sessions at the Deben Swimming Pool, run trips to other local rivers and arrange white water trips. We offer courses and paddling opportunities for families, teenagers and adults. The club has a large stock of boats and equipment which can be hired by members who don't have their own. Most of the coaching takes place during the summer, but we offer a programme of activities throughout the whole year. This includes training on our indoor kayak machines on some winter evenings.

If you would like to learn more, please browse this website, join our Facebook page and/or contact us by email. We also have a very active WhatsApp group for members which is well worth joining. Other ways to get in touch are given here.

If you are looking for the membership form then it is available here. Please use the online form if possible.

Future events - all of our paddles and events are listed on our online calendar (which you can even link to the calendar app on your own phone).

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