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Membership of Penzance Canoe Club is open to anyone, there are no minimum paddle ability restrictions. There are some age conditions and those are explained below.

Details of membership types, cost and how to join are also included. Contact our Membership Secretary or Training Coordinator to join the club or arrange a beginners course.

Membership

Senior: Cost £50.00 for the season.

Senior membership is for anyone aged over 18 years. If you have paddle experience then you can arrange to visit the club for a taster session. This session allows you to use the club equipment and paddle with the club on a Friday night session at the clubhouse or the pool sessions in winter. You can attend three such sessions, the cost is £5.00 per person, after which you must join the club if you wish to continue paddling with us.


If you have no paddle experience then you can attend one of our Beginners Courses. The course is at least four sessions of 2 to 3 hours each session. The cost for a Senior Beginners Course is £60.00 after which you will be assessed as a BCU 1 Star paddler. You will then be able to join the club and have a 50% discount on the senior membership fee.

Membership Types

Junior: Cost £25.00 for the season.

Junior membership is for anyone aged 11 years to 18 years. If you have paddle experience then you can arrange to visit the club for a taster session. A junior paddler must have a Parental Consent Form signed before they can attend any sessions with the club. This session allows you to use the club equipment and paddle with the club on a Friday night session at the clubhouse or the pool sessions in winter. You can attend three such sessions, the cost is £5.00 per person, after which you must join the club if you wish to continue paddling with us.


If you have no paddle experience then you can attend one of our Beginners Courses. The course is at least four sessions of 2 to 3 hours each session. The cost for a Junior Beginners Course is £40.00 after which you will be assessed as a BCU 1 Star paddler. You will then be able to join the club and have a 50% discount on the junior membership fee.

Minor: Cost £25.00 for the season.

Minor membership is for anyone aged under 11 years. If you have paddle experience then you can arrange to visit the club for a taster session. The minor must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian at all times when attending club events. The Parent or Guardian must also be a competent paddler. By competent, we mean BCU 2 Star assessed or equivalent ability.

A minor paddler must have a Parental Consent Form signed before they can attend any sessions with the club. This session allows you to use the club equipment and paddle with the club on a Friday night session at the clubhouse or the pool sessions in winter. You can attend three such sessions, the cost is £5.00 per person, after which you must join the club if you wish to continue paddling with us.


If you have no paddle experience then you can attend one of our Beginners Courses. The course is at least four sessions of 2 to 3 hours each session. The cost for a Minor Beginners Course is £40.00 after which you will be assessed as a BCU 1 Star paddler. You will then be able to join the club and have a 50% discount on the junior membership fee.

Again, the minor must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian at all times when attending the course and the Parent or Guardian will have to pay a course fee too.  



Family: Cost £100.00 for the season.

Family Membership is for at least one Adult and One Child living at the same address. If you have paddle experience then you can arrange to visit the club for a taster session. This session allows you to use the club equipment and paddle with the club on a Friday night session at the clubhouse or the pool sessions in winter. You can attend three such sessions, the cost is £5.00 per person, after which you must join the club if you wish to continue paddling with us.


If you have no paddle experience then you can attend one of our Beginners Courses. The course is at least four sessions of 2 to 3 hours each session. There is no discount for the beginners course. The cost for a Senior Beginners Course is £60.00 and The cost for a Junior Beginners Course is £40.00  after which you will be assessed as a BCU 1 Star paddler. You will then be able to join the club and have a 50% discount on the family membership fee.

PzCC Membership Costs

Per Adult

Per Child

Family*

*Family Membership, at least one adult and one child living at the same address

Non BCU members must pay an additional £3.00 to membership fee, per person, to cover BCU capitation fees.

Details of the fee are here