Pinkston paddlesports

Kayaking & Canoeing

Welcome to the most popular water sport in the UK!

There are lots of ways to get involved in paddlesports at Pinkston, whether you are a total novice or seasoned river runner.  See below for details of lessons and coaching, clubs and Park & Play. Know what you want to do?

Pinkston is an ideal place to develop your skills, whether it's on the sheltered flat water or the whitewater course. Tuition in both canoeing and kayaking is available.

Kayak Lessons

Introductory Kayak lessons and courses at Pinkston are the ideal way to get started on your paddlesports journey - or just to find out if it's something you'd like to try more of.

Introductory/Beginners Kayak Sessions - run every week on a Saturday at 10am.  These 2 hour sessions are priced at £25 per person - contact info@pinkston.co.uk or 01413325636 to get booked on.

Progression courses run over 4 weeks and are aimed at taking you to a level of competency where you might start think about moving onto moving water.  Please 

contact info@pinkston.co.uk or 01413325636 for information on when the next course will start.  These courses cost £100 per person for the 4 weeks.

Clubs

Joining a club is a great way to meet fellow enthusiasts and participate on a regular basis.  Pinkston is home to four resident clubs.  All clubs offer excellent opportunities to develop in the sport with friendly coaching and all equipment available to borrow.


Glasgow Kayak Club

We are a club of Kayakers from around the Glasgow area, who range in experience from ‘first time in a boat’ to accomplished sea paddlers and river runners. We have a thriving youth flat water racing group and a canoe polo section.

Season Pinkston Session Contact Area Interests
All Year Round

Tuesday Evening (Fortnightly) 


Muirmuirporter@gmail.com 
Andy on 07866606025

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Glasgow/West
  • Coaching
  • Organised Trips
  • Pool sessions

Monklands Canoe Club

Monklands Canoe Club consists of members mostly from the Lanarkshire area, although we are lucky enough to have members from as far west as Paisley, Carluke and Galashields. Our principal activity is paddling rivers in kayaks and open canoes. We organise river trips usually a few times a month. We make sure that our trips cater for all members in the club, including those who are beginners, experts and those with families.

Season Pinkston Session Contact Area Interests
All Year Round Tuesday Evening (Fortnightly)

Wednesday Evening (Weekly)
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Glasgow/Lanarkshire
  • Coaching
  • Organised Trips
  • Pool sessions

Pinkston Panthers Canoe Club

The primary interest of the club is the discipline of Canoe Slalom. Canoe Slalom is an Olympic Sport and one which Scotland has excelled in, taking Gold and Silver in the London Olympic Games in 2012. You could be next!

Season Pinkston Session Contact Area Interests
All Year Round
Wednesday Evening (Weekly)

pinkstonpanthers@gmail.com

http://pinkstonpanthers.com/

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Central
  • Coaching
  • Canoe Slalom

Park & Play

Park & Play at Pinkston Watersports is a great chance to get on the water, improve your skills and enjoy Scotland's first whitewater centre!

Park & Play runs on both the artificial whitewater course and the flat water and is designed for paddlers who use their own equipment.

Find out more on the Park & Play page

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