Aberkayakers is a canoe and kayak club based in Aberystwyth established in 1995. We have a large number of boats including river running, slalom, and sea kayaks, canoes, kayak polo boats and stand up paddleboards.
Winter: Indoor sessions from October to April at Plascrug Leisure Centre, Aberystwyth – practising basic skills and rolling in the warmth of the swimming pool. Saturday afternoons – Beginner/Intermediate Sessions, and alternate Wednesday evenings – Advanced/Polo Sessions.
Spring: Thursday evenings at the Gravel Pits in Capel Bangor – as the weather warms up.
Summer: Thursday evenings starting from the harbour in Aberystwyth – depending on conditions, we venture out to sea or paddle on the Ystwyth or the Rheidol.
All year: Once you’re confident in a boat, join in with weekend trips, sometimes on the rivers, sometimes on estuaries, sometimes on the sea. We also have a couple of regular annual weekends away, with a river weekend on the Teifi around Llandysul, and a surf weekend in Pembrokeshire.
We are a friendly club, with members from age 12 and above. Beginners or paddlers with experience are all welcome.
If you’re interested in coming to meet us, the best thing is to get in touch for a chat, and then come along and join us for a paddle.