Wigan Canoe Group was established in 1992 and is run by volunteers, to provide an extensive range of paddling activities primarily for people who live in the borough of Wigan. 


  • To provide a structure that allows for personal development and offers opportunities to share canoeing and kayaking skills with others. 


  • To provide a safe, accessible and supportive environment for those wishing to participate. 

  • To build partnerships and links with other organisations that will enable enhanced opportunities for club members.    

  • To provide an “open door” policy that effectively engages with the diverse population within Wigan Borough. 

  • To provide stimulating social events which promote a warm and inclusive club “atmosphere”.