How to join Cabra Kayak Club

If you want to join Cabra Kayak Club then please check below to find out what applies to you

Option 1: Never Kayaked before or tried it a few times

If you have never tried kayaking or maybe tried a few times and would like to learn more, then our club is perfect for you but only between April - September. We do not work with beginners in Autumn/ Winter months. 

Step 1: Contact us by email on, we will let you know when you can come down to try out kayaking

Step 2: Come down to one of our open days to try the activity 

Step 3: Book into a Level 1 Kayak Skills Course if you liked the try out day

Step 4: Join the club by paying membership fee and completing membership application form

Step 5: Your a member, have fun in paddlesports

Option 2: Have previous kayaking experience and certificate from Canoeing Ireland

If you have completed a certified level 2 kayak skills training course with a private provider or with canoeing Ireland, you can show us your cert and join straight away at any time of year. This is not limited to April - Sept

Step 1: Contact us by email on, we will send you the membership form

Step 2: Complete membership form and pay membership fee

Step 3: Your a member, come and enjoy paddlesports

Option 3: I am a member of another club

If you would like to transfer to Cabra Kayak Club and have a level 2 Kayak Skills certificate course completed, then contact us and we will send you information on joining. 

Club Membership fees:

Cabra Kayak Club membership runs annually from January 1st - December 31st 

The membership fee covers club membership, access to club equipment, access to weekly training sessions and trips, insurance and membership to Canoeing Ireland


Adult Member - 100euro annually

Junior Member - 80euro annually

Once you have paid membership fees, the only other fees you may pay are a 5euro sub when attending activities. You will also need to pay for training courses if interested in progressing your skills through the Canoeing Ireland Award Scheme.