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Welcome to the Leicester University Kayaking Society.

LUKS offers a range of activities and opportunities, from coaching begginners or vets streaming down a white water course, we have it all. We have flatwater sessions on the soar for a calming paddle to relax and pool sessions for you to enhance your skills. We also have trips to white water centres where you can test your skills.

Our friendly committee and members, mixed with the relaxed atmosphere at sessions and socials, means you’ll be making good friends with everybody in no time!



We offer both LOPC sessions to learn the basics, practice techniques and confidence on the water with excellent tuition from qualified coaches. As well as trips to local white water centres and rivers to develop skills on white water and learn how to paddle on moving water and on a river. 



We hope to hold friendly competions with DMU throughout the year, to motivate members to improve their paddling skills in friendly environment. We will also be attending the national student rodeo (NSR) in March, which is a nation wide weekend of competions for paddlers of all abilites.



LUKS hosts a varied range of socials, including; casual meets in the pub, BBQs, film nights, meals and full out bar crawls. We listen to what our members enjoy doing and then strive to do more of that.


Contact name: Laurie Hendry



Joining fee: £40 for the year

                     £20 per term

                     Since we are not part of Team Leicester, we do not require people to have a gym membership upon joining (Very Cheap)

Session fee: LOPC £10 for non members - £5 for members

                      Pool Sessions £8 for non members - £4 for members

                       We do provide deals and offers for people who bring along thier mates so come along and get your pals involved

Additional costs: Between £20 and £50 for Big trips


Training times: Wednesday afternoons, occasional sunday trips. Contact us for specific times and dates


Find us on Facebook and instagram: @uol_kayaking

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