Promoting paddlesport is the principal objective of the Club. Whilst many members have found the Club through the website or other media, we also promote the Club and sport through outreach activities. Some of our past and current projects are described in this section.

WinnersThe Basingstoke and Deane kayakers won the team event at the Hampshire Youth Games after Basingstoke and Deane Canoe Club secured funding from Sport England and the Borough Council to promote kayaking for young people.

Extended to March 2013

Basingstoke and Deane Canoe Club are working with Treloar College in Alton to make kayaking available to the College students who have a range of disabilities. The current project has run from November 2010 to the present and was supported by an Inspiring You grant from Hampshire County Council for the period to March 2013.

Basingstoke and Deane Canoe Club was awarded a Grassroots grant of £5,000 in 2009 to buy white water kayaks, safety equipment, including buoyancy aids and helmets, and to enhance the training offered within the club. 

Basingstoke and Deane Canoe Club was awarded a £5,000 Awards for All grant in 2007 to buy touring kayaks, which are easier to steer for older, younger and less experienced members.