Basingstoke and Deane Canoe Club was founded in 1987 and has run successfully for over 25 years as an unincorporated association.  However, with the construction of a clubhouse imminent the decision was taken in 2012 to review the management structure of the Club.  A company limited by guarantee was registered in October 2012 and registered as a charity in January 2013.  The activities of the Club transferred to the company with effect 1st September 2013.

Basingstoke and Deane Canoe Club is company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales. The company registration number is 08257472 and the registered address 5 The Drive, Oakley, Basingstoke, RG23 7DA. The Club is registered charity number 1150412.