MADCC is a club for adults, young people, and families. Our members have a wide range of paddle sport interests including touring and moving water trips, in kayak and canoe, flat water racing, and sea kayaking, and paddle-boarding. The club’s qualified coaches are able to offer training and assessments for national skills awards in many aspects of paddle sport.

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  • Covid 19 Updates
    With the Government roadmap out of lockdown , and the changes on the 19th July the club will continue to use our booking system to control numbers and risks for the rest of the summer. Please use the Forum to book on activities.

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What we do….

Canal/Lake Sessions


During the summer months the club meets on Monday evenings on the Macclesfield canal in Bollington and on Thursday evenings at Brereton Lake.

Read more about Bollington canal sessions.

Read more about Brereton Lake sessions.

Pool Sessions

In the winter months the club uses the pool at the Bollington leisure centre. This provides a great opportunity to practice capsize drills, rolling and other techniques.

Read more about pool sessions.


Monthly touring paddles to a flat water location. Emphasis on a social paddle in not too challenging environment.

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Marathon Racing

Club members take part in local and national Hasler series races. Regular training sessions are organised on local canals and rivers.

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Moving Water

Monthly trips to local rivers such as the Goyt, Dee or Derwent or maybe further afield. Difficulty will be varied and chosen based on paddler ability.

Read more about moving water.

Sea Kayaking

Monthly sea kayaking trips to locations such as North Wales, South Lakes. The club also arranges multi-day camping trips in Scotland or similar areas.

Read more about sea kayaking.

We have members from Macclesfield, Whaley Bridge, Buxton, Leek, Warrington, Wilmslow, Lymm, Knutsford, Northwich, Sandbach, Crewe, Middlewich, Holmes Chapel, Congleton, Poynton,Stockport, and many other areas across the north west. Come and Join us if you are interested in Paddlesport.