Aquatic Reserve

Bower Road, West Lakes.

0448 432 950

A paddling community recreational and competition canoe, kayak and SUP


West Lakes Canoe Club runs coached Come and Try sessions on Saturday mornings in canoes, kayaks, and SUPs.

No experience is necessary we have a range of boats for all skill levels.

You need to register online (see below) and let us know you’re coming (email so we have the right number of volunteers, and expertise to help you on the water.

Time: Arrive at 8:45am for an 9am start
Ages: Everyone aged 10 and up (all paddlers must wear PFDs – available at the club)
Cost: $50 (see below for registration and payment information)

Register on the GoMembership database at  Once you have registered you’ll need to link to West Lakes Canoe Club – either change to “list view” or enlarge the map so you can see the geo-pin clearly.  You can now join up under the Come and Try Membership.

Once you have completed your registration select “Finish” to proceed to checkout.  Then select the “Yes, Pay Now” button.  This will take you to the Order Summary Page where you can check your order details.

Credit Card:  Select “Pay With Card” and follow the instructions.

Wear light-weight sporting clothing to suit the weather. Water shoes are recommended. Bring a change of clothes and a towel as you may get wet.

For anyone interested in joining up as a member:
– Membership Period
Paddling Memberships at West Lakes Canoe Club run from 1 July to 30 June.

Full Year 1 July to 30 June     Pro-Rata from 1 January to 30 June
Senior $395                         Senior $226.70
Concession $320                  Concession $181.70
Junior $295                          Junior $169.30

Family Memberships 30% discount membership.
Minimum of 3 family members. Maximum of two seniors 18 years and over.

If you have any difficulties or questions please email

West Lakes Paddle Sports come and try

Always wanted to learn how to paddle?
The club is always welcoming new members of all ages, and encourage you to give us a call, and book a come and try.