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Canoeing

The canoe clubs at our swimming pools can offer a fun introduction to canoeing and act as perparation ahead of the real thing. Under the guidance of experts, come along to experience canoeing in a fun and safe environment.

Health benefits: Canoeing and kayaking are low impact activities that can improve your aerobic fitness, strength and flexibility. Specific health benefits include; improved cardiovascular fitness; increased muscle strength, particularly in the back, arms, shoulders and chest, from moving the paddle; increased torso and leg strength, as the strength to power a canoe or kayak comes mainly from rotating the torso and applying pressure with your legs; reduced risk of wear-and-tear on joints and tissues, since paddling is a low impact activity.

actif canoeingOther benefits: Some other good reasons to paddle include; kayaking and canoeing can be peaceful and meditative or can be exhilarating – depending on where and how you do it; paddling is a great way to enjoy our waterways.

Visit the club websites for further details including dates and times of the free taster sessions during school holidays. Contact the leisure centres direct to book during school holidays.

  • Clubs
  • Classes
  • Charges

The clubs provide instruction for beginners.

Contact the clubs for further information.

Springboard Diving Club in Llanelli LC is £19.50 per month

For more information on booking your pool activities please contact the reception of your Swimming Pool:

Amman Valley Leisure Centre

01269 594517

Carmarthen Leisure Centre
01267 224700

Llanelli Leisure Centre
01554 774757

Llandovery Swimming Complex
01267 224733

Swimming is FREE for children 3 and under in all our pools.

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