Do you need support with your mental wellbeing and take control of how you feel? If you do are you looking to try something new, why not try canoeing?

Active Together Harborough have teamed up with the Rivers and Canals Trust to deliver a new project - the Waterways and Wellbeing Programme.

This is an opportunity for you to come down and enjoy the local canal and blue spaces. Why not sign up for this fully funded activity!

We usually would advise that this programme is most suitable for participants who:

  • 18+
  • Struggling with social isolation and /or loneliness and/or
  • Struggling with mild depression and/or
  • Struggling with stress and how to manage stress
  • Comfortable with meeting other people and trying new activities
  • Confident around water
  • Able to get into a canoe or on to a paddle board with little or no support

You will not need to bring any specialist equipment just turn up in warm layers with an old pair of shoes or trainers. Dress accordingly but avoid heavy jogger type material as if this gets wet it gets heavy and is uncomfortable. Make sure you bring extra clothing, footwear and a towel should you splash.

This course running at Union Wharf Market Harborough Basin on Wednesdays. There are two time slots to choose from:

Only 10 spaces available for each programme. Session will last for approximately 2 hours including a hot drink and chat at the end of the session.

This is a bookable event - only registered attendees will be allowed to take part. When you book onto a slot this will be the time of your session for the next 4 weeks.

To book your place, or for more information, please contact Diana:

Please arrive no more than 15 minutes before your booked slot. If you are late you will not be allowed to join the activity because you will miss important instructions.

More courses on the waterways will be planned for this summer, please check back to find out about the next courses.

Walk ins will not be accepted. If you can no longer attend, please cancel your ticket via Eventbrite or please get in touch with us to allow another person(s) a chance to take part. Social distancing measures will be in place and all equipment will be cleaned in between sessions.