Codes of Practice, Conduct and H&S

The KKC is affiliated to the National Governing Body of Canoeing ‘British Canoeing’ (, previously the British Canoe Union ( The sport is conducted under the auspices of Sport England ( and at all time the KKC will undertake to follow the best practice of both organisations. The KKC has attained Club Mark accreditation and the latest certificate is available on this site.

There are copies of the most used clubs codes of conduct in the club house, on the web site and new members are aware when they join, and are reminded at appropriate times if the need arises. All coaches are up dated by the NGB when changes in good practice are announced. These will be implemented as soon as practicable and all policy are reviewed annually at the same time as the AGM.

A full suite of the policies relevant to the KKC are available through British Canoeing –

As you will discover when you read them most of it is common sense and what we all do everyday without thinking.

Please read the codes of practice appropriate to you and ensure that your children or any children in your care who attend the club read the code of practice for Junior Members.

Once you have done this please sign the appropriate form at the reception desk in the club house to say that you have done so and agree to follow them.

Downloads & Links:

Club code of conduct
Adult code of conduct
Junior Code of Conduct
Coaches and Officials Code of Conduct
Code of practice for parents and carers
Equity Policy Statement
Protecting children with disabilities
Child Protection & Harassment Policy
Guidelines for dealing with an incident or accident
Photographic Guidance
Disclosure and Barring Service (CRB)


Risk Assessments:

KKC001 – Indoor Pool
KKC006 – Summer School & CatZero Outdoor Pool
KKC010 – Outdoor Pool
KKC010a – Outreach & Community Session (Outdoor Pool)
KKC012 – Princes Quay
KKC018 – Kayak Training