This is a great opportunity to get out canoeing, meet new people and feel good about having a positive impact on our environment.

Upcoming Litter Picks 

Saturday 18th December 2021, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Saturday 22nd January 2022, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Saturday 19th February 2022, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Sunday 20th March 2022, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Sunday 24th April 2022, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Saturday 21st May 2022. 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Wednesday 22nd June 2022 6:00pm  - 8:00pm

There is a £3 charge to cover our costs and purchase litter picking equipment.

Click here to book online

Leicester Litter Picking on the River Soar

The problem

Every year tonnes of rubbish is thrown, dumped or finds its way into the River Soar. As well as being a hazard to our wildlife it also completely ruins the place spoiling what should be a pleasant place for people to come and enjoy, whether it’s a canal boat trip, going canoeing or kayaking, or even a walk along the river side.
Canoeing in Leicester

Our aim

We meet up once every month and spend half a day paddling up the river and picking up as much rubbish as we can in that time. We try to keep the river as clean as we can get it. We also look to clean the banks and tow paths too so we do welcome people who want to walk along side of the river as much as we welcome people to paddle.

What's in it for you?

Well to start off with there is an amazing feeling of satisfaction when you can look back at the positive impact you’ve made on the environment. Sometimes we literally pull out a truck load of rubbish in one go, which really makes you feel like you’re making a difference to the river environment.

It is also a good chance to go do some free canoeing along with meeting new people making new friends with like minded individuals.

How to get involved

Canoeing and Litter Picking River Soar

Best thing to do is sign up to our email list, where we send out a monthly email informing everyone what we're up to and how things are going. Sign up to the email list by filling the form in below.

You can get updates on our Facebook Page

When we have dates you can book online by CLICKING HERE


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If you have any further questions about how you can help clean our river feel free to contact us on 0116 2681426.