About Us

ULKC is the University of Limerick Kayak Club. We’ve been in operation in UL since 1975.

ULKC is based in the University of Limerick. The aim of the Kayak Club is to introduce UL students to the many facets of kayaking. Over 250 students join the kayak club each year and of those, more than a quarter choose to continue active involvement in the club. That number doesn’t include the active group of associated paddlers such as all the OFB’s, the social members (people who don’t paddle but go on trips) and our external members. The club is affiliated with the Irish Canoe Union and the International Canoe Federation.

What we do ?

We have pool sessions three times per week during term, 21:45 – 22:45 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. There are often river trips during the week – see our forums for details on when these may be arranged.

What is Kayaking?

Checkout this video from Spunout,ie of our club’s pool session to learn more about what we do and the sport!

Note: 17 year old UL students can now join the club

More Questions?

Check out our FAQs!

How to Join !

To join to the club you must register and request membership from the UL Wolves Website. The form is quick and easy to do. Once completed just contact one of our committee members to activate your membership. Then let the fun begin.

Also don’t forget to register on our Forum, to stay up to date on Trips, Meetings and all things ULKC.


Irish Intervarsity Champions 2019
UL Best Club Event 2019
Irish Intervarsity Champions 2017
Irish Intervarsity Champions 2016
Irish Intervarsity Champions 2015
UL Best Club 2014
UL Best Club Event 2014
Irish Intervarsity Champions 2014
UL Best Club 2013
UL Best Club Event 2013
Irish Intervarsity Champions 2013
Irish Intervarsity Champions 2012
Irish Intervarsity Champions 2011
Irish Intervarsity Champions 2010
UL Best Club 2008
UL Best Club Event 2008
UL Best Club 2003

2021-2022 Committee – The people who make it all happen:

Captain: Peter Walsh
SecretaryEidin Dowling
Treasurer: Rob Campbell
PRO: Daniel O’Reilly
STD: Luke Flannery 
Quippie: Eoghan O’Duffy
1st Year Rep:   Lauren Kavanagh                     Spare Person: Darragh Lehane                 Disciplines & Polo: Stella McElligott         Trips: Adam Ryan                                    Assist. STD: Kirsten Hand-Howard                  Assist. Quippie: Toirealach Murnion              Web Admin: Ciara O’Brien

If you have any questions just contact one of our committee members or email us on [email protected]

Our Home

UL Boathouse

Located at the Western edge of campus along the river walk and behind the Schuman building the UL Boathouse is the home of UL Kayak Club. This is the set-off point for all our trips from beginner Whitewater to the Alps.