UK Coaching Summit

UK Coaching Summit 

The UK Coaching Summit took place on 6th and 7th June at the Slieve Donard Hotel in Newcastle Co, Down.  Workshop presentations from the event are now available via the UK Coaching website, here you can take the time to visit the slides of sessions that took place throughout the event. You can also  take […]

Club Activity Assistants

Club Activity Assistants 

CANI are pleased to announce that Belfast Kayak Club’s club activity assistant coordinators, Patricia Scovell and Malcom Vincent have now put through three club activity assistants within their club to supervise pool sessions.  The club worked very hard in getting their volunteers Harold Lloyd, Patricia Scovell and Peter McClenaghan appointed into these roles. The activity […]

Becoming a provider of the new Paddlesport Leader Award

Becoming a provider of the new Paddlesport Leader Award 

This is a new and exciting offer within the suite of awards developed and offered by British Canoeing and, as such, it is gratifying that you have shown interest in wanting to deliver it. CANI envisage that the interest in the Paddlesport Leader Award will be high and indeed impact on the overall numbers of individuals signing up […]

Erne Paddlers Marathon Race - Sunday 18th June 2017
Bann, Newry Canal and Cusher Recreational Paddle - Saturday 6th May 2017

Bann, Newry Canal and Cusher Recreational Paddle – Saturday 6th May 2017 

Over 30 paddlers met at Portadwon Boat Club on the river Bann on Saturday 6th May.  The group paddled up the ban to the point of white coat and then entered the Newry Canal where the 3 river join together.  From here, they paddled up to Moneypenny’s lock and stopped to have a pleasent lunch […]

British Canoeing Catch Up with Coaching

British Canoeing Catch Up with Coaching 

This month’s edition of Catch Up with Coaching focuses on the NEW British Canoeing Guide Scheme, which launched on the 3rd April 2017. Read on to find out how to become a British Canoeing Guide or Guide Provider. We are also pleased to announce the extended deadline for Guide Provider applications until the 30th May 2017. Please follow […]

Paddlefest 2017

Paddlefest 2017 

It was great to see Paddlefest return for 2017.  It was held in Derry/Londonderry area with the Everglades Hotel as the central location.  It kicked off on Friday night with registration and an outline of the weekends paddling activities. On Saturday morning everyone met back at the Everglades to meet their coaches before heading off […]

Event Safety Management Workshop

Event Safety Management Workshop 

Overall, canoeing has a good track record for safety management at events; however there have been a number of serious accidents which has demonstrated that more could be done to improve this. In order to support clubs and canoeing activity at all levels British Canoeing has developed a workshop that highlights ‘duty of care’ issues* […]

Irish Canoe and Kayak Intervarsities  2017 at Ulster University

Irish Canoe and Kayak Intervarsities 2017 at Ulster University 

Canoe Intervarsities was a three-day event consisting of white water, slalom, freestyle, canoe polo and long distance. With Just under 400 Students competing with 15 Universities, competition was keen between all the competitors and universities. Not only was the weekend extremely competitive with long held rivalries, but also an extremely sociable event where many long […]

National Go Canoeing Week: Exciting Announcement!

National Go Canoeing Week: Exciting Announcement! 

We are excited to announce that Cancer Research UK is coming on board as an official partner for National Go Canoeing Week 2017. So now there is even more reason to get involved! We are aiming to raise £30,000 for the charity, alongside our target of 30,000 miles and we need your help! The theme […]