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 […]

CASC/Charity training sessions

CASC/Charity training sessions 

In light of the drive from the Charities Commission NI (CCNI) around the potential requirement to register, Sport NI are facilitating a training session regarding the process for Clubs. As you may be aware, Clubs have an alternative – to become a Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC).  The CASC registration process, which takes place with […]

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 […]

CANI Turkey and Pudding Paddles - Tuesday 27th December 2016

CANI Turkey and Pudding Paddles – Tuesday 27th December 2016 

This year CANI organised 2 Turkey and Pudding Paddles along with 2 clubs, one paddle was on the Lower Bann which was delivered by County Antrim Paddlesports and the other was on the Newry Canal delivered by Newry and Mourne Sea Kayak and Canoe Club. Over the 2 paddles 80 people took to the water […]

4 Star Leader Touring Award

4 Star Leader Touring Award 

4 Star Leader Touring to officially be discontinued from the 31st March 2017. Candidates completing training prior to this end date will be able, should they wish, to attend 4 Star Leader Touring Assessment within the standard 3 year period.

Coaching and Leadership registration prices for 2017

Coaching and Leadership registration prices for 2017 

From the 1st January 2017, British Canoeing will be increasing its registration prices for Coaching and Leadership Awards.  This increase has been made to support the infrastructure of product design, administrative costs as well as certification. Prices for 2017 Coaching Awards £45.00 Leadership Awards £39.00 For attendance on these programmes full membership is required with your Home […]

British Canoeing Rebrand the Leadership Awards

British Canoeing Rebrand the Leadership Awards 

Leadership Awards will be renamed, losing their Star Award branding. Following the announcement of the new Paddlesport Leader Award, British Canoeing would also like to announce the rebranding of the existing British Canoeing 4 and 5 Star Leadership Awards. From April 2017, for example, the British Canoeing 4 Star Sea Kayak Leader will become ‘British […]

GOVERNING BODY COACH DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME

GOVERNING BODY COACH DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME 

Mid Ulster Council is offering Sport NI recognised Sports Governing Bodies 50% support towards the hire of Mid Ulster Councils facilities when being used for coach development. It is hoped that this 50% support towards facilities costs will encourage Sports Governing Bodies to organise coach development courses, CPD workshops, seminars and masterclasses in the Mid […]