Erne Paddlers Marathon Race 2017

Erne Paddlers Marathon Race 2017 

The Erne Paddlers marathon race turned out to be a cracking one with perfect conditions for racing with light winds, sunny but not overly warm. Some of the top marathon paddlers from all over Ireland competed on the 5km circuit around Enniskillen. Div 1 and 2 paddlers had 4 laps and 3 portages at the […]

2016-17 Children

2016-17 Children’s & Young Coaches of the Year – Tommy Thompson & Owen Tay 

Tommy Thompson and Owen Tay, both of Lisburn City Paddlers (LCP) were presented with their trophies as part of CANI’s recognition awards 2016-17 after a club junior session at Shaws bridge on Friday 2nd June 2017 by CANI board member Gareth Mahood. Children’s Coach of the Year was awarded to Tommy Thompson.  Tommy has led the […]

CANI AGM 2017

CANI AGM 2017 

  CANI invite you to the first Annual General Meeting of the new Canoe Association of Northern Ireland Ltd on the 20th May.  Mid 2016 CANI completed the process of changing from an association to a limited company with charitable status. To mark this milestone and change in the company the CANI Board would like […]

CANI Club Development Day

CANI Club Development Day 

On Saturday 11th February CANI held a club development day at Lough Neagh Discovery Centre.  We had key representation from 17 clubs, three staff from CANI and two CANI board members. Throughout the day we covered the following areas; CANI strategy 2017 – 2021 What’s new in Performance What’s new in Governance What’s new in […]

Méabh Lynch - Surf Kayaker - Profiles in Paddlesports

Méabh Lynch – Surf Kayaker – Profiles in Paddlesports 

As we highlighted in our previous Women in Paddlesports articles. CANI believes that a diverse membership and participation base makes for a more enjoyable experience for all, and our current members – including women and men of all ages – come from a wide range of backgrounds. But research shows that significantly fewer women take […]

CAPS Capital Day Out For The Girls!!

CAPS Capital Day Out For The Girls!! 

My name is Zoe Moreland and I am a 38 year old housewife and mother of two. I am also a member of County Antrim Paddle Sports (C.A.P.S) Club.  Canoeing is not my passion it’s my husbands, and until recently my role had involved helping to lift boats, play taxi, feeding, dressing kids etc and […]

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 […]

New Club Activity Assistant Endorsement Launched

New Club Activity Assistant Endorsement Launched 

The Club Activity Assistant is an exciting new Endorsement aimed at supporting club and volunteer workforces. It is targeted towards volunteers within The Canoe Association of Northern Ireland and Home Nation affiliated clubs and has been designed to help support and develop the range of activities a club offers. It targets support and training for […]

Women in Paddlesport - Marion O

Women in Paddlesport – Marion O’Dornan Paddler Profile 

As we highlighted in our previous Women in Paddlesports article. CANI believes that a diverse membership and participation base makes for a more enjoyable experience for all, and our current members – including women and men of all ages – come from a wide range of backgrounds. But research shows that significantly fewer women take […]

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