News

02
February
2017

  Friday 31st March – Sunday 2nd April 2017 sees the return of the CANI Paddlefest.   This year’s Paddlefest is sure to be an amazing event for all involved in paddlesport. The event will take place over the weekend of Friday 31st March – Sunday 2nd April. Throughout the weekend there will be a range […]

23
March
2017

Make a note! Make sure you take precautions to  protect yourself and others against harmful substances.     Find out more at www.loughs-agency.org  

23
March
2017

Over the past year CANI Talent Coach Matt McKnight has been involved in a SportNI Development Programme called “Coaching Connects”. This year long programme is aimed at highly performing coaches from all sports who are working with Talented Athletes to help challenge and develop them to become the next generation of High Performance Coaches. Over […]

20
March
2017

CANI is committed to promoting and supporting doping-free sport within Northern Ireland. to enable this we work closely with SportNI’s Pure Winner Programme and UK Anti-Doping. Who are UKAD? UKAD protects the right to participate in clean sport. UKAD is the national organisation dedicated to protecting a culture of clean sport. Every day, we are […]

20
March
2017

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* […]

16
March
2017

  The Irish National Time Trials were held at the Lakeland Forum, Enniskillen, on Sunday 12th March 2017. 44 Competitors took part, including CANI and Irish Sprint squad members along with representatives from 10 clubs throughout Ireland coming from as far spread as Dublin, Mayo and Belfast. Erne Paddlers where involved in organising the event […]

16
March
2017

Viking Boat Race Takes place on Sunday 30th April at Cutters Wharf. Get a team of 10 together and row a Viking Boat up the Lagan! It’s £30 to register a team of 10 and each team is asked to raise between £300-£500. There is a BBQ on the day and it’s a really fun […]

14
March
2017

    Taking place between Saturday 27th May and Sunday 4th June, National Go Canoeing Week will be a great opportunity to get on the water for the first time, or as an experienced paddler, and build up your miles to log on the NGCW website. Preparations for NGCW 2017 are in full swing and we cant wait […]

09
March
2017

Do you aspire to be a Level 1 Paddlesport Instructor? Then this is for you! The Loughs Agency are running free coach training courses for those who want to get involved in instructing canoe sessions. This is a great opportunity to develop your knowledge of the sport during 1 and 2 star training and also […]

09
March
2017

  Volunteer Role Descriptions Required for “Superfamily 2K” Date: 12th March 2017 Venue: Foyle Arena and St.Columb’s Park, Londonderry Time: 10am – 12.00pm   Marshall Responsible to: Live Active NI Active Recreation Officer Marshall Main role:  Ø  Assisting the Active Recreation Officer to prepare the route for the event and assist in clearing the venue […]

02
March
2017

  Throughout Paddlefest 2017 we have opportunities for all, from novices to experienced paddlers, led by a team of enthusiastic coaches. Our workshops and sessions throughout the weekend will be a great way to gain further knowledge of your discipline or a chance to try something new. Practising Trips // For paddlers who are starting […]