News

21
February
2017

British Canoeing have put together a short film on the ‘Mental Health Benefits of Canoeing and Kayaking’ for their ‘Time to Talk’ initiative in February. Within the clip there are comments from a range of paddlers from all over the country. They talk about how canoeing and kayaking have helped them through difficult stages in […]

20
February
2017

Have you ever wanted to find out if you have what it takes to be a Canoe Polo Player? Belfast Kayak Academy (in association with Canoe Association Northern Ireland) are looking for young people who are interested in joining the Ulster Canoe Polo development squad. On Saturday 25th February, they are holding a Talent ID […]

16
February
2017

This programme, run by the NI Sports Forum, is a great way for females who are seeking to become more actively involved in the running of their club, to learn about the skills and practicalities required in the successful running of a club. The program will be formatted into three-hour workshops designed for females (18+) […]

16
February
2017

CANI are delighted to announce that Jenny Kilbride will be joining the coaching team at Paddlefest 2017! Jenny will be sharing her extensive knowledge on Friday evening and coaching during our practical sessions on Saturday and Sunday. Make sure to reserve your space at Paddlefest 2017, a weekend not to be missed! Book your place […]

16
February
2017

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 […]

16
February
2017

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 […]

14
February
2017

  The Irish Youth Foundation provides small and standard grants to voluntary organisations, community groups and local charities in the UK. Applicants must be welfare groups working for the benefit of Irish children and young people. The funding is for projects which benefit young Irish people and children up to the age of 30 years […]

06
February
2017

Irish Canoe and Kayak Intervarsities 2017 The Irish Canoe and Kayak Intervarsities kicked off early on Friday morning (3rd Feb) with the first of 5 events. Students from across Ireland came to participate in their discipline, fighting to become an ‘Intervarsities Champion’. The athletes were enthusiastic throughout the weekend which saw great competition in canoe slalom, freestyle, […]

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 of […]

02
February
2017

This year Ulster University will be hosting the Irish Canoe and Kayak Intervarsities in Belfast from Friday 3rd February – Sunday the 5th February. Throughout the weekend Universities from across Ireland will compete head to head to be crowned Intervarsities Champion on Sunday Evening. If you are interested in coming along to spectate, full details […]