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08
March
2019

Come on Girls ! Dust off your boats and lets take advantage of the high water! Get paddling this International Women’s Day!!! For more information on women’s water classes in Belfast – get in touch with David Boyle at Belfast Boat Club.

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17
February
2019

All these courses are an excellent way to develop your paddling skills in a range of disciplines. CANI is heavily subsidising these courses to help with club and workforce development. Stand Up Paddleboard DSM (SUP DSM) For coaches and leaders.  This course is designed to assist anyone who wants to gain more knowledge about the […]

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15
February
2019

The CANI Club Development and Support day is open to all club members, volunteers and committee members. The day is FREE and Tea, Coffee and Lunch will be provided. To book your spaces click here. Note: to finalise your booking, select the (yes pay now) as there is no cost associated with this event.

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13
February
2019

The team at paddlers guide have launched a great resource for all you gear fanatics, that’s most off us😊. The new website is dedicated to all the gear available on the Paddlesport market. It is the direct and logic evolution of the annual print and digital publication the PADDLEexpo Buyers Guide, renamed this year for good […]

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13
February
2019

British Canoeing, The Scottish Canoe Association, Canoe Wales and The Canoe Association of Northern Ireland are delighted to announce that they have recently entered into The UK Agreement, which clearly defines how the organisations will work together in the future. This replaces the Single Agreement of 2003. The UK Agreement recognises that the four organisations […]

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31
January
2019

Dear All – Outdoor Recreation NI is preparing a Masterplan for the historic Downhill Demesne. The aim of the Masterplan is to look at ways to better develop the outdoor recreation product, visitor experience and connectivity, both within the Demesne and between the Demesne and surrounding local area. To capture your views and opinions, we […]

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22
January
2019

John has been involved with the paddle4sport league from its inception and has ensured a very successful period of a very active calendar of events. The league has support from most of the active clubs and creates and element of opportunity for paddlers of all abilities.  John fronts this and ensures that all the results […]

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22
January
2019

Derek has had a very busy year with the LCP club, regularly supporting Pool sessions and the transition to the river with the young people of the club. Derek is also one of the coaches that is a driving force behind the very successful Junior Hub. Derek is also ever present at all the events […]

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22
January
2019

        Winner of the Young Coach of The Year award 2018 was Patrick Buchanan. Patrick has worked tirelessly with both Belfast Kayak Academy and the CANI junior hubs, and through his infectious enthusiasm and great communication skills has inspired many of his peers to achieve greater levels of skill and continued great […]

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22
January
2019

Chloe started paddling while she was working as an adventure centre mountain leader and rock-climbing instructor and quickly progressed to joining the NI Surf kayak Squad where she successfully competed for a number of years.  After helping out on many junior squad coaching sessions and joining Erne Paddlers, Chloe began to take a much more active […]