Pool Kayaking Course
March - Progress Your Paddlesport Courses

March – Progress Your Paddlesport Courses 

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 […]

CANI Club Development and Support Day - Sunday 24th March

CANI Club Development and Support Day – Sunday 24th March 

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.

Presidents Trophy 2018 – John Wilkinson

Presidents Trophy 2018 – John Wilkinson 

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 […]

Children’s Coach of the Year 2018 – Derek Stephenson

Children’s Coach of the Year 2018 – Derek Stephenson 

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 […]

Young Coach of the Year 2018 – Patrick Buchanan

Young Coach of the Year 2018 – Patrick Buchanan 

        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 […]

Club Coach of the Year 2018 - Chloe Hamilton

Club Coach of the Year 2018 – Chloe Hamilton 

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 […]

Club of the Year 2018 - Belfast Kayak Academy

Club of the Year 2018 – Belfast Kayak Academy 

     Belfast Kayak Academy were awarded Club of the Year 2017-18. This award epitomises the hard work behind the scenes from staff, parents and paddlers. Belfast Kayak Academy have over well over 100 kids in the water each week as the result of hard work and a lot of determination stemming from the founder […]

New Paddlesports Awards Information Evening - Wednesday 13th February – Enniskillen Waterways Ireland
New Paddlesports Awards Information Evening - Tuesday 12th February – Derry/Londonderry Loughs Agency