Please visit our new site at https://essendoncanoeclub.org.au

Come and Try Days

Held on the first Sunday of each month. Go to our calendar to book a session.

Welcome to our club.

If you would like to join our club and have paddling experience please contact us at info@essendoncanoeclub.org.au

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Club News

Essendon Canoe Club Inc (ECC) is a friendly and well-equipped club catering to the needs of individual and family paddlers. Located in Woods St Ascot Vale, on the Maribyrnong River, the Essendon Canoe Club was established in 1925. Members enjoy all aspects of canoeing (and kayaking) including Touring, Polo, Marathon, Flatwater racing, and of course social!

State News

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  • Paddle Australia CEO Blog May 5, 2024
    It has been another exciting month at Paddle Australia, as the countdown continues to the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and our domestic season draws to a very busy close. Our Canoe Polo community came together in Canberra for the 2024 Canoe Polo National Championships over the Easter long weekend. More than 140 athletes […]
  • RESULTS: Yarra Series Slalom Race 2 Fitzsimmons Lane Sunday 5th May 2024 May 5, 2024
    Results from Yarra Series 2 race at Fitzsimmons Lane. Thanks to everyone who participated and all the volunteers and paddlers who made this event happen with set up, compiling, start, finish, rescue, and judging.  Great course design by Seb Montalto. Excellent new paddler participation and the willingness of parents new to the sport to step […]
  • National Volunteer Week –  20 -26th May 2024 – Something for Everyone May 5, 2024
    This year’s theme: Something for Everyone National Volunteer Week 2024 invites all to discover the power of volunteering with the theme ‘Something for Everyone’. National Volunteer Week (20th – 26th May) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering This year’s theme ’Something for Everyone’ is an invitation to explore the rich diversity of opportunities available […]
  • Paddle Victoria Volunteer of the Year Award May 4, 2024
    Paddle Victoria Members – Don’t forget we will be starting to ask for nominations for our Club/ Discipline Volunteer of the year.  Start thinking about who would be a worthy recipient from your Club! Head to our Volunteer Awards page to read about our worthy Volunteers from the last couple of years and think about […]
  • Victorian Canoe Polo Players selected for Worlds Apr 30, 2024
    Our Victorian Canoe Polo players have excelled and have been chosen to represent Australia in the Worlds in China in October 2024. Left – Right: James DuBose (Mens), Sarah Alexander (Womens), Matilda Milewska (U21 Women) and Alistair Graham (U21 Mens). Sarah and Matilda are Mother and daughter! Congratulations and we wish you all the best!! […]

National News

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  • Sarah Crosbee announced as AIS Thrive with Pride ambassador May 17, 2024
    On a day that champions inclusion – International Day Against LGBTQIA+ Discrimination (IDAHOBIT) – the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) is proud to announce its new Thrive with Pride ambassadors. Now in its third year, the program will support seven new athletes and ten returning ambassadors across 13 sports, all of whom are striving to […]
  • PADDLE AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES VAIKOBI 14 BEACHES OCEAN RACE AS 2024 AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS May 14, 2024
    Paddle Australia, in partnership with Paddle Queensland, is pleased to announce that the Vaikobi 14 Beaches Ocean Race will be the Australian Ocean Racing Championships in 2024. Set to be held on the Gold Coast on 2-4 August 2024, the Vaikobi 14 Beaches Ocean Race will also crown the 2024 Paddle Australia Canoe Ocean Racing […]
  • AUSTRALIAN CANOE MARATHON TEAMS ANNOUNCED FOR 2024 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS May 13, 2024
    Paddle Australia is pleased to confirm the Australian teams for the 2024 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships. The 2024 ICF Canoe Marathon Masters World Championships will be held in Metkovic, Croatia from 16-17 September 2024, followed by the 2024 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships from 19-22 September 2024. 19 athletes will represent Australia at the […]
  • FIVE MEDALS FOR AUSSIES ON DAY 3 OF 2024 CANOE SPRINT WORLD CUP AND PARACANOE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS May 11, 2024
    The Australian sprint kayak and paracanoe team will be bringing home some extra baggage from the 2024 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup and Paracanoe World Championships, with five podium performances on the third day of racing. Olympic gold medalists Tom Green and Jean van der Westhuyzen made their intentions for the Paris Olympic Games clear, with a dominant performance […]
  • CURTIS MCGRATH WINS 12TH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS CROWN IN HUNGARY May 10, 2024
    Triple Paralympic gold medalist Curtis McGrath has claimed his 12th World Championship title overnight in Hungary at the Paracanoe World Championships, winning the Men’s KL2 200. With just over 100 days to go until the Paris Paralympic Games, Paris bound McGrath together with team mate Susan Seipel, put the Aussies on the medal tally early […]