Glenelg River
All together now smile – this trip certainly bought smiles to the paddlers

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


  • 5k Paddle Challenge May 15, 2020
    ‘The International Canoe Federation is hoping to encourage professional and recreational paddlers all over the world to participate in our virtual competition and take on a five kilometre paddle challenge to not only stay active, but to raise money for the incredibly important work of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).’ Registration opens today with […]
  • VicSport Links to Support Clubs May 6, 2020
    Vicsport is monitoring the situation regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and its impact on sporting clubs and sporting events. The information below may help in communicating with sporting clubs and members. The latest updates from Sport and Recreation Victoria can be found here. Links to the latest COVID-19 information and resources are available from the Department of Health and Human […]
  • Go Paddling, COVIDSafe App, Paddle Support Package May 4, 2020
    Check out the latest update from Paddle Australia. Click here
  • Throw back Thursday! VIC School Sprint & Marathon recap Apr 29, 2020
    The annual combined Sprint and Marathon Schools Championships took place in March with many young paddlers from all across the state attending and putting their all into racing. The afternoon’s racing focused on 200 m sprints, with paddlers racing in canoes and kayaks – singles and doubles for both. A particular Highlight was the K-4 […]
  • EOI Paddle Victoria Sprint Committee 2020/2021 Apr 28, 2020
    As a committee of volunteers we aim to promote and develop sprint paddling at both at grass roots and success at the elite level. Through organising and holding successful competitions and coaching clinics, we aim to develop clear support pathways for paddlers to achieve their goals and build a strong sprint community in Victoria. Leading […]

National News

RSS Paddle Australia

  • Strategic Plan for Canoe Ocean Racing in Australia May 19, 2020
    Strategic Plan for Canoe Ocean Racing in Australia
  • ICF updates events for 2020 and 2021 May 19, 2020
    The International Canoe Federation has released an updated event calendar for the remainder of 2020, and a provisional calendar for 2021. The ICF stresses both calendars are under constant review and further changes could be made, depending on the international health situation. The health and safety of everyone attending the events remains the highest priority […]
  • Vale Keith Lyons May 18, 2020
    It is with great sadness that we pass on the news that the paddling community lost one of its great contributors last week. Keith Lyons died on the 13th of May. Keith was an educator and sport scientist and made a huge contribution to paddling as a Paddle Australia director (2009-2013) as well as a […]
  • Joshua Lee May 17, 2020
    Name: Joshua Lee DOB: 13/08/03 National team: Senior Hometown: Lismore Current place of residence: Lismore Club: FNCCC (Far North Coast Canoe Club) How did you get into paddling? My Dad has been paddling for about 15 years prior to when I started. What has been your biggest accomplishment in the sport so far? 2019 WW junior team […]
  • Update 6 – 15th May 2020 – Guidelines for Paddle Clubs May 15, 2020