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Saturday 27th February

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Club News

Join us for our next Come and Try Day Sunday 7th March from 10 am to 12 noon. Registration and information.

Essendon Canoe Club is now open for all activities, subject to State Government Covid restrictions.

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


  • 2021 Victorian Canoe Slalom Calendar Feb 25, 2021
    2021 Victorian Canoe Slalom Events Calendar Subject to Change as Circumstances Require
  • Victorian Canoe Marathon Championships this weekend Feb 23, 2021
    The 2021 Victorian Canoe Marathon Championships is coming up this weekend on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 February. Entries close 8pm Thursday 25th February. Click here to enter. Singles races on Saturday, doubles races on Sunday. You may enter one or both days. There is a discount for entering both days. Check-in: Saturday (singles): 8:30 […]
  • Canoe Polo Coaching Course 27th – 28th March 2021 Feb 22, 2021
    Paddle Victoria and Canoe Polo Victoria are excited to bring you a Canoe Polo Coaching Course. Presenter: Ian Beasley Date:         Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th March – 9am – 5:00pm Venue:       Westerfolds Park Templestowe Pre requisites : First Aid Certificate  – This can be completed at any stage before your […]
  • State Sporting Grants Feb 17, 2021
    Great news for Clubs! Sporting Club Grants are currently open until the 18th March 2021. This Grant program is to support local grassroots sport as part of a $6 million investment – grants are available across 4 categories, including: New uniforms and equipment; Training coaches, officials and volunteers; Improve club operational effectiveness; Support to help […]
  • Basic Skills Courses Feb 16, 2021
    BASIC SKILLS COURSE Ever wondered what it would be like to spend a lazy Sunday paddling on our local waterways? Join us for our Basic Skills course to get you started and enjoying being out on the water during summer. The next basic skills course is on Sunday 21st Feb 2021 9-1pm, Westerfolds Park,  Templestowe, and […]

National News

RSS Paddle Australia

  • River Canoe Club’s Amazing Efforts in Trip Preparation, Water Safety and Community Wellbeing Feb 26, 2021
    By Andy Singh On Sunday 24 January 2021, six RCC members participated in a club paddle to loop Sydney Harbour from Rose Bay to Little Manly. The risk management plan highlighted the dangers of motor vessels on a January Sunday with good weather forecast and the rising wind in the afternoon. The trip commenced as […]
  • Tasmanian Paddle Week 2021 Feb 25, 2021
    By Russell Horton Paddle Week 2021 was a buzz for me and the hundreds other kayakers and rafters who joined in. This was a whitewater extravaganza – Hydro Tasmania provided scheduled water releases on 4 rivers over 8 days, creating a beautiful whitewater kayaking holiday. We started off at the Upper Mersey Whitewater Course, a grade […]
  • 2021 PA Canoe Sprint Championships Rescheduled Feb 16, 2021
    At their meeting on 13th February, the Board of Paddle Australia (PA) made the difficult decision to support a recommendation that the 2021 PA Canoe Sprint  Championships, scheduled for 17 – 21 March 2021, should be postponed. The decision, taken consistent with the criteria published by PA in July 2020 and after input from the PA Canoe Sprint […]
  • 2020/21 National Competition Update Feb 15, 2021
    Paddle Australia is continuously monitoring the COVID-19 situation around Australia and its impact on the remainder of our national competition calendar for this season. As can be appreciated, we are confronted with a very fluid situation.  This means that numerous variations to the competition calendar have already been required, and further amendments may be necessary.  […]
  • Going to Extremes: New Paris 2024 Extreme Canoe Slalom to Debut at Penrith Whitewater Stadium Feb 15, 2021
    Three and half years out from the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, Paddle Australia is launching its Olympic Extreme Canoe Slalom campaign with the new Olympic canoeing event to premier at the Penrith Open Canoe Slalom Series which is set to kick off on the weekend. While the Tokyo 2020+1 Australian Olympic canoe slalom team of Jessica […]