WELCOME TO ESSENDON CANOE CLUB

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

Club News

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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  • Marathon paddling update Jun 29, 2020
    Dear paddlers, The purpose of this note is to update you on the plans to return to competitive marathon paddling in Victoria. As you are probably aware the Victorian Government allowed the return to sport under certain conditions on 22nd June. Currently those restrictions limit non-contact sport such as paddling to 20 people or less and, […]
  • Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package Jun 10, 2020
    The $40 million Community Sport Sector Short-term Survival Package provides grants to support the operational viability of community sport and active recreation organisations impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This initiative is part of the Victorian Government’s new Experience Economy Survival Package providing urgent support to help a range of key attractions, organisations and associations […]
  • Paddle Victoria’s Volunteer of the Year Award -2020 Jun 1, 2020
    It’s time to show your appreciation for our hard working volunteers. You have probably seen them around your club and at races, always ready to help out, organise events and equipment and go above and beyond what is needed. Nominate a few of your volunteers for the PV volunteer of the year award. It only […]
  • 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 […]

National News

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  • Sport Integrity Australia Launched Jul 8, 2020
    New Era For Sports Integrity The launch of Sport Integrity Australia at the start of July heralds a new era for sports integrity in Australia and the world, says Chief Executive Officer David Sharpe. The opening of the new agency completes Stage 1, which draws together the existing Commonwealth Sports Integrity functions of the Australian […]
  • Dan Hall Jul 6, 2020
    Name: Dan Hall DOB: 13/09/1976 National Team: Senior Hometown: Hobart Current Place of Residence: Hobart/Melbourne Club: Fairfield Canoe Club Nickname: Danimal How did you get into paddling? My dad came home from a Scout auction with a kayak on the roof of his car.  That a was that. What has been your biggest accomplishment in the […]
  • Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom World Champs in Auckland Cancelled – ICF Event Updates Jun 30, 2020
    Australia’s best young canoe slalom talent will have to wait a little longer to compete against the best in the world, with organisers confirming next year’s ICF Junior and Under-23 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand have been cancelled. The week-long event was due to be held at the Vector Wero Whitewater Park […]
  • When the Second Beer Costs You the Race Jun 25, 2020
  • Random Tips for Your Next Paddling Trip Jun 25, 2020
    Whether you’re new to paddling or you’ve been paddling for a while, we’ve put together some random tips and ideas that could change your world 😊 • A flyscreen at the tent door will aid in keeping sand out of the tent. • Talcum powder works a treat to get sand off your feet. • […]