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


  • Bendigo Cup Marathon Results 2020 Oct 19, 2020
    It’s great to see people back on the water, competing in the sport we all love. Well done to all those who competed in the Bendigo Cup. Race day summary by Ton Misson: Despite the cold and wintery day (Oct 18th) paddlers from Geelong, Echuca, Cobram and regional were enthusiastic to get back on the […]
  • ICF Training Webinars Oct 19, 2020
    In case you aren’t already aware, the ICF is running a series of free training webinars, the first of which was held this week. More about the sessions, including how to register, is available at: August 19: Difference between women’s and men’s training methods. August 26: Athlete’s career: From the first stroke to ultimate […]
  • AGM and Nomination to the Board of Directors Oct 19, 2020
    Notice is hereby given that the 2019/20 Annual General Meeting of Paddle Victoria will be held on Wednesday 28th October 2020 at 7.30pm via zoom. In order to attend the AGM please reply by Tuesday 27th October so that the Zoom link can be sent out to you. Agenda for the AGM Paddle Victoria are […]
  • Kayak Co-ordinator position available – Strathcona Oct 7, 2020
    Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School is seeking to employ a Kayak Coordinator to oversee the School’s Kayak Program. All details about the position including remuneration are included in the position description. Please email your application with a cover letter and CV to Applications Close 5pm 13th October. Position description for the Strathcona Kayak Coordinator […]
  • paddlr is here Oct 7, 2020
    PADDLR IS HERE   Our Olympic sprint paddlers Alyce Wood and Jordan Wood have launched their new venture “Paddlr”. We believe paddling is one of the best sports on the planet. Open water, fresh air, picturesque scenery. Nothing beats it. However, it’s no secret that paddling is one of the hardest sports to master. ⁠ ⁠ That’s why […]

National News

RSS Paddle Australia

  • Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarships for Littlehales and Harlen Oct 15, 2020
    Paralympian Dylan Littlehales (NSWIS, Avoca Kayak Club) and up and coming canoe sprint paddler Kailey Harlen (NSWIS, Sydney Northern Beaches) are amongst the 26 outstanding young athletes from across Australia who will receive scholarships as part of this year’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship & Mentoring Program. Dylan Littlehales, who finished fourth at last […]
  • October is Mental Health Month Oct 13, 2020
    Paddle Australia’s high-performance program in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) is promoting good mental health and wellbeing during National Mental Health Month in October – and during Mental Health Week specifically (10 – 17 October 2020). To celebrate Mental Health Month this October, the AIS will be hosting a range of online […]
  • Pink up this October and Paddle in Pink – Penrith Paddlers kick-off Pink Paddling Month Oct 6, 2020
    It’s “Pink up” time for Penrith’s paddlers (and beyond), with sport and business in Penrith and surrounds joining forces this breast cancer awareness month in support of the McGrath Foundation. The ‘Paddle in Pink’ idea came up in discussions at a recent Penrith business function, when Gai Hawthorne, CEO of the Penrith CBD Corporation and […]
  • Paddle Australia Appoints René Olsen, Kieran Young and Olympic Champion Kenny Wallace to its High Performance Program Oct 1, 2020
    Paddle Australia begins implementing its new HP Strategic Plan with the Appointment of René Olsen, Kieran Young and Olympic Champion Kenny Wallace to its High Performance Program Paddle Australia is excited to announce the recent appointment of three high-calibre and internationally renowned professionals to its High Performance Program, including René Olsen in the role of National Centre of […]
  • Silver Lining and the Best Olympic Mum in the World — Olympians Remember Sydney 2000 Canoe Sprint Sep 30, 2020
    #MySydney2000 Canoe Sprint Feature: Silver Lining and the best Olympic Mum in the World — Olympians Remember Sydney 2000 Canoe Sprint and Inspire the Next Generation Today, October 1 2020, marks the 20th anniversary of the final day of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games canoe sprint competition (26 September – 1 October 2020) and on this […]