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

  • Provisional 2020/21 National Competition Calendar Jun 5, 2020
    1 Introduction 1.1 The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruption to paddling events around the world. In Australia, our paddle clubs have been closed and all competitions cancelled, including several National Championships that were scheduled to be held in the first six months of 2020. 1.2 We are now seeing some easing of restrictions and […]
  • Coaches Appointed for 2020 ICF Canoe Polo World Championships Jun 5, 2020
    The PA Canoe Polo Technical Committee is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Hutchinson as the Coach of the Australian Men’s Team and Rebecca Jennings as Coach of the Australian Women’s Team which will compete at the 2020 ICF Canoe Polo World Championships in Rome, Italy. The 2020 ICF Canoe Polo World Championships […]
  • Return to Paddling – Infographic Posters Jun 5, 2020
  • Tips for Packing a Sea Kayak Jun 4, 2020
    If you are new to sea kayaking, new to overnight trips, or just haven’t gone out in a while, below are some tips and tricks that may help you when packing for your next adventure. General Assume your hatches will get wet, no matter how they have performed in the past. Use several small dry […]
  • Olympians Encourage Aussies to Achieve a New Goal by Olympic Day Jun 1, 2020
    As athletes all over the world are reassessing their Olympic goals, Olympians are encouraging Australians to set their own personal goal to achieve by Olympic Day, 23 June. From juggling to learning an instrument or trying a new sport, Australian Olympians are pushing themselves outside their comfort zone – and supporting all Australians to join […]