Another Olympic medal for Super Jess

Dear Jess,

All PaddleNSW members and supporters are absolutely proud of your magnificent performance this morning.

To be labelled an Olympian and represent our wonderful country at the world's ultimate sporting spectacle is phenomenal.

To stand on the podium for the second successive Olympics Games is awe-inspiring and a tremendous credit to you.

NEW Lifejacket Rules

Thanks to Steve Dawson from the Shire for this sound interpretation of the new Rules. New Lifejacket Rules July 1

POSTPONED - River Rescue and Safety Course - Murrumbidgee River - Cotter Reserve September 17 & 18

This course provides training/revision for the AC Rescue 2 Award.  Essential for Whitewater Guide/instructors and recommended for all paddlers of moving water. Further content details can be found in the ACAS handbook.


Cotter Reserve Campgroud
Cotter Road Casuarina Canberra

Sydney Boat Show July 28 - August 1

FREE TICKETS to volunteers for the BOAT SHOW.


Glebe Island

PADDLENSW Education Group - NEW

The Education Group is for qualified Guides, Instructors and Coaches and/or particpants registering in PaddleNSW Training Courses.  Why join?

A member of this group will receive discounts in training courses and professional development activities. It will be helpful to industry and school guides and instructors who do not have a PaddleNSW Club to join.

Paddlers battle wind on Woronora River for Rd5 of 2016 PaddleNSW Marathon Series


Around 200 paddlers braved Saturday’s brisk weather to contest round five of the 2016 PaddleNSW Marathon Series held on the Woronora River.

Woronora to host round five of 2016 PaddleNSW Marathon Series

More than 200 competitors are expected on the Woronora River when Rd5 of the 2016 PaddleNSW Marathon Series gets underway this weekend.

Flatwater Guide or Instructor Training Course - Sydney - Parramatta Lake August 27 & 28 2016

Carefully read the details for the Training and Assessment.  Each is a separate component of any Course.


Parramatta Lakes (Lake Parramatta Reserve)
28 Bourke Street, North Parramatta

Fitzsimmons - Rio - The Connection

Sometimes when Riley Fitzsimmons looks around at the athletes next to him, he has to pinch himself to make sure he isn’t dreaming. Such has been the rapid rise from rookie paddler to Olympic squad member for 19-year-old Fitzsimmons, which has seen him develop into a strong chance to make the final men’s K4 1000 boat in Rio.

Australia’s first Paralympic Canoe Team

PaddleNSW warmly congratulates Australia’s first Paralympic Canoe Team - our six newest 2016 Paralympic heroes.

This YouTube video is must-see and inspiring. Good luck to the entire team and we are especially proud of PaddleNSW athletes Colin Sieders and Dylan Littlehales.

Speed be with you all.