Membership 2016/17

Paddle NSW offers annual memberships based on the financial year (1 July to 30 June). The following categories indicate the various membership types and the fee payable for a financial year membership.

Paddle NSW, at the discretion of the Board, may decide to open new memberships prior to 1 July in any particular year. In these circumstances the membership fee will be marginally greater than the amount listed below to align with the extra months of membership.

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Member Categories

  • PaddleNSW Member (full member) – eligible to participate in any club or community race, time trial, PaddleNSW,  National or Australian Canoeing events.
  • PaddleNSW Member (recreation member) – appropriate for members not participating in any timed events or races at any level throughout the 12 month period.
  • PaddleNSW Member (MUST BE CLUB MEMBER) – Full Adult $72
  • PaddleNSW Member (MUST BE CLUB MEMBER) – Full Junior 5 to 17 yrs $58
  • PaddleNSW Member (MUST BE CLUB MEMBER) – Recreation Adult $62
  • PaddleNSW Member (MUST BE CLUB MEMBER) – Recreation Junior 5 to 17 yrs $48
  • PaddleNSW Member (MUST BE CLUB MEMBER) – Junior U5 yrs $0
  • PaddleNSW Family Membership (2 Adults and unlimited number of children in the same family) - $170
  • PaddleNSW Non-Paddling Member (Volunteers, officials, carers) - $0

Annual Membership Benefits

As a PaddleNSW, here are some of the benefits you will receive as a member:

    • Access to compete in state, national and international competitions
    • Discounted entry to PaddleNSW events including marathon , sprint, harbour and ocean races
    • Club Membership information including access to affiliated club facilities, club kayaks and equipment
    • Public Liability Insurance
    • Personal Accident Insurance whilst participate in in any endorsed/sanctioned PaddleNSW activity
    • Premium Access to the waterways guide
    • Monthly Email Newsletter
    • Discounted access to education and training including instructor course linked to the Australian Canoeing Award Scheme
    • Access to our extensive club and social network
    • Advocacy

Additional Benefits for Annual Members under the Australian Canoeing (PaddlePals Program)

  • Travel
    • Flight Centre group travel
    • Choice Hotels Australia up to 15% discount
  • Boats and Equipment
    • Performance Canoes & Kayaks 5% discount on  new kayaks
    • EPIC Kayaks Australia 5% discount not including Ultra
    • Bennett Paddles 10% discount on paddles and 15% on accessories
    • Floating Assets 5% discount
    • Think Kayaks 10% discount
    • Mirage Sea Kayaks 5% discount
    • Sydney Harbour Kayaks15%-25% discount
    • Roof Rack City 5%-10% discount
  • Health
    • Usana Health Sciences 25% off RRP
    • Megaburn Natural Nutrition
    • BUPA Health Insurance
  • Clothing
    • CWX Conditioning wear 20% discount
    • Summit Gear 10% Discount
    • Smitten Merino 10% Discount
    • Catfish Designs 20% Discount
  • Experiences
    • Experience Oz 10% Discount
    • Jervis Bay Kayaks 10% Discount
  • Magazines
    • Cumec Magazine 40% off
  • Other
    • Gift it Now 10% off

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By becoming a new member you will also assist us with improving our advocacy initiatives on behalf of our membership base. The more members we have the bigger our voice will be. We are an official Boating Safety Partner with Maritime NSW. We also have a seat on the Recreational Vessels Advisory Group (RVAG) that comprises representatives of peak recreational user groups, including Yachting NSW, Australian Power Boat Association, NSW Rowing Association, NSW Water-Ski Association and Boat Owners' Association of NSW as well as representatives from Marine Rescue NSW and NSW Police.