This is the latest news from Queensland Canoeing. We are the peak, state body for QLD and exist to promote,support and coordinate all levels and all types of paddlesport in Queensland.

Latest News 

Rosco Retires

Rosco Retires

After 47 years of designing and building canoes and kayaks, Ross Cook has finally decided to fully retire, call it day and close down. Ross Cook was only 10 years of age when he built his first canoe in 1955.  Read more.

Brisbane River Safety Forum

Brisbane River Safety Forum

Brisbane City Council (BBC) has recently revived the Brisbane River Safety Forum ensuring a continuing focus on safety of all users on the Brisbane River. …

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Flatwater Lifeguard Training Course 18/19 Feb

Flatwater Lifeguard Training 18-19 Feb

Flatwater Lifeguard Training & Assessment Course Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th February 2017 Brisbane – 8:00am to 4:00pm each day. We still have a few places available for this course .... Read more.

Lake Samsonvale is set to be opened to the public

Changes set for Lake Samsonvale and Lake Kurwongbah 

Lake Samsonvale is set to be opened to the public for on water recreation for the first time following a landmark water quality assessment. SEQ Water is also set to revise current recreation on Lake Kurwongbah to allow the public paddling access 7 days a week  … Read more.

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Club News & Events

2017 Tingalpa Trot - Register Now

2017 Tingalpa Trot - Register Now

Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club will be hosting the Tingalpa Trot on the Sunday 12 February 2017. Come and race a five or ten kilometre course through the mystery mangroves of the Tingalpa Creek. Register here.

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Come and Try Junior Paddling at Sandgate

Come and Try Junior Paddling at Sandgate

If you think you’d enjoy paddling but would like to see more, register for the Come-and-Try day on Saturday February 11th 2017! You’ll get to test out a kayak, meet Coach Allana and find answers to all of your paddling questions …Read more.

Varsity Race 1 Results

Varsity Race 1 Results

The marathon season kicked off last weekend with the Varsity Race 1, hosted by Varsity Lakes Paddlers Club. 58 competitors took to the water in hot conditions to have a final race before National Marathon Championships. All results can be seen online here. ... Read more.

Northern Marathon Series - 2017 Calendar

2017 Northern Marathon Series Calendar

Draft dates for the 2017 Northern Marathon Series have been released. Keep in touch with the series news on the Northern Marathon Series website  …Read more.

We always welcome news stories & would love to hear from you. If you have any stories, events, photos or general news you wish to share please email them to qld@canoe.org.au

Queensland Events & News

Register Now for our Marathon Development Camp

Register Now for our Marathon Development Camp

Whatever your skill levels, come along and be taught by Denise Cooper, one of Australia's best marathon competitors. Read more.

Australian Canoe Marathon Championships - Registrations Open!

Marathon Nationals Registrations Open!

Register now and take advantage of the early bird rates. Register at regattas.canoe.org.au.  …

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2017 State Sprints Champs Wrap

Thanks to all the competitors, coaches and volunteers from clubs who made our 2017 State Sprints Championships a success.  See photos on our Facebook page and results here. (photo credit Suzie Maclachlan)

2017 Gold Coast Classic Ocean Race

2017 Queensland Ocean Racing Championship

Congratulations to the 140+ paddlers who participated in the 2017 Gold Coast Classic Ocean Race on 7th January which doubled as the 2017 Queensland Ocean Racing Championships. …

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Recreation & Education Update

Education

QC Education Calendar

Queensland Canoeing education calendar for the 2017 is now available, including Skills Training, Lifeguard, Flat-water Guide Training and … Read more.

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Council Recreation Activities Bookings Online 

Queensland Canoeing has recently launched Online Bookings for our Council Recreation Programs on the new QC Recreation webpage  …  Read more.

Paddle Log

Paddle Log

Paddle Log is user friendly logbook App to encourage users to keep their logbook current at all times on their mobile device. The data recorded is suitable …Read more.

Just a reminder...

Call out for all Paddlesport event calendar dates!

Call out for all Paddlesport event calendar dates!

We would love to keep our online calendar up to date with all paddle sport events being run around Queensland. Read more.     

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