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Becoming a member of Canoeing Victoria

To become a member of Canoeing Victoria, you can join one of our affiliated clubs – there are over 30 in Victoria. When you join an affiliated Club this comprises of paying a Club Fee as well as a Canoeing Victoria fee.

Fees charged will vary from club to club depending on the services the club offers. Check out the Rates and Forms tab to the left for further details.

If you have any membership enquiries, please contact the Canoeing Victoria office on 9020 2750 or email membership.

Join Now – for new members

If your nominated club is accepting on-line membership, please click on the link below. If they have enabled credit card payment you will be re-directed to Ezidebit for processing; otherwise you will need to organise a direct debit or cash payment to the club.

Clubs accepting on-line new members:

Barwon Heads Canoe Club
Canoes Plus Racing Team
Echuca Moama Canoe Club
Eltham Canoe Club
Essendon Canoe Club
Ivanhoe – Northcote Canoe Club

Kirinari Kayak Club
Melbourne Canoe Club
Mildura Canoe Club
North East Canoe Club
Patterson Lakes Canoe Club
Victorian Sprint Paddlers Inc

Whitehorse Canoe Club
Yarra Valley Kayaking (formally Sherbrooke Knox)

Renewing Membership – for existing members

If your nominated club has enabled on-line renewals, click on the link below and log into the membership database. For first time logins, your username will be your Australian Canoeing Number (don’t know your AC number? Click here to search) and a NEW password that may have been emailed to you. If you do not know your password, select “forgot password” to have one emailed to you via the email address linked to your AC number in the system.

Clubs accepting on-line renewals for existing members:

Barwon Heads Canoe Club
Canoes Plus Racing Team
Echuca Moama Canoe Club
Eltham Canoe Club
Essendon Canoe Club
Ivanhoe – Northcote Canoe Club

Kirinari Kayak Club
Melbourne Canoe Club
Mercantile Kayak Club
Mildura Canoe Club
North East Canoe Club
Patterson Lakes Canoe Club
Victorian Sprint Paddlers Inc
Whitehorse Canoe Club
Yarra Valley Kayaking (formally Sherbrooke Knox)

If you are having trouble with your membership please contact the Canoeing Victoria office on
9020 2750 or you can email Roz Manester, our Membership and Club Administration Officer at cvprograms@canoevic.org.au.

Application Forms Information
Membership Form -2018-19 Full Member fees 2018-19
6 Months Pro Rata (available to new Members Only)
3 Months Pro Rata (available to new Members Only)
Triallist Form for Canoeing Victoria (previously referred to as Event Licence)
To be completed by all non members before participating
in any club, discipline, state or national event/activity – limit 3 per person.
Club “Come and Try’s” free
For all other events, a Triallist fee of $10 per adult and $5 junior applies**
To be completed by all clubs annually and returned to Canoeing Victoria as part of their affiliation.

Not sure which club is for you?

If you know what area of paddling you are interested in or want to see if a club has the right mix of offerings for you, check out the document below to see all the Canoeing Victoria affiliated clubs and the types of paddling they offer.

Canoeing Victoria Club Offerings 2018-19

Ballarat Amateur Canoe Club graemebowes@bigpond.com www.ballaratcanoeclub.org.au
Barwon Heads Canoe Club barwonheadscanoeclub@gmail.com
Bellarine Paddlers Inc bellarinepaddlers@gmail.com www.bellarinepaddlers.canoe.org.au
Bendigo Canoe Club bcc@live.com.au www.bendigocanoeclub.com.au
Canoes Plus Racing Team roy@velocitywatersports.com.au www.canoesplus.com.au
Coaching Evolution cameron@coachingevolution.com.au
Cobram Barooga Canoe Club http://www.cbcc.elementfx.com/
Echuca Moama Canoe Club  kmmcm@iinet.net.au
Eltham College Canoe Club friendsofkayaking@elthamcollege.vic.edu.au
Essendon Canoe Club essendoncanoeclub@gmail.com www.essendon.canoe.org.au
Fairfield Canoe Club enquiries@fairfieldcanoeclub.org.au www.fairfieldcanoeclub.org.au
Footscray Amateur Canoe Club footscray@canoe.org.au www.footscray.canoe.org.au
Geelong Canoe Club geelongcanoeclub@gmail.com www.geelongcanoeclub.org.au
Goldfields Paddlers gfpaddlers@gmail.com
Ivanhoe Northcote Canoe Club info@incc.org.au www.incc.org.au
Kananook Creek Canoe Club kccc@canoe.org.au www.kccc.canoe.org.au
Kirinari Kayak Club bernard.boulton@gmail.com www.kirinari.canoe.org.au
Melbourne Canoe Club  warwickdraper@yahoo.com.au www.melbourne.canoe.org.au
Melbourne University Mountaineering Club paddle@mumc.org.au mumc.org.au
Mercantile Kayak Club http://www.mercantile.org.au
Mildura Canoe Club rodsluiter@bigpond.com
Mitta Mitta Canoe Club mittamittacanoeclub@gmail.com www.mittacanoe.com.au
North East Canoe Club necanoeclub@gmail.com www.necanoeclub.canoe.org.au
Patterson Lakes Canoe Club enquiry@pattersonlakescanoeclub.org.au www.pattersonlakescanoeclub.org.au
Shepparton Canoe Club bellsemr@yahoo.com.au
Swan Hill Canoe Club duff@swanhill.vic.gov.au
Tarwin River Canoe Club tarwin.river@gmail.com www.tarwinriver.canoe.org.au
Victorian Canoe Club victoriancanoeclub@yahoo.com groups.yahoo.com/group/victoriancanoeclub/
Victorian Sprint Paddlers vicsprintpaddlers@gmail.com
Warrnambool Kayak Club warrnamboolkayakclub@outlook.com  wkc.canoe.org.au
Whitehorse Canoe Club enquiries@whitehorsecanoeclub.com www.whitehorsecanoeclub.com
Yarrawonga Mulwala Canoe Club

Yarra Valley Kayaking








Yarra valley Kayaking Group Facebook page


How to Form a New Club

To become an affiliated club with Canoeing Victoria, clubs need to be registered as incorporated with Consumer affairs.


  • At least 5 members
  • Members have voted and wish to become incorporated
  • Have a name
  • Have a “Statement of Purpose” – Canoeing Victoria include this in their constitution
  • Apply for incorporation with Consumer Affairs
  • Pay the applicable fee to consumer affairs.

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Affiliating with Canoeing Victoria

Affiliating with Canoeing Victoria provides your club with Public Liability insurance and directors indemnity for committee members plus a free web site with a domain such as “clubname.canoe.org.au” and an associated email address that is redirected to a personal email.  The web site and database enables member management, emails/ newsletters, calendar’s, news items and other features.  In addition, our administration and education team may provide assistance in areas likegrant applications, membershipadministration, risk management and coach and instructor education.

2017-18 Canoeing Victoria Club Affiliation form

In addition to club affiliation, members of an affiliated club must become members of Canoeing Victoria as well. This provides membership benefits including membership with Australian Canoeing, State and National newsletters, competition infrastructure, personal accident insurance, high performance pathways, representation to government bodies for facility and water way access etc.

Check out our Membership page for membership forms and information on the fee structure.

For more information, please contact the office on 9020 2750 or by email