Whatever your interest or experience in paddle sports, there is something at Arawa for you.
Preparations are underway for a weekend of social and sporting events to celebrate the first 50 years of Arawa Canoe Club. Note the dates:Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of March, 2018
Events will include:
|Friday, 23 March, 2018||6:00pm - 8:00pm||Social Drinks||Kerr's Reach||Details to follow|
|Saturday, 24 March, 2018||8:00am - 11:30am||Multi-Sport Event||Kerr's Reach||Details to follow|
|Saturday, 24 March, 2018||1:00pm - 4:00pm||Social Paddle||Avon-Otakaro River||Details to follow|
|Saturday, 24 March, 2018||6:00pm - 10:30pm||Celebration Dinner||New Brighton Club||Details to follow|
|Sunday, 25 March, 2018||10:00 - 12:00pm||Sprint Racing Event||Kerr's Reach||Details to follow|
|Sunday, 25 March, 2018||12:00pm - 2:00pm||BBQ||Kerr's Reach||Details to follow|
Spread the word - tell your paddling friends to join in and let's make it a weekend to remember. More information to come. Stay up to date - Like our Arawa 50 Facebook Page, or check out the Arawa 50 Webpage
There are many benefits of membership at Arawa Canoe Club.
Located conveniently next to Avon River. Central to all areas of Christchurch and close to the city centre. Convenient for training before or after work/school. Changing rooms with hot showers.
Improve your paddling technique. Train with like minded athletes and feed off their passion for paddling. Develop a training program.
Have a go! Use one of the clubs fleet of kayaks to find the right craft for your skills, experience and paddling ambitions.
Storage for more than 270 kayaks in the club's shed makes flat water training convenient. Save yourself the hassle and wear and tear of transporting your kayak to and from the river for training.
Augment your on water training with gym sessions. A selection af free weights and resistance training equipment is available for members use.
Make new friends. Organise partners/groups for trainins sessions and river trips. Get advice and ideas from those who have been there and done that. Tap into their experience to reach your goals faster.
Arawa is invloved in the organisation and facilitation of racing opportunities for members interested in testing themselves in competitive racing. Flat water, down river and sea events feature in the clubs racing calendar.
NZ's premier river race
The country's best sprint paddlers compete annually for National Titles
Mathews Cup - Celebrating canoe racing in Canterbury
Weedies Time Trials - Test your progress among your peers
South Island Regatta - Sprint racing for club and school honours
Arawa members are involved in many forms of paddle sport
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Get in touch with us. See details below of where to find the clubs and how to contact the club's administrator.
You an also use our Support Page to log a request for assistance
Contact details for Arawa's committee can be found here - Committtee
+64 22 171 1890
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