Becoming a member of Paddle Victoria

To become a member of Paddle 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 Paddle 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 Paddle Victoria office on 9020 2750 or email membership.

Join Now – for New and Renewing 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 pay via the Stripe payment portal; otherwise you will need to organise a direct debit or cash payment to the club.

Most Clubs are accepting Online Membership via GoMembership for New and Renewing Members

Ballarat Canoe Club
Bellarine Paddlers Inc
Bendigo Canoe Club
Canoes Plus Racing Team
Cobram Barooga Canoe Club
Echuca Moama Canoe Club
Eltham Canoe Club
Essendon Canoe Club
Fairfield Canoe Club
Float Inc
Footscray Canoe Club
Geelong Canoe Club
Goldfields Paddlers Inc
INCC Yarra Paddlers

Kirinari Kayak Club
Melbourne Canoe Club
Melbourne Uni Mountaineering Club
Mercantile Kayak Club
Mildura Canoe Club
Mitta Mitta Canoe Club
North East Canoe Club
Patterson Lakes Canoe Club
RMIT Outdoors Club (ROC)
Shepparton Canoe Club
Swan Hill Canoe Club
Victorian Sprint Paddlers Inc
Victorian Canoe Club
Warrnambool Kayak Club
Whitehorse Canoe Club
Yarra Valley Kayaking
Yarrawonga Canoe Club

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

Application Forms Information
2020-21 New Membership Form Master Membership fees 2020 21
To be completed by all clubs annually and returned to Paddle Victoria as part of their affiliation.

Please use the ‘Go find a Club’ button for further information about the clubs in your region.

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 Paddle Victoria affiliated clubs and the types of paddling they offer.

Club-Offerings-2020 -21

Ballarat Amateur Canoe Club fishamum@icloud.com www.ballaratcanoeclub.org.au
Bellarine Paddlers Inc bellarinepaddlers@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/bellarinepaddlers/
Bendigo Canoe Club bcc@live.com.au www.bendigocanoeclub.com.au
Canoes Plus Racing Team roy@velocitywatersports.com.au www.canoesplus.com.au
Cobram Barooga Canoe Club cobrambaroogacanoeclub@gmail.com Cobram Barooga Canoe Club Facebook Page
Echuca Moama Canoe Club  kmmcm@iinet.net.au
Eltham College Canoe Club
Essendon Canoe Club essendoncanoeclub@gmail.com www.essendon.canoe.org.au
Fairfield Canoe Club enquiries@fairfieldcanoeclub.org.au www.fairfieldcanoeclub.org.au
Float Inc (Gippsland) allenderse@live.com www.float3909.com
Footscray Canoe Club footscraycanoeclub@gmail.com www.footscray.paddle.org.au
Geelong Canoe Club geelongcanoeclub@gmail.com www.geelongcanoeclub.org.au
Goldfields Paddlers gfpaddlers@gmail.com
INCC Yarra Paddlers 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 melbournecc@canoe.org.au www.melbourne.canoe.org.au
Melbourne University Mountaineering Club paddle@mumc.org.au mumc.org.au
Mercantile Kayak Club PFoster@shawandpartners.com.au http://www.mercantile.org.au
Mildura Canoe Club chrismcginty17@gmail.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
RMIT Outdoors Club roc.paddling@gmail.com https://roc.org.au/
Shepparton Canoe Club sheppartoncanoeclub@gmail.com Shepparton Canoe Club Facebook Page
Swan Hill Canoe Club aduffin@swanhill.vic.gov.au
Victorian Canoe Club victoriancanoeclub@yahoo.com
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

 

timroadley@bigpond.com

 

yarravalleykayaking@gmail.com

 

www.ymacc.canoe.org.au

 

Yarra valley Kayaking Group Facebook page

 

How to Form a New Club

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

Prerequisites:

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

Useful Links

Affiliating with Paddle Victoria

Affiliating with Paddle 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.paddle.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 like grant applications, membership administration, risk management and coach and instructor education.

Affiliation Declaration Form 2020-21

In addition to club affiliation, members of an affiliated club must become members of Paddle Victoria as well. This provides membership benefits including membership with Paddle Australia, 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