Paddle SA Flatwater Leadership Training Course April 22-24

The Paddle SA Flatwater Leadership Program delivers training for those seeking qualification as a Paddling Supervisor, Guide or Instructor.
Training is delivered in accordance with the Paddle Australia Qualification Scheme, the industry benchmark designed to meet the needs of the
paddling industry in education, recreational and tourism sectors nationwide.
These qualifications indicate competence in instructing groups and leading trips on inland waters such as lakes, reservoirs and gently flowing rivers.

Paddle SA Board Application

Paddle SA Paddling South Australia Recreation, Sport and Training

Paddle SA is seeking volunteer Directors with appropriate skills and experience to join its professional and collaborative Board. Applicants with expertise in legal and governance fields will be especially well-regarded.
Whilst an association with Paddle is desirable, we would welcome applications from anyone interested in supporting not-for-profit and sporting organisations in general.

2024 PA Canoe Marathon Championships

Interim Start Lists have now been listed on the Paddle Australia WebScorer homepage. These Interim Start Lists are based on entries received as at the close of Early Bird yesterday. You will see that there are many Doubles entries where the second paddler is yet to enter, or even to be identified. Team Leaders would […]

She Paddles 2024

We’re back on the water in 2024
Take a look at our exciting lineup of 4 FREE paddle events at Happy Valley Reservoir, where you can immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the thrill of paddling.

In addition to these events, there are mid-week and weekend paddles at West Lakes, providing various opportunities for paddlers of all levels to come together and explore the beauty of the waterways.

Brother Howard Memorial Race

Paddle SA has been granted permission to hold this year’s Brother Howard Memorial Race on the Inner Harbour in Port Adelaide (Port River). The event will be held on Sunday the 17th September and will incorporate the State LD Doubles Championships. Registration will be held from 8am for a 9am first start and attached is the […]

2023 West Lakes Classic

2023 West Lakes Classic held at West Lakes Paddle Sports

Results now available at the West lakes Paddle Sports Website The West Lakes Classic event, held on May 21st, with numerous participants taking part in the 6, 12, and 18 KM distances. Despite the challenging weather conditions, cold, wind, and rain, all participants demonstrated remarkable determination and enthusiasm, completing the course. The West Lakes Classic […]

Canoe Polo SA – NDCC April Competition

NDCC Canoe Polo June competition

Thanks for all players making it such a great day, thanks to everyone who assisted as referees, timekeepers, setting up and packing up, Peter on the barbie, Carolyn for the great photos, Matt for the program and if I’ve forgotten anyone else who contributed. I’m told there could be one more on the first Sunday […]

2023 Oceania Paddle Australia Canoe Marathon

2023 Oceania Paddle Australia Canoe Marathon Championships It was a fabulous Easter Long Weekend for a dedicated team of South Australian Marathon Paddlers who headed to Geelong to compete in the 2023 Oceania and  Paddle Australia Canoe Marathon & SUP Championships. While the weather was cold the racing was hot with some very close finishes. […]

2023 Paddle Australia Canoe Polo Championships

2023 Paddle Australia Canoe Polo Championships 30+ people just finished participating at the Paddle Australia Canoe Polo Championships in Ballarat. They saw vibrant competition for three days, in temperatures ranging from 9 degrees to 15 degrees. SA entered Under 21, Women, Open and Masters teams, and came second overall, with 3 of the four teams earning […]