Arawa Canoe Club is open to members. Please ensure that you register every visit to the club via the NZ Covid Tracer App or the register next to the stairwell door. For your health and safety and that of your fellow members please continue to follow recommended Public Health measures (stay home if you have any Covid like symptoms, maintain physical distance, wipe down gear gear with disinfectant before and after use and practice good hand hygiene) - and enjoy paddling!
Whatever your interest or experience in paddle sports, there is something at Arawa for you.
Thanks to all of those members, young and old, who joined in the celebrations and made the 50th Anniversary weekend one to remember.
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
Arawa members are involved in many forms of paddle sport
Check whats been happening with the club and it's members
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
Office hours - Mon-Thu,
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