If you’re planning to head to Wales to go paddling any time soon, please be aware that many parts of Wales are currently subject to a local lockdown with travel restrictions in place. You can find up-to-date information and guidance on paddling in Wales from Canoe Wales.
Following the announcements by the Prime Minister today in relation to the ongoing Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, British Canoeing is once again operating with most staff working at home for an indefinite period.
Following recent confirmation with CIMPSA, DCMS and Sport England, British Canoeing is pleased to confirm that the running of qualifications and awards is allowed, under the exemption of education and training, within the government's latest guidance on social distancing.
Following the recent announcement by the government on social gatherings in England, British Canoeing is pleased to confirm that current paddling activity will not be affected by the new restrictions.
British Canoeing issues new guidelines to support the immediate return of white water rafting racing
Due to the changes of Government guidance and the relaxation of lockdown rules, British Canoeing Awarding Body can provide further advice to Providers delivering qualifications and awards.
British Canoeing has today issued new guidelines to support the immediate return of canoe polo.
British Canoeing is pleased to announce that planning can now begin for the reintroduction of competitions and events in England from 1st August 2020.
We are pleased to provide additional and updated guidance to paddlesport clubs, centres and hire providers in England.
Following the government’s guidance published on 9 July regarding the permitted return of recreational team sports, British Canoeing is working with Sport England and the relevant disciplines to ensure a safe return of grassroots team-based paddlesport activities.
As it stands, it is still clear within current government guidance that events cannot take place, however British Canoeing has developed a guidance document which explores how we potentially transition back to competition and events as government restrictions hopefully continue to ease.
British Canoeing has announced today that in the interest of the safety and wellbeing of all members of our community, with regret we are extending the cancellation of all domestic competitions, events and gatherings until 31 July 2020.