Why paddle?

There are many reasons why paddling is a great sport and recreation.

Mental and physical fitness, relaxation, social connection, high-adrenaline thrills and Olympic pathways are just a few of them.

It’s also a great way to explore our beautiful Western Australian waterways with little impact on the natural environment.

We leave nothing but ripples.

Paddling also has some great benefits, here’s what our paddlers have said. Why not add yours to our paddle poll.

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Paddle Events

There are paddle competitions and events most weekends across all our disciplines and clubs.

Paddle News

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    Sprinting their way to success

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    2024 International Women’s Day

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The Different Disciplines of Paddling

Did you know there are 11 different types of paddling?

One of the best things about paddling is that there is something for everyone. All ages, all abilities, all fitness levels. With so many choices you are guaranteed to find a discipline that is perfect for you!

We are the pride of the nation, leading with a comprehensive calender of events throughout the year. We are very proud of our hardworking Discipline Committees and thank them for their valuable contribution to paddlesports in Western Australia.

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Paddle WA are dedicated get you paddling. Our amazing team are available to help with any questions you may have.

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