The latest updates to the COVID-19 restrictions, valid from the 7th June, are allowing widespread returns to paddlesport activity at all levels. An easing of both travel restrictions and an increase in activity levels will allow for this return to paddling, when all other government health advice is followed.

The latest COVID guidelines effective from 7th June are –

  • Organised outdoor paddling activity including contact sport can resume for all in pods of 15 including supervisor
  • Indoor facilities can be used for individual training only
  • You can travel between counties in Ireland
  • Outdoor events with a maximum attendance of 100

As with all paddlesports activity please ensure to adhere to all Canoeing Ireland safety guidelines when getting out on the water.

For further detail on the April updates to the restrictions and what they mean for paddlesports, please see our Return to Paddling document –

Please refrain from any paddling activity if you are awaiting results of a COVID test, or have have any associated symptoms. If you have symptoms please consult your Doctor.

If you require any further clarification on this document, or have any specific query on paddlesport activity around these restrictions, please contact Canoeing Ireland.