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In line with Ministry of Education's announcement on 7 October 2021 on the resumption of face-to-face classes, all ActiveSG Academies & Clubs programmes for children aged 7 to 12 (born in 2009 to 2014) will resume in-person from 11 October 2021. sessions would be conducted in maximum group size of 2. We seek all participants' co-operation to strictly adhere to the prevailing SMM guidelines. If your child is not feeling well, please stay home and seek medical attention as necessary. 

Meanwhile, all ActiveSG Academies & Clubs programmes catering to children aged 6 and under (born in 2015 onwards) will continue online until further notice. Respective Academies/Clubs will be reaching out to inform about respective arrangements for this group of participants. 

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Canoe

ActiveSG Canoe Academy (“ACA”) aims to support the existing Canoeing ecosystem by widening the participation base of the sport and complementing the high performance pathway in partnership with the Singapore Canoe Federation (“SCF”). Participants in the Academy will pick up paddling skills in a fun, positive and safe learning environment, make new friends through sport, and further develop values, character and life skills in the great outdoors.

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Our Canoe Programmes

Programme Structure

Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK)
Beginners 10 to 14 years old.
Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir OR Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir
Mandatory swimming requirement of minimum 200m unaided or SwimSafer Silver.
Recommended at least 1.35m and 30-50kg.
1x 1.5h a week on weekend afternoons.
$130 per Season of 10 weeks = total 10 sessions.

Most participants complete about 1-2 years (4-8 seasons) in KIAK before moving to Upsized.

KIAK Upsized
By invitation only. Current criteria is 2km < 15 mins for Girls and < 14 mins 30 secs for Boys.
11 to 16 years old.
Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir OR Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir
2x 1.5h a week, one weekday one weekend afternoons.
$130 per Season of 10 weeks = total 20 sessions.

KIAK Squad
By invitation only. Current criteria is 2km < 13 mins 30 secs for Girls and < 13 mins for Boys.
11 to 16 years old
Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir.
8x 2h a week, recommended at least 4x a week.
$390 per Season of 3 calendar months = total ~100 sessions.

PROGRAMME TRAINING VENUE DATES/TIMES FEES & REGISTRATION
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) Season Programme   10-week programme *$130 per season
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) Season Programme Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir 9 Oct - 11 Dec (Sat) 3.30pm - 5.00pm Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) Season Programme Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir 10 Oct - 12 Dec (Sun) 7.30am - 9.00am Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) Season Programme Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir 10 Oct - 12 Dec (Sun) 9.00am - 10.30am Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) Season Programme Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir 10 Oct - 12 Dec (Sun) 3.30pm - 5.00pm Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) - 13 & 14 yo Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir 9 Oct - 11 Dec (Sat) 5.00pm - 6.30pm Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) - 13 & 14 yo Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir 10 Oct - 12 Dec (Sun) 5:00pm - 6:30pm Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) Season Programme  Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir  6 Oct - 8 Dec (Wed) 3.30pm - 5.00pm Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) Season Programme  Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir 8 Oct - 10 Dec (Fri) 3.30pm - 5.00pm Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) Season Programme Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir
9 Oct - 11 Dec (Sat) 3.30pm - 5.00pm Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) Season Programme Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir 10 Oct - 12 Dec (Sun) 7.30am - 9.00am Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) Season Programme Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir 10 Oct - 12 Dec (Sun) 9.00am - 10.30am Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) Season Programme Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir 10 Oct - 12 Dec (Sun) 3.30pm - 5.00pm Register Now ►
Kid-in-a-Kayak (KIAK) - 13 & 14 yo Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir 9 Oct - 11 Dec (Sat) 5.15pm - 6.45pm  Register Now ►

Coaches

Lucas Teo Lead Coach, Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir

  • 2015 SEA Games K1 1000m Champion (Singapore's 1st ever gold medal for men's Canoe Sprint); 2x SEA Games Medallist
  • 2018 Asian Games K2 1000m 4th
  • SNOC Meritorious Award (Individual) 2016, 2017
  • Sports Excellence Scholarship 2014
  • Assistant Coach, Singapore National Junior Kayak Team
  • BENJAMIN LOW Assistant Coach, Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir

  • 2x Southeast Asian Canoe Sprint Medallist
  • 2015 SEA Games K4 1000m 4th
  • 2012 Asian Canoe Marathon Junior Men K1 Champion
  • 3x Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship
  • RACHEL CHAN Assistant Coach, Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir
     
  • Current Team Singapore national athlete
  • 2x Southeast Asian Canoeing medallist
  • 4x Inter Tertiary medallist (1x Champion)
  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Full Colours Sports Award
  • Singapore School Sports Council Colours Award
  • SEAN TEO Assistant Coach, Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir
     
  • Current Team Singapore national athlete
  • 4x Southeast Asian Canoeing medallist
  • 2019 International Canoe Federation World Marathon (Asian Category) K1 4th
  • 3x Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship (Tertiary)
  • TIMOTHY CHIA Assistant Coach, Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir
     
  • 1x Inter Tertiary Champion
  • Represented Singapore in World Universaide Games 2013
  • Coach of Tampines North CSC Canoeing Team
  • National University of Singapore Sports Awards (6x Team & Individual Awards)
  • SYAHEENUL AIMAN Assistant Coach, Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir
     
  • Current Team Singapore national athlete
  • 2014 Asian Games K2 200m 7th 
  • 3x SEA Games Medalist; 4x ASEAN University Games Champion
  • Sports Excellence Scholarship 2014
  • ANGELICA SEE Assistant Coach, Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir
     
  • Current Team Singapore national athlete
  • 2019 Southeast Asian Canoe Sprint K2 500 Champion (2x Medallist)
  • 2019 International Canoe Federation World Marathon (Asian Category) K1 Bronze
  • 2016 ASEAN University Games K2 200m Bronze; 5x Inter Tertiary Champion (10x Medallist)
  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Full Colours Sports Award
  • Singapore School Sports Council Colours Award
  • ANNABELLE NG Assistant Coach, Sports Hub Water Sports Centre @ Marina Reservoir
     
  • International Council for Coaching Excellence Coach Developer (Level 1)
  • Sports Excellence Scholarship 2013-2015
  • SNOC Meritorious Award (Team) 2009 & 2016
  • 2015 SEA Games K4 500m Champion
  • 7x SEA Games medallist
  • 2014 Asian Games K4 500m 4th
  • 2010 Asian Games K4 500m 5th
  • Alvin Siew Lead Coach, Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir

  • Coach, Gan Eng Seng School and Saint Andrew's Junior College
  • Grace Yong Assistant Coach, Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir
     
  • 3x Southeast Asian Canoe Sprint Medallist
  • 3x Inter Tertiary Champion (8x Medallist)
  • Coach, Temasek Secondary School
  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Half Colours Sports Award
  • Shona Chan Assistant Coach, Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir

  • 3x ASEAN University Games Medallist
  • 3x SEA Games Medallist (Traditional Boat Racing)
  • 2x Inter Tertiary Champion (4x Medallist)
  • Coach, Damai Secondary School
  • National University of Singapore (NUS) Sportswoman of the Year 2016
  • Benjamin Ho Assistant Coach, Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir

  • 2x ASEAN University Games Medallist
  • 2x Inter Tertiary Champion (4x Medallist)
  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Full Colours Sports Award
  • Ong Kai Wen LEAD COACH, PADDLE LODGE @ MACRITCHIE RESERVOIR

  • 2x Asian University Canoeing Medallist
  • Head Coach, Anglo-Chinese Junior College (2017 A Girls Champion)
  • Head Coach, Gan Eng Seng School (2015 C Girls Champion)
  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Half Colours Sports Award
  • Daniel Koh Assistant Coach, Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir
     
  • Current Team Singapore national athlete
  • 3x Southeast Asian Canoeing medallist
  • Coach of Temasek Polytechnic Kayak Racing Team
  • Quek Wee Tong Assistant Coach, Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir
     
  • Former Head Coach, Teacher-in-charge, Hwa Chong Institution Canoeing Team (2009-2019, 17x Champion in A & B Div
  • TNP S. Socceleraj Teacher-Coach Excellence Award 2015
  • National Caring Teacher Award (Commendation) 2014, 2020
  • Linnet Xue Assistant Coach, Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir
     
  • 2x Inter Tertiary Champion (7x medallist)
  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Full Colours Sports Award
  • Axel Tan Assistant Coach, Paddle Lodge @ MacRitchie Reservoir
     
  • Singapore School Sports Council Colours Award 2018
  • Mervyn Toh Assistant Coach

  • 2018 Asian Games K1 200m Bronze medallist (Singapore's 1st ever Asian Games medal in Canoe Sprint)
  • 2015 SEA Games K1 200m Champion
  • 3x SEA Games medallist; 5x ASEAN University Games Champion
  • Finalist for 2016 Singapore Sportsman of the Year
  • Meritorious Award (Individual) 2016, 2017, 2019
  • Sports Excellence Scholarship 2015-2018
  • Coach, Hwa Chong Institution Canoeing Team
  • Lee Wei Ling Assistant Coach

  • Singapore's first ever Olympian in Canoe Sprint (2012)
  • 2011 SEA Games K1 500m Champion (Singapore's first ever SEA Games Gold medal in Canoe Sprint)
  • 2x SEA Games Champion10x SEA Games medallist
  • 2018 Asian Games K4 500m 5th; 2014 Asian Games K4 500m 4th
  • Singapore Sports Awards Team of the Year (Event) 2017; SNOC Meritorious Award (Individual) 2012, 2013; SNOC Meritorious Award (Team) 2009, 2016
  • Sports Excellence Scholarship 2014-2018
  • Deborah Saw Assistant Coach
     
  • Current Team Singapore national athlete
  • 2018 Asian Games K1 500m 7th
  • 4x Inter Tertiary Champion (6x Medallist)
  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Full Colours Sports Award
  • Singapore School Sports Council Colours Award
  • Chan Chi Hin Assistant Coach
     
  • 2x ASEAN University Games medallist
  • 2x Inter Tertiary Champion (5x medallist)
  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Half Colours Sports Award
  • Tay Peng Miang Assistant Coach
     
  • 2x Inter Tertiary Champion
  • Singapore School Sports Council Colours Award 2017
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