Partners – International Canoe Federation
The International Canoe Federation (ICF) is the umbrella organisation of all national canoe organisations worldwide. Its headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland, and the Federation administers all aspects of canoe sport worldwide.
One of the main functions of the ICF is to organise world canoeing events (World Championships and World Cups) across a range of competition disciplines at senior, junior and under 23 level.
The ICF awarded a 2019 Canoe Slalom World Cup to British Canoeing in 2017.
Partners – UK Sport
UK Sport is the nation’s high performance sports agency responsible for the strategic investment of around £350 million of National Lottery and Exchequer funding in Olympic and Paralympic sports preparing for Tokyo 2020 and beyond.
Between 2017-2025, UK Sport’s Major Events Programme will invest almost £30 million of National Lottery funding and manage the funding provided by the government to support the bidding and staging costs of major events on home soil.
Exciting events coming to the UK include the 2019 Netball World Cup, 2019 Road Cycling World Championships and 2021 Rugby League World Cup.
Partners – Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
The Lee Valley Regional Park Authority is a statutory body responsible for managing and developing the 26 mile long, 10,000 acre linear Lee Valley Regional Park – the only regional park serving London, Hertfordshire and Essex.
The Authority has a broad and dynamic remit with a duty to develop and preserve leisure, recreation, sport and nature throughout the Regional Park.
As part of this, the Authority is creating a zone of sporting excellence throughout the Regional Park which includes centres for athletics, horse riding, ice skating, sailing and golf.
As the owner of three London 2012 venues, including Lee Valley White Water Centre, the Authority is playing a leading role to deliver an enduring and sustainable legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
You can choose from hundreds of great days out and things to do in the Lee Valley. Start your adventure now with attractions to visit, events and places to stay across London, Essex and Hertfordshire.