With the support of SSRP, Irish Canoe Union and Sligo Borough Council the Sligo Kayak Club was established in 2009.
Club development support and grant aid assistance was provided by SSRP.
The club facilitates kayaking for adults and youth. Members participate in flat water, river running, freestyle, surf and sea kayaking. The club has an active youth an adult section and runs paddle proficiency courses on a regular basis.The club is located along the Garavogue River at Doorly Park.