History

Fairfield Canoe Club was established in 1919 on the banks of the Yarra River, downstream from the present clubhouse. FCC is one of the oldest canoe clubs in Australia and has a rich and varied history. If you have any information about the history of FCC, please contact us. Photographs, memories, articles, or objects, are all welcome.

Tom Ohman (above) , Zoli Sziget and Jon Mayne are life members of the club. Toms Ohmans history of the club and the timeline of the clubs history can be downloaded from the right side of this page. The Pleasure was mine (film about life member, Zolis Szigeti) below. See the clubs life member profiles. You can see photos from the clubs Image Gallery showing images from 1919 to the present day.

 

The Pleasure was mine from Fairfield Canoe Club on Vimeo.