Canoe France
Join the Canoë France group

Join the Canoë France group

For 30 years the GIE “Rivières de France”, better known through its brand “Canoë France”, has actively participated in the evolution of the canoe rental profession by actively participating in the evolution of a quality of service now recognized.

Joining CANOE FRANCE ® means:

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Who can join?

Any private law base subject to VAT and registered in the commercial register can apply to join CANOE FRANCE. Membership is the work of a manager, who is master of the know-how and its evolution, of the development of his structure... but it is the structure that adheres!

How ?


The Admissions Committee launches an investigation. You will need to provide a certain number of elements (statutes, Kbis, 3 last balance sheets validated by an accountant, identity and contact details of the person who will sit during the work meetings or who will represent the new company entering the AGMs, the supports existing communications, flyers, promotional brochures, website) (an exhaustive list will be provided to you). Please note here that this cannot be an employee mandated by the manager or a shareholder. Mandatory presence of the manager or a shareholder at any meeting of the GIE Rivières de France . An employee may, with the agreement of the GIE, be present but under cover and in the presence of a guarantor of the employer structure.
The appointment is made by the Admissions Committee.

The admissions committee

The Admissions Committee, made up of professional members and members of the GIE Rivières de France office, meets at the headquarters, in your presence. During this interview, which generally lasts one to two hours, you are invited to present, among other things, your company, your strategy and objectives, your concept, your operation, your network, as well as your perspectives. of development.

Admission criteria

The Admissions Committee seeks to see whether your brand complies with the Code of Ethics. It very concretely verifies the following points:

  • The existence of real know-how. We are professional canoe and kayak rental companies. We have a quality charter.
  • Services provided to customers in terms of quality.
  • The structure and organization of the base.
  • Guarantee of the obligations of the sports establishment (declarations, insurance, PPE, etc.)
  • The legal balance of the structure.
  • The economic setup: sources of income, profitability and turnover.
  • The financial situation of the new member.
  • The operating system of the canoe base and its current communication.
  • His membership in the FNLPCK
  • The commitment and future desire for an eco-citizen commitment that respects the environment
  • The motivation of the new entrant. His dynamism and his involvement are studied. This is a commitment because collective work is necessary.

Liking the activity, appreciating its products, being seduced by the concept would therefore not be enough for the success of our collaboration.
Verify the adequacy of the man with the GIE.


At the end of these various interviews, the Admissions Committee issues an opinion and proposes to the Board of Directors to accept, refuse or reject the application.
You are admitted as a member during a two-year probationary period. A sponsorship is made by a member of the GIE Board of Directors with the new entrant for a personalized and more direct link.


The ideal before delving deeper into your membership process is to get to know us.
We told you a little about ourselves… Perhaps you now want to meet us. GIE Rivières de France
Quartier de la Tuilière
26340 Saillans