Welcome to the Derwent Canoe Club (DCC) and all things paddling in Southern Tasmania!

Our Vision:
To be recognised as a vibrant and inclusive paddle-sports club.
Our Purpose:
To promote and teach safe paddling in southern Tasmania.
To facilitate paddling activities between members.
Promote paddling for fun, fitness and competition.

To find out more click on the discipline links above or see the Facebook pages below.

Getting started

Are you a beginner wanting to learn to paddle ? Here are some options:

  • Paddling, Pals and Pizza
    A social paddling group for members to meet others in the club, learn paddling skills, play games, make friends and chat over a meal afterwards. Look for it over summer on the events section of our Facebook page.
  • Canoe Tasmania – Education
    Accredited courses run by Canoe Tasmania to learn paddling skills.
  • Paddle Power
    A great junior development program (adults also welcome).

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  • Lea Race coaching May 28, 2021
    What? Wanna kick some ass!?  Wanna chance to win big money!? Learn some tips to improve your performance at the Lea Extreme Race. Also suitable for boaters who just want coaching on how to safely tackle the Lea and nail a boof. When? Sunday 8 August, 9am – 3pm Where? Meet at the paddock at […]
  • Placky boater slalom coaching May 28, 2021
    Slalom coaching  What?  Slalom coaching for plastic boaters with the aim of improving river running technique, precision paddling and efficiency. When? Saturday 7 August, 10am – 4pm Where? Mersey River slalom course. Who? Thisrn course is aimed at anyone who can handle themselves on the Mersey and rnwould like some slalom specific coaching that is […]