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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State News


  • 2021 Paddle Australia Awards – Tassie receives 3 awards Nov 23, 2021
      Paddle Australia 2021 Award of Merit   Paddle Australia  2021 Instructor/Guide of the Year   Paddle Australia 2021 Volunteer of the Year
  • Paddle Week 2022 Oct 12, 2021
    Paddle Week 2022 Date River, Times* Flow Friday, January 21, 2022 King River, 9am – 5pm (Australian White Water Showcase, Paragon Theatre, TBA ) 70 cumecs Saturday, January 22, 2022 King River, 9am – 5pm 70 cumecs Sunday, January 23, 2022 Brady’s Lake Slalom Course, 9am – 5pm (Bradys Boatercross, starting 12pm) 19 cumecs Monday, […]