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).

Facebook Posts

Facebook Events

State News


  • Update 3 – 27th March 2020 – Paddling Restrictions, Closures & Event Cancellations Apr 1, 2020
    1 Background 1.1 The restrictions and recommendations being put in place by the different levels of government are changing rapidly in an effort to mitigate the risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The operation of Paddle Clubs has further been impacted by recent government rulings. 1.2 Our priority remains the health of our paddling community […]
  • Paddle Australia Member Feedback Survey… thank you and congratulations! Mar 22, 2020
    Paddle Australia have announced the winners of the Membership Feedback Survey. The winner in Tasmania is a member of the Tasmanian Sea Canoeing Club. Thank you to all our our members who completed the survey. This information will be of benefit to the organisation as a whole into the future.