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


  • Paddle Tasmania COVID-19 Return to Paddling Guidelines Jun 2, 2020
    Overview Sport and active recreation and exercise play an important role in community development, connectiveness, and physical and mental health. Paddlers have been fortunate that solo (or appropriately physically distanced small group paddling), as regular exercise, has been permitted in Tasmania throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, and we know many paddlers have continued paddling to maintain […]
  • Paddle On Foundation May 12, 2020
    About the project Established by Paddle Australia and our six State Member Associations, The Paddle On Foundation aims to support those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, so they can maintain Club membership or join a Club. With close to 140 Clubs around Australia, paddling encompasses multiple disciplines and competitive and recreational activities on flatwater, white […]