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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  • Women’s Intermediate Whitewater Packraft Course / 3-day River journey Jun 22, 2022
    Details: This course is being offered as a women’s only course/river journey. This is because there are many females who benefit from learning from other women and being supported to build confidence in their paddling skills, knowledge and group management from other like-minded females. Dates:Friday 4th November until Sunday 6th November, 2022 Duration:3-day river journey […]
  • Paddle Education Weekend, Oct 1-2, 2022 Jun 3, 2022
    Paddle Education Weekend (October 1-2) Paddle Tasmania will conduct the following courses at the Paddle Education Weekend. Registrations Close: Wednesday September 27: Basic Skills and Safety Flatwater Cost: $65 ($52 for affiliated Paddle Tas club members) Turners Beach. To become a member click here Saturday October 1, 9.30am – 12.30 Turners Beach Essential skills for […]