5 days ago

Derwent Canoe Club
Congratulations to four of our junior canoe slalom paddlers who have been selected to join the Canoe Slalom National Development Squad. What a great testament to the success of the club’s Stingers program and the effort these paddlers put in! Well done everyone - four out of eleven from Tassie!!!Paddle Australia is pleased to announce the #CanoeSlalom National Development Squad for 2023 👏Congratulations to all the athletes selected!👉 paddle.org.au/2023/03/24/paddle-australia-announces-2023-canoe-slalom-national-development-squad/ Australian Institute of Sport NSW Institute of Sport Victorian Institute of Sport Inside WAIS Tasmanian Institute of Sport ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Derwent Canoe Club
Congratulations to DCC members Fergus Page-Brown, Freja Boocock and Dan Andrews for their selection into the Canoe Slalom National Development Squad in 2023. Look forward to watching your progress. ... See MoreSee Less
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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).

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 our Facebook page.

State News


  • Lea River – Extreme Racing Workshop Mar 26, 2023
    What: This course will be aimed primarily at improving your chances of opening a can of whoop ass at the Lea race! We will focus on racing strategy and will analyse each individual rapid to see where we can go faster by using the water and features to our advantage. Who: This course is open to […]
  • Extreme Racing Workshop – North Esk Mar 26, 2023
    This workshop is aimed at two types of people, but is open to Grade 3 and up paddler (Kayaks and Packrafts). 1. Those who might not be familiar with the North Esk River (White Hills to Corra Lynn race section). You might want to learn about the river and the best way to approach the […]