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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  • Penrith Open Canoe Slalom Series 2021 Mar 4, 2021
    Dan Watkins and Kate Eckhardt recently competed in the first races of the Penrith Open Series – a three race series. This series enables athletes to get some racing under their belt and  replace what would have normally been their domestic racing and selection series which has been pushed back to April following domestic border restrictions. […]
  • PACKRAFTING RIVER RUNNING COURSE & MULTI-DAY JOURNEY Feb 19, 2021
    Dates: Saturday 17th to Monday 19th April 2021 Duration: 3-day river journey Venue: Alum Cliffs section of the Mersey River in NW Tasmania (near Mole Creek) Accommodation: Own tent/tarp/bivvy bag Fee: $540 for Paddle Australia members             $655 for non-members plus $20 for single event entry (To become a member visit: https://tas.paddle.org.au/membership/  ) Details: Paddle Tasmania will […]