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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  • Hydro Tasmania is undertaking a project to construct a maintenance tunnel in the vicinity of Lake Parangana Oct 7, 2020
    At a recent meeting of the Mersey Forth Recreation Management Committee they were informed that Hydro Tasmania is undertaking a project to construct a maintenance tunnel in the vicinity of Lake Parangana. The project will be undertaken in two phases: Phase 1 – Exploratory drilling – October/November 2020 o   Commencing in mid-October 2020 for a […]
  • Kate Eckhardt wins Tasmanian Young Achiever Award 2020 Oct 7, 2020
    Kate Eckhardt wins an award Kate Eckhardt was recently named the winner of the Tasmanian Young Achiever Award – in the Motors Tasmania Sports category! The Motors Tasmania Sports award aims to recognise outstanding performances of Young Tasmanian athletes at International Junior, Youth or under 23 class level. Congratulations Kate! From the Tasmanian Institute of Sport. […]