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This is a reminder about our Paddle Strong training sessions. These sessions are great for intermediate to advanced paddlers of all backgrounds. They run on Thursday afternoons from 5:30-6:30 at Hobart College. If you are interested in attending, please register at the link below. ... See MoreSee Less

The Derwent Canoe Club, in conjunction with Hobart College Fitness Centre, are offering group gym training sessions for DCC members interested in incr...

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After the success of the 200m sprints two weeks ago we will do the same tomorrow.

The format is 200m head-to-head sprints along the river's main straight. All boats are welcome - creek boats to K1s, Skis to slalom boats.

After the head-to-head sprints there will be a handicapped mass-start sprint to add even more excitement to the game.

Entries from 5:45 near the scout shed on the northern side of the river.
Cost: $3
The sprints will start at 6:15

See you all there!
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Next weekend water is booked for,
Saturday February 25th 2017 from 10 till 5pm at 26qmecs
Sunday February 26th 2017 from 9 till 3pm at 26 qmecs.
Kate, Kieran and Dan will there and gates up, all welcome.
Planning to arrive at 9 on Saturday to set up gates.
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The Derwent Canoe Club, in conjunction with Hobart College Fitness Centre, are offering group gym training sessions for DCC members interested in increasing their strength and fitness in the lead up to any races or expeditions (or just in general).

To register and attend please see the below information:

Time: 5:30pm Thursday afternoon (starting tomorrow!)

Place: Hobart College Fitness Centre, Olinda Grove (map attached)

Cost: $40 for an 8-week training block - register here:

Please ensure your DCC membership is active before registering. If you are not a current financial member, register for the rest of the year here:
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Derwent Canoe Club shared Next Level Kayaking's event. ... See MoreSee Less

2017 National Pies Kayak Challenge - Australia Day Jan 26th

January 26, 2017, 12:30pm - January 26, 2017, 2:30pm

2017 NATIONAL PIES Kayak Challenge – Australia Day Jan 26th The first race in the Southern Paddlers Summer Series is the 2017 NATIONAL PIES Kayak C...

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Social events

DCC social gatherings general occur alongside events and are advertised on the Calendar, DCCFlash and Facebook.
Board meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month.
Contact one of the executive if you would like assistance organising a social event or would like to raise an issue at a Board meeting.

Browns Races

The DCC Browns Races are legendary!
There is something for everyone at Browns – race hard, take on a personal challenge, or relax with friends after a long day.
When the weather is nice, the famous post-race BBQ’s are not to be missed.
Races are held roughly bi-weekly, check the News Items and/or Calendar.

DCC Paddle Flash

DCC Paddle Flash is the clubs ‘web group’ that has been established as an email news service to club members. If you join this group, you can choose to go and view messages on the Paddle Flash board via the Web, or get the messages delivered to your email address.

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Junior Development

The Derwent Canoe Club runs a comprehensive junior development programme including involvement in the TIS Development Squad.
New for this Summer is the River Rats program for 10 – 12yr olds interested in trying canoeing

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Southern 'Under 3' Trips

The Derwent Canoe Club runs monthly beginner trips guaranteed to be under grade 3 for rusty, aspiring or social paddlers. A great way to meet other members and just mess around in boats.

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