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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State News

RSS PaddleTAS

  • Paddle Education Weekend, March 21 – 22, 2020 Nov 7, 2019
    Paddle Education Weekend (March 21-22) Paddle Tasmania will conduct the following courses at the Paddle Education Weekend. Registrations Close: Monday March 2: Basic Skills and Safety Flatwater Cost: $45 ($30 for affiliated Paddle Tas club members) Turners Beach. Saturday March 21, 9.30am – 11.30am Turners Beach Essential skills for safe paddling, suitable for beginner to […]
  • Advanced Whitewater Packraft Course November 9 – 10, 2019 Oct 9, 2019
    Course full Advanced Whitewater Packraft Course Dates: Friday November 8 to Sunday 10 November, 2019 Venue: North-west Tasmania including Mersey White Water Regional Reserve Accommodation: Arm River Outdoor Education Centre Fee: $450 includes course and 2 nights’ accommodation (Fri & Sat nights) Note: Those wishing to sign up for both the Intermediate and Advanced courses […]