• 1st Tuesday – New Member DRY Induction (6.00-6.30 pm)
  • 2nd Tuesday – New Member WET Induction (6.00-7.00pm)

Please also view our Social (Peer) Paddles which are regular paddle times not added to the Calendar.

Oct
1
Sat
Guided Paddle for Members
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
The guided paddle is suitable for all members, especially for those who are new to the club and paddling on Swan River. Your guide will take you out onto the river, and weather/wind dependant will take the group on a paddle that could include Chidley point, Point Walter, the Sandbar and/ or Freshwater Bay.
Contacting the nominated lead for the paddle is essential, so that they know the numbers and paddle experience of those attending. No RSVP may mean that if you turn up on the day you may not be able to join the group.
Please contact the lead to join this paddle for
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
Oct
4
Tue
Induction – Dry @ Swan Canoe Club
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Oct
5
Wed
Paddling Skills x 2 hours with Geoff E
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Any course run by the Swan Canoe Club will require participants to be fully vaccinated and wear masks whilst indoors. Please confirm with your instructor that you are vaccinated. If you have any issues please speak directly to club admin at admin@swancanoeclub.org.au

Thanks, SCC Committee and ADMIN

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Geoff Emery has been paddling for twenty years and is a flat water, white water and sea kayak instructor. He enjoys teaching basic and advanced kayak strokes, rescue techniques and the kayak roll.

Geoff is available during the week for two hour semi private lessons. If time permits he can sometimes organise a time on a Sunday.

Contact Geoff to discuss content, timing and pricing

Oct
9
Sun
PRIVATE VENUE HIRE – No upstairs access
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Private Venue Hire – no upstairs access

 

Booking: Jenny Rogers

Oct
10
Mon
Basic Paddle Skills x 2 hours with Gillian
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Any course run by the Swan Canoe Club will require participants to be fully vaccinated and wear masks whilst indoors. Please confirm with your instructor that you are vaccinated. If you have any issues please speak directly to club admin at admin@swancanoeclub.org.au

Thanks, SCC Committee and ADMIN

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A two hour semi private lesson with Gillian. Do two sessions to cover the same content as the Intro to Kayaking course or custom make a lesson to suit your needs.

Gillian will be running these lessons on Monday afternoons at 4-6pm.

Contact Gillian to discuss content, timing and pricing hendersonhobbs18@gmail.com.

 

Oct
11
Tue
Induction – Wet @ Swan Canoe Club
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bring along wet gear.

Oct
14
Fri
Gin Night @ Swan Canoe Club
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
16
Sun
Intro to Paddling a Sea Kayak with Geoff E
Oct 16 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Any course run by the Swan Canoe Club will require participants to be fully vaccinated and wear masks whilst indoors. Please confirm with your instructor that you are vaccinated. If you have any issues please speak directly to club admin at admin@swancanoeclub.org.au

Thanks, SCC Committee and ADMIN

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This course is designed for people who have some previous kayaking experience, have the ability to perform basic paddling strokes and are able to swim at least 25 meters.

This course is conducted using sit in type sea kayaks. A club sea kayak and equipment are provided.

The course will provide information on:

  • different types of sea kayak design and material
  • sea kayak safety features
  • safety equipment
  • Western Australian boating regulations for kayaking on the ocean
  • paddle types
  • the use of a rudder and skeg

It will provide instruction on how to:

  • paddle forwards, backwards, turn, manoeuvre sideways and stop in an emergency
  • capsize and exit an upturned kayak (wet exit) while wearing a spray deck
  • launch and land a sea kayak
  • edge and lean a sea kayak
  • manoeuvre a sea kayak without the use of a rudder
  • use the paddle to help prevent a capsize (low brace support stoke)
  • perform an assisted rescue as the rescuer
  • perform an assisted rescue as the rescuee

A Swan Canoe Club Introduction to Paddling a Sea Kayak certificate will be awarded to people who have demonstrated competency in the skills required for paddling a sea kayak and a controlled wet exit wearing a spray deck.

These skills are normally a pre-requisite for easy club sea kayaking trips.

Pre-requisites: Able to swim 25 metres in paddling clothes and PFD. For juniors under 18 please email enquiry through to admin@swancanoeclub.org.au.

Equipment: provided

Members ($70) and Non-Members ($125) welcome

Full course outline is available at Introduction to Paddling a Sea Kayak Course | Swan Canoe Club Inc. (paddle.org.au)

All courses are run by an accredited Paddle Australia instructor.

Cancellation Fees apply if withdrawing from the course:

  • 15% greater than 1 weeks notice
  • 25% less than 1 weeks notice but greater than 48 hours notice
  • 50% less than 48 hours notice

Disclaimer – SCC has the right to change or cancel courses at their discretion

Email – Geoff Emery: gemry13@gmail.com

Go Membership Registration Link

Oct
18
Tue
SCC Committee Meeting
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm
Oct
19
Wed
Paddling Skills x 2 hours with Geoff E
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Any course run by the Swan Canoe Club will require participants to be fully vaccinated and wear masks whilst indoors. Please confirm with your instructor that you are vaccinated. If you have any issues please speak directly to club admin at admin@swancanoeclub.org.au

Thanks, SCC Committee and ADMIN

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Geoff Emery has been paddling for twenty years and is a flat water, white water and sea kayak instructor. He enjoys teaching basic and advanced kayak strokes, rescue techniques and the kayak roll.

Geoff is available during the week for two hour semi private lessons. If time permits he can sometimes organise a time on a Sunday.

Contact Geoff to discuss content, timing and pricing

Oct
20
Thu
Murray Delta Paddle with Marty
Oct 20 all-day

Starting and finishing at ‘Jetty’s Bar and Grill’ in South Yunderup, approx. 1.25 hr drive south from SCC, approx 16km/4 hour paddle.

Paddle past riverside shacks and mansions, explore the natural environs of the lower Murray’s river channels and deltaic islands, enter into Peel Inlet, enjoy the dolphins and birdlife, picnic lunch at historic Coopers Mill, and an afternoon ice-cream at ‘Pelicans on the Murray Café’.

 

RSVP via Email to Marty Wells

Oct
22
Sat
Intro to Kayaking with Colin S
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Any course run by the Swan Canoe Club will require participants to be fully vaccinated and wear masks whilst indoors. Please confirm with your instructor that you are vaccinated. If you have any issues please speak directly to club admin at admin@swancanoeclub.org.au

Thanks, SCC Committee and ADMIN

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This course is designed for people who are new to kayaking or those wishing to learn basic kayaking skills including:

– gear and equipment
– safety awareness & rescues
– different types of kayaks and paddles
– basic strokes and techniques

Members $70 and Non-Members $125

Further information on the course content is available here.

AUGUST (Elena) Go Membership Registration Link

OCTOBER (Colin) Go Membership Registration Link

NOVEMBER (Colin) Go Membership Registration Link (link coming)

Oct
24
Mon
Basic Paddle Skills x 2 hours with Gillian
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Any course run by the Swan Canoe Club will require participants to be fully vaccinated and wear masks whilst indoors. Please confirm with your instructor that you are vaccinated. If you have any issues please speak directly to club admin at admin@swancanoeclub.org.au

Thanks, SCC Committee and ADMIN

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A two hour semi private lesson with Gillian. Do two sessions to cover the same content as the Intro to Kayaking course or custom make a lesson to suit your needs.

Gillian will be running these lessons on Monday afternoons at 4-6pm.

Contact Gillian to discuss content, timing and pricing hendersonhobbs18@gmail.com.

 

Oct
25
Tue
SCC Social Committee Meeting
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SCC Social Committee meeting upstairs at the club

Oct
30
Sun
SCC OPEN DAY – Come and Try Paddling @ Swan Canoe Club
Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nov
1
Tue
Induction – Dry @ Swan Canoe Club
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Nov
5
Sat
Blackwood Trip with Colin and Geoff
Nov 5 – Nov 6 all-day

Kayaking from Sues Bridge to Chapmans Pool over two days. Base camping at Warner Glen (camping fees apply). Need to be self-sufficient for the weekend (camping gear, food and drinking water).

River is graded 1-2. Suitable for members with Intro to white water skills or good basic kayaking skills in short slalom type kayak. Must be competent capsizing with spay deck.

This will be a leisurely paddle over two days. Saturday we will paddle from Sues Bridge to Hut Pool about 19km. Sunday we will paddle from Hut Pool to Chapmans Pool about 12km.

Please email Colin to RSVP to this trip

Guided Paddle for Members
Nov 5 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
The guided paddle is suitable for all members, especially for those who are new to the club and paddling on Swan River. Your guide will take you out onto the river, and weather/wind dependant will take the group on a paddle that could include Chidley point, Point Walter, the Sandbar and/ or Freshwater Bay.
Contacting the nominated lead for the paddle is essential, so that they know the numbers and paddle experience of those attending. No RSVP may mean that if you turn up on the day you may not be able to join the group.
Please contact the lead to join this paddle for
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
Nov
7
Mon
Basic Paddle Skills x 2 hours with Gillian
Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Any course run by the Swan Canoe Club will require participants to be fully vaccinated and wear masks whilst indoors. Please confirm with your instructor that you are vaccinated. If you have any issues please speak directly to club admin at admin@swancanoeclub.org.au

Thanks, SCC Committee and ADMIN

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A two hour semi private lesson with Gillian. Do two sessions to cover the same content as the Intro to Kayaking course or custom make a lesson to suit your needs.

Gillian will be running these lessons on Monday afternoons at 4-6pm.

Contact Gillian to discuss content, timing and pricing hendersonhobbs18@gmail.com.

 

Nov
8
Tue
Induction – Wet @ Swan Canoe Club
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bring along wet gear.