• 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.

Mar
3
Sun
Founders Reunion – No Upstairs Access
Mar 3 all-day

Founders Reunion – No Upstairs Access

SCC – CLEAN UP THE RIVER @ Swan Canoe Club
Mar 3 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

As part of Clean Up Australia Day the Swan Canoe Club are having a river clean up.

Join your paddle mates OTW at 8.30am to paddle and pick up rubbish from our river and then join us upstairs at 10.30 for morning tea.

Please register for catering, clean up bags and also if you will need a club boat on the day.

Contact Jo at tandara@wn.com.au or via text on 0437 341 010

If you want a clean up bag and gloves for another time on Sunday please contact Deb at deb@villa.com

Mar
5
Tue
PRIVATE VENUE HIRE: No upstairs access
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Monthly meeting for Saltwater Flyrodders of WA

No upstairs access

Mar
10
Sun
CLUB CLOSED FOR SUNDAY PADDLERS UNTIL 1PM (Rod Fry Race)
Mar 10 @ 6:00 am – 1:00 pm
ROD FRY MEMORIAL RACE
Mar 10 @ 6:00 am – 1:00 pm

🏆 Rod Fry Memorial Race 2024 🏆

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Registrations close 10am Friday March 8 2024.

All paddlers in team craft must enter individually.

THE RACE Where: Swan Canoe Club, Johnson Parade, Mosman Park

Check-in: 7:00 – 7:45am Race / Safety Briefing: 8:00am Start (1st Wave): 8:30am

SAFETY We share the Swan River with other traffic and the 12km course requires paddlers to cross the main channel. Paddlers must obey water rules and be confident in their own competency and fitness. Remember hydration, sun protection. PFD mandatory for U16 and recommended for others.

All participants must attend the Race/Safety Briefing at 8am.

COURSES [Link to race map] Start/Finish at Swan Canoe Club jetty.

🔹 12km (turn at Stirling Bridge, North Freo)

🔹 6km (turn at Point Roe red marker)

🔹 3km (turn at Chidley Point red marker)

All turns are anticlockwise. Wave starts from 8:30am. Waves/Classes to be confirmed on race day. Race Director has discretion. Dragon Boats: 6km only PRIZES Cash prizes for fastest male and female single paddlers (12km course):

🥇 1st: $150

🥈 2nd: $100

🥉 3rd: $50

Plus random draw for other prizes. Presentations after the race.

FEES

🔹 Adults: $25

🔹 Juniors (U18): $15 Morning tea and refreshments are included in the race entry fee – available at the club after the race. $20 for insurance will be added for non-affiliated paddlers COVID-19 Prevailing guidance and restrictions will apply (WA Govt COVID-19). Updates: SCC on facebook. Enquiries: admin@swancanoec

Click here to register for the Rod Fry Memorial Race

Mar
16
Sat
Stroke Improvement Clinic with Amanda Simper and Jocelyn Sisson
Mar 16 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Stroke Improvement Clinic for Flatwater Paddling

Join Amanda Simper (Ex Olympic sprint kayaker) and Jocelyn Sisson (Flatwater Instructor in training) to learn how to paddle more efficiently and minimise injury risk.

The clinic will consist of a land based workshop on forward stroke technique, on-water practice including video recording and then a review of the videos.

When: 8am -12pm Saturday 16 March 2024

Who: Swan Canoe Club members only. Intermediate to advanced paddlers who would like to improve their forward stroke

Craft: Surf ski or kayak with a rudder. Can use a club boat if available.

Cost: $50

Registrations close: Saturday 9 March or when course is filled

Location: Swan Canoe Club, Johnson Parade, Mosman Park, 6012

Duration: approximately 4 hours

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

Please note that you will need to do this process twice if you are booking for more than one person (so that we have the appropriate details for each person)

BOOKING LINK

If you have missed out on booking into this course – and are interested in the waiting list or the possibility of a second course at a later date. Please register with Lauren at admin CLICK HERE

PRIVATE VENUE HIRE – No Upstairs Access
Mar 16 @ 4:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Private Venue Hire: Toby Osmond – No Upstairs access

Mar
17
Sun
Penguin Island Paddle (TBC) with Geoff Emery
Mar 17 all-day

event as placeholder on calendar – will confirm with Geoffrey shortly

Mar
19
Tue
SCC Committee Meeting
Mar 19 @ 4:00 pm
Mar
24
Sun
INTRODUCTION TO KAYAKING
Mar 24 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Intro to Kayaking

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.

BOOKING LINK TO FEBRUARY WITH JOCELYN

Apr
2
Tue
PRIVATE VENUE HIRE: No upstairs access
Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Monthly meeting for Saltwater Flyrodders of WA

No upstairs access

Apr
6
Sat
Guided Paddle for Members
Apr 6 @ 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 dependent 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 – Sarah Whittaker
February – Gillian Henderson
March – Sarah Whittaker
April – Sarah Whittaker
September – Sarah Whittaker
October – Gillian Henderson
November – Sarah Whittaker
December – Gillian Henderson
If you cannot access the named link please email Lauren in admin admin@swancanoeclub.org.au for the email – we are trying to limit publishing people’s email addresses in public places. Thanks
Apr
13
Sat
City Lights Evening Paddle with Jocelyn
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Timing and details to be confirmed closer to the date

Apr
16
Tue
SCC Committee Meeting
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm
Apr
17
Wed
Injury Prevention Talk for members with Gillian and Geoffrey TBC
Apr 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Time and details to be confirmed closer to the time

Apr
21
Sun
INTRODUCTION TO KAYAKING
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Intro to Kayaking

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.

BOOKING LINK TO FEBRUARY WITH JOCELYN

Apr
28
Sun
INTRODUCTION TO PADDLING A SEA KAYAK
Apr 28 @ 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

BOOKING LINK FOR NOVEMBER ITPASK WITH COLIN PRIEST

May
4
Sat
Guided Paddle for Members
May 4 @ 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 dependent 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 – Sarah Whittaker
February – Gillian Henderson
March – Sarah Whittaker
April – Sarah Whittaker
September – Sarah Whittaker
October – Gillian Henderson
November – Sarah Whittaker
December – Gillian Henderson
If you cannot access the named link please email Lauren in admin admin@swancanoeclub.org.au for the email – we are trying to limit publishing people’s email addresses in public places. Thanks
May
7
Tue
PRIVATE VENUE HIRE: No upstairs access
May 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Monthly meeting for Saltwater Flyrodders of WA

No upstairs access

May
17
Fri
Tequila and Taco Night (TBC)
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

In calendar as a placeholder, time to be confirmed closer to the event. Admin