Archive for News and Updates

Foundation Safety and Rescue Training

We will be running two courses this year and these will be free to club members (apart from certificate fee) for the volunteers who are attending as rescue kayakers at the Great Scottish Swim on Saturday 26 August 2017. Otherwise the fee for club members for this course is £30. This course is the British […]

New Club Caps

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National Go Canoeing Week

FROM THE SCA National Go Canoeing Week happening 28th May – 5th June 2016. There are now a number of great initiatives planned in Scotland, and we are extending the date to the include the weekend before and after – effectively making National Go Canoeing ‘Week’ span FOUR weeks! Here is an idea of some […]

River Trips – Spring/Summer 2016

I have published the dates for a number of river trips which I will be running between April and July 2016 with two aims in mind: I want to provide a varied programme of river trips to allow  club members to develop their experience and their river paddling expertise whilst in the company of an experienced […]

Trip Leader Meeting March 2016

12 of the clubs trip leaders and coaches met to go over some of the recent changes and improvements to how the club runs trips, and to answer any burning questions. Graham hosted with pizza, coffee and cake a plenty. Some of the main things covered were:- – the club has adopted a pragmatic approach […]

2015 The Year in Photos

Club photos are displayed on the awesome Smugmug site at dckc.smugmug.com See what we got up to or if you have images to add or a whole trip that has been missed then email graham at grahammswanson@gmail.com and he will get you an upload link. We now have the ability to “insert” images into posts […]

Club AGM Wednesday 7th October

Just a reminder that the club AGM is on Wednesday 7th October at Pinkston Watersports Centre. More info is at http://dckc.co.uk/event/club-2015-agm/?instance_id=1506 Please come along, add your voice and ideas in the meeting, consider joining the committee, and meet up on dry land.

Foundation Safety and Rescue Course – Sunday 13 September 2015

There are still spaces available for this course. This course is designed for all paddlers irrespective of craft. The objective is to teach simple and safe skills that can be applied appropriately across a variety of paddlesport craft including kayaks and canoes.  These skills will then form the basis of all safety and rescue training […]

First Pool Session Request for Help

Volunteers needed at indoor container at 6pm to move pool boats early and so they can be hosed clean near the pool entrance Please confirm if you can help to Ian McGie on 07990 840300

CLUB CEILIDH

Please keep Saturday 3rd October free for our annual club ceilidh with “Cask Strength Ceilidh Band”….last year was fab. Elizabeth Ligethy