Social Paddling Program
Thinking about a relaxing paddle enjoying the beauty of the Canning River? Then our social paddling group is perfect for you.
May to October – 8.00am to be on the water 8.30am
November to April – 7.30am to be on the water 8.00am
|The social kayaking group are based at Kent Street Weir, Wilson.
Summer paddling – (November to April) Arrive by 7.30am – On the water by 8.00am.
Winter paddling – (May to October) Arrive by 8.00am on the water by 8.30am.
|Activity Days||Meet on SUNDAYS
Social paddles are organised in consultation with the regular paddling group. Refer to paddling plan.
Weekly reminders are emailed on Friday. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive this information.
|Club information||New social paddlers are required to attend a “Come Try” session before joining the group. Contact Simone Burge for information.
During peer paddles, each paddler is responsible for their own safety on the water, must be aware of the conditions and their ability to paddle in them and be able to self- rescue. Paddlers are advised to wear a Personal Floatation Device. (PFD) Children under the age of 14 are required by law to wear a PFD.
|Facebook Page||Canning River Canoe Club – Social Paddling. This is a closed group and can be accessed by requesting to join.|
|Contact||Call Donna 0417984591
or Diane 0407774734
for more details.
SUNDAY SOCIAL PEER PADDLING PLAN
Kent Street: February/March – Arrive 7.30am, on the water 8.00am.
The plan below is a guide with paddles confirmed in Friday’s email.
|5th February||Jim||Kent Street – downstream|
|12th February||Phyll||Kent Street – upstream|
|19th February||Donna||Kent Street – downstream|
|26th February||David||Away Paddle – Mandurah (TBC)|
|5thMarch||Clean Up Australia Day Paddle Coordinators: Diane and David|
|12th March||Diane||Kent Street – upstream|
|19th March||Mary||Kent Street – downstream|
|26th March||Donna||Away Paddle – TBC|
NOTE: During peer paddles, each paddler is responsible for their own safety on the water and should be able to self-rescue, be aware of the conditions and their ability to paddle in them and their need for an appropriate Personal Floatation Device. (PFD’s are compulsory for paddlers under 14 years of age). While the organiser/coordinator are responsible for notifying authorities if someone does not return within a reasonable time after the scheduled return time, they are not responsible for rescuing paddlers. It is advised that paddlers stay in groups and one paddler takes a mobile phone with them in the event of a mishap/emergency.