Junior Beginners to Intermediate

Sessions for children of 12-18 years old who are learning all about canoeing and improving  skills.
Days & Times:  Saturday @ 7.30am. (60 minutes session). A second session will be started soon.

Coach Glen Pickering

Come & Try notify us by email sunshinecoastpaddlesportsclub@gmail.com   3 sessions – pay boat hire only

Club membership Paddlers must become members after 3 sessions if continuing

Boat Hire $5.00 per session or per quarter as below.

1 session per week $30  per quarter
2 or more  sessions per week $40 per quarter 

Squad Fees $20 per month 1 session per week $40 per month 2 sessions per week  (28 day period) paid in advance into the club’s account: – BSB 638 010 AC 13185039. Identify your deposit Refunds for non-attendance are not given but extended absence e.g. for holidays should be notified.


Junior and U23 Regional Development Squad

The goal of the squad is to develop paddlers who will achieve success in the discipline of Sprint Kayaking at the State, National and International level. The philosophy of the squad is for paddlers to enjoy every session at the same time training appropriately to develop technique and competency which will enable them to reach their potential into their mid twenties.

Coach Glen Pickering

Sessions are 5.30am Monday to Saturday.The number of sessions attended will be individualised in consultation with Glen. Also included is: –Strength and Conditioning (Glen has a Sports Science Degree); testing at appropriate stages of your development in conjunction with the University of the Sunshine Coast Sports Science Department; and assistance with attendance at Interstate Regattas. This squad is subsidised by QLD Canoeing as part of the National Pathways Program

Fees apply. $60 per month (28 day period):  $40 second family member. 

BSB 638 010   AC 13185039 in advance.  Identify your deposit

Contact Team Manager Justin Fay   kimjustin@bigpond.com

Come and Try


Come and Try is available all year round. Contact us via email for more information.

Senior Squads

Winter (May through September)

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday @ 5:30am
  • Afternoon Sessions: Every Tuesday and Thursday @ 4pm.
  • Saturday @ 7:00am

Summer (October through April

  • Tuesday and Thursday @ 5:30am
  • Afternoon Sessions: Tuesday and Thursday @ 4pm
  • Saturday @ 6:30am


    • Social paddle (for experienced paddlers )– leaving the club house at 7am followed by a cuppa & a chat.
    • First Sunday of the month – Time Trial Series, 6:30 registration, 7am start. ($3 entry) – see events


    Boat Hire and Storage

    Equipment – boat storage limited availability. contact sunshinecoastpaddlesportsclub@gmail.com

    1. Boat Storage: $90 per boat
    2. Boat Hire: Occasional, $5 per session.
    3. Boat Hire: 1 Session per week, $40/quarter
    4. Boat Hire: 2 or more sessions per week. $50/quarter

    PFD: Free for the first 3 months.