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New Paddlesport Leader Award - Launched!

The Paddlesport Leader Award is the latest addition to British Canoeing’s existing leadership qualifications and is specifically aimed at people leading others in a sheltered water environment, such as canals, ungraded sections of rivers, estuaries, small lakes and lochs.


SportsAid Scotland Grant Awards 2017 - 8 canoeing athletes awarded

SportsAid Scotland, a charity that provides financial assistance in the form of grant awards to talented sporting youngsters, has awarded grants to 8 Canoeing athletes.

We would like to take this opportunity to thanks SportsAid Scotland and all the trustees for their ongoing support.


Leadership Awards Rebrand

Leadership Awards Rebrand


British Canoeing AGM & EGM - Information for SCA Members

British Canoeing have published a second open letter to the membership regarding the AGM / EGM proposals. 


Data Protection Online Training

In order to help and support clubs and club members to understand and fulfil their data protection obligations we are running a series of one-off data protection sessions. To make it as easy as possible for you, the course is online so you can participate from the comfort of your own home.


Polo Committee Applications Open

Applications are being invited for the SCA Polo Committee!

In line with the process set out in the Discipline Committee Terms of Reference, this is the first time the new 'application' system will take place. Here are the following key dates: 


Safeguarding Training

Training dates for safeguarding related courses have recently been updated by sportscotland and Children 1st. 


British Canoeing AGM & EGM - Information for SCA Members

All SCA members who are British Canoeing voting members have been emailed the papers and information about the upoming British Canoeing AGM & EGM and the open letter from John Coyne, Chair of BC regarding proposals to the EGM.


River Arkaig: Obstruction at the Weir

There is a large tree jammed in the slot on the weir which could be troublesome, please take care. It'll likely be there for some time as we'll need some very low levels to attempt getting it out.