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British Canoeing Strategy

British Canoeing are now in the final stages of developing their strategy for the next four years and are inviting paddlers all over the country to take part in their final consultation. 

Message from British Canoeing:


Scottish Racing Week 2016

Scottish Racing Week is held is August each year and involves 5 races being held over 8 days on different types of water – river, lochs and canal.


Seaton Park Slalom - Cancelled

After due thought, discussion and review of site conditions Aberdeen Kayak Club have taken the reluctant decision to cancel the Seaton Park Slalom for 2016.  Considerable effort has been extended in seeking to progress various works and a requirement to involve local authority support.


SCA Strategic Plan 2017-2021

The Board signed off the Strategic Plan for the next 4 years, commencing April 2017, at the Board meeting that took place 23rd August 2016.


No Access to North Bank - Grandtully

Important Access Information at Grandtully

Commissioning work is in progress for the Hydro Electric scheme on the North Bank of the river


Paddle Ability Training

We have arranged a selection of dates around the country for Paddle Ability training. This training is available free to all SCA members. There are 4 dates for the Foundation module which is a 3 hour class room based module.


David Florence Fights Back

Congratulations to David Florence on his Silver Medal in the C2 Slalom event at the Rio Olympics last night.


Disappointment in Rio for David Florence

Scotland’s David Florence was disappointed to finish 10th in the Olympic C1 final in Rio yesterday.  The event was won by Frenchman Denis Gargaud Chanut with Slovakian Matej Benus in Silver and Takuya Haneda from Japan in Bronze.


Scots progress at Rio

Scots David Florence and Fiona Pennie progressed to the next rounds of their events at the 2016 Olympics.  Along with partner Richard Hounslow Florence cruised through the opening round of the C2 and goes for Gold today (Tuesday) in the C1 class.