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SCAs Response to the Hydro Scheme Proposals on 7 Glen Etive Tributaries

There has been much online chatter recently regarding the proposals to construct 7 new run of the river hydro schemes on the tributaries of Glen Etive, including the much loved Allt a Chaorainn.


Update to FSRT Prerequisites

There is no longer an age restriction to the British Canoeing Foundation Safety & Rescue Training course.  Where providers choose to allow participants under the age of 18 to attend the course, appropriate safeguarding measures must be implemented and due attention paid to enhance the legal r


Paddlesport Instructor Tutor Applications

Alongside the launch of the NEW Paddlesport Instructor qualification, we are inviting applications from aspirant tutors. 

Coaching Diploma (formally Level 4) - Programme Recruitment

British Canoeing are inviting coaches who may be interested joining the British Canoeing Coaching Diploma starting in May 2019, to get in touch!


British Canoeing Awarding Body Launch the NEW Paddlesport Instructor

British Canoeing has today announced the launch of the NEW Paddlesport Instructor award, which is designed for people whose main focus is to deliver paddlesport taster/starter sessions and short journeys in very sheltered water environments.


Gold at the Slalom World Cup 2 in Krakow!

There were four Scottish Athletes competing in the World Cup 2 - Krakow, Poland over the weekend. 


Saving you Money Through SCA Membership

Joining the SCA as a Member could save you money simply by showing your membership card in store or using one of the discount options available.  It’s easy to make back the cost of your membership - if not more!


Scottish Athletes Earn Podium Place at Wild Water World Championships









Laura Milne competing on the Muota - photo credit Peter Schofield and


Paddling Development - Make the right choice for You!

Do you want to take the next step in your paddling development?

Wanting to help your club run sessions but are unsure about which qualification you need?

Looking to progress your safety skills?