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Incident Reporting & near misses

“The information you give us could help keep others safe”

In 2017 British Canoeing formed a UK wide Safety Panel to improve safety systems, work with partner agencies and provide guidance.


British Canoeing Coaching Diploma Threepeat!

The British Canoeing Coaching Diploma (formally Level 4) is a 2 year programme that aims to support the development of coaches as visionary and knowledgeable decision makers, with exceptional skills, behaviours and the highest professional and ethical standards.


River Tay: Roadworks At Stanley

There are due to be 2 weeks of roadworks between Thistlebrig and Stanley Square, this will make a car shuttles be via Luncarty or even Bankfoot.


Hazard - branches & trees in River Tay

Due to tree works beside the River Tay between Aberfeldy and Grandtully, a number of large branches are on their way down the river with the potential to get stuck and cause a hazard.


Gerry Moffatt's Film - The Tenth Step









Gerry Moffatt is an Edinburgh native who is returning home with a film show which partly shows the rivers he’s run in America and Nepal. 


Course Dates Announced

Assessor Training
This is a full day course run from 9.00am - 5.00pm at a cost of £40. Open to SCA members. More details.

Provider Orientations and Moderations

We have a number of fantastic Provider Training and Moderation courses for our members to grow their paddling and coaching skills.


Regional Forum - West Change of Date

Due to the weather forecast we have opted to move the date of the West Regional Forum to Monday 19th March. It will be held at Netherton Community Centre from 7pm - 9pm. We look forward to seeing you there and apologise for any inconvenience caused. 


River Tay: Grandtully Rapids

From Scottish Rafting Association:
There are reports today that trees which have been felled upstream of Grandtully rapids on the river Tay, Perthshire, have floated downstream and may now be creating hazard(s) on the main flow of the rapids. Please be aware, inspect ... and take care.