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New to Paddling?

How to join:
We welcome you to join us. If you’re interested in paddling with Gold Coast Outriggers, or in trying outrigger canoe paddling before you make a commitment, come down to the site at any scheduled novice practice time and talk to our head coach, Leigh Paine. The only pre-requisites are that you can swim or otherwise handle yourself in the ocean, and that you fill out a current AOCRA insurance waiver. Make sure you sign the form. If you are under 18, then you must have a parent or guardian sign the form as well. While there is no upper age limit, you must be at least 10 years old to paddle with us.

It’s a great time to get into the sport with the World Championships being held on the Sunshine Coast at Lake Kawana in 2016!  Get on board now and be a part of the fun and excitement!

What to bring:
Wear something you can get wet, such as board or paddling shorts, t-shirt or gym top, and thongs to wear outside the canoe. For daytime practice you should use sunscreen, and consider wearing a hat and long-sleeved shirt. For all practices we suggest you bring your own water or sports drink to maintain hydration.

Please contact our club secretary in the first instance so we are aware that you’ll be attending a training session.