New Novice Program starting
2012 - Come and try Outrigger Paddling
For more information call Peter Atherton - 0416
154 246 or
Paul Christopher - 0417 430 996.
Southern end of Balmoral Beach (near the oval)
Saturdays from 9.45am
What to bring:
Yourself and your enthusiasm
What to wear:
Something that can get wet, sunscreen
and a cap.
$20 per sessionwhere payment goes towards
membership fees if you decide to continue to a
We are always keen to have new members join the
Every year Sydney Outrigger Canoe Club run a
series of ‘Novice
Programs’ to introduce new paddlers
to the sport of Outrigger Canoeing.
We make sure there are always plenty of experienced
paddlers and coaches on hand to make your first
paddle an enjoyable learning experience. More importantly,
it will ensure you have the right technique and
skills so your paddling will continue to improve.
The program is an introduction to the skills, traditions
and social activities that are a part of outrigger
canoeing and will be held over a six week period
at Balmoral Beach.
What you will
learn in the course:
- Learn the basics of a good paddling stroke
- Become familiar with the various responsibilities
in the boat
- Paddle on our fabulous harbour
- Safety drills
- More importantly - having fun!
For more information on our Novice Programs,
call the SOCCI head coach, Peter Atherton
on 0416 154 246.