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All Events 2018

Please check the basic trip requirements and information at the bottom of this page

A day of team competition amongst other local clubs, and also socialising, learning from others, and mainly having fun - and a barbecue!

Market Day Sem 1 2018Wed 14 Feb 18 ()
The club has a display in the Great Court on Wednesday 14th February 2018 as part of the UQ orientation week's Market Day.
This is usually located along the cloisters of the Forgan Smith building (if you view the Great Court as a "D" shape, then our stall is located in the upper half of the straight line of the "D") near the Merlo coffee shop at the SS&H Library.

Any prospective members, and indeed anyone with even a small interest in kayaking, are invited to come along and meet some of the current members and get a better idea about the club and what it offers.

Club members - please come along and encourage others to join the club, you are MOST welcome!! Pop in anytime to say 'Hi' - or stay for a bit longer (or even the whole time)!

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Want to try kayaking? Do your friends want to try? This is your chance. The start of semester come and try day is scheduled for Saturday 17th February, from 8:00 AM to 12 noon . Prospective members are encouraged to come.

Tingalpa TrotSun 18 Feb 18 ()
A flatwater race event along Tingalpa Creek. Organised by Queensland Canoeing and the Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club.

Club induction sessions will be run starting at different times through the morning. Register online now.

The first of three general pool training evenings on the UQ pool. Learn basic and more advanced paddling and rescue techniques in a clean warm environment. New members don't miss out (open to old members who want to learn or brush up too!).

Club induction sessions will be run starting at different times through the morning. Register online.

An introductory day trip to learn the basics of whitewater. Good for all disciplines. Only 5 spots available!


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General Pool Training session 2 (2018 Sem1)Tue 6 Mar 18 ()
The second of three general pool training evenings on the UQ pool. Learn basic and more advanced paddling and rescue techniques in a clean warm environment. New members don't miss out (open to old members who want to learn or refresh their skills!).

G1: Intro to Sea Kayaking at BongareeSat 10 Mar 18 ()
An introductory day to Bongaree in Moreton Bay to learn basic sea kayak skills at the beach.

Flatwater Marathon - Varsity LakesSun 11 Mar 18 ()
A flatwater race event at Varsity Lakes on the Gold Coast. Organised by Queensland Canoeing and the Varsity Lakes Canoe Club.

General Pool Training session 3 & Polo (2018 Sem1)Tue 13 Mar 18 ()
The last of three general pool training evenings on the UQ pool. Also introductory canoe polo. Learn basic and more advanced paddling and rescue techniques in a clean warm environment. New members don't miss out (open to old members who want to learn or refresh their skills!).

Flatwater Weekend Trip (Wivenhoe Dam) 1 or 2 daysSat 17 Mar 18 ()
A weekend overnight trip camping at Wivenhoe. Saturday we plan a mix of sea kayaks and tippier flatwater boats with a big social aspect and stargazing. Sunday will be more flatwater emphasis. A great social event in nice cool fresh water! Some meals catered!

G1: Intro to Sea kayaking - Coochiemudlo islandSat 24 Mar 18 ()
An introductory day to Coochiemudlo Island in Moreton Bay to learn basic sea kayak skills at the beach.

Macleay Island Day TripSun 25 Mar 18 ()
A day trip around Macleay Island in Moreton Bay

Whitewater Weekend Trip to Clarence RiverFri 6 Apr 18 ()
A great introductory and novice trip to the Clarence River as an overnight trip on the river! A great opportunity to develop your skills over two days of paddling!

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Sea Kayak tripSat 21 Apr 18 ()
A sea kayak trip. Destination currently undecided.

ANZAC Dawn paddle to Macleay islandWed 25 Apr 18 ()
A Night and day Paddle to Macleay island to attend the Anzac day memorial dawn service.

Upper Noosa River WeekendSat 28 Apr 18 ()
A weekend based at Harrys Hut campsite on the upper Noosa River.

May White Water Weekend to Nymboida/ClarenceFri 4 May 18 ()
A weekend whitewater trip to the Nymboida or Clarence river. A great opportunity to develop white water skills and then practice these over the following days! Exact location currently TBA due to low water levels.

Clarrie Hall Dam Trip (Flatwater)Sun 13 May 18 ()
A day trip to Clarrie Hall Dam near the Tweed river in NSW.

Polo FundraiserTue 15 May 18 ()
Help run a barbecue on campus to raise funds to help fund canoe polo

Sea Kayak Trip to St Helena Island (With Tour of Island)Sat 26 May 18 ()
A day trip to St. Helena Island in Moreton Bay. We hope to include a tour of the convict settlement on the island (Brisbane's version of Alcatraz island).

Victoria Point to Blakesley's Anchorage Weekend TripSat 2 Jun 18 ()
Paddle from Victoria point to Blakesley Anchorage on North Stradbroke Island, via Macleay island. Camp overnight and then return via Lucas Passage and the "secret garden".

Peel Island WeekendSat 23 Jun 18 ()
An overnight sea kayak/camping trip to Peel island in Moreton Bay.

Annual General Meeting 2018Wed 27 Jun 18 ()
The club is having its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday evening 27th of June. This is an very important meeting for the club, so please put it in your diaries and come along. The club is only as good as those who participate.

Market Day Sem 2 2018Wed 25 Jul 18 ()
The canoe club stall will be in the Great court (map) between 10AM and 2PM on Wednesday the 25th of July.

This is usually located along the cloisters of the Forgan Smith building (if you view the Great Court as a "D" shape, then our stall is located in the upper half of the straight line of the "D") near the Merlo coffee shop at the SS&H Library.

Any prospective members, and indeed anyone with even a small interest in kayaking, are invited to come along and meet some of the current members and get a better idea about the club and what it offers.

Club members - please come along and encourage others to join the club, you are MOST welcome!! Pop in anytime to say 'Hi' - or stay for a bit longer (or even the whole time)!

Come and Try day & BBQ 2018 Sem 2Sat 28 Jul 18 ()
Want to try kayaking? Do your friends want to try? This is your chance. The start of semester come and try day is scheduled for Saturday 28th July, from 8:00 AM to 12 noon . Prospective members are encouraged to come.

Club Induction Morning I (Sem 2 2018)Sat 4 Aug 18 ()
Club induction sessions will be run starting at different times through the morning. Register online now.

General Pool Training session 1 (2018 Sem2)Tue 7 Aug 18 ()
The first of two general pool training evenings on the UQ pool. Learn basic and more advanced paddling and rescue techniques in a clean warm environment. New members don't miss out (open to old members who want to learn or brush up too!).

Club Induction Morning II (Sem 2 2018)Sat 11 Aug 18 ()
Club induction sessions will be run starting at different times through the morning. Register online.

General Pool Training session 2 (2018 Sem2)Tue 14 Aug 18 ()
The second of two general pool training evenings on the UQ pool. Learn basic and more advanced paddling and rescue techniques in a clean warm environment. New members don't miss out (also open to old members who want to learn or refresh their skills!).

Welcome day - Social Paddle and BBQ in the parkSat 18 Aug 18 ()
Come down in the morning for a social paddle up the river, or join us later at Guyatt Park for a barbeque, drinks and some games! (bocce, giant jenga, cornhole, frisbee, etc.) This event is a chance for new and old members to come along, get to know the club and other members, and discuss any upcoming trips you might be interested in.

Weekly Canoe Polo at the Pool RestartsTue 21 Aug 18 ()
Weekly pool sessions restart on Tuesday evening (21st Aug). The weekly canoe polo calendar is here.

Wivenhoe Dam Flatwater Trip Sem 2 2018Sat 25 Aug 18 ()
A social training trip to try out tippier flatwater boats in a clean environment and boost your skills! This is a day trip to a Wivenhoe dam to practice and develop the skills to paddle tippier boats such as TK1s and K1s.

Sea kayak Assisted Rescue TrainingTue 28 Aug 18 ()
Learn to rescue someone who has come out a sea kayak (sea kayak T-rescues) at the UQ pool. For those who haven't done it yet. Members need to have demonstrated this to come on sea kayak trips.

G1: Intro to Sea kayaking (Sat) - Coochiemudlo islandSat 1 Sep 18 ()
An introductory day to Coochiemudlo Island in Moreton Bay to learn basic sea kayak skills at the beach.

G1: Intro to Sea Kayaking (Sunday Group)Sun 2 Sep 18 ()
A second introductory day to Coochiemudlo Island in Moreton Bay to learn basic sea kayak skills at the beach.

Night Paddle on the RiverSun 2 Sep 18 ()
A night paddle on the river.

Market PaddleSat 8 Sep 18 ()
A social trip to the West Market. A chance to meet new members and old!

Cudgen Creek PaddleSun 16 Sep 18 ()
A day paddle south from Kingscliffe in Northern NSW to Bogangar (Cabarita) through Lake Cudgen, then back.

Whitewater Surf tripSat 22 Sep 18 ()
A day whitewater trip to the coast to surf in whitewater boats.
Event ID: 180922W

 

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Noosa Everglades Long Weekend Camping TripSat 29 Sep 18 ()
An overnight camping trip in a section of the Noosa everglades accessible only by boat or hiking. We plan to take a combination of sea kayaks, roscos and canoes.

QC Canoe Polo CampSat 6 Oct 18 ()
A weekend away at a Queensland Canoeing canoe polo training camp. A great chance to learn polo skills, tactics, teamwork, and competition.

Brisbane River Story Bridge Paddle
(lawn bowls and food after?)
Sat 6 Oct 18 ()
This trip is your chance to see the city and the Story Bridge from a different perspective. We will paddle from the UQCC boat shed to the Story Bridge, have some lunch and paddle back to the boat shed. The trip is great for beginners, because we will have tidal assistance during the whole paddle.


G2: Redcliffe to Red Beach Day TripSun 14 Oct 18 ()
A day trip paddling across Moreton Bay from Redcliffe to Red Beach and back.

Trip Leader Training Weekend (postponed)Sat 20 Oct 18 ()
POSTPONED: A weekend camping trip for sea kayak trip leader

Whitewater Introductory TripSat 27 Oct 18 ()
A basic whitewater kayaking introduction at the Upper Brisbane River. This is your chance to try a bit of whitewater kayaking. Great for all kayaking disciplines.

Night Paddle to SouthbankSat 27 Oct 18 ()
A night paddle to Southbank and back.

Movie NightWed 31 Oct 18 ()
A get-together and film night for the club.

Paddle Technique LessonsWed 7 Nov 18 ()
A session aimed at teaching paddles better technique to get more out of their paddling. Correct paddle technique makes a big difference. For beginners and experienced paddlers.

Working BeeSat 17 Nov 18 ()
Learn how to fix gear and keep club equipment in order - and have a social morning.

White Water Weekend - Nymboida RiverFri 23 Nov 18 ()
A great introductory and novice trip to the Nymboida River! A great opportunity to develop your skills over two days of paddling!


Paddling on the Nyboida

End of Year Market PaddleSat 1 Dec 18 ()
An end of year paddle to the West end markets is set for the morning of Saturday 1 December. Open to all.