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How to Join the River Canoe Club of NSW


By becoming a member of River Canoe Club (RCC) you are able to participate in our events at your appropriate level of experience. This includes flatwater trips, whitewater trips, Penrith Whitewater Paddling, our annual safari and all our all social events.

Your membership fees go toward maintaining the club house, offsetting many of our trips and your insurance.

Members can also hire out a range of paddling gear (including kayaks) at a discounted rate.

River Canoe Club (RCC) is a member of PaddleNSW.  PaddleNSW provide the insurance required when you paddle with us. This means, you must first become a member of PaddleNSW. It is easy to become a member of both by visiting Paddle Australia, the national umbrella organisation.

When renewing or joining you should note that Paddle NSW has a two tier membership structure.

Membership Fees (Incl Paddle NSW Membership)

Membership TypeFee
Adult (18yrs+) $150.00
Family (30% discount off Paddle Australia, State Paddle Association, and Club membership fees. Minimum of 3 family members. Maximum of two members 18 years and over. Up to six children) From $260.00
Junior (5-18yrs at 1 July) Full Year Renewing Member $70.00
Trial (4-week Trial Memberships so that paddlers can come along and try the Club before they sign-up!
Not available to previous members
Does not enable entry or participation in any State or National events / competitions )

Join Online

Step 1 - Join River Canoe Club

  1. Sign up via Paddle Australia's GoMembership Portal: Paddle Australia's GoMembership Portal


Step 2 - Subscribe to River Canoe Club Groups

  1. The club uses an email list for communication between members. By joining the mailing list you can keep up to date with all the latest club trips and events.
  2. Please join the list by following the Subscribe to RCC Mailing List instructions.


Step 3 - Optional - Join us On Facebook and Twitter

  1. Join Us on Facebook
  2. Follow Us on Twitter


That's it. You're now eligible to come along on all our trips. One of the Committee members should be contact in with you shortly to welcome you to the club and tell you about any of our upcoming events.

You might like to read  Information for New Members

Join or Renew Without Credit Card

If you would prefer to join/renew but pay by cheque, please contact the Treasurer at

Make a Donation

Donations to the club are gratefully accepted. Please make your donation via River Canoe Club Ezi Debit