Fitzroy Canoe Club

New Members

By joining a canoe club, you will be in contact with people of all ages who enjoy the pleasure of canoeing. For your annual membership fee, members receive sports injury insurance, updates, access to the Club’s equipment, and boat storage.

Experience in a kayak or canoe is not necessary as the Club encourages paddlers at all skill levels.

Prospoective new members are welcome to try different types of canoes and kayaks available at the Club, or feel free to bring your own.

The Fitzroy Canoe Club meets every Tuesday and Friday at 6:00am and Sunday morning 7:30 am  for a social paddle.

Following the paddle, members enjoy a chat over a cuppa or cold drink, and a bite to eat.

 

How to find us

Fitzroy Canoe Club can be found in Rockhampton on the Fitzroy River upstream of the barrage on the northside bank. We are situated at the river end of Richardson Road behind the golf course via McAllister Street.

Membership Fees

    2017 / 2018 Membership Fees

Club membership is due each year by 1st July

Full Year Senior/Junior Paddler
Is for paddlers who wish to paddle through club or QC activities.
Pro-Rata rates
listed below are for new members joining part way through the year and are based on the pro-rata reductions which the club sets.
Second club membership rates
are available to those who are already financial members of a club affiliated with Queensland Canoeing Inc. Membership of Qld Canoeing Inc does not have to be paid a second time only the membership component set bu the club itself has to be paid.

Senior   

Junior    2nd Club – Senior 2nd Club – Junior
Full Year Paddler

$165

$110

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Pro-rata (joining January – July)

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Other club fees:

Key levy: $30 (Members only – application on request)

Boat storage: $30 per year (each additional boat – first boat free)

Borrowing of Club craft: Free to all financial club member

Member Benefits

By joining QC, you become part of a professionally run organisation and receive:
  1. National and State recognised Affiliation to Australian Canoeing Inc (AC) andQueensland Canoeing Inc (QC)
  2. Insurance coverage;
o         Public Liability for coaches and club officials against claims arising from a breach of their professional duty resulting from participation in the sport.o         Directors & Officers Liability Cover for Clubs Committeeso         Personal Accident cover for members whilst participating in any endorsed / sanctioned QC events

  1. Access to “My Club” On line National Membership Database
  2. FREE National Website design, training, assistance and hosting – Yes FREE!
  3. Personalised AC membership card with commercial Discounts.
  4. FREE classified/for sale area
  5. Representation at Australian Canoeing planning workshops and Annual General Meetings
  6. Links to other relevant external organisations
  7. Discounted prices at QC sanctioned courses & events.
  8. Discounts at recognised Distributors eg:
  9. AC E-News for Current Issues / QC Paddlers / Club Email Updates and Newsletter
  10. Access to Official Competitions.
  11. Eligibility to represent at State, National & International events.
  12. Promotion and distribution of your clubs information from requests and event publicity
  13. Professional Staff and Committee Members to provide advice and support regarding:

o         Club Development & Management

o         Grant applications and Finance

o         Procedures, Policy & Bylaws

o         Risk Management

o         Event Management

o         Coaching Assistance

o         Environment and Waterways Access

  1. Access to Training & Development Opportunities;

o         National Coaching Accreditation Scheme in all disciplines.

o         Australian Canoeing Award Scheme

o         State Development Squads (Queensland Academy of Sport)

o         Workshops for officials & coaches in all disciplines

  1. Other Membership Benefits established.

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