Boats

COAST AND COUNTRY, CANAL AND CAMERAS: 22ND OCT 2018.

MONDAY 22ND OF OCTOBER: THE WORK PARTY DAY HAS BEEN CHANGED THIS WEEK TO A MONDAY AS WE ARE DELIGHTED TO WELCOME THE ITV WALES ‘COAST AND COUNTRY’ TEAM TO THE SWANSEA CANAL. OUR VOLUNTEERS MEET IN BROWNSTERS CAFE, HIGH STREET, CLYDACH BETWEEN 8.00 AND 9.00AM AS USUAL AND WE WILL START WORK AT 9.15AM...

MORE WORK AT YNYSMEUDWY UPPER LOCK: 9.10.18.

The sun shone, the rain held off so we were able to get some more repointing done on the by wash. The dumper truck came in very handy as we  were mixing the lime mortar in the car park and that is some way from the lock.  See below! In the bywash the volunteers had...

THE WEEK AHEAD: 9TH SEPTEMBER TO 15TH SEPTEMBER 2018

SUNDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2018: Canoe and Kayak hire from Coed Gwilym Park Canoe Store. Rafts £10.00, canadian Canoes £7, Double Kayaks £5, single Kayaks £4. First hire 10.30am, Last hire 2.30pm. Full details of terms and conditions under ‘Canoe Hire’ on this website.   TUESDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER: Work Party meets between 8.00 and 9.00am at...

THE WEEK AHEAD: SUNDAY 26/8/18 TO SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST 2108

SUNDAY 26TH AUGUST; CANOES AND KAYAKS FOR HIRE IN COED GWILYM PARK. FIRST HIRE 10.30AM, LAST HIRE 2.30PM. Rafts £10.00, canoes £7.00, double kayaks £5, single kayaks £4. Full details and terms and conditions on this website under ‘Canoe Hire’. Tuesday 28th August: As part of the Family Fun Day in Coed Gwilym Park  taking...

THE WEEK AHEAD: 19TH AUGUST 2018 TO 25TH AUGUST

SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST; Canoe Hire at Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach from 10.30am to 2.30pm (last hire). Canoes £7, kayaks £5 and £4 (doubles and singles). Full details of terms and conditions under Cnaoe Hire on this website. TUESDAY 21ST AUGUST: Work Party meets at Brownsters Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8.00 and 9.00am. Work starts...

WHAT CAME OUT OF UPPER TREBANOS LOCK: 7.8.18

Well, I finally got my pictures of what the WRG and SCS volunteers  got out ofhe Upper Trebanos Lock in one morning. Firstly,  many Blue Bags of  detritus, rubbish and   unmentionables, neatly bound waiting for the Swansea Bin men to take away. Now this is gold dust! Stone. Not just any old stone but Blue...

Canoe Hire: TUESDAY OPENING DURING THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS.

STARTING ON JULY 24TH, 2018, CANOES AND KAYAKS ARE FOR  PUBLIC HIRE EACH TUESDAY MORNING OF THE SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS at COED GWILYM PARK, CLYDACH, SA6 5NS. The first hire is at 10.00am and the last hire is at 12.30pm. The canoe operation is a huge bonus for SCS, thanks to the hard work of...

THE WEEK AHEAD: 8.7.18 TO 14.7.18

SUNDAY 8TH OF JULY:  Canoe and kayak hire from Coed Gwilym Park Canoe Store. Canoes £7, rafts £10, kayaks £5 and £4. Full details of terms and condions under ‘Canoe Hire’ on this website. First hire 10.30am, last hire 2.30pm. Andrew Denny from Waterways World will be visiting us today to see up close the...

1st Neath Beavers on the Swansea Canal: 27.6.18.

Beaver Scouts are young people aged between 6 and 8 years old.   Young people can join from age 5¾, and can move to Cubs between age 7½ and 8½.   Lucy Woods is the leader of the 1st Neath ‘beaver colony’. She brought her group of 24 beavers to Coed Gwilym Park on Wednesday evening to...

THE WEEK AHEAD: 10TH JUNE TO 16TH JUNE 2018

SUNDAY 10TH JUNE: Canoe hire from the Canoe Store in Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach SA6 5NS. First Hire 10.30am, Last hire 2.30pm. Rafts, Canoes and Kayaks for hire.  Rafts £10.00, Open Canoes £7, Single kayaks £4 and double kayaks £5. Full terms and conditions under ‘Canoe Hire’ onthis website. TUESDAY 12TH JUNE: Work Party meets...

Go Canoeing Week in Pictures: 26th May to 3rd June

                                         Many thanks to Warren Huxford of the Pontardawe Paddlers for the photos and to all the   Paddlers for their hard work and instruction. Thanks also to the SUPHUT Paddle Boarders and to all our own SCS volunteers who...

Go Canoeing Week: A Fitting Finale: 3.6.18.

  National Go Canoeing Week came to a dazzling end on a glorious summer day at Coed Gwilym Park.  A record day for both the number of customers and takings as well as a great turnout later by the local vets who booked the canoes and kayaks en bloc after the public hire finished at...