Boats

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...

THE WEEK AHEAD: 3RD JUNE TO SATURDAY 9TH JUNE 2018

3RD JUNE SUNDAY: THE CANOE STORE in  Coed Gwilym Park, Clydcah SA6 5NS will be open for the hire of rafts, canoes and kayaks from 10.30am to 2.30pm.  Remember that this is the last day of the National Canoeing Week and therefore the final  chance to add your miles canoed onto your Go Canoeing Chart....

GO CANOEING WEEK: 26th May to the 3rd June 2018.

CANOE WALES ARE ORGANISING  THE BIG ADVENTURE CANOE WEEK. The week runs from 26th May – 3rd June. The Big Adventure was so popular last year that British Canoeing have decided to keep the same theme for 2018. You can learn more about the week at: http://www.gocanoeingweek.org.uk/organisers The Swansea Canal Society are participating in the...

THE WEEK AHEAD: SUNDAY MAY 6TH TO SATURDAY 12.8.18.

SUNDAY MAY 6TH; Canoe and Kayak Hire in Coed Gwilym Park. First hire 10.3o am, last hire 2.30 pm.  Full details of charges, terms and conditions on this website under Canoe Hire. TUESDAY 8th May: NO WORK PARTY TODAY. Our fantastic Volunteers are havinga well earned break and  are visiting the Gloucester Docks for a...

TIMBER DELIVERY RECEIVED WITH THANKS: 24.4.18

    Using both our flat bottomed boat ‘Nellie’ and a single kayak from the canoe store, plus numerous  pole-wielding helpers on the towpath, we nudged the old timbers from the demolished house in Clydach down to the Old Council Yard. The largest of the timbers easily straddled the width of the canal so had...

Work Day in Pictures 17.4.18

    The last dumper truck load arrives at the canoe store                                                                                                                    

THE WEEK AHEAD: SUNDAY 15.4.18 TO SATURDAY 21.4.18

SUNDAY 15th April: Canoe and kayak hire from  the Canoe Store in Coed Gwilym Park. Canoes £7, Rafts £10.00, double kayaks £5, single Kayaks £4. For full details of terms and conditions see the SCS website under Canoe Hire. First hire 10.30am, last hire, 2.30 pm.     TUESDAY 17th April: Work Party meets at...

THE WEEK AHEAD: SUNDAY 8.4.18. TO SATURDAY 14.4.18.

SUNDAY 8.4.18: Canoe Hire commences at 10.30am from Coed Gwilym Park. Canoes £7, double kayaks £5,  single kayaks £4. Full terms and conditions on this website under Canoe Hire. Last hire 2.30pm. Litter and overhanging branches and bramble along the lovely one mile route have been cleared by our  volunteers over the last two weeks....

Canoe Training for Volunteers; 25.3.18

Hywel and Warren, our two qualified canoe instructors gave a masterclass in safety on the water this Sunday to our volunteers both new and old. Here we see Warren demonstrating throw line technique with Hywel as his canoeist in virtual distress. The new season of canoe and kayak hire starts this Sunday  in Coed Gwilym...

WORK PARTY: 20.3.18

One set of worker went to the Old Highways Depot to build a second pair of gates opposite the new ones in the St Benedicts Church Car Park. These gates will allow easy acces from the church car park a cross the tow path into the whole of the canal corridor site. This will mean...