Boats

Clydach Cub Scouts, Tuesday 13th August 2019

The 2nd Swansea Valley Clydach Cub Scouts enjoyed an evening on the canal. Forty youngsters turned up in lovely summer sunshine. Mike gave the safety briefing, they were all kitted out with bouyancy aids and helmets and off they paddled! They all had a great time and would be welcome back at any time.  ...

Clydach Junior Football Team, Thursday 11th July 2019

Clydach Junior Football Team were out on the canal in force on the evening of Thursday 11th July. They really enjoyed themselves in the kayaks and canoes, as evidenced by a lovely comment from Robert Beale, one of the coaches: “A massive thanks to Swansea Canal Society for tonight. The boys had a blast. Great...

32nd Swansea Scouts on the canal.

                                                       

A Special Green Flag For Whitethorns Day Care Centre, 6th November 1918

This year’s award of a Green Flag for 2018/2019 to the Swansea Canal Society was a great thrill for us.  We were pleased to be able to take some representatives of the Whitethorns Day Care Centre in Morriston with us to the Awards Ceremony in June,  as they help us so much to keep the...

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...