Boats

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...

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...