Boats

Gill and Annette Take to the Water: 9th June 2020

  Just to cheer everyone up a bit in these troubled times, Annette and Gill take to the water at Coed Gwilym Park. The canal is looking beautiful and tranquil on a sunny afternoon. Annette lost no time during lock down to continue with her “Can Do Canoe” project. Her she is setting up a...

Access For All – A new initiative for boating on the Swansea Canal

The Society is developing an exciting new project to enable better access to boating for everyone, irrespective of ability and experience. Click the link below to learn more. We would love to hear your comments and suggestions on this initiative. Also, we would welcome you if you wish to volunteer to assist with the project....

Canoe and Kayak Hire – 2019 Season Draws to a Close

The 2019 season of the Canoe and Kayak hire from Coed Gwilym Park ended today, Sunday 29th September. After the appalling rain overnight, the day turned out to be bright and cheery. There was the first sighting of a crocodile on the canal before the volunteers enjoyed a barbeque. The season was particularly successful due,...

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...