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Gweebarra Canoe Club

The Gweebarra Canoe Club is based on the picturesque Gweebarra estuary close to the Gweebarra Bridge (turn off the N56 at the Statue of Liberty along the bends) in Co. Donegal.The club is affliated to the Irish Canoe Union the sports’ governing body in Ireland. We run kayaking and canoeing courses and trips for beginners throughout the summer with an open evening session on a Thursday evening from 7-9pm. Proficiency award courses usually run on a Friday evening in the summer. We run more planned advanced trips during the rest of the year on white water, sea and surf kayaking. We also run some beginners sessions for white water and surf over the winter time and also swimming pool lessons. Our membership is made up of all ages and abilities from novice to competition paddlers. Membership for 2011 is 25 euro for junior or 50 euro which includes family membership and runs till the end of March 2012. The club has a wide range of boats for members use and can supply paddles and buoyancy aids. You would need to bring a wetsuit or suitable clothing and footwear. Children need to be supervised by a parent or guardian when off the water.