Group Training Sessions

ipaddle Training Sessions

ipaddle Squad is our regular training squad that paddles every Monday and Friday at Middle Harbour. Paddling in a group environment is not only more enjoyable but greatly assists in improving your speed and skills. Our training methodology is very practical, easy to follow and designed to work for all levels of paddlers.

ipaddle CLUB’S key focus areas are:

  • Paddle fitness
  • Improving technique
  • Improving ocean surf skills
  • Improving race times

When: Every Monday and Friday morning

Where: Clontarf Beach @ 5.30am or Balmoral Beach @ 5.45am. If you live on the north of Spit Bridge then meet us at Clontarf, if you live on the south then it is easier to go from Balmoral. The Clontarf group paddles over to Balmoral where we commence the session. See below maps for details.

Requirements: All paddlers must wear a lifejacket and white lights front and back on craft or paddler when dark.

Fees:

  • Casual: $20
  • Monthly: $105 includes 2 sessions per week or $65 for 1 session per week
  • 3 Monthly: $265 includes 2 sessions per week or $165 for 1 session per week
 
If you would like to join us for a session please email Yanda – yanda@oceanpaddler.com to discuss the best day to come along to your first session. A waiver form will also need to be signed prior.  
Payment Bank Details
BSB: 302100
ACC #: 1735767
Acc Name: Oceanpaddler

 Where to meet

Clontarf

 

Turn into carpark at Clontarf reserve off Sandy Bay Road. We meet in the carpark near Clonny’s Restaurant.

Balmoral

 

East end of Balmoral Beach, near Sailing Club at Balmoral Park. Paddlers paddle out to the HMAS Penguin Base wharf to meet the group from Clontarf.

 Safety Video

 Paddling Map – Know your Harbour

The below map outlines specific locations and points that we reference in training. Please become familiar with these landmarks to assist with navigating in the training session. 

Safe Paddling Resources

Safe paddling is our number one concern. Please take some time to review the below documents and safety videos. 

Further information can be found at Transport for NSW Marine Management. 

http://maritimemanagement.transport.nsw.gov.au/staying-safe/paddle-safe/index.html

Sydney Harbour & Middle Harbour Maps

Know your harbour and the key landmarks and buoys. These maps will show you everything you need to know. 

Wear a Lifejacket

Be Safe Be Seen

Know the Rules

The right equipment

Plan Your Trip

Know Your Limits