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Southern Region Development Team

Here you can find out all about the British Canoeing Southern Regional Development Team. 


The SRDT is a committee of volunteers set up by British Canoeing to support all paddling opportunities and all paddling disciplines in the Southern Region. The Regional team meet quarterly to try and develop links between Clubs and Centre's help organise events and course as well as subsequently send a representative to meet with other chairs across the country and British Canoeing, where we have an opportunity to help shape British Canoeing as well as air the views of the region. We are provided with a small budget to help us deliver a development plan with the following aims. 

  • Actively support protection of our waterways and environment
  • Support continued development of coaches and leaders
  • Develop and recognise volunteers
  • Improve communication throughout the region
  • Deliver workshops/forums to share best practice and resources
  • Arrange meetings and encourage organisation of events

If you want to get involved contact [email protected]

Terms of Reference

The last approved terms of reference are below

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Development Plan

Regional Development Plans are reviewed each year to create a focus for the region. Items include what types of events and frequency of events the region need to organise, development opportunities individuals and groups.

The latest approved development plan is below

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Annual Report

The region reports on its progress and activities for the annual report each year.

The latest approved annual report is below

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Meeting Minutes

We hold committee meetings regularly throughout the year and are open to all individual British Canoeing members as well as members of affiliated clubs.


The team aim to meet at least once a quarter, to help plan regional events, activities and execute development objectives.

The last approved minutes are below

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Annual Consultative Meeting Minutes

The team hold the Annual Consultative Meetings in November each year, which can be used as an opportunity to learn about what has happened in the year, share ideas to improve paddling in the region and to voice opinions that can then be taken to British Canoeing central the following year.

The last approved Annual Consultative Meeting Minutes are below

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