There’s no better time than now to start a fun-filled sport in the great outdoors!

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dabulamanzi Canoe Club will remain closed until further notice.

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To get a taste of what canoeing is all about, join us on Saturdays from 09:00 – 11:00 for an introductory class from our club coach, Olympic silver medalist and World Champion Attila Adrovicz. 


The introductory class is R150 per person. All you need is some sunscreen and clothes that can get wet!


Attila also offers private or small group sessions for R150 per person during the week:
Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Friday : from 16:00 – 18:00.

Please contact Attila to book your lesson, or if you have any queries:

Monday Evening Beginner’s timetrial

Coach Adro will be timekeeping a 3000m (3 x laps) and a 5000m (5 x laps) beginner’s timetrial every Monday evening at 17:30.

This will be preceded by a technique and warm-up session from 16:30.

This is a great way to build up to the longer timetrials!



Attila Adrovicz

Head Coach


Attila offers a variety of coaching packages to canoeists of all levels – from beginners sessions to Olympic standard training with his elite High Performance Squad.

As an athlete Attila has garnered numerous podium positions for Hungary between 1984 and 1996 at World Championship events in K2 and K4 Sprints, as well as a silver medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games for K4 in the 1000m.

He is a qualified sports scientist with a degree in Kayak-Canoeing Coaching from the Semmelweis University Faculty of Sports and Physical Education.

He has worked with both Hungarian and South African National teams, with athletes who achieved numerous podium positions at both Worlds and Olympics.