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Membership


Interested in joining the club?

New to the sport? Check out our Novices page and contact us to come and try outrigger canoe paddling. Your first six sessions are FREE!

Looking to join MOCC from another club? Contact us before completing your transfer via AOCRA.

AOCRA Membership

  • Senior $70.00
  • Junior $45.00

All novice paddlers should pay AOCRA and club fees after 6 sessions in an OC6.

The AOCRA Registration and Insurance fee is to be paid directly to AOCRA by each paddler. Please do not pay this amount to the club. If you are a current paddler and have not been provided with a username and password for the AOCRA site in order to make payment, please email support@aocra.com.au

AOCRA Registration & Insurance:
Online payment only @ https://www.aocra.com.au

2024 Club Membership

Transfers from another club must be done through the AOCRA website before your club membership can be processed.

2024 Club Constitution

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Membership Fees


We have various different membership types within our club and to promote our sport to the Juniors we offer FREE membership.

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Juniors


The Mooloolaba OCC juniors’ program is the most successful of its kind in Australia. MOCC juniors are supported by a dedicated team of coaches, parents, and volunteers
In 2012, Mooloolaba OCC our former junior coach Allan Rasmussen was honoured with a Certificate of Merit by the Sunshine Coast Sports Hall of Fame in recognition of his many years of service and dedication to outrigger canoe paddling and the development of Junior athletes in particular.

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Social & Novice


If you’ve never paddled before, or if you have in the past and just want to dust off the cobwebs… Contact us, come down to Mooloolaba and give it a go!
Your first 6 sessions of paddling (from the date of your session) in an OC6 are free. Come along to the SNAP sessions in the calendar.
Junior social/novices (aged 10-19 years) please contact Sunshine Coast Junior Paddling Development (who race nationally as Mooloolaba OCC) for more information.
Are there any requirements?
You must be able to swim competently in the ocean. We train in all conditions in exposed waters and you will get wet!

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Seniors


Our senior division comprise of open, Masters (40yrs+), Senior Masters (50yrs+), Golden Masters (60yrs+), Platinum (70yrs+). 

Our senior divisions have enjoyed much success across a number of national and international races/ events including the Hamilton Island Outrigger Cup, Gold Coast Cup, Great Barrier Reef Ocean Challenge (GBROC), The Whale Run, Sydney Harbour Challenge, National Marathon and Sprint Championships, Pailolo challenge, Na Pali Challenge, Molokai Hoe (men’s) and Na Wahine O Ke Kai (women’s) races.

Mooloolaba attributes much of their success to their club comradery, teamwork, and club Va’a culture.

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No Limits Program


For the first time in the history of outrigger canoe racing in this country, the Australian Outrigger Canoe Racing Association (AOCRA) has introduced No Limits Adaptive Paddling (AP) classes and events for people with physical disabilities. Opportunities are now available for adaptive paddlers to participate in recreational activities and competitive outrigger canoeing events.
Mooloolaba Outrigger Canoe Club (MOCC) has been taking the lead in the development of the program and conducted a Come & Try Day in October 2013. From there the club now has a group of men and women paddling and training on a regular basis. Many have transferred across from other sports such as road racing, tennis, swimming and basketball, and those who have been bitten by the bug are now coming along for recreational sessions – including joining the Novice paddlers in team boats on Sunday mornings on the open ocean. Come along to the SNAP sessions in the calendar.
So, the sky is the limit for these athletes. That is why the name “No Limits Adaptive Paddling” has been chosen.

Training Sessions


What do I bring?

We will provide paddles and safety gear for social/novice paddlers. However, please be aware we paddle in the open ocean in varying conditions much of the time. If you are not a strong swimmer (cannot swim a minimum 400m or tread water for 10 minutes) and need to wear a Type 1 PFD while paddling, you may wish to bring your own compact model.

Please see our Safety page for more information. Bring clothes you don’t mind getting wet – board shorts, rash shirt or anything quick-drying – plus a hat, drink bottle (ideally with a bottle holder that straps around your waist), sunscreen and sunglasses, if you wish.

However, please don’t bring or wear anything in the canoe that you would be devastated to lose to the ocean! It’s also always good to bring a change of clothes, a towel and maybe even a plastic bag to throw your wet gear into.

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