Learn to Orienteer

Ever thought about trying orienteering but not sure what to do?

Using Orienteering Australia's "Learn to Orienteer" resources, OWA has designed a four day course to introduce first timers to the skills of orienteering. Coaches will help guide you through the basics of reading an orienteering map and how an orienteering event works. You will have the opportunity to practice basic skills with coaches on hand to help you before trying an easy course on your own.

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NavDash 2: Claisebrook

Sunday, 10 March 2024

Mardalup Park, Claisebrook

NavDash 2 courses will go through the Swan River foreshore parklands and quiet streets in redeveloped suburbia around Claisebrook Cove, with views across the river to Optus Stadium from the event site. The event centre is at Mardalup Park, at the east end of Brown Street, north of Claisebrook Cove. The three courses all have intended winning times under 15 minutes, but they provide options that should suit everyone.

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Event report: Navdash 1 ECU Mt Lawley

Sunday, 25 February 2024

Edith Cowan University, Mt Lawley

"That was a lot of fun", thought setter Tom Brownlie, as he wrote this event report. It was a little rushed toward the start time with a minor issue quickly solved by the unflappable Melinda on the computer. The numerous offers of help before, during and after the event were very much appreciated and demonstrate the team work always present at events.

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Acknowledgement of country

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Orienteering WA acknowledges the Noongar people, the Traditional and continuing Custodians of the land on which we gather to enjoy our sport, and pay our respects to Elders past and present.