4 Week Intro to Dragon Boat

Want to try out dragon boating but not sure if you are ready to commit to a team?

The 4 Week Intro To Dragon Boat program is for you. New paddlers will learn everything one needs to know to join a dragon boat team. Each program is 4 weeks long (generally starting on a Tuesday or Friday) and the practices are 1.5 hours in length. No experience is necessary!

Vancouver 4 Week Intro to Dragon Boat Program Start Dates ($89 plus 5% GST):

April 20 OR 24
May 18 OR 22
July 6
August 24
September 21

Time: 6pm

Click here to register for Vancouver 4 Week Intro to Dragon Boat Programs.

Steveston 4 Week Intro to Dragon Boat Program Start Dates ($99 plus 5% GST):

July 4
August 1

Time: 6pm

4 Week Intro to Dragon Boat and Festival Race Program Start Dates

May 18 OR 22 -Race at the Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival from June 22-24 ($129 plus 5% GST)
The Vancouver 4 week Intro to Dragon Boat and Festival Race program gives you the chance to learn how to paddle and then race at North America’s largest dragon boat festival!
Click here to register for the Vancouver 4 Week Intro to Dragon Boat and Festival Race Program.

August 1-Race at the Steveston Dragon Boat Festival on August 25 ($139 plus 5% GST)
The Steveston 4 week Intro to Dragon Boat and Festival Race program gives you the chance to learn how to paddle and then race at the Steveston Dragon Boat Festival!

Fees includes:
Coaching, all equipment and practice sessions. Participants do not need to know how to swim, but MUST wear the supplied life jackets.

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Join a Team

Join one of the Dragon Zone Paddling Club Teams. No experience is necessary!

Have fun while meeting new people and getting in shape. Teams practice once a week. Each program is 8 weeks long, although you can register for both the Spring and Summer sessions together (16 weeks), and the practices are 1.5 hours in length.

Beginner courses are on Mondays at 6pm
Intermediate courses are on Wednesdays at 6pm

Start Dates: April 23, 25 / July 4, 9

Fees include:

  • Coaching
  • All equipment
  • Practice sessions
  • Registration in the Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival in June (Spring Sessions) or the Steveston Dragon Boat Festival in August (Summer Session).

Cost: 1 session $199 / 2 sessions $349 + 5% GST

Important:
Participants do not need to know how to swim, but all MUST wear the supplied life jacket (PFD).

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Kayaking

Introduction to Kayaking Class
Learn all the basic of kayaking is this three-hour course. Introduction to Kayaking will give the first time paddler the fundamental skills and knowledge to paddle in protected waters within a group. Basic and intermediate paddling skills, rescue techniques, and water safety are some of the topics covered. Come ready to get wet. Equipment provided.

Pre-requisite:
No experience necessary

Cost:
$129 for teens and adults
$59 for kids 12 under (special courses available upon request for 12 and under)

Introduction to Kayaking classes start on April 28, 2018 at 9:30am.

Registration: click here

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