Adult Dragon Boat Programs

Petrie Island Canoe Club Dragonboat Program Registration

Introduction to Dragon Boat Program (4 weeks)

  • DATE: Saturdays in August
  • TIME: Mornings
  • PRICE: $60/person = $67.80, tax incl.

WHAT TO EXPECT: Due to overwhelming interest in this new program, Introduction to Dragon Boat Program will definitely run in July!  A team session will become available in August for new crews.

At least 20 people are needed due to the size of a Dragon Boat. If you would be interested in joining a once a week for 4 weeks Introduction to Dragon Boat program for July, please email to inquire. The cost will be approximately $80 per person with tax, for a 4-week program. Our instructor is an expert steersperson with many years of coaching experience.

All necessary equipment including paddle and mandatory Canada-approved PFD will be provided.

At the completion of one course, participants may choose to enroll in a subsequent introductory program or indicate to the instructor that they wish to join an existing Dragon Boat Team. PICC will endeavour to connect participants with teams in need of paddlers wherever possible. Please ask your coach for more details on these options.

No registration or payment is necessary until we have sufficient numbers.

TEAM Dragon Boat (July & August)

  • DATE: August (4 Weeks)
  • TIME: Weeknight Evenings
  • PRICE: $1100/team = $52/person, tax incl.
  • DATE: July & August (8 Weeks)
  • TIME: Weeknight Evenings
  • PRICE: $1900/team = $90/person, tax incl.

WHAT TO EXPECT: This program is for 21-person crews of adults and older teens aged 16+ years.  Instructor will teach proper technique, and race strategies, while coaching to your team’s level, and keeping it fun!

    The 2018 Team Dragon Boat Program Includes:

    • Dragon boat instruction by friendly, qualified coaches
    • August (4 Weeks) Four 1-hour weeknight sessions
    • July & August (8 Weeks) Eight 1-hour weeknight sessions
    • Opportunity to register and compete as a team in a local Dragon Boat festival

Captains, register your teams for the summer today! E-mail our coaches at

Short a few paddlers? Let us know how many you need, and we’ll help recruit!

Need a team to paddle with? Send an e-mail to, and let us hook you up! Once we’ve found you a team, we’ll send you your welcome e-mail, and you’ll be on your way.

Petrie Island’s qualified trainers will teach you everything you need to know about this highly social team sport. Coached practices will run weekday evenings, for one hour of friends, fun & fitness. No equipment or previous experience necessary!

Dragon Boat is perfect for team building, fostering goodwill and sportsmanship, and boosting confidence and morale. Your workouts are sure to be fun and satisfying!