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Dragon Boating *NEW*

 

*NEW* for Sprummer 2019, get on the water and try Dragon Boating!

 

This sport requires timing, strength and endurance but most importantly TEAMWORK. 

 

Join a team of up to 20 paddlers to propel the boat with the guidance of a steersperson/coach as you learn and develop your skills, build your strength and have lots of fun!

 

Come paddle with “Quinte Top Gunnels”, the recreational team of the Quinte Paddling Club and see what the excitement is all about!

 

Sprummer 2019 Details:  

Start/end dates

Tuesdays: Classes begin on Tuesday, June 4 and end on Tuesday, July 23.

 

# of weeks

8 Week Program.

 

Class times

6:15pm-7:45pm (90 minutes). 

 

Price

Individual registration: $150 +HST.


Bye Dates

There are no bye dates.

 

Class Info

Quinte Paddling Club invites you to join them for Dragon Boating on the beautiful Bay of Quinte in Belleville. 


Dragon Boating originated in China more than 2000 years ago and is now the fastest growing aquatic sport in the world.  It requires timing, strength and endurance but most importantly TEAMWORK. 

 

Teams of up to 20 paddlers propel the boats with the guidance of a steersperson/coach.  Under the direction of world class paddler Coach Terry, you will learn and develop your skills, build your strength and endurance and have lots of fun. 

 

Come paddle with “Quinte Top Gunnels”, the recreational team of the QPC and see what the excitement is all about!

 

 


To register, click your week night and skill level choice on the grid below.

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Is the class/league/night/skill division you are interested in sold out?
Please send an email with your name, phone number and desired sport to info@qssc.ca and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

Sport Info

What you need to know about Dragon Boating!

 

What is Dragon Boating?

A dragon boat team consists of 20 paddlers sitting two abreast, a Cox who steers the dragon boat from the rear, and a drummer who sits at the front.

The team of paddlers work in unison to propel the boat forward from a standing start, the aim being to reach the finish line in the fastest time. Generally a race consists of between 4 and 6 boats.

Teams can be all men, all women, or a mixed crew with equal numbers of both men and women. Timing, strength and endurance are 3 key elements of a successful team; the fourth and most critical is teamwork. It is for this reason that the sport has achieved such a high profile around the world. 

We encouraged to "have a go" in this exciting sport that epitomizes a team spirit.

Coaches

Instructor information is coming soon.  Click HERE to read the coaching bio.

# of People per Class

Minimum 20 paddlers.

 

Required Equipment

QPC will provide the dragon boat, paddles and PFDs (life jackets).  You bring the enthusiasm!  Paddlers should wear athletic gear that can get wet and bring a water bottle.

 

 

Rules

Paddlers are required to wear a PFD.

Location

Dragon Boating takes place out of the Victoria Harbour in Belleville.