What Is Dragon
Boat Racing?

Dragon boat racing is one of the fastest-growing paddling sports in the world. A crew of 20 paddlers is composed of an equal number of men and women. Each crew is seated in ten rows of two paddlers each, paddling to the beat of a drummer at the front, with a steersperson at the back. It’s easy to learn and fun to do.

Why Choose Verdun Dragon Boat Club?

Verdun Dragon Boat Club has a track record of success. We offer you the opportunity to grow — to be more — by joining us in this challenging and rewarding sport.

Get first-rate instruction

Increase your fitness level

Be part of a community


Your first practice is free

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I Need Experience?

No dragon boat experience is necessary. If you have passion, commitment and believe in team spirit, then you have what you need.

Is There an Age Limit?

Everyone 12 years old or more can participate. Our youngest participant ever was 12 years old and our oldest was 78 years.

Where Do You Practice?

We practice in two places, one across the street from the other, depending upon the season.

How Much Does it Cost?

Thanks to our ongoing fundraising efforts, participation in the Verdun Dragon Boat Club is generously subsidized.

What Should I Bring?

For most of the summer racing-season, a t-shirt, quick-dry shorts and sandals are recommended.

Where Do You Compete?

Competitions give you the chance to travel. We compete regionally, provincially, nationally and internationally.


Be part of the team

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