PDBC 18U is a mixed dragon boat crew for paddlers under the age of 19. This program is ideal for any youth paddler with some experience or just starting their paddling career. This season our primary goal is to start the foundation for a competitive 18U crew for the 2025 season.

2023/2024 Program Inclusions

All 24U athletes will participate in the following programming:

  • Dragon Boat Practices @ Frenchman’s Bay Marina
  • Participation in 2 regattas (dependant on registration date)

Detailed Training:


Dragon Boat Practices @ Frenchman’s Bay Marina

  • May 1st - August 28th, 2024
  • Monday and Wednesday evenings (6:30 - 8:30 pm)


  • Port Perry Port Perry Dragon Boat Festival: Saturday, June 15th
  • Welland Hope Floats Challenge: Saturday, August 10th


The 18U program will only run during the summer; students have the option of choosing to begin in May, June or July and can choose one of the following options:

Seasonal Membership: $500.00
After June 1st: $425.00
After June 15th: $385.00
After July 1st: $345.00


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  • Winners of the U18 banner at the 2019 Canadian National Championship
  • 2x Gold Medalist, 3x Silver Medalist at the 2018 CCWC in Szeged, Hungary
  • Winners of the U18 banner at the 2018 Canadian National Championship
  • Silver at the 2017 Canadian National Championship
  • Several members represented Canada at World Championships


Contact us at membership@pdbc.ca