PDBC Senior B

A highly competitive dragon boat program for athletes 50+. This program is designed to compete at the highest international level within its age category. This program will attempt to continue its history as the world’s fastest 50+ dragon boat program.

*Please note that this is a competitive program so athletes must be selected to compete with us.

Program Goals

  • To win the Senior B division at the 2022 CCWC’s in Florida
  • To field one of the world's most competitive Senior B programs
  • To utilize unique characteristics of our club to create a healthy, progressive and successful program

Returning for 2022…

In hopes of achieving a year long commitment and continuous training from our paddlers, we have opened registration for every program available for the entire 2021/2022 season!

Paddlers can now register for all programming that they wish to take part in, all at the same time and receive discounted pricing. Paddlers will receive 5% off if they register for 3 programs, 10% off for 4 programs, and 15% off for 5 or more PDBC training programs!

*Registration must be completed by December 31, 2021 in order to receive multi- program discounts*

Membership Fee

In order to best serve our athlete base, all PDBC competitive members will be required to pay a non-refundable Membership Fee of $120.00. This fee will give athletes year-round access to administrative assistance, their Dragon Boat Canada membership, their year- end banquet ticket, as well as a variety of customized to paddlers workout programs. Membership fee is not eligible for the pricing discount.

2021/2022 Season Plan

Programs:

Please note to participate in any program, athletes must be fully vaccinated against Covid 19

Indoor Training:

Paddle Ergometer Training

At Alkame Paddle Zone (1050 Brock Rd, unit 21, Pickering)
First Practice: November 3, 2021
Last Practice: April 6, 2022
No practice December 29, 2021

Day & Time:
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm (Open)
Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30pm (Women)
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9:00pm ( Women)

Cost: Local Fee $460.00 Distance: $325.00
*Distance pricing is only for members who live outside of the GTA and cannot attend more than 60% of practices.

Alkame Paddle Zone - Membership

The Paddle Zone membership allows athletes access to all gym facilities and equipment for a 6-month period.

Dates: November 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022

Cost: $330.00 (Register in October and receive that month for FREE!)
(Does not include the cost of group training or personal training).
*Members are welcome to train at Paddle Zone 24hrs/day, 7 days a week, except for during Team Training Sessions.

Pool Paddling

At Afterburn Fitness (230 Nantucket Ave, Scarborough)
First practice: January 23, 2022
Last practice: April 10, 2022

Day & Time: Sundays, 11:00 - 1:00 pm (Open)

Cost: Local Fee $250.00, Distance Fee $175.00
*Distance pricing is only for members who live outside of the GTA and cannot attend more than 60% of practices.

Outdoor Training:

Dragon Boat:

First Practice: May 3, 2022
Last Practice: October 20, 2022

Day & Time:
Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Thursdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm 
Sundays 11:30 am. - 1:00 pm.
No practice: July 17 - 26, August 18 - 21

Cost: Local Fee: $650.00, Distance Fee: $460.00
*Distance pricing is only for members who live outside of the GTA and cannot attend more than 60% of practices.

Includes 3 regattas
Does Not Include: Racing Jersey or Canadian Championships fees

OC Rentals & Coaching

12-week OC training program designed specifically for Senior B athletes. 10:1 athlete to coach ratio.

OC Coaching Practice Schedule: April 30, 2022 - July 2, 2022 and August 6, 2022 - September 3, 2022
*No coached sessions between July 9 - 30, No practices: May 21, May 28, August 20, 2022

Day & Time: Saturdays, 9 - 10:30 am OR 10:30 - 12:00 pm

Cost: Full Program (OC Rental & Coaching) $450.00, OC Rental Only (no coached sessions) $275.00, Coaching Only (OC Owners) $200.00

OC Rentals: Begin in late April and continue until early October ( weather permitting)

Additional Training:

Zoom Workouts:

Athletes can choose to participate in a weekly training program offered through Zoom. This will be led by a certified CanFitPro instructor. It will be tailored to the needs of dragon boat athletes. A minimum of 10 people is required for this program. Zoom Workouts are not eligible for the pricing discount.

Schedule: November 4, 2021 - March 17, 2022

Day & Time:
Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $100.00

Registration

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Accomplishments

  • 2019 Senior B Open Canadian Champions
  • 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Canadian National Champions
  • 4x Gold Medalist, 2x Silver Medalist and 1x Bronze Medalist at the 2018 CCWC in Szeged, Hungary
  • 3x Gold medalists in the Mixed Division at the 2014 CCWC in Ravenna, Italy
  • Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists at the 2014 CCWC in Ravenna, Italy
  • Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists at the 2011 CCWC in Hong Kong
  • Several members represented Canada at World Championships

Questions?

Contact us at membership@pdbc.ca