PDBC Senior B

A highly competitive dragon boat program for athletes aged 50 - 59. This program is designed to compete at the highest international level within the senior age categories of dragon boat racing at a local, National and International level. 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.

2023/2024 Program Inclusions

All Senior B athletes will participate in the following programming:

  • Pool Paddling @ Afterburn Fitness Centre
  • PERG Paddling @ Alkame Paddle Zone
  • 2 x PERG Testing @ Alkame Paddle Zone
  • Dragon Boat Practices @ Frenchman’s Bay Marina
  • OC Coaching @ Frenchman’s Bay Marina
  • 2 x OC Time Trials @ Frenchman’s Bay Marina
  • 2 x Training Camps @ Frenchman’s Bay Marina
  • Participation in 2 regattas (TBD)

Detailed Training:

Winter:

Sunday Pool Paddling @ Afterburn Fitness Centre

  • November 5th, 2023 - April 7th, 2024
  • Bi-Weekly, Sundays, 12:00pm

Indoor Perg sessions @ Paddle Zone

  • November 8th, 2023 - April 7th, 2024
  • Bi-Weekly Sundays, 12:45pm
  • Every Wednesday, 6:00pm OR 7:15pm

No sessions on the following dates: Dec 24 - Jan 1st inclusive, March 31st

Summer:

Dragon Boat Practices @ Frenchman’s Bay Marina

  • May 5th - August 29th
  • Sunday - 9 am and 11:30 am.
  • Tuesday and Thursday evenings ( 6:30 - 8:30 pm)

No practices May 19th, June 30th, July 1st and July 25th - August 4th

Outrigger coached practices

  • May 27th - August 14th, 2024
  • Mondays 6 - 7:30 pm

No OC practices July 1st & 29th

Regattas

  • 2 regattas - TDB

Important Dates:

  • Perg Testing 2x season - Jan 27th and April 6th, 2024
  • Outrigger time trials 2x season - June 15th or 22nd (TBD) and August 17th
  • Training Camps 2 x season - June 15th or 22nd (TBD) and August 17th

Fees:

Annual Membership: $2,250.00

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

Questions?

Contact us at membership@pdbc.ca