South Niagara Canoe Club

   Niagara's Destination For Paddling Sports

Member & Non Member Dragon Boat Programs

 To participate in any of our member programs you need an annual membership.  The annual fee is $95.00.    This is to be paid once per year and allows the member to register and partake in our different member programs and grants voting privileges at the annual general meeting.    

Winter registration now open.  Registration for 2019 on-water programs will be open as of April 1, 2019.   

If your membership is up to date, choose the link(s) below for the program(s) you would like to join:

Recreational Dragon Boat 

  Competitive Dragon Boat  

Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat    

If you are not a member but would like to try Dragon Boat

Choose the link below for more information

Non-members are invited to join us for Learn to Paddle sessions


choose this link to register for membership - I need an annual membership

 

 SNCC Dragon Boat Program Descriptors

Mondays & Wednesdays

On-water Recreational Dragon Boat  -

What does it look like?

- Skill level – Developmental, Developmental Plus, High Performance

- Canal Dragons Mixed Crew & Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor  Crew practice together

- 2  practices per week; Monday and Wednesday evenings - attendance at weekly practices is optional, flexible personal scheduling

- 60 minute practices focussed on developing paddling skills, team work and camaraderie - expectation of video review of technique with coach

- Yearly club membership fee must be paid at beginning of May or upon joining the club during the summer program

- 3 practices for free for new members.

 Coach to advise on appropriate program

- multiple packages available for program fee  

 - Pro-rated program payment plan available to address the specific needs of paddlers

- Consistent attendance at practices is optional

- Fitness activities outside of the dragon boat program are optional

- Racing is optional

- Paddlers communicate participation at practices through coach

- Optional winter program  

Click here to register with Canal Dragons Mixed Crew & Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Crew for the on water 2019 program


Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays

On-water Competitive Dragon Boat –

What does it look like?

- Skill Level – Developmental, Development Plus, High performance skill level

- Warlocks Mixed Dragon Boat Crew

- 3 practices per week; expectation to attend 2 out of 3 weekly practices Tues., Thurs. evenings; Saturday morning

- 90 minute practices focused on developing advanced paddling skills

- Expectation of incremental increase of intensity of practices - Expectation of video review of technique with coach

- Expectation of fitness activities beyond on-water practices including resistance training and cardio-vascular endurance work as outlined on coach’s weekly workout sheet.

- Yearly club membership fee must be paid at beginning of May or upon joining the club during the summer program

- Program fees paid in full by end of May. - 3 practices for free. Coach to advise on appropriate program.

- Pro-rated program payment plan available to address specific needs of paddlers

- Race selection decided by paddlers in February/March. Three to four races per summer, one race per month.

- Race fees paid before beginning of summer program to take advantage of early bird entry fees.

- Paddlers communicate participation at practices through Team Snap

- Optional winter training program

Click here to register with Warlocks Mixed Crew for the on water 2019 program


Optional Winter Training Programs:

- twice per week for 90 minutes at WIFC from January through March

- once per week for 90 minutes at WIFC from November through April

- Optional week’s training camp in Sarasota, Florida in late April - Coach reviews paddler’s progress, when needed


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South Niagara Canoe Club is a registered non-profit corporation.  Mailing address:  108 Thorold Rd. East, Welland, ON. L3C 7A6

New paddling location - Welland International Flatwater Centre, 16 Townline Tunnel Road, Welland, ON.


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