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The DC Dragon Boat Club is the 2014 Eastern Region Dragon Boat Association Co-Champions.

Welcome to DC Dragon Boat Club!

The DC Dragon Boat Club is a local non-profit organization that promotes individual and community participation in the sport of Dragon Boating to encourage awareness and stewardship of the area's waterways through recreational and competitive programs that foster physical fitness, camaraderie, and leadership skills.

We are a diverse group of paddlers who enjoy the sport of dragon boat racing and the camaraderie. We welcome all individuals who want to learn more about paddling and dragon boat racing. We have boats representing all levels of paddling, from beginners to premier level.

The DC Dragon Boat Club hosts a number of competing teams:

DC Dragon Boat - Club Team, The Dead Presidents - Premier Racing Team, First Ladies - Women's Team, VolksDragon - Volkswagen, Outta Sight Dragons - DC's first visually impaired racing team.

Check out our 2015 Dragon Boat Festival highlights (https://youtu.be/1ZtZeyVNjcQ) on Youtube!

The club is located at: The Wharf DC | 709 Wharf Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024 (https://maps.google.com/?q=709+Wharf+Street,+SW,+Washington,+DC+20024&entry=gmail&source=g) - Accessible from L'Enfant Plaza metro station (Blue/Orange/Silver line) or Waterfront Metro (Green Line)

Practice Schedule (subject to change depending on season): Tuesdays & Thursdays - 6:30 - 8:00 PM Saturdays - 8:30am - 10:00am

For the most up to date information about practices, events and all club-related announcements, check out our website at http://www.dcdragonboat.org

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Beginner's Practice

The Shake Shack

Welcome to the DC Dragon Boat Club! The DC Dragon Boat Club (DCDBC) will be hosting beginners practice every Saturday unless we are racing that weekend. Please register on Meetup and before your first practice, remember to complete the waivers https://salesforceintegration.na1.echosign.com/public/esignWidget?wid=CBFCIBAA3AAABLblqZhB3AAVsPSzNp_xrEBDIJRIGtDHjo9XBcJSXXb5IFo5nqVIxGZ4Cc6AWmSgdBXIcPY8* You cannot go out on the water without signing the waiver. You can check out our website at dcdragonboat.org We invite you to paddle with us for the 2019 season and beyond! The DC Dragon Boat Club is a diverse group of paddlers who enjoy the sport of dragon boat racing and enjoy the camaraderie. We welcome all individuals who want to learn more about paddling and the ancient sport of dragon boat racing. We have a spot for you -- beginners, social, club, and premier levels. We train out of the new District Wharf (L'Enfant Plaza or Waterfront Metro) and paddle in the Washington Channel. We compete up and down the east coast against fierce competition. More importantly, dragon boat racing is just a fun outdoor sport and a great way to meet new people. Paddling is a great core workout and a fantastic way to get in shape. The first three practices are free and the cost to join the club is $150 for the season. We will host beginners beginners practices on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM. The first 30 minutes are getting to know you, stretching, and reviewing safety techniques and basic commands. Meet on the benches outside of ShakeShack near the Market Pier. In a beginners practice, coaches and club members will work with you to teach you the proper stroke mechanics for dragon boat racing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNGAfLvbXjY Please be sure to dress appropriately for the weather in workout attire and bring plenty of water and suncreen as needed. Any questions or concerns, feel free to shoot us an email at [masked]

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Beginner's Practice

The Shake Shack

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