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Learn to Paddle! Beginners Practice with DC Dragon Boat Club
Welcome to the DC Dragon Boat Club! My name is Carlo Veloso, I am one of the coaches for the Club. The DC Dragon Boat Club (DCDBC) will be hosting beginners practice every Saturday unless we are racing that weekend. Please register and sign-up for practice at www.dcdragonboat.org. Signing up on meetup will not guarantee a seat on the boat. Before your first practice, remember to complete the waiver on the website (https://secure.na1.echosign.com/public/esignWidget?wid=CBFCIBAA3AAABLblqZhCk60zVIIYJCjmsZvQCOTHmbdfR-9btFQXPeR8BTrflM5hAuW_G9q9QGMAyu6olefU*). We invite you to paddle with us for the upcoming 2018 season. The DC Dragon Boat Club is 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. 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 and compete against some of the best clubs out there (USA and Canada). Dragon boat racing is 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. We will host beginners beginners practices on Saturdays from 8:30 AM to 10 AM. In the beginners practice, coaches and club members will work with you one-on-one to teach you the proper stroke mechanics for dragon boat racing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNGAfLvbXjY

The Shake Shack

975 Wharf St SW · Washington, dc

What we're about

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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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