Start of 2021 Dragon Boat Season - Guests Welcome!

Greater Chicago Dragon Boat Club
Greater Chicago Dragon Boat Club
Public group

Frances K Mennone Boathouse

1020 W. Weed Street · Chicago, IL

How to find us

Boathouse has a blue roof and located on the river behind Blick Art Store and Old Navy parking lot

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Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the exact start date is tentative at this time and will be confirmed later. We hope that everyone is keeping safe and staying healthy!

Club website:

Come and give dragon boating a try! Learn a new sport! Meet new friends! Have a blast and get a great workout! Sign up for your two FREE practices!

Come and see why this is the fastest growing water sport!

We will provide the boat, paddles and vests! Our coaches will provide the basics of dragon boat paddling. Please arrive at 11:15 am so that there is enough time to stretch, warm up and go over paddling technique before you get on the boat. We will also need to have you complete the waivers.

Who: All Welcome! No experience necessary. Wear clothing and shoes that can get wet(you might get splashed) and also appropriate for the day's weather. No Flip-Flops! Also don't forget sunscreen, sunglasses, water.

Parking-- plenty of street parking.

Please do not park on the Blick/Old Navy/Whole foods parking lot. Your car will get towed.

There is plenty of parking on Cherry Street.

Club is not responsible for personal belongings.

If you have access to a printer, please consider printing out the waiver located here to save your time when you visit - (Look for 'Waiver for Members and Guests').