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Love, Pride, Unity - Dragon Boating

Charlotte Dragon Boat Association is a non-profit organization created to promote the sport of dragon boating in our region.

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Have you ever wondered what dragon boating is all about?

Here is the CCTV (China Central Television) coverage of the Oak Ridge dragon boat race on May 31st, 2014:

Charlotte Dragonboat invites all meetup folks to come and try it out. No experience is necessary. All age groups and fitness levels are welcome and we provide all the gear. You just need to wear workout clothes that can get splashed on, and bring water to drink.

Competitive team practice:

Wednesday 6:30 PM till 7:45 PM

Saturday 8:45 AM till 10:00 AM

Beginner dragon boat practice:

Saturday 10:00 AM till 11:30 AM

We hope you can join us!

Upcoming events (4+)

Fury Crew Practice--Wednesday, Port City Club (PCC), Cornelius, NC; 6:00 PM!

Welcome Back Fury!

This session is reserved for the Charlotte Fury Racing Crew members only! However, if you were invited to join this session by Dr Chen, or Coach Rich, or Capt. Kim, you are welcome to join this session.

Show time is 6:00 PM!
Warmup/stretch at 0610 PM!
Boat launch at 0630!

All crew members are expected in the upkeeping of the boats...Bailing, Cleaning, Drying, etc., as needed.

Everyone, be sure to sign up on Meetup! All paddlers must sign a waiver for 2023 (will be provided)!

Masks are optional.

As always, monitor the Meetup events for last minute updates, i.e., location change, weather delays and/or cancelations.

Ready! Ready!!
Paddles Up!!!

CDBA Practice, All members--Saturday, Port City Club (PCC); 0830 hrs!

Hello all CDBA Meetup Followers,

Until further notice, this session is open to all levels of paddlers--First timers, recreational members, Fury Crew members.

Show time is 0830 hrs!

For our newcomers, be sure to bring water, sunscreen, sunglasses, butt pads (optional but strongly encouraged). Water shoes recommended.

Fury Racing Crew members, going forward, we will practice, non-stop, until 1100 hrs!

Everyone, be sure to sign up on Meetup! All paddlers must sign a waiver for 2023 (will be provided).

Masks are optional.

Park at designated parking lots only--Do not park at the Boat Trailer lot unless you were towing a boat trailer.

As always, monitor the Meetup events for last minute updates, i.e., location change, weather delays and/or cancelations.

Ready! Ready!!
Paddles Up!!!

Charlotte Fury Practice, Saturday, Port City Club (PCC); 1015 hrs!

Port City Club

Hello all CDBA Meetup Followers,

Until further notice, this session is reserved for Fury Racing Crew only. However, if you were invited by Dr Chen, Coach Rich, and/or Capt Kim, you may join this practice.

Show time is 1015 hrs!

Warmup/stretches start at 1025 and boats launch NLT 1045, returning around 1145.

Everyone, be sure to sign up on Meetup! All paddlers must sign a waiver for 2023 (will be provided).

Masks are optional.

Park at designated parking lots only--Do not park at the Boat Trailer lot unless you were towing a boat trailer.

As always, monitor the Meetup events for last minute updates, i.e., location change, weather delays and/or cancelations.

Ready! Ready!!
Paddles Up!!!

Fury Crew Practice--Wednesday, Port City Club (PCC), Cornelius, NC; 6:00 PM!

Welcome Back Fury!

This session is reserved for the Charlotte Fury Racing Crew members only! However, if you were invited to join this session by Dr Chen, or Coach Rich, or Capt. Kim, you are welcome to join this session.

Show time is 6:00 PM!
Warmup/stretch at 0610 PM!
Boat launch at 0630!

All crew members are expected in the upkeeping of the boats...Bailing, Cleaning, Drying, etc., as needed.

Everyone, be sure to sign up on Meetup! All paddlers must sign a waiver for 2023 (will be provided)!

Masks are optional.

As always, monitor the Meetup events for last minute updates, i.e., location change, weather delays and/or cancelations.

Ready! Ready!!
Paddles Up!!!

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