What we're about

The Shanghaied Dragons are a group of recreational paddlers promoting the traditional Chinese sport of dragonboating in Shanghai. We are the only amateur dragonboat club in Shanghai and welcome new-comers and paddlers of any background.

Our members are drawn from more than 15 countries: USA, France, Germany, Netherlands, Singapore, Italy, Japan , China, etc. In our team there are managers, teachers, translators, mechanics, and foreign students, whose ages are from 20 to 60 years old.

Upcoming events (4+)

Dragonboat Endurance Training

Shanghai Science & Technology Museum

¥100

This is the training only for active and experienced paddlers, who are able to paddle 90 mins without pause. Newbies and all others are welcome to join our Sunday's training.

15mins warming up

90 mins training on the boat
stretching

Time does not wait for us, so we cannot wait for you

Sign up

Please note that it is required to agree to the terms and conditions of our Activity Agreement and Waiver of Liability as well as Medical Statement, which you may find here (https://www.meetup.com/dragonboatsh-org/about/).

Wear

Everything you wear on the boat will get wet! Wear comfortable, loose fitting top (maybe a windbreaker jacket if it’s cold), shorts or long pants, water shoes or sandals. If you have gloves (like weight lifting gloves) that can get wet bring them – they help prevent blisters. Bring a large towel to dry off with and a small one to sit on. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses & hat.

Water & Snacks

Recommend take water, energy bar or snacks with you in case you will be hungry after training. There is no mini market at this training center.

Toilet & Shower

Toilet and a shower is available. However do bring fresh clothes for change after training.

Registration and fee:
Training fee is 100 RMB, paid on the wechat program yeyu using the QR code. We have a 36h cancellation policy, after no refund and no transfer to another person or other training

If we are unable to reach the minimum of 6 paddlers, we might cancel the activity or training.

Technique training on the boat

69 Jin Yan Lu

¥100

Technical boat training of Shanghaied Dragons.

Details:
15mins Warm up
90 mins training on the boat
stretching

Time does not wait for us, so we cannot wait for you either.
Wear

Everything you wear on the boat will get wet! Wear comfortable, loose fitting top (maybe a windbreaker jacket if it’s cold), shorts or long pants, water shoes or sandals. If you have gloves (like weight lifting gloves) that can get wet bring them – they help prevent blisters. Bring a large towel to dry off with and a small one to sit on. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses & hat.

Water & Snacks

Recommend take water, energy bar or snacks with you in case you will be hungry after training.

First-timers please announce it in the wechat group where you will be invited to. The boat training focuses on technique.
Please note that it is required to agree to the terms and conditions of our Activity Agreement and Waiver of Liability as well as Medical Statement, which you may find here (https://www.meetup.com/dragonboatsh-org/about/).

Registration & Cancellation
Registration and payment in the wechat program yeyu using the QR code, no refund if canceled within 36 hours before the training

Pool Paddling Practice

Kenipo Natatorium Spa

¥89

Shanghaied Dragons
Winter Pool Paddling Practice
Jingan Gardens, 1131 Wuding Road
Pool Fee: 89RMB
RVSP till Tuesday 14:00

Details:
* Warm up starts at 19:15, pool paddling practice starts at 19:30.
* Wear your usual dragon boat get up for this activity, you may go barefoot or use your slippers or seat pads
* Bring drinking sufficient water
* Bring your own paddle. We have secured paddles for those who have confirmed they can’t bring one.
* Pay the 89 RMB fee at the counter when you arrive, go to the lockers to get changed, then off to the pool. (The fee includes using the pool, locker and changing rooms, bathroom, sauna, steam room and other facilities)
* At the request of the pool owners, please wash your paddle before paddling in the pool.
* A single lane on the side of the pool has been reserved for our use, so as not to disturb other pool users/swimmers; a minimum of 8 paddlers are required for the activity to push through, and maximum of 15.
* If you decide to swim in the pool, bathing suits and swim caps are required; usual pool policies apply; pool closes 10pm

Dragonboat Endurance Training

Shanghai Science & Technology Museum

¥100

This is the training only for active and experienced paddlers, who are able to paddle 90 mins without pause. Newbies and all others are welcome to join our Sunday's training.

15mins warming up

90 mins training on the boat
stretching

Time does not wait for us, so we cannot wait for you

Sign up

Please note that it is required to agree to the terms and conditions of our Activity Agreement and Waiver of Liability as well as Medical Statement, which you may find here (https://www.meetup.com/dragonboatsh-org/about/).

Wear

Everything you wear on the boat will get wet! Wear comfortable, loose fitting top (maybe a windbreaker jacket if it’s cold), shorts or long pants, water shoes or sandals. If you have gloves (like weight lifting gloves) that can get wet bring them – they help prevent blisters. Bring a large towel to dry off with and a small one to sit on. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses & hat.

Water & Snacks

Recommend take water, energy bar or snacks with you in case you will be hungry after training. There is no mini market at this training center.

Toilet & Shower

Toilet and a shower is available. However do bring fresh clothes for change after training.

Registration and fee:
Training fee is 100 RMB, paid on the wechat program yeyu using the QR code. We have a 36h cancellation policy, after no refund and no transfer to another person or other training

If we are unable to reach the minimum of 6 paddlers, we might cancel the activity or training.

Past events (653)

Pool Paddling Practice

Kenipo Natatorium Spa

¥89

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