Join a Team

Dragon boating is one of the fastest growing water sports in the world! No special skills or abilities are required and it’s affordable for most people. However, a desire to train hard together as a TEAM is crucial to be successful in competition.

If you would like more information about joining a team please contact us!

Are you interested in giving Dragon boating a try?

You are invited to participate in two practices for free. Most people who try dragon boating and race with a team in a festival will become hooked on the sport!

If you would like to try paddling please contact us!

Information on membership

Our club practices at the Fanshawe Yacht Club May through September. The club is located in the campground area of the Upper Thames Conservation Area (Clarke Rd near Huron).

Club Membership

 See Information/Forms and Fees page for links to online membership forms.

Additional Fees

Festival competitions are held in various cities and individuals will decide which events they wish to attend. Typical cost per person per event is around $50. Fees are based on festival cost and number of members registered. Note: The selection of races are up to each team to decide.

In addition, there may be other fees that the individual teams may charge. These may include fees for coaching and uniforms etc. Please contact your team captains for further information. If you are not currently on a specific team, please contact us for further information on your options.

Fanshawe Conservation Area

Entrance into Fanshawe Park is not included in membership. You will need to arrange to carpool in with friends or purchase your own gate pass.

Information on fees (vehicle season pass) to access Fanshawe Park can be found at Upper Thames River Conversation Authority website.