New Members

Information Meeting for New Members:

You have expressed an interest in obtaining information about becoming a member of the

Your adventure has just begun!

Click here to see the 2019 New Members’ Poster.

Click here to see the 2019 Registration Package – COMING SOON

Click here to open the Physician Health Assessment Form for Paddling.

For those interested in joining Sistership for the March-to-August, 2019 paddling season, we are holding an informational meeting on:

Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 7:00 pm
at the Grey Family YMCA (Eau Clair)
101- 3 Street S.W.
Calgary, Alberta

The topics will include a brief history of dragon boating, the structure of the dragon boat, the history of Sistership, registration and fees, fitness and training, and volunteer commitment.

This will be followed by questions and refreshments.

If you plan on attending this informational meeting, please RSVP to Terri

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at 403-923-9419.

Paddles Up!


 2018 Dry Land Training Group Workouts

Where:                           Eau Claire YMCA
Address:                        101 – 3rd. Street SW, Calgary, AB
When:                            Monday evenings – TBD


Gym:  7:00 p.m. until 7:45 p.m.
Poolside:  8 p.m. until 8:45 p.m.

Gym:  7:55 p.m. until 8:40 p.m.
Poolside:  8:50 p.m. until 9:40 p.m.

Parking is available on the street, in parking lots surrounding the YMCA, or underground at the Eau Claire Market (discounted after 6:00 PM)

What to bring:

  • exercise clothes
  • indoor running shoes
  • water
  • lock for your locker (these can be also be borrowed from the front desk)
  • photo ID if using a day pass

Y passes are valid at any YMCA


Crowfoot YMCA – 8100 John Laurie Blvd NW
Eau Claire YMCA – 101 – 3 Street SW
Shawnessy YMCA – 400 – 333 Shawville Blvd SE
Saddletowne YMCA – 7556 Falconridge Blvd SE
South Health Campus YMCA – 4448 Front Street SE

Dragon Boat Practices

Where:                Heritage Park docks
Address:             Heritage Drive west of 14 Street SW
Dates:                 Practices will begin in May, 2019, on Tuesdays and Thursdays until the end of   the season in September, 2019.  Practices will only be cancelled, if need be, by 6:00 p.m. the preceding day by e-mail from Karin McGown via dbSistership.
Times:                 To be announced

Park in the Heritage Park parking lot at the west end by Gasoline Alley. Meet at the picnic tables in the grassy area south of the parking lot.

What to bring:

  • paddle
  • PFD (personal flotation device)
  • water and holder
  • non-slip shoes – running shoes, Teva, or Keen-type shoes
  • clothing with layers of wicking fabric
  • hat
  • sunglasses
  • rain poncho
  • towel and dry, warm clothes to keep in your car
  • small ziploc bag for your keys

Medical Form

Mail completed medical form to:

Sistership Dragon Boat Association
c/o 724 Sacramento Place S.W.
Calgary, AB., T2W 0R5

Sistership General Meeting

Where:                   Calgary Canoe Club
Address:                7305 Crowchild Trail S.W. Calgary. AB.
Date:                      TBD
Time:                     9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sistership Website
Questions or concerns? Please contact Terri Ross at 403-257-9417.