What to Expect

Dry land training starts in February with sessions once per week. Our paddling season runs from May to September. We practice twice a week on the Glenmore Reservoir and compete in various dragon boat festivals during the season. 

Dry Land Training Group Workouts

Evenings – once per week – running from mid-February through April 

Locations:Brookfield YMCA at Seton 4995 Market St SE
Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge 11300 Rocky Ridge Rd NW
Dates:Tuesday – Seton – February 22 – May 10
Thursday – Rocky Ridge – February 24 – May 12
Times:7:00-8:00pm Studio work-out
8:00-9:00pm Poolside paddle

Time commitment: ~ 2 hours per week

On the Water Dragon Boat Practices

Where:Heritage Park docks
Address:1900 Heritage Drive SW, west of 14 Street SW
Dates:Practices begin early May and run through September, typically on Tuesdays and Thursdays. To give you an example, our current paddling season times are listed below.

Morning Boat: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Afternoon Boat: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Evening Boat: 6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.  

Time Commitment: Two sessions weekly, 2 hours per practice.