Dragon Talk

News, information and comments from the Kingston Dragon Boat Club.

How to Register for Peterborough

​UPDATE:  We are now registered on Peterborough's Festival website.  If you are an active, paid-up member of the club, and would like to go to this exciting first festival of the season, please sign up here:  https://prhcf.akaraisin.com/ui/2019ptbodragonboat .  Look for our team, the "Kingston Dragons". ...
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Registration for Peterborough Festival begins

We are looking for 16 - 20 paddlers for Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival  on June 8th. No paddling or racing experience is required, as training will be provided at practices before the event.  If you would like to participate, please reserve your spot with payment.  Cost is $40/paddler, and can be submitted to Mike the treas...
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The 2019 Season Starts!

Members, please join us at 1 Cataraqui Street (our docks) on Thursday, April 25, to help put the boats into the water for the season. Start time is 6 p.m. Regular training sessions will begin the following Tuesday, April 30.
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Our video 2019

Our recruitment YouTube video is now on our homepage! Direct anyone you know that may be interested in joining the club, but not sure what it involves, to the website to catch the video. If you haven't seen it, check it out yourself. It's pretty great!
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Ed Peterson
The video is on the homepage. Just scroll down and it is the first item below the boats at the dock picture. Enjoy!
Wednesday, 01 May 2019 11:49
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Kingston Trade & Lifestyle Expo 2019

Kingston Dragon Boat Club to participate in Kingston Trade & Lifestyle Expo 2019 to promote the club. The event runs from 3 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 th . Member help with set-up, running the event, and take-down would be much appreciated. Please contact George or Ute if you are available to assist.   Kingston Dragon Boat Club -...
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2019 Plans

Kingston Dragons: the new season is approaching! If you have ideas or suggestions for events or promotions that might attract new members, please contact us. We would love your input.
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Ice Dragon Boat Team

 We are still looking for a few strong men and women to join our Ice Dragon Boat Festival team for the event in Ottawa at the beginning of February. Find out more and sign up on our website here:  Sign Up
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It's time to renew!

As you know, our club fees are for the calendar year (Jan.-Dec.). We invite you to renew your membership at this time. Simply log into your account on the Club website, click on Membership in your profile, then renew your membership. If you have set-up automatic payments then you should be good to go, simply check your expiration date to ensur...
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Would you like to stay in shape this winter?

Benefit from the motivation of specialized group training at Focus with us. Sessions will run Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from 7 - 8 p.m. from January 8 - April 16.  ​ $245+HST/30 sessions or  $155+HST/15 sessions (min. of 10).  Call Hope at Focus for more info (613) 544-7999 .
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Happy New Year!

Best wishes to you and your families for 2019. Here is to another great year of paddling fun and competition.
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AGM update & 2018 Review

​ We held our Annual General Meeting, on Sunday, December 9th at The Merchant. There were 18 members in attendance. Thank you to the Dragon Boat Club for providing the great appetizers & drinks . W e passed a basket & collected $186 to donate to The Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Campaign. The club matched it dollar for dollar for a total ...
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Salvation Army Hamper Update

On behalf of Salvation Army's Christmas Hamper Program, Ute Wilkinson would like to extend her appreciation to those who donated during the AGM meeting. Member donation was also matched by the club to a total amount of $372. It will help pay for 3-4 hampers!
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Off-Season Training

(Oct-Dec)  Location: Focus Personal Training in the Woolen Mill Time: Tuesday at 7:45 pm and/or Thursday at 7 pm
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