pdbc junior

PDBC Youth - New Recruits (for those signing up after June 10th)

  • Membership fee is $250 (including HST)
  • Includes practices, special events, and regatta fees (Guelph & GWN)

2018 Season Plan

Summer Program

First Practice: Monday April 23rd
Last Practice: Wednesday September 5th
Mondays 6:30 – 8:30pm 
Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:30pm 
Sundays 4:00 – 6:00pm

Fall Program

First Practice: Monday September 10th
Last Practice: Wednesday October 17th
Mondays 6 - 7:30pm
Wednesdays 6 - 7:30pm

NO PRACTICES July 11th to 31st (inclusive)


For athletes between ages of 14 – 18 interested in paddling at the highest level the sport of dragon boat racing has to offer. This program is designed to compete at the highest international level and will aim to peak at the 2018 Club Crew World Championships in Szeged, Hungary. This program is looking for motivated athletes (regardless of paddling experience) that are willing to grow and evolve into the best paddlers and athletes they have ever been.

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Program Goals

  • To have a full program consisting of 20+ men and 20+ women
  • To compete at the 2018 Canadian Championships in Welland, Ontario
  • To instill physical, technical and psychological excellence in our athletes towards their future performances
  • To attract athletes who would like to go on the journey of a lifetime
  • To reach peak performance at the 2018 Club Crew World Championships in Szeged, Hungary


*Cancellation Policy Information*

Youth Program Membership = $400 includes HST


  • Pickering Community Festival June 2 & 3rd
  • Guelph Dragon Boat Challenge August 11th
  • GWN – Marilyn Bell Park September 8 & 9th
Does Not Include: Racing Jersey or Canadian Championships fees

Two steps to register:

Step 1.
Complete our registration form

Complete our waiver

Step 2. Complete payment. Methods of Payment accepted are Paypal, EMT or Cheque.

  • If payment is made by EMT please email payment to danielle.albers@pdbc.ca; EMT password: registration2018
  • If payment is made by Cheque please make payable to “PDBC”
  • Mailing Address: 1383 Fordon Ave. Pickering ON, L1W1K1
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  • silver at the 2017 Canadian National Championship
  • 9 medals at the 2006 CCWC in Toronto