PDBC Premier

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 Variable
Please see Schedule for more information

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 of any age interested in paddling at the highest level the sport of dragon boat racing has to offer.

By virtue of implementing our 3-year plan 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.

The Premier Program is in partnership with Iron River Racing who paddles out of the Humber River.

Program Goals

  • To perform at the highest level at the 2018 CCWC in Szeged, Hungary
  • 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

2018 Important Dates:

March 3rd Kickoff Meeting at P3 Paddle Zone
End-of-season Banquet November 3rd


*Cancellation Policy Information*

Local Membership = $800 includes HST
Distance Membership = $550 includes HST


  • Pickering Community Festival June 2 & 3rd
  • Guelph Dragon Boat Challenge August 11th
  • GWN – Marilyn Bell Park September 8 & 9th

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

Payment (Paypal)




  • Premier Mixed and Premier Men Small Boat Silver and Bronze medallists at CCWCs April 2016 in Adelaide, Australia
  • First place finish Quebec Cup 2015
  • Third place finish at TIDBRF 2015
  • Premier Women Bronze Medalists at Canadian Championships 2015
  • Premier Mixed Top 6 finish at Canadian Championships 2015
  • Bronze medallists at 2006 CCWC's in Toronto, Canada
  • Winners of 2005 DBC Central Region Race-Offs in Sudbury, Ontario