PDBC Senior B

A highly competitive dragon boat program for athletes 50+. This program is designed to compete at the highest international level within its age category. This program will attempt to continue its history as the world’s fastest 50+ dragon boat program.

*Please note that this is a competitive program so athletes must be selected to compete with us.

Program Goals

  • To win the Senior B division at the 2022 CCWC’s in Florida
  • To field one of the world's most competitive Senior B programs
  • To utilize unique characteristics of our club to create a healthy, progressive and successful program

Returning for 2021…

In hopes to achieve year long commitment and training from our paddlers, we have opened registration for every program available for the entire 2020/2021 season!

Paddlers can now register for all programming that they wish to take part in, all at the same time and receive discounted pricing. Paddlers will receive 5% off if they register for 3 programs, 10% off for 4 programs, and 15% off for all 5 PDBC training programs!

*Registration must be completed by December 31st, 2020 in order to receive multi-program discounts*

New for 2021

In order to best serve our athlete base, all PDBC members will be required to pay a non-refundable Membership Fee of $120.00. This fee will give athletes year-round access to administrative assistance, their Dragon Boat Canada membership, their year-end banquet ticket, as well as a customized weight training program, OC training program, and access to Zoom group workouts.

2020/2021 Season Plan

Paddle Ergometer Training

At Alkame Paddle Zone (1050 Brock Rd, unit 21, Pickering)

First Practice: Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
Last Practice: Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Day & Time:
Wednesday, 6:00 – 7:10pm (Senior B Mixed)
Wednesday, 7:20 – 8:30pm (Senior B Women)

Cost: Local Fee $400, Distance Fee $280

*Distance pricing is only for members who live outside of the GTA and cannot attend more than 60% of practices.

Alkame Paddle Zone - Membership

All athletes will receive a full weight training and cardio program, designed by our on-site personal trainers, as part of our 2020/2021 season. The Paddle Zone membership allows athletes access to all gym facilities and equipment for a 6-month period.

Dates: November 1st, 2020 – April 30th, 2021 (Register in October and receive that month for Free!)

Cost: $300.00

*Does not include the cost of group training or personal training.
*Members are welcome to train at Paddle Zone 24hrs/day, 7 days a week, except for during Team Training Sessions. Please see the Paddle Zone schedule for details.

Pool Paddling

At Afterburn Fitness (230 Nantucket Ave, Scarborough)

First practice: Sunday, January 31st, 2021
Last practice: Sunday, April 18th, 2021

Day & Time:
Sundays, 11:10am – 1:10pm (Senior B/C Open)
Sundays, 1:15pm – 3:15pm (Senior B Women)

Cost:
Local Fee $240.00, Distance: $170.00

*Distance pricing is only for members who live outside of the GTA and cannot attend more than 60% of practices.

Summer Program

First Practice: Monday, April 26th, 2021 Last Practice: Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
Mondays 6:30 – 8:30pm
Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:30pm
Sundays 10:00am – 12:00pm, 12:00pm-2:00pm

Cost: Local Fee $750.00, Distance Fee $525.00

*Distance pricing is only for members who live outside of the GTA and cannot attend more than 60% of practices.

Includes:

  • Pickering Dragon Boat Festival, June 5th & 6th, 2021
  • GWN Sport, July 17th, 2021
  • Guelph Dragon Boat Festival, August 7th, 2021

*Does Not Include: Racing Jersey or Canadian Championships fees

OC Rentals & Coaching

12-week OC training program designed specifically for Senior B athletes. 10:1 athlete to coach ratio.

First Practice: Saturday, May 29th, 2021
Last Practice: Saturday, September 11th, 2021
*No practice June 5th, July 17th, August 7th or August 21st
Day & Time: Saturdays, 9:00am – 10:30am
Cost: Full Program (OC Rental & Coaching) $430.00, OC Rental Only (no coached sessions) $275.00, Coaching Only (OC Owners) $180.00

Registration

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Accomplishments

  • 2019 Senior B Open Canadian Champions
  • 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Canadian National Champions
  • 4x Gold Medalist, 2x Silver Medalist and 1x Bronze Medalist at the 2018 CCWC in Szeged, Hungary
  • 3x Gold medalists in the Mixed Division at the 2014 CCWC in Ravenna, Italy
  • Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists at the 2014 CCWC in Ravenna, Italy
  • Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists at the 2011 CCWC in Hong Kong
  • Several members represented Canada at World Championships

Questions?

Contact us at membership@pdbc.ca