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. Please contact danielle.albers@pdbc.ca for more information.

Program Goals

  • To win the Senior B division at the 2019 Canadian Championships in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • To qualify the Senior B division to compete in at the CCWC’s in France 2020
  • 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

2018-2019 Season Plan

Winter Program

At Alkame Paddlezone, 1050 Brock Rd. unit 20, Pickering

First Practice: Wednesday November 7th 2018
Last Practice: Wednesday April 10th 2019
Wednesdays 6-7:30 pm or 7:30-9 pm
Cost $420

Pool Paddling

At Afterburn Fitness, 230 Nantucket Blvd, Scarborough

First Practice: February 10th 2019
Last Practice: April 14th 2019
Sundays 1:30-2:30 pm
Cost $200

Summer Program

First Practice: Wednesday April 24th 2019
Last Practice: Wednesday October 16th 2019
Mondays 6:30 – 8:30pm
Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:30pm
Sundays 4:00 – 6:00pm

Local Membership = $800 includes HST
Distance Membership (over 100km from Pickering) = $550 includes HST


  • Pickering Community Festival June 1 & 2nd 2019
  • Montreal Challenge July 6 & 7th 2019
  • Guelph Dragon Boat Challenge August 10th 2019

Does not include

  • Racing Jersey
  • Canadian Championships fees

2019 Important Dates:

March 2nd Kickoff Meeting at P3 Paddle Zone
End-of-season Banquet October 19th 2019


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  • 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