PDBC Senior C

A competitive dragon boat program for athletes 60+. The program will aim to field a high caliber men's, women's and mixed crew in 2019. This program will attempt to continue its history as one of the world’s fastest 60+ dragon boat programs. 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 field one of the world's most competitive Senior C programs
  • To win the Senior C division at the 2019 Canadian Champions in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • To medal at the CCWC’s in France 2020
  • To utilize unique characteristics of our club to create a healthy, progressive, developmental 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 10-11:30 am or 6-7:30 pm
Cost $420

Pool Paddling

At Afterburn Fitness, 230 Nantucket Blvd, Scarborough

First Practice: February 10th 2019
Last Practice: April 14th 2019
Sundays 1:40-2:40 pm
Cost $200

Summer Program

First Practice: Monday April 22nd
Last Practice: Wednesday October 16th
Tuesdays 10-11:30 am 
Thursdays 10-11:30 am
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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  • 5x Gold Medalist, 3x Silver Medalist and 1x Bronze Medalist at the 2018 CCWC in Szeged, Hungary
  • 2x Gold and Silver Medalist at the 2016 CCWW in Adelaide Australia
  • 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Canadian National Champions
  • Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalists at the 2014 CCWCs in Ravenna, Italy
  • Several members represented Canada at World Championships