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Join A Dragon Boat Team

Ever thought about joining a dragon boat team but didn't know where to start? Check out our list of team postings that are currently recruiting!

Is your team currently recruiting? Send an email to customerservice@sunnysidepc.ca with the following information to join our posting site: 

Team Name:

Contact Person:

Contact/ team email:

Social/Website:

Team in brief: ex. (Affiliation, Team Goals, Demographics if applicable, years of existence)

Start and End date:

Practice times:

Team Photo:

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Paddle of Fury

Contact Person: Evelyn D'Cruz

 

Contact/ team email: evdcruz007@gmail.com. T: 416 315 4083

 

Social/Website: https://www.facebook.com/paddleoffury/  

 

Instagram: @paddle_of_fury_cdn

 

Team in brief: We are once a week crew who are sport enthusiasts and competitive spirit. Crew roster is diverse, multicultural and dynamic. Mix of new and experienced paddlers with a range of 16 to 65 years. We welcome paddlers who enjoy comradery, love the adrenaline & are fierce during competitions. Successful track record over 10 years, In 2022 team earned 2 Golds, 1 Silver & 1 Bronze. In 2023, our 1st regatta at Hamilton Jul 8, team earned Bronze in our Division and Gold in 2000m.  We have 2 more regattas lined up for 2023,  Aug 26 at Welland and Sept 9 & 10 Toronto (GWN) .  Join our winning team today! 

 

Start and End date: May 4 to Sept 7, 2023

 

Practice times: 6:30 pm warm up at Sunnyside beach near volleyball courts, 7-8 pm practice followed by cool down

Smoke On The Water

Contact Person: Brock Johnston

Contact/ team email: brockjohnston@rogers.com   

 

Social/Website: smokeonthewater.ca / Smoke On The Water Dragon Boating (Toronto, ON) | Meetup

 

Team in brief: Community team, around since 1998, open to anyone interested in dragon boating and willing to commit to weekly practices.  Our times are currently 2:25 – 2:30 for 500m but looking to improve back under 2:20.  We do 4 regattas a year (Milton, Toronto Island, GWN Sport and GWN Challenge).  Note Smoke is full for the rest of 2023, but every year there is turnover and look for new paddlers. If you are interested, please reach out on meetup and respond to my welcome saying looking to find a new team for 2024, will add to the list and communicate our 2024 plans when available.

 

Start and End date: Pool practices start late March, paddling at Sunnyside late Apr to early Sept

 

Practice times: Thursday nights – 7:30-8:30

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The Dragonators

Contact Person: Amanda or Doris 

 

Contact/ team email: thedragonators@gmail.com

 

Social/Website: https://instagram.com/thedragonators?igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==

 

Team in brief: We are an all ages intermediate community team. Our main goal this year is to have fun, improve our paddling as a team and see how well we can do in our races. Each year we have some veteran paddlers as well as some newbies and by the time the races start we are ready to bring it! 

We have two training sessions a week, one of which will be with our hired trainer.

 

Start and End date: May 25 through Sept 23

 

Practice times: Mondays and Thursdays 7:30pm

Toronto Running Club (TRC)

Contact Person: Andy Watson

Contact/ team email: andynwatson201@gmail.com

Social/Website:N/A

Team in brief: We are an adjuct of the Toronto Running Club. About half the DB team are runners, with the other half being friends, relatives of the first group.

Start and End date: Practices once a week from July 1 to mid Sept. We compete in GWN ( mid Sept ), and that concludes our season.

 

Practice times:  Thursday evenings at 6:15 pm.

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