South Niagara Canoe Club

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canal dragons program

Due to Covid-19 capacity limts and mandated closures, Dragon Boat programming may change. In the case of a cancelation due to mandated closures, refunds will be issued.  The price will be prorated accordingly. Thank you for your patience as we navigate our way through the pandemic.


ABOUT Canal Dragons

Canal Dragons are recruiting new members.  Canal Dragons is a Dragon Boat Crew  for adults and seniors, all genders and abilities.  With 5 dragon boats, this program has room for growth and a spot for everyone,  whether you are a beginner, a competitive athlete or somewhere in between. The focus is on fitness, developing paddling skills, and camaraderie.   

Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew are members of both Canal Dragons and Hope Floats, and register below with Canal Dragons.  Click here for more information. 


We plan to attend 3 - 5 races covid allowing. Racing is optional.


Participants will be assigned to boats/crews by the coaches. The coaches take into consideration crew and paddler needs, abilities and goals and will follow divisional rules. 

schedule 


On-water Session

May 2 - October 31

Monday and Wednesday

Spring May & June

Summer July 11 - September 17

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Autumn September 19 - October 31

6:00 - 7:30 pm


Winter Session 

December through March

Monday & Wednesday

Saturday & Monday

Saturday & Wednesday

Monday & Wednesday & Saturday

Monday or Wednesday or Saturday


Monday & Wednesdays 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Saturdays 9:30 - 11:00 am 

PRICING

On-water Full Season:  $185

Spring: $85

Summer: $120

Autumn: $60 -

New Members! - Become a new member of SNCC during autumn 2022 and we will waive the programming fees for the autumn session. 

Winter Full Season:  tbd

(in the tank @ WIFC)

Prorated fees available for late registration if space is available.

 

Drop-in Fee: 

  • Member:  On-water $5 |  Winter $15
  • Non-member:  Spring Training  |On-water $10 | Winter $20.

 

Contact: admin@sncc.ca for late registration price.

Register below

Upcoming events

    • 02/05/2022
    • 6:30 PM
    • 31/10/2022
    • 8:00 PM
    • SNCC - WIFC
    Register

    CANAL DRAGONS 

    Canal Dragons Mixed Dragon Boat Crew  

    Mixed, women's, & breast cancer survivor crews

    Adults of all genders and fitness levels welcome.  

    You are welcome to join us at any time during the year. 

    This program is focused on stroke development, fitness, and technique.

    We plan to attend 3 - 5 races covid allowing. Racing is optional.


    Participants will be assigned to boats/crews by the coaches taking into consideration crew and paddler needs and goals.  


    Spring, Summer and Autumn sessions 2022

    Schedule & Member Price:  


    Signing up mid-season prices are prorated $5 per session


    Summer & Autumn Jul 11 - Oct 31 $120

    Summer Jul 11 - Sep 17 $100

    Autumn Sep 19 - Oct 31 $60

    Payments may be made in installments

    No practices on holidays.

    Full on-water season May 2 - Oct 31  $185

    Spring May 2 - Jun 29 $85

    Non-member price:

    $325 for the season, or $10 per session prorated.  Membership recommended.

    Session Schedule:

    Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm


    Joining late in season? Price will be prorated. Contact admin@sncc.ca 


    Covid-19

    Due to covid-19 variable restrictions and rules will be placed by all levels of government and SNCC.  All registrants must be fully vaccinated. Covid-19 rules must be followed at all times.  Click here for the covid-19 rules.  

    All participants must be fully vaccinated. 

    • 01/10/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • South Niagara Canoe Club
    • 51
    Register

    Saturday morning on the water! On the recreational Welland Canal @ the Welland International Flatwater Center


    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew.    Ages 18 - 65+


    Click here for a list of things you will need to wear and bring.


    Covid-19 

    Covid-19 Protocol changes with legislation and public health recommendations.

    Proof of vaccination is required.

    You can dowload your certificate. here: https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/   You will need your health card and postal code. 

    • 08/10/2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • South Niagara Canoe Club
    • 53
    Register

    Saturday morning on the water! On the recreational Welland Canal @ the Welland International Flatwater Center


    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew.    Ages 18 - 65+


    Click here for a list of things you will need to wear and bring.


    Covid-19 

    Covid-19 Protocol changes with legislation and public health recommendations.

    Proof of vaccination is required.

    You can dowload your certificate. here: https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/   You will need your health card and postal code. 

    • 01/12/2022
    • 31/03/2023
    • SNCC
    • 196
    Register

    LEARN TO PADDLE DRAGON BOAT INDOORS!!!  COMING SOON! 


    Spaces are limited.  Register now and we will send you the Winter schedule as soon as it is available in November 2022. 

    Learn to Paddle sessions brought to you by Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Niagara Region residents to try the sport of Dragon Boat in a safe and fun environment at no charge. 

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew.    Ages 18 - 65+


    At the Welland International Flatwater Centre in the indoor tank.  These sessions will take place December through March.   


    Learn to Paddle sessions brought to you by Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Niagara Region residents to try the sport of Dragon Boat in a safe and fun environment at no charge. 


    Click here for a list of things you will need to wear and bring.


    Covid-19 

    Capacity limits are in place to allow ample space for physical distancing. All participants must wear a mask until they are in their designated spots.

    Proof of vaccination required.


Paddling location

Welland International Flatwater Centre

16 Townline Tunnel Road

Welland, ON 


Contact Us 

Email:  info@sncc.ca

108 Thorold Road East

Welland, ON L3C7A6



Many thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for their support! 


Very special thanks to photographer and SNCC friend Anthony Gallaccio of Welland.

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