South Niagara Canoe Club

Your Destination For Paddling Sports



Not sure if dragon boat paddling is for you? 

Come on out for a test paddle & register for one of our FREE Learn to Paddle sessions.

Click on the program below to register

    • 13/02/2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 27/04/2021
    • 10:30 AM (EDT)
    • At home! On ZOOM!
    Registration is closed

    This online workout led by Gwen Vernon, coach of Hope Floats Dragon Boat crew is designed for Breast Cancer Survivors (BCS) and their supporters.

    Let's get fit and stay fit together! 

    These free sessions are 2 x per week through Tuesday April 27.     

    Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:00 pm  & Saturdays 9:30 - 10:30 am.


    We encourage everyone to attend all the sessions, but feel free to attend all the sessions you can.  

    No equipment is necessary.  All fitness levels welcome.  

    Saturdays will be strength training using body weight and household articles such as soup cans or water bottles to use as dumbbells, or weights.

    Tuesdays will be cardio workouts. 

    Designed with a progressive approach, these workouts allow for all fitness and mobility levels. 

       

    These workouts are paid for by the Ontario Trillium Fund awarded to SNCC to introduce Dragon Boat to BCS and their supporters throughout the Niagara Region with the goal of Ontarians living more active lifestyles.                             

    • 30/04/2021
    • (EDT)
    • 07/05/2021
    • (EDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • At home! On ZOOM!
    Register

    These online Dragon Boat Technique sessions led by Gwen Vernon, coach of Hope Floats Dragon Boat crew, are great whether you are an experienced paddler looking for a refresher or a beginner that has never held a dragon boat paddle and everyone in between.  


    Friday April 30th 7:00 - 8:00 pm

    Friday May 7th 7:00 - 8:00 pm


    We encourage everyone to attend both sessions, but if you can't each session stands alone, so please attend as many as you can.  The zoom link will be emailed to you once you have registered.  


    Equipment needed:  a broomstick (or paddle) and a chair.                         

    • 02/05/2021
    • 6:30 PM (EDT)
    • 01/07/2021
    • 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    Canal Dragons & Hope Floats

    Competitve and recreational athletes.

    Please register now to show your interest in this program. 

    Polls to be sent to registrants only. 

    We focus on fitness, paddling technique and fun.

    All genders, ages and fitness levels welcome. 


    Due to covid-19 Dragon Boat  programming will be mostly off-water training.  Multiple off-water exercise pods with an on-water pod for paddling technique in dragon boats. Physical distancing and mask wearing rules will be strictly enforced.


    Program Schedule & Price: TBD depending on poll results of those that register for this event by April 11th.

    Price

    TDB Pay as you go, collections will be taken at each session to cover the cost of the program. 

    Schedule

    May 2nd until regular on-water programming can commence.

    There are no practices on holidays. 

    Monday & Wednesday evenings.  Exact time and length of sessionsTBD based on polling those who register for this program. 

    Sessions will be 60 or 90 minutes and begin at 6:30 or 6:45 pm, and end at 7:30,7:45 or 8:00 pm. 

    Based on registration numbers, Saturdays may be an additional option. 


     




    • 30/06/2021
    • 6:45 PM (EDT)
    • 29/09/2021
    • 7:45 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    Canal Dragons & Hope Floats

    We focus on fitness, paddling technique and fun.

    All genders, ages and fitness levels welcome. 

    Due to covid-19 Dragon Boat on-water has been scheduled to begin in July.   

    This date may move.  The price will be prorated accordingly and an invoice will be sent. 


    Program Schedule

    July 5 - September 29 - Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 4:30-6:00pm

    There are no practices on holidays.

    Price·   $85 +HST 

    Based on registration numbers, Saturdays may be an additional paddling option. 




    • 02/07/2021
    • 6:30 PM (EDT)
    • 28/08/2021
    • 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC, 16 Townline Tunnel Road, Welland, Ontario
    Register

    This inclusive dragon boat session is designed for Special Needs individuals.  Family and friends are welcome to paddle or watch. 

    Friday evenings 6:30 - 7:45 pm.

     July 2  - August 27,  $35

    The grand finale will be a racing day Saturday, August 28.     

    For more information contact info@sncc.ca

    All equipment supplied.   Due to covid-19 it is recommended to bring your own life jacket if you have one.


    • 03/07/2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    Learn to Paddle with Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew 

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program.  

    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by the Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Breast Cancer Survivor's together with their family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Canoe/Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 03/07/2021
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew.  Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.

    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. 

    • 10/07/2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    Learn to Paddle with Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew 

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program.  

    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by the Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Breast Cancer Survivor's together with their family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Canoe/Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

     
    • 10/07/2021
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    No experience necessary.   Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program. Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.  


    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew and the Ontario Trillium Foundation provides the opportunity for you and your family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 17/07/2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    Learn to Paddle with Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew 

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program.  

    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by the Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Breast Cancer Survivor's together with their family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Canoe/Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 17/07/2021
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    No experience necessary.   Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program. Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.  


    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew and the Ontario Trillium Foundation provides the opportunity for you and your family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 24/07/2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    Learn to Paddle with Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew 

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program.  

    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by the Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Breast Cancer Survivor's together with their family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Canoe/Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 24/07/2021
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    No experience necessary.   Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program. Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.  


    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew and the Ontario Trillium Foundation provides the opportunity for you and your family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 31/07/2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    Learn to Paddle with Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew 

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program.  

    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by the Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Breast Cancer Survivor's together with their family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Canoe/Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 31/07/2021
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    No experience necessary.   Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program. Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.  


    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew and the Ontario Trillium Foundation provides the opportunity for you and your family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 07/08/2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    Learn to Paddle with Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew 

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program.  

    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by the Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Breast Cancer Survivor's together with their family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Canoe/Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 07/08/2021
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    No experience necessary.   Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program. Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.  


    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew and the Ontario Trillium Foundation provides the opportunity for you and your family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 14/08/2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    Learn to Paddle with Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew 

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program.  

    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by the Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Breast Cancer Survivor's together with their family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Canoe/Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 14/08/2021
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    No experience necessary.   Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program. Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.  


    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew and the Ontario Trillium Foundation provides the opportunity for you and your family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 21/08/2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    Learn to Paddle with Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew 

    No experience necessary.  Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program.  

    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by the Ontario Trillium Fund provide the opportunity for Breast Cancer Survivor's together with their family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Canoe/Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.

    • 21/08/2021
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • SNCC
    Register

    No experience necessary.   Have fun, learn the sport, the stroke and gain the skills and confidence to join a Dragon Boat crew or Canoe/Kayak program. Come to as many Learn to Paddle sessions as you need.  


    Learn to Paddle Sessions brought to you by Hope Floats Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Crew and the Ontario Trillium Foundation provides the opportunity for you and your family and friends to try the sport of Dragon Boat or Sprint Kayak in a safe and fun environment at no charge.


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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