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Special needs dragon boat 


Program returns in 2024!

This inclusive dragon boat program is designed specifically for Special Needs individuals. Family and friends are more than welcome to come and paddle or watch. This program focuses on safety, fun, friendship and fitness. Participants practice once per week. Participants will be encouraged to race in the Hope Floats Challenge Dragon Boat Festival August 10th 2024.

friday evenings

6:15 pm - 7:30 PM 

July - August  

Registration includes crew t-shirt. We will email you for your t-shirt size after you register.


Designed for Special Needs Indiviuals

Fees:

$35 per person*

 

 Including racing fees for the Hope Floats Challenge Dragon Boat Festival in late August.


*Prorated fees available for late registration while space is available. Contact registrar@sncc.ca for late registration. 

Register Below

    • 13/05/2024
    • 5:30 PM
    • 19/06/2024
    • 7:00 PM
    • South Niagara Canoe Club
    • 7
    Register
    Are you someone who loves the water?  
    Do you want to be a part of a new kayaking program?
    South Niagara Canoe Club with funding from Canoe Kayak Canada is excited to be offering a pilot program for individuals aged 15 and up with intellectual impairments.

    Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays, May 13 to June 19
    Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm
    Cost: $50/person, no HST

    Wear comfortable clothing as you might get wet.

    Bring a towel, a dry change of clothes, and bottled water to drink.

    Support persons are welcome to cheer from the shore.  

    SNCC will provide the boat, the paddle, and the personal flotation device/life jacket.  Along with fun and safe training!

    Email: canoekayak@sncc.ca for more information.
    • 07/06/2024
    • 6:15 PM
    • 23/08/2024
    • 7:45 PM
    • 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 join the crew or watch.  All paddlers and volunteers must register.  

    Price: $35

    Schedule: June 7 - August 16.

    Friday evenings 6:15 - 7:45 pm.

    On land warm up at 6:15, on the water 6:30 - 7:30, on land cool down 7:30 - 7:45

    No Practice on July 26 - closed for Can/Am Dragon Boat Championships.

    No practice on August 9 - closed for Hope Floats Challenge.

    No practice on August 23 - closed for the Western Ontario Division CK Nationals.

    No practice on August 30 - closed for Labour Day Holiday weekend.


    Registration fee includes racing fees for the Hope Floats Challenge Dragon Boat Festival Saturday August 10 2024

    Location:  Welland International Flatwater Center

    9 training dates: June 7,14,21,28, July 5,12,19,August 2, 16.

     

    All equipment supplied.   

    It is recommended to bring your own life jacket if you have one.

    For more information contact canaldragons@sncc.ca

    Volunteers: This program is 100% volunteer driven by SNCC members and participant family or support.

    • 03/07/2024
    • 6:00 PM
    • 14/08/2024
    • 7:30 PM
    • South Niagara Canoe Club
    • 8
    Register
    Are you someone who loves the water?  

    Do you want to be a part of a new kayaking program?

    South Niagara Canoe Club with funding from Canoe Kayak Canada is excited to be offering a pilot program for individuals aged 15 and up with intellectual impairments.


    Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays, July 3- August 14th, no sessions on July 22 and 24

    Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm

    Cost: $50/person, no HST


    Wear comfortable clothing as you might get wet.

    Bring a towel, a dry change of clothes, and bottled water to drink.

    Support persons are welcome to cheer from the shore.  

    SNCC will provide the boat, the paddle, and the personal flotation device/life jacket.  Along with fun and safe training!


    Email: canoekayak@sncc.ca for more information.



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 and Delta City Bingo in Welland for their support! 

  


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

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