Collingwood Dragon Boat and Canoe Club

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Master's Program:

The Collingwood Dragon Boat and Canoe Club offers a sprint paddling in a variety of boats, including sprint kayaks and canoes, and outrigger canoes, for masters-level paddlers. The program will run throughout the summer starting in mid-May and ending in mid-September. During the summer, there will be two-to-three sessions per week, including on-water and off-water workouts.

All sessions will be at the Watts Boathouse, the Club's historic boathouse on Heritage Drive in Collingwood's scenic harbour.

FEES:

$325 (Includes access to the Club's equipment during Open Paddle and Club events.)All equipment is provided by the Club, although we recommend each paddler bring their own properly fitted and approved personal flotation device (PFD) equipped with a whistle).

Interested paddlers should contact us at info@collingwooddragonboats.com or call 705-444-0549.

Regatta Ready

Regatta Ready is the next level from Kids' Paddle Camp; this is a new program for older youth who would like to learn more about canoeing and kayaking in a fun environment.

This week-long program involves learning more about paddling, having fun with games, and some basic training At the end of the week there is a regatta that the youth attend to show off what they have learned over the week.

This program is for youth who have attended paddle camp and would like a little more specific coaching, skills and competition.

It is open to youth ages 10 to 15.

Performance Paddling:

The Collingwood Dragon Boat and Canoe Club is offering a Performance Paddling Program for children between the ages of 10 and 17 years to introduce them to sprint paddling in a variety of boats, including sprint kayaks and canoes, and outrigger canoes. The program will run throughout the summer starting in mid-May and ending in mid-September. During the summer, there will be three sessions per week of approximately four hours.

The focus of the Performance Program is to teach the fundamentals of sprint paddling with a focus on fun, water safety and participation. The paddlers will learn the basic canoe and kayak strokes and technique and have an opportunity to try a variety of boats from recreational to entry level racing boats.

All sessions will be at the Watts Boathouse, the Club's historic boathouse on Heritage Drive in Collingwood's scenic harbour. The Performance Paddling Program is designed by National Coaching Certification Program-certified coaches and each session will be supervised by qualified coaches and experienced paddlers.

There will be an opportunity for participation in out-of-town regattas.

FEES:
$325 (Includes access to the Club's equipment during Open Paddle and Club events.)

All equipment will be provided by the Club, although we recommend each paddler bring their own properly fitted and approved personal flotation device (PFD) equipped with a whistle).