Belleville Dragon Boat Club

Paddling Programs at the BDBC...

The Belleville Dragon Boat Club typically offers paddling on Monday - Thursday nights.  Just choose the program and time that suits your experience level and come out for fun on the water.

The club house is located at Victoria Park in Belleville.  Teams depart the dock promptly at 6:00 pm.

The club offers two free paddling sessions to all new or interested paddlers; simply show up at the club house on Monday or Wednesday night approximately 15 to 20 minutes prior to team departure to receive your orientation and fill out the necessary paperwork.

Race Team:

For the serious paddler.  Focus on technique, conditioning, race strategy, team building and fun

  • When: Tuesdays (2 crews 6:00 and 6:30) & Thursdays (6:00 pm)
  • Minimum age is 14 years old

Program Coordinator/Coaches:

  • Doug Mottram  - Race Crew Coach
  • Miles LeClair - Race Crew Coach


Race Dates:

  • TBD

Festival Entries:

  • TBD

Recreational and Fitness Program:

For the newbies, the less serious paddler or for those who just want to get a bit of exercise out on the water.  Focus on technique, team building, and fun

  • When: Each Monday & Wednesday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Minimum age is 14 years old

Program Coordinator/Coaches:

  • Nancy Lewis - Fitness Crew Coach (Monday)
  • Manon MacFarlane - Fitness Crew Steerperson (Monday)
  • Antonina (Toni) Durham - Recreational Crew Captain
  • Tim Austin- Recreational Crew Coach

           - Festival Entries: TBD

Membership Fees:

The 2017 Season Membership Fees are as follows:

  • Full Membership: $195
  • Student Fee: $60 (must provide proof of full-time enrollment in school)

Fees include:

  • Coaching/instruction
  • Equipment (paddle & life jacket)
  • Great workout & health benefits
  • Fun on the water
  • Dry land training
  • Sense of accomplishment
  • Great friendships

All participants must complete a registration form and sign a waiver.