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If You Are a Paddler Looking For a Team

Teams, contact us with the following info so we can add your posting to the 'Find a Team' postings:

  • Team Name
  • Name of Team Representative
  • Email Address of Team Representative
  • 2014 Events your Team is Attending
  • About your Team (include things a paddler will want to know such as where your team is based, where and how often it practices, experience, goals, the character of your team, and so on.)
  • Posting Removal Date:

2014 TEAM POSTINGS:

 Team: Windburn Race Crew

Team Representative: Rodney Maclean

Email: ramo001@sympatico.ca

2014 Events: 

May 24 - Milton

July 26 - Hamilton

Sept 6 & 7 - GWN Dragon Boat Challenge.

About our Team:

We are a community mixed team with a wide range of age and experience. We have been dragon boating for years and are a strong competitive team that have fun on and off the boat. Although we like to win; we work hard to be a united team and welcome new comers and experienced dragon boaters. We are participating in 3 regattas in the GTA area. We have an hour of practice every week and meet for drinks at the Sunnyside Cafe sometimes. 
 
Practices start first week of May and go until Sept.  Tuesdays, 8pm on the water (7:45 pm for warm up and to organize positions) at Sunnyside.
 


Please contact ram001@sympatico.ca if you have any questions and or are interested in joining. Newbies very welcome.

Team: Lake Lizards

Team Representative: Jennifer Baird (Co-Captain)

Email: jennifer.baird@bellmedia.ca

2014 Events:
July 19 - GWN Sport Regatta
August 9 - Woodstock
Sept 6 & 7 - GWN Dragon Boat Challenge Presented by CIBC

About our Team:

Why are we the best? Because we work hard and play harder! We love to win, but all we will ever ask of you is to show up for the practices and the races and just do the best you can. We balance an hour of practice every week with 2 hours of "strategy" at the local pub.  We are a self-funded, community level team.  This summer we are racing in 3 regattas, all in the GTA.   We are a mixed team with a wide range of age and experience.
 
Practices start late May, early June (TBD).  Tuesdays, 6:15 on the water (6pm for warm up and to organize positions) at Outer Harbour (near the foot of the Leslie St spit).
 
Please contact jennifer.baird@bellmedia.ca if you have any questions and or are interested in joining.  Newbies very welcome.

Team:  Wahoos Dragon Boat Team

Team Representative:  Stanis Yu (Captain)

Email:  wahoos.dragonboat@gmail.com

2014 Events:

May – Milton Dragon Boat Race Festival - May 24, 2014
June – Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival - June 21 & 22, 2014
July – GWN Sport Regatta - July 19, 2014
August – Oakville Dragon Boat Festival - August 10, 2014
September – GWN Dragon Boat Challenge Presented by CIBC- September 6 & 7, 2014

About Our Team :

  • Competitive co-ed Team
  • Weekly 90 minute practices on water (Thursday nights at Sunnyside Paddling Club)
  • Weekly land training (Monday nights at High Park)
  • People of all ages
  • Fun team, who work hard and play hard
  • get fit
  • be social
  • enjoy the sunsets from the water (immeasurably better than the land view)
 
Removal Date:  August 1, 2014

Team Name: Aqua Pheonix

Team Representative: Rick or Paul

About our Team:

Aqua Phoenix is a team looking to recruit for the 2014 season. We like to have fun while paddling and consider ourselves an intermediate level crew. We welcome anyone and everyone who is interested in paddling with some to no experience in dragon boating.

Our first practice will be in mid-May, and once a week on Tuesday evenings and attend 2 regattas for the 2014 season.

If you are interested in our crew, please contact via email to either Rick or Paul so that additional info regarding cost and details can be provided.

Team Name: Battle Dragons

Team Representative: Amy Hanson

Contact: Amy.Hanson@bellmedia.ca

About Our Team:

The Battle Dragons is recruiting for the 2014 season! Our team is all about having fun--we love racing and the social perks of the sport. No experience is necessary to join. The Battle Dragons' ‘Coach Ann’ will help build your endurance throughout the summer and enhance your paddling techniques.

We practice out of Outer Harbour Dragon Boat Club (Leslie & Lakeshore) at 7:30 pm on Tuesdays and will be on the water by early May.

Our team attends 3-4 regattas in a season, usually 1 per month.

If you're looking for a fun activity to fill your summer evenings with, contact Amy Hanson. We look forward to hearing from you!

Team Name: Swordfish

Team Representative - Geoffrey Tam

Email: swordfish.recruit@gmail.com

2014 events:
Toronto Island (June 21-22) and Montreal (July 26-27)

About our team:

We are an intermediate level team. Last year, we posted times between 2:20 and 2:25, and are looking to improve on those times.

Our tentative practice schedule is:
- We will start off the season with 2 Sat pool practices in April.
- Starting on the first week Sat of May, we will practice every Sat in the morning, except long weekends and race days.

The only requirements are that you make it to the majority of practices, work hard, and have fun.

Removal date: May 31, 2014

Team Name: Ronin Warriors

Team Representative: Dominic Yu

About our Team:

Ronin Warriors Dragon Boat Crew is recruiting primarily men for the 2014 season. This is an intermediate crew, however, are more than willing to recruit people with little or no experience in the sport of dragon boating. Our goal is NOT about winning but rather learning and improving your paddling skills, but more importantly for you to enjoy and have fun.

We will be hitting the water in mid-April, and will practice once a week (Thursdays) and attend 4 race festivals throughout the season.

If you are looking for something during the summer season, and want to be out on the water, please contact Dominic for info regarding cost and additional details.

Team Name: Choka

Team Representative: Dominic Yu

About our Team:

Choka Dragon Boat Crew is a sister crew of Ronin Warriors, and we are recruiting for the 2014 season.  This is an intermediate-beginner crew and is a perfect crew if you have little or no experience in dragon boating.  Our main objective is all about learning to paddle while having fun.
 
We will be hitting the water in mid-April, and will be practice once a week (Wednesday) and attend 2 race festivals throughout the season.

If you are looking for something during the summer season, and want to be out on the water, please contact Dominic for info regarding cost and additional details.


Last updated: March 13, 2014

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