Dragon Boat Paddling
Are you competitive?
Do you like being out on the water?
Learn to paddle at NBP! Join the team!
Dragon Boat 101
Learn the fundamentals of paddling in our Dragon Boat 101 course. Participants will get the basics of the stroke as well as on-the-water experience in the boat! The Dragon Boat 101 fee of $80 gets you 4 practices with the team at a beginning level, to allow you to learn the basics. Classes are offered every month. To register, please drop by our office or sign up here.
“Join one of our teams!” One park, lots of options.
NBP offers several options for adults (18 and older). Whether for fun, for exercise or for competitiveness, we have what you want. Dragon Boat 101 graduates and experienced paddlers are all invited to join.
NBP paddling opportunities
NBP Survivors in Sync: NBP’s Breast Cancer Survivor Team. SIS is a team of breast-cancer survivors that competes in events worldwide. Learn more here.
NBP Dragons Competitive: The NBP Dragons (competitive) compete internationally year-round. If you like a challenge and you want to compete, this is for you! Learn more here.
NBP Dragons Recreational: The perfect option if you're interested in developing your technique, and improving your health and fitness. Learn more here.
NBP Veterans: Whether wounded, injured or able, brothers in arms become brothers on the water. It's a way for veterans to be with others who share their experiences. Learn more here.
Join us today!
In our NBPerks! plans, we offer month-to-month, 6-month, and year-round options to paddle. Learn more here.
DRAGON BOAT CLINICS
Feb. 17-18 and Feb. 19-20
Ellen Law will hold 2-day paddling clinics at Nathan Benderson Park. The clinic will provide instruction on a stroke that is for paddlers who are physically compromised. It has a lower impact on the shoulder and rotator cuff. The stroke was used by the Team USA Premier and Senior B programs this past year. This is an open clinic, any and all paddlers are invited to join!
All participants must register online through this link
Camp 1: Feb. 17-18, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Fee: $40
Camp 2: Feb. 19-20, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Fee: $40
Monday (Beginner): Feb. 17
Tuesday (Intermediate): Feb. 18
Wednesday (Advanced): Feb. 19
Steering Clinics: $35.00/Session
Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Benderson Family Finish Tower. Minimum of eight people required to hold clinic. Fee: $30.