End of the Season is Upon Us!

Hello Dragon Boat Enthusiasts!

We have lots of exciting news to bring you! Please see below for more.


Paddlers Needed – GWN Challenge in Toronto, September 6 and 7

PaddleStrong, PowerStrokes, and That’s What She Said are looking for a few extra paddlers to help out at the GWN Challenge in Toronto on September 6 and 7. Do you think you can help out? Please let us know! E-mail us at .  Transportation will be provided (details including cost to follow).


DBB Paddlers at the Barrie Festival Opening Ceremonies

A number of our devoted paddlers got together and surprised the crowds at the opening ceremonies of the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival with a flash mob!

Team Updates

That’s What She Said

TWSS is a go for GWN Challenge on September 6th and 7th!

We will have two practices:

  • Wednesday August 27, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday September 3, 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

The cost for each paddler will be $25, which will cover the cost of the race, coaching, and practices. The $25 is due by the first practice, August 27.

Please contact Katie at  to get your name on the official roster!

We would kindly ask that paddlers not already on a DBB team to also add $15 for a DBB Membership to participate.



PaddleAvengers raced to victory at their very first dragon boat festival in King City on August 16, winning first place in their division.

They then went on to earn a 3rd place spot in the Silver Championship division at the Barrie race on August 23. Way to go guys!

Looking forward to seeing what you can accomplish next season!


After a tricky few first races, PowerStrokes cruised to a Gold medal finish in the Gold Championship Finals at the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival.

They will be off to the GWN Challenge in Toronto in September to grab some more hardware!

They are still short a few paddlers, so if you think you can help out, please let us know!  



After being shut out of the medal standings all season, PaddleStrong brought home the Bronze medal from the Alkame Sprints in Belleville on August 16.

Let’s keep up that momentum and go for a win at the GWN Challenge!


End of Season Party – October 16, 2014

Save the Date! We will be holding our 2014 DBB End of Season Party and Team Awards Ceremony on Thursday October 16, 2014. More details to follow. Everyone is welcome! Paddlers, please watch your e-mail in the coming weeks for surveys pertaining to your team!


5K Around the Bay

On July 27, Dragon Boat Barrie held their inaugural 5K Around the Bay in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Two teams took the long 5K journey around the bay, raising awareness and needed funds for this worthy organization all while promoting the health benefits of dragon boating!

Annual General Meeting – January 22, 2015

Our Annual General Meeting will be taking place on Thursday January 22, 2015. There will be a number of board positions coming up for election or renewal. It may be a few months away, but now’s the time to start thinking about how you can get involved and make the most out of your Dragon Boat Barrie experience!

Sean Levison
Dragon Boat Barrie