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Established in 1998 Brisbane River Dragons (BRD) is the oldest dragon boat club in Brisbane. BRD is also an outrigger canoe club. We are a competitive club offering local, state, national and international competition. Although a competitive club, we also offer social paddling for fun and fitness with training available all year round.

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Training Saturday 25 March

For members who are not going to State Titles next Saturday 25 March, Rick and Helen Lambe will be taking boats out. The session will combine MBT and BRD paddlers. Arrive at 6,30 for 7am start. Many thanks to Rick and Helen. Best of luck to our paddlers competing at States.   Read more

Come and Try Sessions - Cancelled 25 March and 22 Aril 2017

Due to BRD paddlers competing at the Qld State Championships in March and at the AusChamps in April 2017 there will be no come and try session on Saturday 25 March and Saturday 22 April 2017. We would love to see you on any other Saturday. The first three sessions are free. Come down and give it a go. Visit our introductory page to register your interest in attending. Read more

BRD President to carry the Qld flag at the 2017 Aus Champs

Congratulations to Mark Slater from BRD on being selected to be the Queensland flag bearer at the 2017 Australian Championships Opening Ceremony. Read more

Missabittatitti - 2000m BCS World Champions

     WOW!!! What an awesome opportunity to paddle against 4 other standard boat crews from Canada, USA, NZ and Australia. Our crew consisted of ladies who had only been paddling about a year and never been to the Australian National Titles, right through to those who had a number of National and International events under their belts. Knowing we would have some very tough competition, we started training in earnest, sometimes up to 5/6 times... Read more

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Upcoming events

Australian National Championships
April 18, 2017 00:00

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Introductory session

The easiest way to get involved and to see what the sport is all about is to come along to our weekly intro sessions. These sessions are designed to help you understand what we are about and see if this is the sport for you. Read more

Corporate Events

Looking for a unique team building activity? BRD's experienced coaches and sweeps will have you paddling like experts in no time. Events can be tailored to suit your individual needs. Plan your next corporate event with BRD. Read more

Training Times

Dragon Boat Training:
Mon & Wed 5:30pm arrival for 6pm start
Sat MBT 6:30am arrival for 7am start
Sat BRD 6:30am arrival for 7am start
(NEW Summer BRD time of 6.30am commences 19 November 2016)

Outrigger Canoe Training
Monday , Wednesday, Friday
5am on water
Personal craft (OC1, OC2 & skis) Wed OC6 arranged by team
Sunday - Coastal session with time/location TBD during week

Thursday 5:45pm arrival for 6pm start

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