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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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BRD Dragon Boat Training Time Update

Good morning all. There will be no Dragon Boat training or Introductory (Come n Try) session held this Saturday over the Easter break. All training for dragon boat, including Introductory sessions will re-commence on Saturday 7 April 2018 at the usual time of 7am arrival for 7.30am on the water. Wednesday night dragon boat training sessions are currently being looked at with a view to re-commencing in the very near future. Stay tuned for further... Read more

Pink Bayou High Tea 2018

Treat your Mothers, daughters, family and friends and come yourself for a great day of fun and friendship at the 2018 Pink Bayou' High Tea to be held at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, 578 Royal Esplanade, Manly on Sunday 20 May 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Tickets are limited to a set number for the venue so get in quickly!!!   Read more

BRD Success at AusChamps 2018

Another successful nationals campaign for Brisbane River Dragons. BRD fielded teams in Premier and all Masters categories at the 2018 AusChamps held in Kawana in March. Competing against teams from across Australia, BRD has performed very strongly achieving great results across a range of categories. Every competing member at the Championships played important roles in the outcomes and the coaches and club could not be prouder of the efforts and ... Read more

Club Fee Initiatives and Recruitment

The Management Committee met on Saturday 3 June to discuss initiatives to aid in the recruitment of new members to the club.   It was decided that recruitment is a responsibility of all members. Accordingly, the following initiatives have been agreed upon and implemented: $50 bonus for each current member responsible for recruiting a new member to the club. 1 new member equals $50, and an additional $50 for every new member beyond that. 20% ... Read more

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Upcoming events

Try Dragon Boating!
April 28, 2018 07:00

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Dragon Boating!
May 26, 2018 07:00

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Try Dragon Boating!
June 27, 2018 07:00

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IBCP Dragon Boat Festival
July 02, 2018 19:14

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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

All BRD Paddlers
Saturday 7:00am arrival for 7:30am start
Wednesday 5.30pm arrival for 6.00pm start

Sat MBT 6:30am arrival for 7am start

Monday & Friday Personal craft (OC1, OC2 & skis)
Wednesday OC6 arranged by team mgr
5am on water
Saturday - as arranged by OC Coaches
Sunday - Coastal session with time/location TBD during week

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This information is current as at APRIL 2018

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