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Due to State Championships there will be no come and try or other dragon boat sessions on Saturday 23 March. Good luck to everyone competing. 

No Dragon Boat training 23 March

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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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Pan Pacs 2018 - Dragon Boat

Pan Pacs … What an amazing experience BRD! A great event with success on the water and a load of comradery and memories made on the beach. The Snr A ladies so gritty, sneaking into every repercharge, semi and grand final showing continuous improvement every race. The Open B men winning 500m Grand Final in the fastest time of the day in 2.05.91 .The Snr B ladies just missing 2 golds by millimetres. Snr B Mixed finishing 4th by 10ths of seconds... Read more

DB Training 29 September Change of Time

Please note that the dragon boat training session scheduled for Saturday 29 September will now commence at 6:30am arrival for 7am on water. The session will conclude by 8:15am. This is due to a number of our coaching team participating in a DBQ coaching workshop later in the morning.  Please direct any questions to   Read more

Come and try Brisbane River Dragons!

Brisbane River Dragons is currently welcoming new members at all levels for the 2018/19 season. BRD's large paddling family includes experienced sports paddlers as well as social, novice and semi-competitive paddlers. We cater to all age groups and experience levels for both men and women.   We are currently running introductory sessions each Saturday morning from our base at Colmslie Recreation Reserve.   If you have never tried Dra... Read more

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

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Upcoming events

Paddle for Kids training day
June 01, 2019

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Paddle for Kids training day
June 02, 2019

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Ord River Challenge
June 09, 2019

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Paddle for Kids
June 15, 2019

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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
Sunday sweep and technique - as advised  
Monday 5.30pm arrival for 6.00pm start
Wednesday 5.30pm arrival for 6.00pm start
Thursday Circuit 6pm start in the clubhouse

Saturday MBT 6.30am arrival for 7:00am 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 NOVEMBER 2018

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