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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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
Brisbane River Dragons Dragon Boat & Outrigger Canoe Club (BRD) is currently looking to fill its Outrigger Canoe Head Coach position for 2017/18. As BRD OC Head Coach you will lead a team of 40+ experienced paddlers and steerers plus have extensive craft at your disposal including 6 training OC6 canoes, racing canoes and access to the BRD fleet of plastic canoes, TK1s and dragon boats for cross-training. Read more
Fresh from success at the recent 2017 National Dragon Boat Championships, Brisbane River Dragons (BRD) is now commencing a RECRUITING drive for new and experienced paddlers of all ages who want to be part of the 2017/18 competitive season, which will also include the Club Crew World Championships (CCWC) to be contested in Szeged, Hungary in July 2018.Whether you are new to the sport, an experienced paddler, or a paddler from other water sport... Read more
In April 2017 a contingent of 45 dragon boat paddlers set off for AusChamps Nationals in Aubury Wodonga, Victoria. BRD competed in the Senior A, B and C categories in mixed, women and open events. BRD once again enjoyed a very successful campaign returning with an amazing 14 medals from 18 events contested including 3 Gold, 7 Silver and 4 Bronze. Read more
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August 26, 2017 08:15
Maroochy River Race 17ks
September 03, 2017
Try Dragon Boating!
September 09, 2017 08:15
BRD Annual General Meeting
September 23, 2017 11:00
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
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
DRAGON BOAT TRAINING
All BRD Paddlers
Saturday 8:30am arrival for 9am start
(Summer training times - 6.30am for 7am start from Saturday 2 September 2017)
Monday 5.30pm for 6pm start
Sat MBT 7:30am arrival for 8am start
OUTRIGGER CANOE TRAINING
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
This information is current as at August 2017