New Paddlers

Latest news: On 28 July 2019, Black Dragons agreed to merge with Adelaide Sea Dragons

New Paddlers

We offer 4 free sessions! An opportunity to give dragon boating a try for free!

Dragon boating is a sport for men and women of all fitness levels and for ages from 12 years to 65+!

We encourage all new paddlers to attend any of our training sessions, please let us know you’re coming by emailing us at

Let us introduce you to the sport of dragon boating together with the importance of team work, technique and camaraderie.

What to bring:

  • drink
  • sunscreen, sunnies
  • change of clothes & towel – change rooms and showers available

What to wear to dragon boating:

  • shorts, bike pants or track pants
  • t-shirt or rashie, or light weight thermal top for cooler weather
  • aqua shoes or old sneakers – they will get wet

Black Sea Dragons Club will provide a life jacket (if required) and a paddle and of course the boat!

When you arrive, our Coach or Club Captains will run you through a brief induction and introduce you to the sport of dragon boating! Then it’s into the boat and ready for your session!

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