Dragon Boats - Paddle- Up!
Classes for Adults / Trips & Travelogues -
Spring 2023 - Adult
Experience the fun of Paddling a 40-foot dragon boat as part of a 22-member crew on beautiful Lake Phalen! The Minnesota Dragon Boat Club provides land training, life jacket, paddle, and a coach in the boat culminating in an informal race or two. New sport, great exercise, new friends!
Dress for weather, wear attire and shoes that can get wet. Bring water
Tour Activity Rating: 3 (able to do some steps and/or stairs)
Location: Lake Phalen Beach - Program will begin from the Phalen Regional Park - Beach 1400 Phalen Dr, St Paul, MN 55106
MN Dragon Boat Club
MNDBC aspires to be the flagship dragon boat club in Minnesota, fostering community, compassion, challenge, and competition through sport and teamwork. The Minnesota Dragon Boat Club (MNDBC) and its members are ambassadors of the international sport of dragon boat racing. We strive to provide education, training and competition for a medley of paddlers and experience levels, centering on opportunities for cancer survivors and those touched by cancer. We support our community through education and wellness promotion, and sharing our guiding principles of competition, challenge, compassion and community.
- Community: We provide opportunities and give back to our broader community by emphasizing the role that exercise and physical fitness have in disease prevention and management.
- Compassion: We provide an opportunity to paddle to everyone. We minimize barriers to participation. All are welcome.
- Challenge: We move out of our comfort zone and try new activities on and off the water.
- Competition: We seek athletic camaraderie in the dragon boating and paddling world through appropriate opportunities.
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