Practices are at the Lowell Park Marina at Dexter Lake
- To register, submit the online paddler registration form (below)
- Select a payment option from the drop down menu and pay (fee explanations are lower on the page)
- Print and Sign a Member Waiver and bring it with you to practice (anyone under 18 must have a legal guardian’s signature)
Paddler Registration Form
Membership in Emerald City Dragon Boat club is renewed on an annual basis. We allow members to pay in one lump sum, 4 payments, or 12 payments. Membership is important to the continuity of a team, and it allows paddlers to be more actively involved in the decision making process. As the club grows, paddlers who are not members will not be allowed a voice in planning the annual race schedule or even be guaranteed a place on a race boat. Club members are invited to board meetings, are allowed to serve on the BOD, are allowed to vote in club elections, and help set club policy. You also get a team t-shirt and two races included in your membership.
12 Payment Installment Plan
The monthly break-down allows paddlers to pay their fees in 12 easy payments of $36. Payments are taken out of your account automatically every month, for 12 months.
$20 4 Practice Punch Card
The club does not provide life vests. Some of our coaches bring extras to practice, but we have no place to store PFDs on site, and it’s a hassle to maintain them. At least a type II or III PFD is required before a person will be allowed to board a club boat. If you do not want to purchase your own vest, you may pay the club, and one will be purchased for you and brought to practice. If you show up without a vest and extra ones are not available you will not be allowed on the boat. (type I and V PFDs are also acceptable)
Boat Rental Fee $26.00 an hour
Club teams who wish to add practices in excess of the two practices a week covered by their paddler fees, must pay an additional hourly fee.
Non-member teams must pay hourly to rent the boat. The boat availability is subject to club team practices and club steersperson availability. Non-member teams include any paddle challenge teams who wish to rent the boat and equipment for practice, or any team not sanctioned by the Emerald City Dragon Boat Club. Anyone who steps on the boat must sign a club guest waiver. Anyone under 18 must have a legal guardian’s signature. There may be an additional charge for coaching. Every paddle challenge team gets one on water session as part of their registration.
Paddling Workshops and Corporate Team Building
The club offers half day and full day team building workshops that encourage camaraderie and foster stronger communication. The only way to make smooth progress in a dragon boat is to move as one. Leave all of life’s baggage on the dock and discover the mindful relaxation of being on the water. Contact us for more information on these workshops.