Kelowna Dragon Boat Club 22 Hearts Beating As One since 2000

The Kelowna Dragon Boat Club KDBC formed in 1999 to promote fun and fitness through the sport of Dragon Boating and to make it available to the community at large. The KDBC provides a venue through which beginner to intermediate paddlers can learn and train. A Dragon Boat team consists of 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerer.

If you do not have enough members to make up a full team, we will help find enthusiastic members to join you! Paddling times can be booked for any day of the week, any time of the day; mornings, or evenings.

Kelowna Dragon Boat Festival 

August 24th, 2019
Tugboat Beach

We would like to invite you to our one day festival in the Beautiful Okanagan. We will be running an action packed day of racing. We will also be running a Blindfold race in honour of our sight impaired team, and a Breast Cancer Ceremony and race. There will be many vendors to check out. 

More details will be provided as the festival weekend draws closer. There is a limit to the number of teams able to attend. 

Paddlers Party

The Paddlers Party will be held at Sandhill Winery, 1125 Richter Street. The cost is $10 and we will have a DJ and 2 mobile vendors to purchase food from.

Peter Ze German 
Boneyard BBQ

There will also be prizes and 50/50 tickets. Come out and help us celebrate our 20th anniversary in style. Only 200 tickets being sold and they are going quickly!

Festival merchandise is available now!

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Partners For Life

Kelowna Dragon Boat club Partners for Life.



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Corporate Races

You and your staff can sign up for our KDBC Corporate Challenge at our 2019 Dragon Boat Festival on August 24! 

Want to paddle with colleagues?  

KDBC Spirit Team

The KDBC Ladies Spirit team competed in the Concorde Festival in Vancouver, June 2018. 

The Spirit team will be competing in Portland in September of 2019. 

If you would like information on becoming apart of the KDBC Spirit Team  please contact [email protected] .

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If you have never paddled with us we would love to introduce you to the fastest growing water sport. Sometimes we hold “drop-in” sessions so you can try paddling with all new paddlers.

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Paddle Trail Launch

Check out this article on on the new Paddle Trail Launch:

"The City of Kelowna is about to introduce a very cool locally grown project thanks to the dedication of Brad Dahl and the Kelowna Dragon Boat Society.

On Saturday May 19th, the launch of the Kelowna Paddle Trail will take place at Downtown City Park at 9 a.m."

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