We are the Bytown Dragon Boat Club, one of the largest and most successful, competitive clubs in Canada and internationally.  We are a team of competitive paddlers who  train year-round. We have passion for the sport, love to train and race, support each other and strive for excellence.

Our current crews are : Premier Women; Senior A Women; 

Senior B Women, Mixed & Open; Senior C Women, Mixed & Open divisions.

The BDBC is committed to developing elite paddlers. Our paddlers follow year-round training programs under the instruction and supervision of our coaches. Our paddlers are committed to fitness, fun and being a part of a larger family. We enjoy the uniqueness of the sport, the teamwork, and friendships formed. As a competitive club, we have big goals and work hard to achieve them. We compete locally, provincially, and internationally. Paddlers must be Dragon Boat Canada (DBC) members to compete at Nationals and the World Championships.


In 2014 the Senior A crew qualified and paddled at the Crew Club World Championships (CCWC) in Ravenna, Italy


Bytown Dragon Boat Club (BDBC) was established in 2016




The Sportchicks women's crew started in 2011 and became a competitive team in 2012

In 2016, the Senior B Women and Mixed crews qualified and paddled at the CCWC in Adelaide, Australia.

In 2018, the club qualified and sent 7 crews to Szeged, Hungary.  The crews were Premier Women, Senior A Women, Senior B Women, Senior B Mixed, Senior B Open, Senior C Women, Senior C Mixed, Senior C Open Small Boat (10 paddlers).

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