Learn the exciting sport of dragon boating with
the Canberra Griffins

Winter ragonPass now available - Try dragon boating for free


Want to try something new that gets the adrenalin pumping?

Join the Canberra Griffins and discover the sport of dragon boating! No experience necessary. You'll be paired up, guided through paddling techniques, and given ample time to refine your skills in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Come discover the thrill of dragon boating with us!

Where: Grevillea Park, Menindee Drive, Barton
When: Through winter we train Sunday mornings 9:15 am - 10:30 am
What you need: Comfy clothes that you don't mind getting a bit wet, a hat, closed in water/sports shoes (no thongs or bare feet) and a bottle of water. You will be supplied with a paddle and a Personal Floatation Device (PFD).

Next: Contact our membership officer at canberragriffins@gmail.com for more information or sign up for a DragonPass and come down to the lake for a training session.

Sign up for a winter DragonPass and paddle for free for all of winter.

A crew of dragon boaters enjoying a training session near Kingston Foreshore Three boats of people trying dragon boating at our come and try day

Dragon boating is a unique way to increase your fitness while enjoying the camaraderie of a supportive team. Enjoy a healthy, low-impact blend of cardio and strength training, ensuring a full workout each time you hit the water. With numerous local and national competitions throughout the season,it is an ideal fit for those who revel in the excitment of racing. At the Griffins we aim to be competitive while upholding our core principles of inclusiveness, mutual respect, encouragement and good-humoured participation.

Great technique displayed by three of our strong paddlers. All in the are you ready position with good reach and rotation. Two of our younger members in their ACT representative uniform. Strong paddling picture taken from the front of our open crews boat

New paddlers can come and try dragon boating for free! For more information read our NEW PADDLERS page.


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