Racing at Richmond International Dragon Boat Race
First Ladies in Paddle for Pink
Richmond International Dragon Boat Race
DC Dragon Boat Club
Richmond International Dragon Boat Race
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This is our passion.
This is what brings us together.
This is DC Dragon Boat Club.
dragon boat passion
Out Of Sight Dragons
Out of Sight Dragons
Out Of Sight Dragons
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If you’re ever down at District Wharf on a warm evening, you might catch a glimpse of us as you gaze across the Potomac River. Twenty paddlers, a steerer, and our coach in a long, canoe-like boat. Watch as we paddle back and forth in synchrony. Commands echo across the harbor…

“Paddles up!”…“Sit Ready!”…“Attention!”

Paddles pierce the water and glisten in the setting sun. In together, out together – working as one. This is the sport of dragon boat racing.


paddlers high fiving each other, smiling, after a race

This is our passion.

This is what brings us together.

This is DC Dragon Boat Club.


Learn To Paddle

Come learn to paddle with us! No prior experience or equipment necessary and our paddlers come from all walks of life and every age bracket. Starting in April, we run beginner practice every Tuesday evening. Interested? Check out our practice information for more details.

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Race With Us

Want to experience the adrenaline rush of dragon boat racing? Our club participates in several races each season, both in the DC area and across the country. With some of the most talented dragon boat coaches in the DC area, you’ll gain top-notch instruction and race with other committed athletes.

paddlers racing with a drummer drumming

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CAN YOU BELIEVE – WE DO ALL THIS FOR ONLY $150 A YEAR

Should you feel generous, DCDBC is always thankful for any extra funds we can acquire.  Donate here with this form.


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