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NAVMAT

Dragon Boat

Racing Club

Interested?  Come and join us to experience the thrill of dragon boating at one of our basic  training sessions, which occur every Saturday morning, year round, on Lake Burley Griffin, Lotus Bay Yarralumla.

Whatever your current fitness standard is we are happy to assist you to improve. Our friendly coaches will show you the basics of paddling in a dragon boat racing team.

Join the fun

 

 

All training sessions are held at Lotus Bay in Yarralumla.

NAVMAT trains several times per week throughout the year and sessions are often targeted for paddlers according to their needs and as preparations during the regatta season. You are encouraged to attend the session that best fit you current ability and availability.

 

SUMMER TRAINING

Monday Morning Squad*:  5.45am for warm up

On water training, focusing on technique, race practice. and endurance.

One hour session

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings:  5:45pm
Warm ups,  technique, race practice and endurance, warm downs.

One hour session

Saturday Squad*:  7.30am

On water training, focusing on technique, race practice. and endurance.

One hour session

Saturday Basic Training; 8.45am

Basic technique  training for beginners which includes a coffee stop at the National Museum

One and half hour session

 

WINTER TRAINING 

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings:  5:45pm

Warm ups,  technique, race practice and endurance, warm downs. 

One hour session

Saturday Basic Training; 8.45am

Basic technique  training for beginners which includes a coffee stop at the National Museum

One and half hour session

 

*Squad session are usually a harder session designed for experience paddlers who have developed technique, strength and stamina.