$75 for an Eight-Week Recreational Dragon-Boat Program at Limestone City Dragon Boat Club ($169.50 Value)

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$75 for Recreational Dragon-Boat Program ($169.50 Value)

Participants load into a dragon boat on Mondays and Wednesdays over an eight-week period, either May 6–June 26 or July 3–August 28. Each paddler receives a free Limestone City Dragon Boat Club T-shirt and entry to the Kingston Dragon Boat Challenge.

Limestone City Dragon Boat Club

Limestone City Dragon Boat Club was established in 2010 to offer recreational summer dragon-boating programs that promote teamwork and a healthy lifestyle. Dragon boats resemble a typical canoe or racing shell, with the additions of scales painted onto the side and a prominent dragon head jutting off the forward bow, just like the ones that were used in training for medieval lifeguard certification. On the water, one drummer and one steersman shout orders to two rows of participants sitting side by side and 10 deep, adding up to 22 total people on board at once. The paddlers—many of whom arrive with no prior experience—work as a team to propel the dragon forward and are encouraged to make friends along the way. In addition to adult recreational programs, the club offers team-building clinics that are an ideal way to bond coworkers without requiring them to share the same computer.

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    Kingston

    1 Cataraqui St.

    Kingston, Ontario K7L 4X8

    613-542-4767

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In a Nutshell

Prominent dragon head juts off the forward bow of a boat propelled by one steersman, one drummer, and 20 paddlers

The Fine Print

Expires Jul 1st, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 14 or older. Must sign waiver. HST included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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