Welcome to THE

Rusty Dragons

Feb 7 News: Registration is open on a first-come-first-served basis for most of our teams (to a capacity of 23 paddlers).  No experience is necessary!  Team communications continues primarily via WhatsApp groups for registered members.  


The Barracudas competitive team's winter program is in progress and they are recruiting. Contact "This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." if you are interested in stepping up with this team.  They are going to the 2023 Canadian Championships - is that on your bucket list?  See Barracudas team page.


The club's 2023 Indoor Training Program at Afterburn Fitness is open for registration for anyone from any team (even non-Rusty Dragons). We'll pro-rate the fee based on your start date.  It runs Saturdays 1:10 to 3:10 PM from Jan 7 to Apr 29 (16 weeks) for $295. See Indoor Training page.

 

Check out our teams by using the "Teams" dropdown menu at the top of this page.  Below is a status update on each team.

 

Barracudas - (Mondays & Thursdays) Registration Open.

We Will Rock You - (Thursdays) Registration Open.

Liberty Waves - (Sundays) Registration Open.

Gun n Roses - (Thursdays) Registration Open.

Library of Conquest - (Saturdays) Registration Open.
One Gorgeous Boat - (Sundays) Registration Open.

Beach Dragons - (Tuesdays) new team OPEN for registration!

Spirit Dragons - (Saturdays) paddlers w/developmental disability.

Motley Crew
- our composite mixed gender team name.

Rusty Belles - our womens composite team name.
 

Special Racing Opportunities this winter:

Motley Crew - Puerto Rico >> Jan 27-28 > 3rd place!

Ottawa Ice Regatta >> Feb 3-4 > Cancelled due to poor ice!
Florida (Tampa) One Week Camp & Race >> April 23-29


One Week Race Camp Opportunity this spring:

Pickering One Week Race Camp >> May 28 to June 3

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Club Highlights 

Our teams


Rusty Dragons offer a unique range of coached and collective teams. Select any of our teams to learn more about registration, practices and regattas.

Barracudas

Our new competitive team practices twice a week and will race at the Canadian Nationals.

Barracudas

All Cancer Paddlers

Our NEW team for 2023 is welcoming people who have had any type of cancer. No experience is required. Anyone of any ability is welcome to learn the sport with us!

All Cancer Paddlers

Harbord Village

They finished their season on Canada Day, where they placed 2nd place (silver)!

We Will Rock You

Guns N' Roses

Coach Natalie looked after the team, then got married on final race day!

Guns N Roses

Liberty Waves

What an amazing event for the LGBTTIQQ2SA community here in the Canada and around the world...

LIBERTY WAVES

U of T Library of Conquest

Coach Ann and captain Jack led the team to 2nd (silver) on Canada Day.

Libraries of Conquest

Beach Dragons

The new recreational team for the Beaches community in the east end of Toronto. Others can join as well.

Beach Dragons

Rusty Belles

This is our women's composite team name. They race at various events as a women's team, enabling female paddlers from any team to get in extra races beyond their own team's races.

Rusty Belles

Spirit Dragons

This will be the fifth year that the Rusty Dragons have supported teams for youth (aged 14 and up) and young adults with an intellectual disability...

Spirit Dragons

MOTLEY CREW

MASTERS

We'll Help you
Create New teams


We can help create NEW teams to practice and race, or create team-building events for any organization looking to get out on the water and enjoy the sport. Anyone can enjoy the sport and we can help make it happen! For more information please contact Tim@rustydragons.ca or call 647-971-7332

We'll Help you Create New teams


We also help create NEW teams to practice & race

We also help create NEW teams to practice and race, or create one-off team-building evenings / weekends for any organization looking to get out on the water and enjoy the sport. Anyone can enjoy the sport and we can help make it happen! For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 647-971-7332. Now is the time to plan! The cost for a group of up to 20 for a two hour intro to dragon boating (one hour on land, one hour on water) is under $250 ($12 a person) and the use of paddles and life jackets is included. We can also help create teams with 8 practices (once a week in evenings), and race on Canada Day for about $150/person.

New in 2018: We will pre-set several dates available to run Corporate Team Building for anyone interested. .



Stay tuned for details on our new 3rd team for youth & young adults with a developmental disability.

If you have any questions,
please don't hesitate to contact us


We also help others form teams by giving them whatever support they need through the use of shared resources; website pages, budget templates, Survey Monkey Pro for registrations, PayPal and budgeting, booking practices, hiring coaches, etc.