Become a Member of the Tacoma Dragon Boat Association!
Try out dragon boating — the first three paddles are FREE! Drop by one of our practices or email us ahead of time. Membership dues are just $100 per year. To join, complete a membership form and a waiver and send them in an email to us indicating your interest. It’s great exercise with a unique view of the beautiful Northwest!
As a member, you can participate in our ongoing practices, races, special events and outings, or just get together for fun, excitement and adventures. We go on trips, events and races around the Pacific Northwest, up and down the West Coast, and even in other countries. The amount of time you spend is up to you.
Several members competed in their first dragon boat race in Kent last year. In 2016, we raced in Fuzhou, China:
Dragon Boat racing is the fastest growing team sport in the world, with over 50 million paddlers and growing. There is plenty to do — from preparing the boats, to getting the crews safely in and out of the boats, to actually paddling in a race, or helping out at the start and finish lines. Racing is where the paddles really hit the water. Paddles up!