Join a Dragon Boat Team!
VDC is the largest Dragon Boat Club in the Wellington region and is open to new paddlers from all experience levels
Established in 2009 we are an energetic group of dragon boaters. Our club is made up of people from all over and from all age groups, in 2021 we had 5 teams paddling:
Ready to take on any challenge we have been around a fair bit, from Sydney to Bali, even over to Masterton.
The dragon boat season in Wellington starts in late December and goes until mid-March with scheduled events in the cooler months.
Whether you are interested in competitive or recreational paddling, we will have a team for you.
All training is located in Wellington City. Launching from Frank Kits lagoon. We have coaches and skilled paddlers who can provide all the training you need.
- Silver Dragons: Masters (40+) division
- Green Machine: Open (mixed) division
- Hutt Valley Heat: Women’s division
- Force: Women’s division
- VDC TBC: Open (mixed) division
Ever thought about trying dragon boating? Now's your chance!
Give it a go day – Open day with Valley Dragon Boat Club
We hold Open Days throughout the year and will create Facebook Events when they come up. Click below for full details.
Keen to join?
We will be looking at forming the teams for 2022 so, get in touch
Fill out our form and we’ll be in touch!
What's happening in the Wellington Dragonboat scene
Keeping you up to date about events you might be interested in.
There are a few festivals and events around the North Island that we keep an eye out for. Here we will keep track of Dragonboat events and our training sessions.