Training

Update 30 June 2020: Training resumes from 26 July 2020. COVID safety requirements will be in place.


Latest news: On 28 July 2019, Black Dragons agreed to merge with Adelaide Sea Dragons

We train all year and have 4 training sessions per week. Members are encouraged to commit to as many sessions as possible to maintain their level of fitness and well-being.

Training times

All training takes place at Aquatic Reserve, Bower Road, West Lakes.

  • Mondays: 9.15am to 10.30am – on water at 9.30am
  • Wednesdays: 6:15pmĀ  to 7.30pm – on water at 6:30pm
  • Thursdays: 6:15pm to 7.30pm – on water at 6:30pm
  • Saturdays: 7:45am to 9am – on water at 8am
  • Sundays: 8.45am to 10am – on water at 9am

We use TeamApp to notify members of any training schedule changes, cancellations and updates. Download TeamApp to your mobile device: https://www.teamapp.com/

Training programs

We have three different training programs for members depending on their goals.

  • Social: for members who do not wish to participate in racing and just want to participate socially
  • Competitive: for members who wish to compete at local regattas.
  • High performance: for members who wish to compete at a very high level eg Nationals and world competitions.

Video coaching

Video coaching by Australian Dragon Boat Federation

Race days and competitions