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Registration form, costs, payment options

Things to Do

If you're visiting from out of town, or even having a staycation, here's some information  on what's going on.


Coming from out of town and looking for a place to stay?  Here's a few suggestions.

Places to Eat

Here's a few of the local watering holes that you may want to try.


Train and Race with the Beasts

Sunday, July 3rd to Saturday, July 9th, 2022 

Lake Banook, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Dragon Boat East invites enthusiasts of all skill levels to the Eighth Annual Dragon Beast Training Camp, held on Lake Banook in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia this summer. 

The weeklong training camp will culminate with competitive racing  on Saturday with the second annual Beast Cup, followed by lunch at Boondocks in beautiful Eastern Passage.

Participants will receive International Level coaching during the week with 10 Dragon Boat sessions, one OC6 outrigger session, two individual technical review sessions (including video), and one optional session in which participants can paddle on the historic Shubenacadie Canal or try their hand at Stand up paddleboards.   There will also be optional early morning yoga sessions.  This camp offers athletes the rare opportunity to participate in a focused training camp setting during the season, and to immediately implement fitness and technical advances made during the camp when participants return home. 

We may have to make some adjustments this year due to Covid.  We also will have some adjustments as our site will be under construction this year.  We ask that you indulge us as we will be trying to keep all events outdoors, which may be affected by inclement weather.

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