Exe-Calibre Dragon Boat Club is a vibrant and developing water sports club located in Exeter, Devon. The club has around 100 members of all ages, abilities and backgrounds who train together on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Prospective new members are always welcome to join us at one of our training sessions. To get involved, contact our membership officer.
Exe-Calibre Dragon Boat Club will offer you a safe, fun and interesting introduction to the exciting sport of Dragon Boat Racing. The sport is suitable for all ages, both men and women, and you can start at any fitness or ability level. It won’t take long to develop your technique and strengthen your body! A typical session will include the following:
- A land based warm-up to get the blood flowing
- A safety briefing from a qualified coach
- Advice on paddling technique
- Focused aerobic and anaerobic training pieces
- Practice start sequences and race distances
- Land based cool down
- Drinks in our clubhouse after the session
Dragon boating is an all body sport, which does not just focus on the arms and upper body. When done properly Dragon boat paddling works the muscles in your legs, back, shoulders and core abdominals. It’s a great sport to help get rid of those love-handles and bulgy tummies!
We can be found at Exeter Water Sports Association: 62 Haven Road, Exeter, EX2 8DP