About Us

Dragons Abreast Toronto – Dragon Boat Team


This is an exercise and rehabilitation program for breast cancer survivors in the form of a dragon boat team. Their mission is to encourage people who have breast cancer to lead full and active lives by improving their physical and psychological well-being. Their purpose is to provide survivors with a strong message of hope, inspiration and encouragement. Weekly practices and competitions in dragon boat festivals provide members with opportunities for fitness and camaraderie.

Qualifying Criteria:

Women and men of all ages and physical ability who have had breast cancer.

New paddlers are always welcome – no previous experience with dragon boating necessary.

Location and Hours:

Sunnyside Paddling Club: Lake Ontario

1775 Lake Shore Blvd W., Toronto ON

Hours may vary. Currently on-water training is on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, with an optional Saturday morning practice.


Yearly membership fees apply. Fundraising helps to keep the fees as low as possible.

Contact Information:

To contact the team, please email: contact@dragonsabreast.ca

To sign up as a new member, please email: dbnewmembers@gmail.com

YouTube Video for newbies to DA

Here is a great video explaining a lot of aspects of paddling a dragon boat.  Great for newbies to Dragons Abreast.