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Kangaroo Island Dragons

Kangaroo Island Dragons

Website www.facebook.com/kidragonboatgroup

Kangaroo Island Dragons started in December 2014 with a boat brought over to Kangaroo Island by John Holland and Christine Wood. They were contacted by Ron and Mary-Alice Swan who had previously paddled in Queensland with 1770 Dragons for two seasons. They love the sport so much they decided to start a club on their Island home from American River. John and Christine encouraged and supported the eager paddlers who arrived at the first successful ‘Come and Try Day’.

December 2015 achievements:

  • A Constitution and a registered group

  • Regular paddling sessions twice a week

  • Competed in our first competition in Adelaide in the 15th Australian Masters Games in 4 events with positive results.

  • Second ‘Come and Try Day’ with John and Christine’s participation and support. A very successful day with 21 current members and new paddlers trying each week.

Boat Location and training area:

Launching at the American River Boat ramp and paddling in the waters of American River and Pelican Lagoon.

Training Times:

Wednesday         5.30 pm to 6.30 pm (day light savings time)

Sunday                8.30 am to 9.30 am (day light savings time) Followed by Coffee and Cake at the American River camp ground shelter

Contacts:

Mary-Alice Swan (President) Phone: 0427 610 268 email: ronma.swan@gmail.com

Carol Hammond (Secretary) Phone: 0419 292 995 email: chcs@iprimus.com.au

Janet Simpson (Committee member) Phone: 0429 021 128 email: janetonki@bigpond.com