Dragon boaters slate clinic

The Tri-Port Dragon Boat Society is kicking off registration for its 2014, and is offering a pair of paddling clinics beginning this month.

The Tri-Port Dragon Boat Society is kicking off registration for its 2014, and is offering a pair of paddling clinics to new and returning members beginning this month.

The society maintains boats in Port Hardy, Port McNeill and Sointula, which are available for practices by both competitive teams and recreational paddlers.

Port Hardy’s chapter will hold Learn to Paddle sessions Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. at the seaplane dock. For details, call Cora at 250-230-4227.

The society will host a free helms clinic at the Port Hardy seaplane dock Sunday, Apr. 6, beginning at 9 a.m. The clinic includes a safety demonstration by the Coast Guard; participants are asked to bring their own life jackets.

Each of the communities’ groups will hold open registration in the coming weeks. Registration for Port Hardy paddlers will take place in front of Overwaitea Foods Saturday, Mar. 22, from noon-4 pm. Fees vary depending on participation level and age group; entry forms may be picked up at Cafe Guido to be filled out in advance.

Registration in Sointula will take place Thursday, Mar. 27. Time and location are still to be announced; for information call Shannon at 250-974-8380.

Registration details for Port McNeill have not yet been announced; for info call Jeannie at 250-230-4030.

 

 

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