Now recruting new and experienced paddlers for 2022
want to get involved? first session now free!
Want to get fitter while having fun? Want an alternative to the gym? Want to make new friends in Liverpool?
Come and have a go at dragon boating here in Liverpool. Dragon boating involves 22 paddlers paddling a boat together. You will be warmly welcomed into a friendly and supportive team of individuals of all ages, shapes and sizes. Everybody is welcome at Amathus!
EveryBODY welcome at Amathus!
What to expect at one of our sessions
When you arrive, one of our members will meet you. You will be given a full safety brief and an introduction to paddling by one of our fully qualified and experienced coaches. Here we will give you all your equipment to take part in the session ( a paddle and buoyancy aid). This is also where you can ask us any questions you may have. You will then be guided to the dragon boat where you will be buddied up with an experienced paddler or coach as part of our team and we will teach you the basics of paddling in around an hour and a half. Straight away you will be paddling the boat under expert guidance while having fun and making many new friends!
dragon boating benefits
- a sense of belonging
- low cost alternative to the gym
- make new friends in Liverpool
- an inclusive sport: EveryBODY! welcome
- getting fitter
- have fun and socialise as a team
- exercising in the outdoors
- mental health benefits
- challenges and racing available
book your free paddle session here:
Like what you have seen? Come and join us! First session is free.
Book a paddle session on event brite above.
Alternatively email us to secure your place:
session venue and Training times
Tuesdays and Thursdays
(Please arrive promptly at 6pm to allow time for a safety briefing and kit allocation. )
(Please arrive promptly at 9:30am to allow time for a safety briefing and kit allocation. )
Liverpool Watersports Centre
110 Mariners Wharf
What you will need to take part
- gym kit/sports kit including footwear such as trainers( you don’t mind getting a little wet)
- a waterproof coat or jacket and long sleeve top/hat/ warm layers for the cooler months.
- a towel and change of clothes
Please note: If you are not dressed in appropriate clothing you may not be able to take part in the session.
Have any questions?
If you have any questions please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org