If you register for a 'DragonPass' you are entitled to unlimited FREE paddling sessions for one month. This includes all coaching, insurance and equipment.
Please contact our Membership Officer to learn more about the Club and how the DragonPass works.
Then when you are ready all you need to do is click the "New Member" button below, provide your name, date of birth and gender identity before selecting "Dragon Pass 23-24" and completing the online form.
The ACT dragon boating season commences the 1st of September each year. Regattas start in October (weather permitting) and culminate with the ACT championships in late March. Membership is for 12 months from the date of registration and includes insurance, use of the boats, paddles and life vests as well as entry to all local regattas (including ACT Championships).
A 12 month membership fee for the 2023/24 season is:
Canberra Griffins Sports Membership = Total $393.47
(Breakdown of costs AusDBF and DBACT's fees $300 + Griffins' fee $90 + Admin fee $3.47)
Canberra Griffins Full Time Student Membership (12-18 years) = Total $268.47
(Breakdown of costs AusDBF and DBACT's fees $175 + Griffins' fee $90 + Admin fee $3.47)
Canberra Griffins Full Time Student Membership (19-24 years) = Total $273.47
(Breakdown of costs AusDBF and DBACT's fees $180 + Griffins' fee $90 + Admin fee $3.47)
NEW financial MEMBERS will receive a club racing singlet and water bottle as part of their registration.
Note: Reminder notices will be sent to existing members when their membership is due.
Canberra Griffins merchandise such as hoodies, caps and training tops are available for purchase but are not a requirement.
You may also wish to purchase your own paddle, gloves, paddle shorts for grip and water shoes. All of these items can be purchased from a number of online stores including: typhoon8 and Merlin. Some of these businesses attend local regattas and have stock you can purchase.
The club attends some away regattas, including the National Championships in April. It is up to you if you attend these regattas and you will be advised of associated costs before the event.
When registered you will need to provide a head shot photo for DBACT Identification. You will also need access to the 'TeamSnap' app, which is what the club uses for its training and event notifications. We will add you to the Griffins team Facebook and messenger page if you wish, so that you can receive and give notifications as part of our team chat. Talk to the Membership officer or another Griffins member if you need assistance.
Register or renew your membership with the Canberra Griffins Dragon Boat Club today.