We are excited to announce that the 2024 Liberty Waves summer program has been finalized and the details published below.  Registration is NOW OPEN below via the purple registration button.

As an LGBTQ2+ community-based dragon boat team, we aim at providing a social and fitness-focused sporting outlet for the gay and lesbian community, as well as their friends, family and supporters.

Our team reflects the following core values:

- Committed members are expected adhere to regular attendance, baseline level of fitness, and the pursuit of technical excellence.
- Community-Facing -
members strive to be positive ambassadors for, and representatives of LGBTQ2IAS+ paddlers towards the greater dragon boat / paddling community and public.
- Supportive
members are expected to be good teammates and engage in teamwork to foster a positive environment at all times.
- Goal-Orientedmembers are expected to understand and adhere to the goals set (through consensus) by the team so as to further develop within the team, and improve team performance.

Contact the team captains if you have any questions:  
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News (April 3): The team is happy to announce Lynn Meiklereid as a co-captain for the 2024 team.  We thank Susan and Hamza very much for their captaincy last year.  The team is half way to capacity and is open to anyone on a first come first served basis until we reach capacity of 24 paddlers.

Please review the details below, and if they fit your interest, schedule, and budget,  then join us!

Practices: 17 


SUNDAYS, 11:00-12:15 PM.

Arrive at the site 15-30 minutes prior.

May 12/19/26, June 2/9/16/23/(not 30),
July 7/14/21/28, Aug 4/11/18/25, Sept 1/8.



480 Unwin Avenue, Toronto
Parking is unlimited and free!

(see the Practice Site page).

Regattas: 3

Dominion Day Regatta

Monday, July 1.
Toronto Island.
Includes 500m and 200m races.

Hope Floats (Welland)

Saturday, Aug. 10.
Welland International Flatwater Center.

Includes 500m, 200m, 2000m races.

Stratford Rotary Festival

Saturday, Sept. 14.
Lake Victoria.

Includes 500m races.


$568  (Includes a new dye-sublimated team jersey)

Payment is preferred by Interac e-mail transfer (online banking) to "This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." or by cheque to "Rusty Dragons Adventures".  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for other payment options or a payment plan.  Payments are appreciated as early as possible after registration as we have already paid for some team fees (example - practice site booking).

Payment Plan option: Two part payments: #1 $368 by May 1, and #2 $200 by June 30.