Our June Gaelic Of The Month & Our Featured Writer This Week

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Our June Gaelic Of The Month & Our Featured Writer This Week

Why Strength Training Is Important For Everyone?

by Mandy Irvine

Strength training seems to be an overlooked subject by a lot of people, some think that just moving around doing their every day activities is enough to keep all the muscles in their body healthy, some believe that by strength training they will end up with massive muscles, some people believe they have no time!

We can see on the outside that we age, but what we don’t see is our muscles ageing. Read more…

Singapore Dragon Boat Festival 2017

July 15 & 16

Gardens By The Bay East, Marina Channel

Just less than two weeks and we’ll be racing again!

This is our most awaited dragon boat race and will be happening soon… So come to our last training this weekend!

Regular and Race Training

Wednesday 6.30 am

Saturday 2.45 pm

Sunday 9 am 

Boat(s) will launch at 3.30pm (Saturday), 9.30am (Sunday) and 7am(Wednesday) SHARP!!!

A reminder to everyone: 

Please do not bring food to store at the cage. There have been cases of these unwelcome visitors scavenging in our cage, ripping holes on those bags with food. We will have to make sure they don’t nest on the shelves.


For those non-subscription members, Saturday training is S$15. But if you are going only for the land training, it’s S$5. 

Training Etiquette:

Please text Aoife at 8573 3285 before meeting time if you are going to be late.

Saturday Land Training
Join us for a session with coach. Be at the cage before 2pm (Aoife is checking the attendance)! Don’t be late! 

Do you have what it takes to survive the 

Bootcamp of DOOM?!

 Find us at The Promontory @ Marina Bay (under the giant fans – message Jess Golding on Facebook for directions)7:30pm til 8:30pm, every Tuesday.
How much? $5 for PAYG members, and free for subscription members! What to bring? water, towel and a shitload of enthusiasm!

Quiztastic Adventures

Join the Quiz Master for some rounds of fun challenges this Thursday night!

Come on down to The Penny Black for an awesome quiz night on the 6th July, 8pm. It will be grand! See event on this post.


Black Friday: The Post Divas Edition

7 July, from 7.30pm onwards

The Penny Black


Let’s all head down and enjoy a meal together as a team to celebrate our ladies who raced to semis, and our gentlemen who made us proud bagging the 3rd place on their drags performance!

We all know training had been intense lately, but it wouldn’t hurt to spend some time with your teammate over dinner and just catch up.

See you all there! 



Summer Lovin’ Party

July 29

The Penny Black

Be ready with your costumes and your dance moves! This year’s event includes a dance competition – The Dance Central Challenge!  

View more details of the fun on the Facebook event page here.

Early to Eve

12-Hour Paddle for Cancer Research

29 July, from Sunrise to Sundown

at Kallang Riverside

 The Brits will once again host a charity paddle and have invited our team and the rest of the Dragon Boat community of Singapore to join.

Paddling will take place in multiple shifts throughout the day with short breaks. 

See more info about the event on this page.

Our June Gaelic of the Month
Jenny O’Brien
For her dedication and continued support during races, especially the last DBS Marina Regatta, and her hard work, to get things together for the Divas drag preparation. (And of course, for baking those treats that energised us during race days!)  

Save the dates!

Race Dates

We have updated race dates, and do plan ahead.

July 15-16  

Singapore Dragon Boat Festival

August 5-6

Get Active! SG 2000m Race

September 30

Austcham 10k Challenge

October 7

Dragon Battle Asia

November 4-5

The 35th Singapore River Regatta

Fun Races & Upcoming Social Events

  August 12  

Newbie Day

August 20

 Bar Olympics 2017

Ba  November 16

David Beattie Memorial Race

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