UofT Library of Conquest
Practices (8):  Fridays, 7-8 PM,  May 5* / 12 / 19 / 26, June 2 / 9 / 16 / 23 (arrive 6:30-6:50 PM). * To be rescheduled to to weather.
Racing: Saturday July 1, 2017 at the DDRA (Rusty Dragons) Canada Day regatta on Toronto's scenic Centre Island.
Coach: Ann Forbes Arndt,   Captain: Jack Leong
This is the THIRD year for this team, formed in 2015 by Jack Leong (at Robarts Library) and supported by the Rusty Dragons. The team had great years in 2015-2016 and look forward to building on an established crew that has fun while working hard at practices and race day.  It just goes to show that anyone can participate in this sport and have fun and do well.

The coach will take you from never having sat in a dragon boat to racing on Canada Day at Toronto's Centre Island. The objective is for this to be a fun experience for everyone.  The non-profit registration fee includes all practices and race day as well as the use of life jackets and paddles.  Use the red button below to register now!

If you have any questions, please contact Jack at jack.leong @ utoronto.ca.
Practices (8): 
l Dates: May 5 / 12 / 19 / 26, June 2 / 9 / 16 / 23 (arrive 7:30-7:50 PM)..
l Location:  Balmy Beach Canoe Club (see the Practice Site page).
l Equipment:  Paddles and life jackets available for use at the practice site for no cost.
l Objective:  Learn how to paddle a dragon boat, practice teamwork, get fitter, have FUN!

Race Day: 
l Date:  Saturday July 1st (Canada Day).  Starts about 8:00 am and ends about 4:30 pm.
l Location:  Allan A. Lamport Regatta Course on Toronto's Centre Island (Centre Island ferry).
l Objective:  Experience the thrill of racing other crews and having FUN with fellow paddlers, 
                        with family and friends cheering from shore and the grandstands!

Cost:  $135.  Payment options are listed below to the right.

Latest News (June 2nd):  The team is now just a month away from race day on Canada Day in Welland and is looking good and strong.  All payments should be completed by the team's fourth practice tonight.  The weather is great and it should be an amazing practice!  

Payment of the $135 registration fees is now the focus for all members.  See the "Payment" section below for details and options.

If you have any questions, please contact Jack (above) or Tim@RustyDragons.ca

The team is very happy to have Coach Ann back at the helm again for our third season. Ann's dedication and coaching style resulting in a great experience for the team, as well as a great performance on Canada Day.
Coach : Ann Forbes Arndt
Captain / Founder: Jack Leong

 1. Permjit (Pam) Buadhwal.
 2. Sarah Forbes.
 3. Rachel E. Beattie.
 4. Neil Romanosky.
 5. Jennifer Wentworth.
 6. Susan Gropp.
 7. Monique Flaccavento
 8. Steve Baroti.
 9. Christina Tooulias-Santolin
10. Jack Leong

11. Diane Gropp.
12. Scott Hilborn.
13. Shalini Venkataramaiah
14. Ying Lu.
15. Pierre Sullivan.
16. Yi Yang.
17. Vidya Mahadeo. 
18. Khushbu Chokshi.
19. Edith Sinclair.
21 .
 2017 Team Members
 Program Details...

Picture of University of Toronto's Robarts Library.
Payment can be made in many ways and while not due until February it is appreciated if it can be made earlier.

1. PayPal / Credit Card via button below ($138.00 as it includes a subsidized $3 PayPal service charge). This is a safe and secure method to pay.  This payment can also be taken over the phone.

2. Interac e-mail transfer (via your online banking website) to Payments@RustyDragons.ca for $135.  Also recommended as it is secure and also leaves an audit trail for both sides.

3. Cheque to "Rusty Dragons Adventures" for $135.  Mention "UTL Dragon Boat" on the memo line of the cheque. Deliver to Jack or Tim in person, or mail to:
       Rusty Dragons Adventures
       76 Brunswick Avenue 
       Toronto, ON, M5S 2L7

4. Cash.  Provided in person to Jack or Tim.  Do not mail cash.

All payments will be acknowledged via e-mail.
Colourful graphic picture of a dragon boat.
Photo of old dragon boat drum

Click this button to open a PayPal window where you can use your credit card or PayPal account to make a secure payment for this team.
Team Alumni (previous years)

Coach : Ann Forbes Arndt
Captain / Founder: Jack Leong

  1. Rachel Beattie
  2. Jennifer Wentworth
  3. Julie Hannaford
  4. Monique Faccavento
  5. Hana Kim
  6. James Lawson
  7. Manda Vrkljan
  8. Stephanie Williams
  9. Neil Romanosky
10. Charles Kwun Sau Chiu
11. Jack Leong
12. Christina Santolin
13. Krista Nolan
14. Astrida Ezergailis
​15. Halyna Kozar
16. Steve Baroti
17. Patrick Emmenegger
18. Scott Hilborn
19. Nur Artok
Registration is now CLOSED.  It will re-open for 2018 in March!!