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  • 2022 Summer Practice Season Update

    ATTENTION all teams registering for the 2022 Barrie Dragon Boat Festival! 

    You will be able to begin booking practices beginning on  June 1st 

    The Barrie Public Library is working with a new community partner, Corporate Recess, to facilitate 2022 summer practice sessions. Many of you have met Owner, Jeff Aldridge as he has been a contributor to the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival as a coach, steer and paddler for over a decade! 

    The practice calendar can still be viewed on this website, as in past years. Please contact Jeff directly to schedule practices- STARTING JUNE 1st!


    Jeff Aldridge 

    Owner, Corporate Recess 


    * NOTE- practice booking for complimentary practices and purchase of additional practices BEGINS Wednesday, June 1st!  

    To learn more about Jeff’s role in the 2022 Dragon Boat Festival, as well as all practice details, subscribe to   “Paddles Up Barrie,” the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival E-newsletter: 

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