Golden Dragons PDX Dragon Boat Paddling Club

How to Join Golden Dragons PDX


  • You must be at least 50 years old. (Please see the About page for many other details.)
  • No credit card information is stored by Golden Dragons or our website provider, Stack Sports (see their Privacy Policy).
  • Member dues are $25 every calendar year. If you join October 1st or later, the first dues are $15.
  • Each member must also be a member of DragonSports USA. DSUSA charges a one time $40 for a life-time membership.
  • Each member pays an equipment usage fee for every period they paddle: $25/quarter, $10/month or $2/hr.

Registration will open in a new browser tab. You can switch back to this tab to remind yourself of these instructions.

  1. If your partner is/will also be a Golden Dragons member AND you wish to have the same personal emailbox as your common email address, please contact the Webmaster before registering.
  2. Click the "Join GD Now" link in the upper right of this screen. Click the "New Here? Create an Account" link near the bottom. Enter your unique, personal email address as your login name and continue following the instructions.
  3. Fill in the personal profile information, and then click "Create Account".
  4. When you get to the registration form, notice the Red area at the top. You must be a member of DragonSports USA to join Golden Dragons. Follow the screen instructions if you are not.
  5. Continue following the instructions on each subsequent screen. Clicking the "accept" box on the waiver screen is sufficient to record your acceptance of it.
  6. Your personal information: No profile information you provide on these Golden Dragons' sites is available to the public. The following is visible to any logged-in GD member: your name, city, age (not DOB), phone number(s), email address and photo. You can suppress the visibility of all but your name. No credit card information is stored by Golden Dragons or our website provider, Stack Sports.
  7. On the last screen (that says "Success! You have completed..."), after verifying the information on the screen, click the blue button that says "Return to Member Account". (Do not use the "Register Again" or the "Add a Family Member" buttons.)
  8. Check your emailbox. You should have 2 emails about what you just did and will soon receive a third. The 3rd email needs further action, when it arrives.
  9. Your joining of Golden Dragons will be complete when GD receives confirmation that you successfully paid your GD and DSUSA membership dues by following the relevant instructions.
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