Alkame Dragon Boat Services

Turning athletes into GOLD!


Alkame Paddle Zone

An outstanding full service, year-round paddle training centre.

At 2000 square feet of gym space, Paddle Zone features 10 KayakPro D1 Ergometres, full weight training facilities, a private video and conference room, and outstanding coaches and personal trainers.

Paddle Zone offers multiple different rates for drop-ins, monthly passes, and team workouts. We also offer full facility rentals for those looking to develop their own programming within a dynamic space.

Prior to visiting our facility, please go over our updated Reopening Guidelines

General Membership Fees:

As of October 1st, 2020, Paddle Zone members are required to BOOK their workout time in advance, in order to best follow government outlined COVID-19 procedures. You will receive your link to book your space in your confirmation email after you register for your membership. To VIEW the current booking schedule, please visit the online schedule here.

Membership Type Flat Rate (Incl. Tax)
Single Day Drop-In $15.00
1-Month Membership $60.00
6-Month Membership $300.00
1-Year Membership $480.00

General Membership includes full use of the paddle and fitness facilities, as well as access to small group workouts, when the facility is not otherwise booked for Team Training.

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Paddle Zone – Team Training

Team Training Number of Practices Fee (tax excl.)
Paddle & Fitness 1 -20 $120.00/practice
Paddle & Fitness 21 – 40 $105.00/practice
Paddle & Fitness 41+ $95.00/practice

Team bookings offer exclusive use of the entire facility including the paddle room, all weight training equipment, and cardio room. Each session is 70-minutes, including entry and exit times.

Due to COVID-19, all teams must adhere to the following protocols:

  • each person needs to sanitize their own equipment after use (all sanitization supplies to be provided by the facility)
  • room capacities must be followed at all times
  • masks are required in all common areas (front foyer, changeroom), and are recommended throughout your work out
  • no personal items may be left at Paddle Zone
  • due to space constraints and limited areas for changing, it is recommended that athletes come to the gym prepared to workout and leave personal belongings in their vehicle

Paddle Zone – Paddle Erg Coaching

Alkame Paddle Zone can provide coaching to individuals, small groups and full teams. We are proud to be the home of some of the best coaches in Canada, including:

Type of Session Length Cost
Individual 1 hour $50/session
Individual x 5 1 hour $200.00 total
Small Group (3-4) 1 hour $25/athlete
Full Team (10+) 1 hour $100/session
** Does not include the facility fee.

For any other specialized groups or inquiries, please email:

Personal Training

Meet our in-house Personal Trainer: Ariel Whaley

Ariel Whaley

Ariel is a long standing Certified Personal Trainer with 4.5 years of experience under her belt. Her experience includes coaching both male and female athletes from ages 14-70 in a range of sports including softball and dragon boat. Her niche clientele is dragon boat paddlers which stems from her current involvement in the Dragon Boat community both as a National level athlete and community coach. She has also worked with clients who are postpartum and post surgical.

She thoroughly enjoys taking her clients through their personal fitness journeys by pushing them to their max when it comes to cardiovascular abilities and strength abilities. Her extensive knowledge of muscles and joints comes from her most recent qualification as a Registered Massage Therapist. With this knowledge she can create unique programs that help clients to reach their personal fitness goals.

Type of Session Cost
Consultation & Assessment – 60 mins FREE
Private Session – 30 mins $30.00
Private Session – 60 mins $60.00
Semi-Private Session – 60 mins $90.00

* All athletes must also hold a valid Membership for Alkame Paddle Zone, or pay the daily drop-in rate of $15.00

Ariel’s availability
*upon request*
Mondays: 8:00am – 11:30am
Tuesdays: 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Thursdays: 4:30pm – 7:00pm

If you want to up your training game or improve your overall fitness, contact Ariel:

Cell: 647 966 4232