The Red Dragon Canoe Club is located on 6 beautiful acres along the Delaware River. It offers indoor facilities as well as OUTDOOR WATERFRONT VIEWS.
The Shipman Mansion, located at RDCC, is a circa 1869 Second Empire Victorian Mansion that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Mansion is currently being restored by The Shipman Mansion Foundation and is available as a rental venue. The Mansion houses a number of antique racing canoes and other historical artifacts and is open for tours on the first weekend of the month, April – November, on Saturday 10-2 and Sunday 1-4. More information about The Shipman Mansion can be found at www.shipmanmansion.org.
RDCC, as one of the oldest boating clubs on the Delaware River, was founded in 1883 by Woodward Norgrave. The origin of the name is not documented, but the red dragon is a well-known Welsh emblem and Welsh connections are prominent in eastern Pennsylvania.