produced by JIM REIS, Coordinating Producer, Shaw Multicultural Channel
As Calgary’s premier water sport festival, the Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival draws +1850 competitors, +4000 spectators and an abundance of excitement and cultural experiences. Every year, the Calgary Dragon Boat Society (CDBS) organizes Dragon Boat Race & Festival at North Glenmore Park to showcase culture and dragon boat racing in a family-friendly environment.
The Calgary Dragon Boat Society will enter the 31th year of Dragon Boating in the community and today is one of Calgary’s “best family friendly outdoor festivals around”!!!
Festival Team Registrations
Festival Team Registration inquiries:
Dragon Boat Race Grid for 2023 and Team Listings will be released August 3rd, 2023
Early bird prices ended on June 11th, 2023.
Festival Team Registrations deadline on July 23, 2023
Please stay tuned to our social media channels when we announce the race grid.
Try It Days
April 20, 2023 - News
Paddles UP!!! Have you ever looked out at North Glenmore Reservoir and wondered what those 40 feet long canoes are and thought it might be cool to jump in one? Or...
Town Hall Meeting – April 19, 2023
April 12, 2023 - News, Town Hall
Paddles UP!!! The Calgary Dragon Boat Society invites you to join the Town Hall Meeting to learn about the exciting upcoming Dragon Boat season. This meeting is open to all attendees,...
Steering Clinic 2023 – Paddles UP!!!
April 6, 2023 - News
Attention all aspiring Steers People! The Calgary Dragon Boat Society is excited to announce our upcoming Steering Clinic on June 3rd and 4th. This clinic is designed to provide you with...
Photos speak a thousand words, but videos will speak more than a thousand words and will show you the raw emotion of the comradery, sportsmanship, dedication, team spirit, and why Dragon Boating is so attractive.
The Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival is geared towards creating an unforgettable experience. The dragon boat competition illustrates comradery, teamwork and inspiration. Stemmed by a 2000-year-old Chinese legend, Dragon Boat Racing is still very active and remains a tradition to this day.
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