Sunday July 10, 2011


Community Sports

Dragon Boats Are Coming To Win Us

Harrison Hot Springs hosts 62 teams for Dragonfest July 23

Submitted by Kathy Preuss, FVDBC


Dragonboats teams compete on Harrison Lake.  Photo by


he Fraser Valley Dragonboat Club in partnership with Waters Edge Sport Performance are pleased to announce the 7th Annual  Harrison Dragonboat Festival titled DragonFest, happening July 23 in beautiful Harrison Hot Springs.

We are excited to be able to bring 62 teams and over 1500 paddlers to the beaches of Harrison Lake. This should be a very exciting regatta. We thank all the teams in advance for their continued support of our regatta. With the sold out registration this event has quickly become one of the paramount one-day dragonboat events within the Pacific Northwest.


This year we hope to capture that same spirit and bring you even more exciting races, community sponsored attractions and festivities - all with the beautiful backdrop of stunning Harrison Lake. This spectacular venue is easily accessible to teams from all over the Pacific Northwest.

Racing begins at 8:00 a.m. with the final races finishing up at approximately 5:00p.m. Great viewing of all races by the lagoon and front shoreline. Free family entertainment, live music, thrilling racing. What more can you ask for!!!


The Harrison Dragonboat Festival is currently looking for volunteers to come and help at our regatta on July 23. If you are interested in coming on board to help make our event a fun day for our paddlers please contact our volunteer co-ordinator directly. Angela Farrell via e-mail here or call or text 604-819-4539

The Harrison Dragonboat Festival is also accepting applications for vending at the regatta. If you are interested please contact the above volunteer co-ordinator.


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