Events

September 11 and 12, 2021. Welcome to the Penticton Dragon Boat Festival. Our festival, held over two days on the second weekend in September, is entering its 21th year. The racing happens on 11 km long Skaha Lake in beautiful, sunny, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. The event also features a beverage garden, a wide range of vendors, lots of great food and over 2,500 athletes.


June 11 and/or 12, 2021. The Okanagan Super Sprints are fast, fun 250 m sprints on Skaha Lake in Penticton. This event offers head-to-head racing over a shorter distance, allowing teams to practice all their race-specific tactics.

Again for 2021, our Okanagan Super Sprints has added an optional second day of racing for teams with paddlers 55 years and older.


September 11, 12 and 13, 2020. Welcome to the Penticton Dragon Boat Festival. Our festival, held over two days on the second weekend in September, is entering its 20th year. The racing happens on 11 km long Skaha Lake in beautiful, sunny, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. The event also features a beverage garden, a wide range of vendors, lots of great food and over 2,500 athletes.


June 12 and/or 3, 2020. The Okanagan Super Sprints are fast, fun 250 m sprints on Skaha Lake in Penticton. This event offers head-to-head racing over a shorter distance, allowing teams to practice all their race-specific tactics.

Again for 2020, our Okanagan Super Sprints has added an optional second day of racing for teams with paddlers 55 years and older.


Steering Clinic *No previous steering experience is required to participate* You are invited to take part in this one-day workshop! This course has been designed to provide an introduction to steering a dragonboat. The class includes a dry land training session, on the theoretical aspects of steering, and will end with practical experience training on (more…)


Course Date:  February (24, 26) & March (2,4)  Session Practices: Monday & Wednesday evenings Time: 5:30pm classes or 6:30pm classes available Location: Penticton Community Center (paddle room) Class length: 45 minutes/session Number of sessions: 4 Cost: $50+GST This erg training series is designed for all paddlers. Training sessions will take place twice per week, for two weeks, and (more…)