Enhancing Your Off-water Experience

This year’s 2014 festival heralds the 20th Anniversary of the Victoria Dragon Boat Festival. For those of you who are joining us again – thank-you for returning; and, for those of you who are joining us for the first time – welcome to the much anticipated cultural and recreational summer event in Victoria. This ever…

Paddler’s in the Community

Paddler’s Volunteering at Operation Trackshoes What do Victoria Dragon Boat Festival Paddler’s do when they’re not practicing or racing? This weekend we spotted two of our local teams, the Gorge US Gals and the Snogard Dragons volunteering their time at Operation Trackshoes.  Since it’s inception in 1971, Operation Trackshoes has focused on providing a track,…

Volunteer of the Week

  Volunteer of the Week As we near the 20th Anniversary of the Victoria Dragon Boat Festival we are taking time to reflect upon one of the most important aspects of our festival – the people. Without the thousands of volunteers, paddlers, and spectators that come year after year to our event, it wouldn’t be…

Pre-Festival Fun at the Fairway Gorge Paddling Club

Although fast approaching, there are still 69 days until the 2014 Canada Dry Victoria Dragon Boat Festival, and what better way to enjoy this beautiful summer weather than to spend those days on the water. The Fairway Gorge Paddling Club has plenty of ways for you, family, friends, and co-workers to get out and enjoy the waters this…